Carolyn T. Gaido has lived all of her life on the island and has been involved in Galveston's real estate market for over twenty-five years. Carolyn's experience as a Realtor®, combined with her extensive knowledge of resort properties, qualifies her as an expert in Galveston Island Real Estate. She has been a top selling and listing agent specializing in Pirates Beach, Pirates Cove, Laffitte's Cove, Hershey Beach, Sands of Kahala, Kahala Beach Estates, Beachside Village, Beachtown, Indian Beach, The Dunes, Sandhill Shores, Jamaica Beach, Sea Isle, Terramar Beach, Isla del Sol, Bay Harbor, Sunset Cove, Laguna San Luis, Pointe West, Historic Galveston, Tiki Island and condominiums throughout the island. She knows these communities well and that they offer a good location with a convenient drive for Houstonians, Dallasites and those living in the surrounding areas who are seeking a secondary market.
Carolyn has a proven reputation for hard work, strong ethics, and an uncompromising commitment to providing impeccable service. She has established a broad referral base of satisfied clients. They know they can rely upon her dedication and extensive market knowledge as well as a commitment to putting her clients first: "When you demand the best from yourself, you have the right to expect it for others." Carolyn believes that the real estate business is built on relationships - not sales - and service continues long after the sale.
Carolyn has been awarded "top producer" in sales and listings almost every year since entering the real estate field. She has earned Stewart Title's Spotlight Realtor® award a number of times; and has also been named Stewart Title's Realtor® of the Year on more than one occasion. Throughout her career, Carolyn has consistently listed and sold more Galveston Island property than any other Realtor® on the Island. Year after year, she is a top producer. She has also been certified as a "Top Production REALTOR®" by the Houston Association of Realtors®, who bestows this honor on "those who aspire to the highest ethical standards and whose production ranks among the highest number of transactions or dollar volume of buyer-side transactions" within HAR's 25,000 member brokers and agents.
Carolyn's professional associations include the Galveston Association of Realtors®; Texas Association of Realtors®; National Association of Realtors®; CRS Certified Residential Specialist; CLHMS Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist and a Member of the Million Dollar Guild; RSPS Resort & Second-home Property Specialist Certification; Galveston Board of Realtors® Secretary for three years; MLS committee member and Vice-Chairman of the MLS committee; Program Chairman of the Galveston Association of Realtors®; board of Colony Park homeowners association. Besides her work schedule, Carolyn has been very active in community endeavors over the years, including a Sustaining Membership in The Junior League of Galveston and many fund raising events - from the Galveston's Children's Home to the 1894 Grand Opera House. Carolyn was the first Chairman of Project Graduation for Ball High School and, currently, she's a member of the Galveston Country Club.
Architecture and interior design were her first "loves," so Gaido works with many of her clients and local builders on floor plans and design. Her personal hobbies include quail hunting in South Texas, fishing at her Galveston Bay house, gardening and an occasional Mah Jongg game with old friends.
Years of experience, a positive attitude, an extensive referral network, and an incomparable reputation all contribute to Carolyn's status as a Top Producer. She is proud to be working with Sand N Sea Properties, with its reputation as the pinnacle of real estate in Galveston. Visit Carolyn's website at CarolynGaido.com.