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
The Grand Kids Festival Returns April 7th
Published: Thursday, March 22, 2018
The 23rd annual Grand Kids Festival is set for Saturday, April 7. Sponsored by The Grand 1894 Opera House, this fun, family event - with a special "pirate" theme - will take place from 10am-5pm in historic downtown Galveston's Cultural Arts District on Postoffice Street Read more.
First Week Winners Announcement
Published: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Prior to the annual Galveston FeatherFest, birders and photographers alike are encouraged to submit their photos for cash prizes! Here are the winners of Week 1: Read more.
UTMB Scientists Identify Enzyme Involved in Faulty Brain Cell Communication in Alzheimer's
Published: Friday, March 16, 2018
A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has provided researchers important insights about an enzyme within the brain that plays a critical role in Alzheimer's. Read more.
Lindsay Lives and Breathes All Things G-Town
Published: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Get a glimpse into the lives of some fascinating people who have made the journey to Galveston, Texas. Read more.
Magnolia Being Planted at City Hall in Loving Memory of Galveston's Own Steel Magnolia
Published: Thursday, March 08, 2018
Family, friends and colleagues will gather to honor Galveston’s own “Steel Magnolia” Lyda Ann Thomas by unveiling a tree planted in her memory by the Galveston Island Tree Conservancy. Read more.