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Karen  Gulick

I have 3 fabulous boys that are an absolute blessing in my life. We are very active in baseball, football, fishing, showing cattle and all outside fun. In college I studied Mathematics and Geology, which are both very helpful in this industry. Before becoming a realtor, I worked for USAA as a system tester for Medicare and Champus claims. I believe in treating all people with honesty and integrity. Because of this, I feel that attitude has helped me succeed in my current profession. I have been top producer in my offic...

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    David  Koenig

    A native of Wilson County and graduate of Floresville High School, I attended St. Mary’s University on a basketball scholarship, attaining a BBA degree in Marketing. I enjoyed 14 years in corporate sales with transfers from San Antonio, Houston and Seattle, Washington. Business travels included Mexico, Canada, Europe and the United Kingdom. In 1984, I settled with my wife, Betty and four sons in our hometown of Floresville where I served 9 years on the Floresville ISD school board and various civic organizations. I o...

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      Tina  Kappelman

      Tina is originally from San Antonio. She now lives with her husband in Floresville in their custom barndominium. Her 3 children graduated from Floresville High School. Tina’s knowledge of the Real Estate industry is extensive. She has been with SOUTH TEXAS REALTY LLC since 2018, and is proficient in Residential, Commercial and Farm & Ranch Real Estate. Tina loves to hunt, target shoot, and support her daughter’s boutique business! Do not hesitate to contact Tina for any of your Real Estate needs.

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        Heather  Stewart

        Heather, born and raised in Corpus Christi, TX, is first and foremost a proud Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of ’12 Graduate and a “Four-legged Fur Mom”. As a youth, she raised and competed in equestrian events throughout the nation and was an active member of the FFA and 4H, holding offices in both. Heather received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M – where she developed a love for Texas Country music – and has an extensive background in nursing. Having an entrepreneurial spirit, she ...

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          Lea  M. Belletz

          Lea M Belletz is a local real estate agent born and raised in Floresville. She just recently moved back to town with her husband Brian and their new Baby boy Bryce. Lea enjoys spending time with her family & enjoying some of her hobbies which include; decorating her new home, finding healthy alternatives for her family, gardening and learning the newest trends in Real Estate, which include the best way to market for her clients. Her educational background consists of a Bachelors degree in Psychology with a minor in Com...

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            Courtny  Ortmann

            In many ways I feel God has had me on a path to become your realtor. I was raised in a Christian home and had Christian values and principals like hard work and sincere caring for others instilled in me. In high school, along with many activities such as playing basketball and golf, I worked for Edward Jones and was an officer in the Future Business Leaders of America. When I moved to College Station to attend college, I worked as a loan processor for Aggieland Credit Union and after transferring to Texas State Univers...

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              Kristen  Kotowski

              My husband and I are blessed to have built our home in the beautiful Texas hill country! We have an incredible son that is our pride and joy, a special-needs dog, 2 kittens and a horse! I grew up a military child with my dad serving in the Air Force. We were stationed at a few different locations, including an overseas assignment in Germany, but have been very fortunate to call Texas my “home” since I was in elementary school. Growing up, we were always a very active family. I was a cheerleader through high sch...

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                Lauren  Graham

                I am the proud wife of Auston and mother to Preslie and Clancy. My first experience with real estate was as a Loan Officer, financing rural Texas properties. Prior to my time as a lender, I worked in various outside sales roles. My sales knowledge and expertise led me to become top 10 in the nation for a Fortune 500 company. I graduated from the University of Incarnate Word in 2019 with a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. All of my past experiences have fostered my entrepreneurial sp...

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                  Kaylin  Biela

                  Looking for someone who values your trust and will exceed your expectations? That is Kaylin Biela, a native to Wilson County, who currently resides with her family in Poth, Texas. She attended Floresville High School and at a young age was a very active member of the community and still continues to be today. After high school she became the proudest member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggies Class of 2012. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Communication & Journalism and a Bachelor of Science d...

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                    Keaton  Hruzek

                    I grew up in the small town of Wallis, Texas and worked as both a farm hand and ranch hand while attending grade school and throughout college. I attended Texas A&M University in College Station and graduated magna cum laude with a Mechanical Engineering degree. After graduation, I worked in the Oil and Gas construction industry for several years in various project/commercial management related roles before transitioning to the real estate business. I've had the opportunity to travel and work in several states and even...

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                      Alexis Brown

                      I am a born and raised South Texas girl. My husband of 10 years and I have a beautiful little girl and rowdy little cowboy. We like to spend a lot of our time in the rodeo arena or with our 4-H projects. Riding horses and checking cattle are a passion and family affair. We also manage and live on a deer ranch in George West. I was a veterinary technician for 5 years and helped manage my husband's welding and land development company. Real estate has always been a huge passion of mine, and I am so happy I chose to turn ...

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                        Valerie McInvale

                        I was born and raised in Kosciusko, TX, and my husband and I settled in Poth where we brought up our son. I was a realtor for over 13 years in Wilson and surrounding counties. Then, I took the last 13 years to raise our son and work in education. Now that he’s in college, I’ve decided to jump back into real estate. I’m very familiar with the area, and I would love to be there to assist you in finding that perfect place for you and your family. When you are ready to buy or sell residential or farm and ranch proper...

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                          Matti Tackett
                          Matti TackettAssociate Broker

                          Matti Tackett graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Political science. She is based in St. Hedwig, Tx and grew up on her family's deer ranch in New Braunfels. Matti has been an avid hunter from an early age and is co-host of the family’s award winning television hunting series the “High Road with Keith Warren.” In addition to her real estate knowledge, Matti brings to the table cattle and deer raising expertise, as well as the drive and enthusiasm to work hard for her clients in ranch and residential transact...

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                            Hadley Burkett

                            Born and raised right in the heart of South Texas. Being raised on a ranch, and surrounded by various types of livestock, has led me to develop my love for land and foremost Real Estate. I attended Coastal Bend College, obtaining an Associates Degree in Business Management. I started a small business during college, and it definitely taught me the value and importance of customer service, and creating trusting relationships. I have always thought of myself as being an overachiever. I will always put my clients needs fi...

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                              Sharyn Barr

                              I have been with SOUTH TEXAS REALTY LLC since August 2020. Since then, we have added several agents and moved to our own building. Not only do I enjoy keeping our office running smoothly, I assist with marketing, administration, data input and more. In my free time, I enjoy camping with my husband and two boys, singing in the Floresville UMC choir, and advocating for mammograms. I beat cancer in 2021. My 15 years of insurance customer service, taught me the values of organization, communication and customer satisfac...

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