The Galveston Association of REALTORS®, Your Gulf Coast Connection, is a local affiliate of the Texas Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. As a member-based trade association, GAR promotes and protects private-property ownership and rights, advocates for our local REALTORS® and property owners and strives to keep homeownership affordable.
Licensed real estate agents and brokers in Texas must follow state laws. Agents and brokers who join the Galveston Association of REALTORS® also pledge to follow a higher set of standards - the REALTOR® Code of Ethics.
GAR owns and operates the Galveston Multiple Listing Service. With a jurisdiction of Galveston Island, Pelican Island, and Bolivar Peninsula, the Galveston MLS provides the most comprehensive real estate coverage of our local market - making GAR Your Gulf Coast Connection.
Where to Watch the Upcoming Solar Eclipse
There will be a partial solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017. Read about places around Galveston you can watch! Read more.
Drinking Light or Moderate Amounts of Alcohol May Protect Your Health
Light and moderate drinking may be associated with lower risk of death from all causes, according to a new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and colleagues in China. Read more.
Artist Boat Taking Beautify the Bucket Entries
Express your artistic talents and love of the ocean by entering the Artist Boat Beautify the Bucket competition. Registration is open now through Sept. 1. Read more.
Galveston Remembers Glen Campbell
Galveston Remembers Glen Campbell who sang the iconic song "Galveston". Read more.
Giant Shark Spotted on Seawall Blvd.
There is a new attraction coming to Seawall Blvd. called "Shark Attack & The Mysterious Underworld 5D." Read more.