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3226 Avenue P

3226 Avenue P

3226 Avenue P
Galveston, TX 77550
$515,000
Lovely 3/3.5 beauty in midtown Kempner Park neighborhood. The home offers 2,094 sq ft of living space, high ceilings & plenty of natural light to create a bright and inviting atmosphere. The first-floor game room could be used as a bedroom w/ an ensuite bathroom if desired. The updated kitchen with updated appliances (that convey) is open to the dining room & makes for a perfect entertaining space. Upstairs you’ll find 3 bedrooms, 2 w/ their own ensuite bathroom; one w/ a soaker jetted tub & large walk-in closet, the other w/ spacious shower. Architectural charm of this home is evident throughout, from the wood floors to the lovely front porch. Enjoy your fenced-in backyard patio & one car garage that is large enough for a second car with the addition of an additional door. Currently being used as an investment property, the vast majority of everything in home including Shonbek w/ Swarovski Crystal Chandelier & Waterford wall sconces stay. Extra room is the additional kitchen area.
1823 Sealy Street

1823 Sealy Street

1823 Sealy Street
Galveston, TX 77550
$685,000
Double Galleried 1886 charming Victorian on prestigious Sealy Street in the East End Historic District. Architectural highlights abound, including: 12ft ceilings, hardwoods 13′ baseboards & transoms. Current owners refinished all the floors and repainted the entire interiors. The formal living & dining rooms both have fireplaces. There is a reading nook, full bath and a pass thru to kitchen. Upstairs, there are three bedrooms (2 of the 3 are oversized) 1 w/ fireplace along with another full bath. The back wing of the home consists of 2 seperate guest quarters, each with full kitchen and bath. These spaces are versatile and could work either as long term or short-term rentals. The 564 sq ft downstairs unit is easily reached from hallway if wanting to incorporate back into house. The 626 sq ft. upstairs unit has a separate entrance from new back stairs. The fenced in back yard has patio & a shed for additional storage and alley access. The yard is large enough for a pool or garage.
1227 Ball Street

1227 Ball Street

1227 Ball Street
Galveston, TX 77550
$1,495,000
Exquisite property in EEHD. Situated on a double corner lot w/ gorgeous cast stone columns & unique ornate wrought iron fence featuring hundreds of steel yellow roses. The landscaped courtyard is filled w/fruit trees, seating area & fire pit. Main house is 3/2.5 w/original longleaf pine floors, updated kitchen w/ modern appl. stone backsplash & walls. 11′ granite island w/seating for 6. Butler’s pantry, sunroom w/ coffered copper tiled ceiling, laundry room w/ space for wine fridge & 2nd refrigerator. Primary incl. large closet plantation shutters throughout. Upstairs are 2 beds w/sitting areas & a bath. The backyard oasis incl. a covered porch overlooking pool, intricate designed brick walkways,2 car detached garage potting shed, guest quarters up, golf cart garage below. Jaw dropping game room features an industrial style wet bar with beverage fridge floating shelves w/ lighting 11’ceilings walnut feature wall 1/2 bath. This 1859 home has never flooded.
3627 Avenue M

3627 Avenue M

3627 Avenue M
Galveston, TX 77550
$798,900
Want to be the 6th steward of the 1892 Eimar House? This beautiful historic home boasts incredible architectural details incl. wood floors, center hallway, transomed doorways & pocket doors. On the main floor, kitchen, pantry & main floor bath remodeled in 2022 w/ custom cabinets, marble countertops & appliances that convey. Primary bed& bath on third fl. updated 2020-2021. Ground floor incl. 3 bedrooms, a great room w/ bar alcove, full bath, laundry room & entry from attached garage. Redone deck off kitchen provides a relaxing space perfect for alfresco dining. The landscaped yard, the brainchild of 4th owner is over 18000 sq ft incl. a pond w/ waterfall; oversized 2-car garage w/ bonus room & 2 offices [could be renovated as an apartment;] Storage shed for yard equipment ,35’ x 35’ warehouse w/ a climate-controlled area and space for RV/boat storage or wood shop. A lovely midtown sanctuary – convenient to everything yet when you are here it feels like a thousand miles from anywhere!
18102 Shaman Drive

18102 Shaman Drive

18102 Shaman Drive
Galveston, TX 77554
$639,000
**NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME with WATER VIEW in INDIAN BEACH** – Stunning 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath 1,792 sq ft (342 Sq ft open porch) high-raised home with oversized garage located blocks from the beach and bay in the Indian Beach neighborhood on Galveston’s West End. This beautiful 2 level home offers a large covered deck that looks over Galveston Bay. Spacious living and dining room that gets lots of light opens to an elegant kitchen with a large island, stainless appliance, quartz countertops and custom cabinets. Closets in every room. Vinyl plank flooring and storm windows and doors throughout the home. The Indian Beach neighborhood is centrally located, walking distance to both beach and bay making it ideal location for second home of full time living. Living Galveston… its a Lifestyle!
4011 Warrior Ct

4011 Warrior Ct

4011 Warrior Ct
Galveston, TX 77554
$639,000
**NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME with WATER VIEW in INDIAN BEACH** – Stunning 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath 1,792 sq ft (342 Sq ft open porch) high-raised home with oversized garage located blocks from the beach and bay in the Indian Beach neighborhood on Galveston’s West End. This beautiful 2 level home offers a large covered deck that looks over Galveston Bay. Spacious living and dining room that gets lots of light opens to an elegant kitchen with a large island, stainless appliance, quartz countertops and custom cabinets. Closets in every room. Vinyl plank flooring and storm windows and doors throughout the home. The Indian Beach neighborhood is centrally located, walking distance to both beach and bay making it ideal location for second home of full time living. Living Galveston… its a Lifestyle!
3228 Avenue P 1/2

3228 Avenue P 1/2

3228 Avenue P 1/2
Galveston, TX 77550
$539,000
Move in ready! Freshly painted and updated this duplex is a great investment. Seller lives in Unit A it is 2/2 and uses Unit B 1/1.5 as STR. Lovely front porch, and front yard contains a patio for unit B along with a great storage area for beach toys. Unit A has back yard and back porch. There is also a shared garage and shared outdoor shower. Historic charm abounds in both units that compliments all the modern amenities. In unit A, most things convey. Unit B is a 1/1.5 with a sleeping area in living room. There is also plenty of room over unit B to finish out a loft. Most of the furniture and furnishings conveys in unit B As per Rosenberg Library this beauty was built in 1893. There are 5 cameras that stay with the house and the brand is blink.
1524 Avenue K

1524 Avenue K

1524 Avenue K
Galveston, TX 77550
$649,000
Beautiful Greek revival circa 1868 Schmidt House. One of the oldest residential properties on Galveston Island but has MANY upgrades and amenities. Property featured on GHF Homes Tour during renovations in 2009 and fully restored in 2013. Large bedrooms, two upstairs and one downstairs in the former kitchen wing. Beautiful wood floors and several unique refinished features make this a very unique historical home. Deed of conveyance will contain covenants retained by GHF. Property is designated a Galveston Landmark. Full kitchen with breakfast bar. Great floor plan. Large set of rare mid-1800s Edward Challinor transferware conveys. Many great features, including whole-house surge protection, whole-house dehumidifier, PEX plumbing, new HVAC, GHF-approved half inch polycarbonate hurricane (window) protection on first floor and SO much more! Ask your agent for the list of Upgrades & Amenities!
5115 Avenue T

5115 Avenue T

5115 Ave T, Galveston TX 77550
$1,850,000

Featured Property For Sale in Galveston:

Spectacular estate with private park!

This John Staub home was custom-built for Mr and Mrs WL Moody III in 1938. The incredible luxury details include walnut and birch counters in kitchen, designer silk wall paneled mural in formal dining room, and copper shingled roof and gutters.
7 Bedrooms, 6.5 Bathrooms
1.3 acre grounds

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Talk to Tom Schwenk at 409-888-6178

22901 Fresca

22901 Fresca

22901 Fresca
Galveston, TX 77554
$619,000

NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME with BEACH VIEW – Stunning 3 Bedroom 2-1/2 Bath with views of the water. Just completed, 1,766 sq ft high-raised home with golf cart garage located blocks from the beach and bay in the Terramar neighborhood on Galveston’s West End. This beautiful 2 level home offers views of the beach. Spacious living and dining room that gets lots of light opens to an elegant kitchen with a large island, stainless appliance, quartz countertops and custom cabinets. Closets in every room. Vinyl plank flooring and storm windows and doors throughout the home. Large yard with sprinkler system. The Terramar neighborhood is centrally located, walking distance to both beach and bay making it ideal location for second home of full time living. Enjoy the community amenities including a swimming pool, boat launch, fishing pier, disc golf and a pavilion.

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About Our Team

Your Galveston Real Estate Team​

To buy, sell or lease Galveston talk to Tom Schwenk, owner and broker of Coldwell Banker TGRE. Tom is the number 1 agent for in-town sales and an award-winning realtor with more than 20 years’ experience. Now, a locally owned and operated Coldwell Banker ® affiliate, he has joined an international network with more than 115 years of real estate leadership. This means more experience, more knowledge, and more certainty of success while still offering the local expertise and five star service TGRE is known for. No local brokerage gives you more.

With Tom’s successful history in Galveston it is no wonder he decided to launch his own real estate firm in 2018 after working in the industry for more than 15 years. His vision for Tom’s Galveston Real Estate is a customer focused firm to help people buy, sell or lease Galveston.

The history, beautiful natural features are people who live here are just some of the things that make island life so special. When finding your own place in the sun you need to work with a company that has superior local knowledge about everything that makes Galveston what it is.

Tom has owned property in Galveston since 1987 and became a full time resident in 2001. He has leadership positions on many community and civic organizations and is recognized as an historic homes expert.

Alex Monteith, Brian Kuhn, Shane McDermott, Reid Nelson, Robert Zahn, Carole Bell, Brian Schwenk, Doreen Hughes, Suzanne McClere, Jackie Steedly, Keaton Bates, John Schreiber, and Mickey Conrad Matthews are our professional agents who share Tom’s commitment to customer service and knowledge and expertise of the local market.

In addition to a talented group of real estate professionals, Tom’s Team also includes a full administrative staff on hand to care for every client’s needs.

To buy, sell or lease Galveston make sure you Talk to TGRE!

Tom Schwenk Galveston Realtor

Tom Schwenk, Owner/Broker

An award-winning Broker, Tom is Galveston’s #1 agent for in-town sales. Tom is well known for his passionate support of Galveston, his expertise in historic homes and his efforts to protect and develop what makes island life so special.
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Brian Schwenk, REALTOR®, Director of Property / Project Management

While in college he interned one summer with Galveston Historical Foundation and his interest in historic homes became personal when he rehabilitated an 1886 raised cottage on Galveston’s 19th Street which was also his first foray into home ownership. 

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Brian Kuhn, Galveston Real Estate

Brian Kuhn, REALTOR®

Brian loves living in Galveston and has been working with buyers and sellers in the area since 2011. While Brian enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for architectural detail and knowledge of market trends, his clients appreciate his responsiveness and knowledge of the transaction process.
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Shane McDermott, REALTOR®

Shane has held a Texas real estate license for more than 14 years and has been a Galveston resident since 2003. Passionate about the Island, Shane specializes in selling Galveston’s West End waterfront and East End Historic District neighborhoods.
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Alex Monteith, Galveston Real Estate Agent

Alex Monteith, REALTOR®

A native Texan and a graduate of Galveston's Ball High School, Alex is also an insurance agent who can give you a clear understanding of coastal insurance as a buyer or seller. Alex can help you with new construction, historic homes, and vacation rentals.
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Reid Nelson - Galveston Real Estate

Reid Nelson, REALTOR®

Reid is a native Galvestonian who, after successful careers in law and insurance, returned to Galveston in 2017 to get back to his roots. His clients benefit from his legal and insurance expertise as well as his true love of this town.
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Robert Zahn REALTOR

Robert Zahn, REALTOR®

Robert has over fifteen years of working in the Historical Homes market of Galveston. He has have been active in the restoration of his own Victorian era houses, and was actively involved in laying the groundwork for the formation of the San Jacinto Historical Conservation District.
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Carole Bell

Carole Bell, REALTOR®

After a fulfilling career in Finance, she retired but still wanted to do more. So began her second career in real estate - promoting all that Galveston and the areas have to offer. Carole strives to ensure that all parties are well-informed and have a clear understanding throughout all phases of the real estate process when buying or selling their home. 

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Doreen Hughes, REALTOR®

After a successful business career at Dell in Austin, Doreen moved to Galveston County in 2008 and currently holds membership in the Houston Association and National Association of REALTORS®. She is active in her community, and is social columnist with the Galveston Daily News. 

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Suzanne McClere

Suzanne McClere, REALTOR®

Suzanne's interest and passion for Real Estate began in the early 1990s, while she and her husband were beginning the search for their first home. Having lived on the island during her youth she fell in love with everything about Galveston, and says she is so excited to be coming home. As a licensed REALTOR® she looks forward to meeting you soon and helping you achieve your Island dreams. 
 

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John M. Schreiber, REALTOR®

John M. Schreiber is a native Galvestonian who was born on the island (BOI). He retired with over 30 years with the Prudential Insurance Company, and is now an active REALTOR providing sales and service to the people of Galveston County
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Mickey Matthews-Conrad, REALTOR®

Mickey Matthews-Conrad was born and raised in Texas and is proud to be a 5th generation Texan. A very experienced realtor, she has worked in the industry for more than 30 years helping people to realize their real estate dreams. 

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Keaton Bates, REALTOR®

Keaton was born on Galveston Island and grew up in the Dallas Fort Worth area. He returned to the Island in 2021 and is enjoying finding his place in the community. Keaton is passionate about helping minorities on a path to homeownership as a way of building generational wealth. 

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Jackie Steedly, REALTOR®

If there is one constant throughout Jackie's careers, it has been a desire to serve. It is this passion that drives her commitment to give back to her community and provide exemplary service to her students, customers, and clients. 

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joe schwenk

Joe Schwenk, Director of Operations

Joe retired from UPS in 2000, moved to Chicago and worked as Director of Operations in the construction industry. Joe and his family moved to Galveston in 2015 to work with his brother Tom. 

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Shannon Caldwell

Shannon Caldwell, Marketing Director

Originally from New Zealand, Shannon is an award-winning public relations and marketing expert. She first came to Galveston in 2011 where one of the first people she met was Tom Schwenk, who was the leasing agent on the historic home she rented with her family.
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TGRE Ribbon Cutting

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Broker/Owner Tom Schwenk recently appeared on 950 AM KPRC Houston radio.

“I had a great time at KPRC radio last week talking about Galveston and local real estate.
The announcer said I should be the mayor of Galveston! I love promoting our Island and wonderful lifestyle.”

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RCC Galveston
RCC Galveston
Galveston Historical Foundation
Galveston Historical Foundation
Holy Family School
Holy Family School
Galveston College
Galveston College
Houston LGBT Chamber
Houston LGBT Chamber
Nia Cultural Center
Nia Cultural Center
Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce
Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce
Turtle Island Restoration
Turtle Island Restoration
Absolute Equality
Absolute Equality
GISD Educational Foundation
GISD Educational Foundation
O’Connell College Preparatory
O’Connell College Preparatory
Meals On Wheels
Meals On Wheels
Galveston’s Own Farmers Market
Galveston’s Own Farmers Market
Downtown Partnership
Downtown Partnership
The Sea Star Base
The Sea Star Base