Let’s Know about Us.
Meet Our Team
The Front Porch Realty team is a group of local REALTORS® who are actively involved in the Gatesville community.
GRI, TRLP, e-PRO
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.
More about Teresa
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More about Kay
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.
More about Andy
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.
More about Amber
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!