About Us

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Meet Our Team

The Front Porch Realty team is a group of local REALTORS® who are actively involved in the Gatesville community.

Kandi Luensmann


Phone: 254-223-8883

More about Kandi

Kandi Luensmann didn’t start out in the real estate business, but once she found her passion she hit the ground running and hasn’t looked back. Before beginning her adventure in real estate, she was a pharmaceutical sales representative and a chemistry teacher at Gatesville High School. Since getting her real estate license, she has been a multi-million dollar producer each year. A 2014 GRI graduate and a 2016 graduate of the Texas REALTORS®Leadership Program, she is on top of current trends and is always looking for new and innovative ways to market. As she believes it is important to give back to her profession, Kandi is the 2021 President of the Fort Hood Area Association of REALTORS®. She serves at the state level on Texas REALTORS® Risk Reduction Committee and the Professional Standards Review Committee and is a certified Mediator for Texas REALTORS.

Kandi is also actively involved in her community; she is a founding member of the Coryell County Area Go Texan scholarship committee, serves on the Coryell County A&M Club Board of Directors and is a Director on the Coryell County Economic Development Board. Kandi is a 1996 graduate of Texas A&M University and is a huge fan of Aggie football. When not on the phone with a client, her hobbies include spending time outdoors, reading, traveling and cooking. She has two children, Braden, a student at Tarleton State University and Hailey, a student at Gatesville High School.

Teresa Johnson


Phone: 254-248-7984

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Teresa Johnson has been a licensed REALTOR for over 6 years and has continually been a multi million dollar producer each year. She has a special passion for older homes and she and her family are on their second restoration project since moving to Gatesville. Teresa is very active in her local community; she is currently VP of the Gatesville Band Boosters, serves on the Coryell Central Appraisal District Board of Directors, the Gatesville Planning and Zoning Commission and the Gatesville Athletic Booster Club. Teresa is very involved in her church and the children’s program and was a youth minister for 8 years before moving to Gatesville. She has a special passion for first time home buyers and enjoys working with them throughout the process of achieving the dream of home ownership. Teresa is married to Nathan and they have 3 children. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors with her family and is a huge fan of Hornet football.

Shalan Crawford


Phone: 254-223-1997

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Shalan Crawford was born and raised in Gatesville. She is married to Ryan Crawford, also a Gatesville native and they have 2 boys, Elliott and Hunter. As a family they love to hunt, fish, water ski, play baseball, shoot skeet and attend stock shows. Shalan is very involved in the community she loves. She is a 4-H leader for the local Coryell City 4-H Club, serves on the local Area Go Texan Committee, is the treasurer for the Coryell County Youth Fair Board and currently serves on the Fort Hood Area Association of Realtors MLS Committee. She is very enthusiastic and passionate about real estate. Shalan is a GRI graduate and believes in constantly learning to continue her real estate education. Her mission is “to put God first in all things and to make a difference in other lives by transforming their dreams into realities”. She is committed to helping people purchase or sell property in the highest professional manner with total integrity and diligence.

Kay Hunt


Phone: 254-223-0248

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Kay was born in Gatesville and then lived the life of a military from Central Texas College with an Associate Degree and then a Bachelor of Science from the University of Central Texas. She taught school in Killeen for 13 years and then worked for the USPS for 8 years as a rural carrier. Kay has embarked on her final career as a REALTOR® and is very excited about her new endeavor. She returned to Gatesville and has lived here for the last 28 years and has a very long line of Coryell County descendants. She comes from a ranching family background and is ready to help you find the perfect land and property. Kay is married to Jared and they have 3 children; Kelby, Case and Kagen. In her free time, she enjoys being with her family, the outdoors, and attending community events.

Andy James


Phone: 254-223-3056

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Andy James was born and raised in Gatesville and is married to Camri James. Together they have a little girl named Gemma. Andy has a bachelors degree in Rangeland Ecology & Management from Texas A&M University and a masters degree in Natural Resources Management from Sul Ross State University. Andy enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time outdoors as well as keeping up with his favorite sports teams. Andy currently serves as a 4-H volunteer, is a member of the local Area Go Texan Committee, and is the beef cattle superintendent for the Coryell County Youth Fair. With his knowledge and expertise in land management, Andy looks forward to assisting his clients buy and sell property while also being able to assist landowners with managing all facets of range and wildlife on their property.

Amber Carothers


Phone: 254-223-4448

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Amber Carothers was born and raised in Gatesville. She is married to Brad, who is also a Gatesville native. They have 2 grown daughters, Curry & Darcy. In her free time, she enjoys being with her family, dancing, and bringing life back to old pieces of furniture. Though new in the real estate realm in 2022, Amber is very enthusiastic and passionate and ready to work with buyers and sellers in Coryell County!