Sand `N Sea has an HGTV star in the making!
Watch Sand `N Sea REALTOR®, Barbara Zimmerman find the perfect Island property for her clients, Celeste and Dustin, on HGTV’s Beachfront Bargain Hunt.
HGTV was on location filming in Galveston in April and May. Barbara’s clients live in Beaumont and both work in other cities. They wanted an island home where they could “meet halfway” and “honeymoon” together as often as possible. They fell in love with Galveston’s West End charm and Barbara helped them find the perfect island getaway.
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Another SNS staff highlight this week! Wendy has been an awesome member of our rental team for a decade now – where does the time go?!
What is your title and what do you do at SNS? How long have you worked with Sand `N Sea?
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I am the Maintenance Manager – so I coordinate regular maintenance visits to each of our vacation homes as well as making sure we get someone out quickly to address any issues that come up during guest stays. I enjoy working with all of our local vendors. I have worked with Sand `N Sea for 10 years.
We love that we get to see some of the same guests and their families return to a Sand `N Sea vacation home each year!
Way back in 2005 all of our brainstorming finally hit upon a way to show our appreciation in the form of a frequent renter reward program. We wanted to make it simple for guests to earn free stays at our vacation homes, and we finally hit upon a system that would allow us to track rental history and home preferences. Enter Guest Advantage!
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We are excited to start our series of entries highlighting our Sand `N Sea staff and their Galveston Island favorites!
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It’s Fall!! Don’t get us wrong – we love summers on the island. However, if pressed, we might admit to loving October/November even more (shhhhh!). There’s something about a steady forecast of 80 – 90 degrees with a cool breeze, endless blue skies, and the less-busy beaches that really speaks to us. Plus, it seems like there’s a festival (and festival food!) almost every weekend!
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We arrived at the office a little early the other morning and couldn’t resist a quick stop off across the street at Pirates Beach. There’s a lot to be said for a coffee from MOD in one hand and a beachfront view of the Gulf complete with sand beneath your feet – all before the work day starts!
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It seems like just yesterday we were opening our doors as a West End developer and home building business! ::cues up nostalgic music soundtrack:: More than 40 years later, here we are – a solid leader in Galveston real estate sales and a vacation rental company with the largest inventory of professionally managed vacation homes on the Island!
We are proud to be a family-run business with a talented staff of long-term employees with fresh ideas. As a team, we’ve moved from the days of a giant paper calendar and pencils to customized rental software and online reservation access for our guests and homeowners. From paper pamphlets to a fully loaded website, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and now, a blog!
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Did you know? We have our very own reality television star!!
It’s not just our amazing restaurants, our great Galveston fishing, or our beautiful locations for Galveston beach weddings. Our area has been getting global recognition for our beautiful Galveston beachfront properties for sale.
Sand `N Sea REALTOR Cheryl Smith was featured on an episode of HGTV’s House Hunters as she helped a Dallas couple search for the perfect family beach home. Here she is with the crew:
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We can’t get enough of this awesome project! There’s a huge expanse of brand new beach already open to the public, and work is continuing westward along Seawall Blvd. Here’s a progress picture from September 17:
We get to see the progress every morning on our way to the office, but if you aren’t lucky enough to be heading to a Sand `N Sea vacation home soon you can always watch the progress live on the SandCam!
Imagine this: You’ve just arrived somewhere in Texas with your friends and family for a weekend getaway. The sun is shining on your face, the wind is in your hair, and you’re relaxing on 725,00 new cubic yards of beach. You read that right- there’s a whole new beach in town. Where are you? Galveston Island, of course! The biggest beach reconstruction project in the history of the Island, the Seawall West Nourishment Project, is officially underway.
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