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.
From the Blogs
Top 5 Species to See Now Before They Head North
Published: Thursday, March 21, 2019
Our winter guests are about to head north. Here are 5 species worth looking for. Read more.
2019 Week Two Winners Announced
Published: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Winners of the 2019 FeatherFest Photo Contest include a Reddish Egret having a bad hair day, a lucky Heron, and an unlucky fish. Read more.
2019 Week One Winners Announced
Published: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Prior to the annual Galveston FeatherFest, birders and photographers alike are encouraged to submit their photos for prizes. Read more.
Galveston Island Events April thru June 2019
Published: Monday, March 11, 2019
With all of the festivals and events that take place in Galveston, it can sometimes be difficult to keep up! Here's a list of events taking place in the next few months: Read more.
Time to Freshen Up!
Published: Monday, March 04, 2019
It.s that time of year. Adults of many bird species are molting from non-breeding plumage into breeding plumage, and juvenile birds are molting into adult plumage. Read more.