Carolyn T. Gaido has lived all of her life on the island and has been involved in Galveston's real estate market for over thirty 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 listing and selling agent with skilled knowledge specializing in Pirates Beach, Pirates Cove, Laffitte's Cove, Hershey Beach, Sands of Kahala, Kahala Beach Estates, Kahala Beach Estates Addition I, Beachside Village, Beachtown, Indian Beach, The Dunes, Sandhill Shores, Jamaica Beach, Sea Isle, Terramar Beach, Isla del Sol, Bay Harbor, Sunset Cove, Playa and Laguna San Luis, Pointe West, Tiki Island, The Historical area of Galveston 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 seeking a secondary market.
Carolyn has a proven reputation for hard work, strong ethics, and uncompromising commitment to providing impeccable service. Carolyn has established a broad referral base of satisfied clients. They know they can rely upon her dedication and extensive market knowledge and 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 was awarded Sand N Sea Properties "Top Producer" since 1999 to 2015 and has been awarded "top producer" in sales and listings almost every year since entering the real estate field. She has earned the Stewart Title's Spotlight Realtor® award a number of times; She 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 has been a top Producer. She has 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" 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 Certification ; RSPS Resort and Second-home Property Specialist; CLHMS Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist and a Member of the Million Dollar Guild; Galveston Board of Realtors® Secretary for three years; MLS committee member and Vice-Chairman of the MLS committee; and Program Chairman of the Galveston Association of Realtors®. Besides her work schedule, Gaido has been very active in community endeavors over the years, some of which have included 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. Also Carolyn was the first Chairman of Project Graduation for Ball High School, and currently she's a member of the Galveston Country Club, Board of the Colony Park Homeowners Association and the Board of the Sportsman Road Neighborhood Association.
Her Son and daughter are now working with her in the Galveston Real Estate Community. Both are BOI's (born on the Island), Kimberly Ann Gaido is a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas and Michael James Gaido, III is a graduate of The University of Texas in Austin. Architecture and interior design was her first "love", so Carolyn 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 Bay house, gardening and an occasional Mah-Jongg game with old friends. Carolyn has also traveled extensively which has provided her an understanding of other cultures and nationalities. Years of experience, a positive attitude, an extensive referral network, a strong work ethic 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, L.L.C., with its reputation as the pinnacle of real estate in Galveston. Visit Carolyn's website at carolyngaido.com.