Vacation Property Management

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Ryson Vacation Rentals Management believes renting out your second home shouldn’t be a second job.


Ryson Real Estate and Vacation Rentals is one of Galveston’s leading vacation rental companies, featuring more than 200+ properties on Galveston Island. Established in 2006, Ryson Real Estate and Vacation Rentals has been an industry-leading property management company on Galveston Island for over 12 years. What’s our secret? Our meaningful and trust-based relationships with our client owners, and our top-of-the-line market expertise that will make your investment worthwhile.


Why Choose Ryson?

* Services are effortless and easy to understand

* Web marketing that is guaranteed to get you more bookings

* Full Staff Vacation Rental Reservation Group

* Professional photography

* Provides housekeepers and maintenance



Our management fee is competitively priced.

We arrange for all cleanings to be made after stays, handle the towels and linens, as well as provide maintenance service.

Our inspector goes into every property after it has been cleaned before the new guest arrives to ensure the cleaner did their job properly. He/she also checks for damages, makes sure all doors and windows are closed, the thermostat is set at a reasonable temperature, etc.

Our owners have the capability to log into our software system to view their property calendar, previous owner statements and block owner stay dates. Owners are allowed to stay at their property anytime of the year. Email notifications are also sent out each time a reservation is made.


Meet the Team

Christine Bauder – Property Acquisitions Manager

Christine has been with Ryson Vacation Rentals since February 2013, bringing over 20 years of real estate brokerage and mortgage brokerage experience to Ryson.   A graduate of Texas A&M University, licensed real estate broker, and a Certified Tourism Ambassador, Christine appreciates all aspects of the hospitality industry. Christine began in the reservations department, worked as an assistant manager of vacation rentals and now is in vacation rental property acquisition department. Christine enjoys eating out at Galveston’s unique restaurants, volunteering with the Girl Scouts of America, and shopping local estate and garage sales.


Michael Kunder – Property Acquisitions/ Outside Sales

Michael joined Ryson after spending his career in emergency and critical care medicine. Michael and his wife moved to Galveston from Wasilla, Alaska for his wife to attend UTMB-Galveston for her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Michael is involved with the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce and spends time volunteering with Turning Point Galveston helping physically challenged individuals sail. Michael and his wife enjoy spending time with their German Shorthaired Pointers and rescue Great Dane/ Black Lab mix. They also enjoy spending time with friends, boating, and all things outdoors.




At Ryson Real Estate and Vacation Rentals, marketing is where we excel. Our marketing team is lead by Jason Keeling who has a bachelor’s degree in business with a focus on marketing as well as Amy Voigt, Marketing Director with a bachelor’s degree in Communication. Our vacation rental website  is complete with photo galleries and easy access to browse all of the properties quickly and will also allow you to book online.

Ryson’s marketing is everywhere! Here is a selection of some of the largest vacation rental websites that we advertise with:

  • (Corporate Housing By Owner)
  • Airbnb


Additional Owner Premium Services

  • Immersion 3D
  • Photography Packages