• About Us

  • We are a full service real estate company!

    Limestone Country Properties provides comprehensive property management and real estate services for people in New Braunfels and the Texas Hill Country.  We currently manage over 100 properties and actively help home buyers and sellers with their home transactions with a focus on providing the best possible service that exceeds expectations.  We would love to work with you and fulfill your real estate and/or property management needs.

  • Marie Gabriel - Realtor

    Marie Gabriel is a local Realtor in New Braunfels and in the surrounding area. With the support of her two kids, amazing husband, and placing God in the center of it all, Marie has held many positions in the real estate industry. Those include TREPAC Trustee, Women's Council of Realtors President, National Association of Residential Property Managers Local Chapter President, and Committee Chair for the Four Rivers Association of Realtors. Marie has also achieved many awards during her 12 years of real estate. Some include the Women's Council of Realtors President's Award for Outstanding Service, Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and the Texas Association of Realtors Good Neighbor Recognition. Aside from participating in the real estate industry, she is very involved in her community. She has done beautification projects in parks and recreation, contributed to her church through chrildren's ministry, partook in Habitat for Humanity builds, and joined the Board of Directors for her own Homeowner's Associations. 


    Marie Gabriel - Sales Agent License Number 0529736

    Email: marieg@limestone-country.com | Tel: (830) 253-0012

  • Chantel Born - Broker of Record

    Chantel Born was born and raised on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi where she started her real estate career. Eventually she had to put her dreams of real estate on hold. She met her now husband, Mark, who station in Mississippi in the Air Force. They decided to move to Texas where Mark was originally from. Chantel decided to pick back up where she left off following her Real Estate dreams. She was awarded her Texas Real Estate License and begun working in property management and real estate sales. She quickly gained the knowledge and experience needed to successfully grow her portfolio. She took the opportunity to move to Limestone Country Properties, which was a fairly new company at the time. While continuing to provide exceptional service to her clients in sales and property management alike, she achieved her Texas Real Estate Broker’s License. Chantel was offered the opportunity to become Broker for Limestone Country Properties. As with every challenge she has faced, she accepted the offer. In partnership with Marie Gabriel, they work to provide superior real estate services to their clients’ local and around the world. With the support from husband she has found great pleasure in helping military families relocating to Texas, Firefighter families needing to buy or sell and having two children under the age of 5 herself she can relate to all home buyers and sellers needs as their families grow. Chantel continues with great delight to further her education by being part of organizations like National Association of Realtors Property Management (NARPM) and other educational opportunities while still helping with out-reach ministries such as Moms of Preschoolers (MOPS) and Texas GSP Rescue.


    Chantel Born Brokers License# 616049 / Email: Chantel@Limestone-Country.com / Tel: (830) 253-0018 

  • Office Staff

    Margie Jacobson - Office Administrator

    Margie joined Limestone Country Properties in 2016.  She is our office administrator of the Property Management and Sales departments. She was born in San Antonio, TX. and raised in Boerne, TX.  Margie and her husband Mark, have been married for 35 years and have 4 wonderful children and 2 beautiful grandchildren.  Margie has 20 years of Executive Assistant experience and is thrilled to be a part of the team. Margie loves to expand her knowledge through books and traveling.

    Email: admin@limestone-country.com / Tel: (830) 253-0018


    Brekka Ruschak - Office Administrator

    Brekka joined Limestone Country Properties in 2017. She is responsible for our administrative duties in our association department. Brekka comes from a background of customer service and retention. 

    Email: Brekka@LCPAssociationMGT.com / Tel: (830) 253-0018 


  • Brandon Melvin - Real Estate Agent

    Yesterday is the past....

       I have been in sales all my life, even as a child (I sold candy and wild life at summer camp to fellow campers and ended up getting in trouble for it. When we meet ask me about my story). I was also a personal trainer for 4 years, and I was a new car salesman for 3 years after that. I especially enjoyed selling the Ford brand. If you're a fan of other makes, I won't hold that against you! While doing all this I was trying to play professional baseball as well, but injuries and setbacks kept my career from going further.

    Tomorrow is the future...

       If you are looking to purchase or sell your home, work with me and I can neogiate the best deal for you or the best financial options for you and your family. I have gone to school in the Central Texas area and I am very familiar with the current inventory and the communities.

    Today is a gift...

       If you are looking for a great church, come with me to Oakwood Baptist. It is a local church where you can hear about Jesus, the best gift of all!

    That is why they call it the present....

       Being an athlete has made me a driven person with a hustle mentality. No matter what the request I will find a way to get the job done! Give me a call (832)797-9940 and let me go to bat for you TODAY! 


    Brandon Melvin License# 677848 * Mobile# (832)797-9940 * E-Mail Brandon@Limestone-Country.com *

    Website www.GetThisHomeSoldNow.com

  • Sara Ward - Real Estate Agent

    Hi I’m Sara,

    I have lived in New Braunfels for the past few years and have enjoyed becoming an active part of the community. I live in New Braunfels with my wonderful husband John, my son Joshua, and my three dogs, Dixie, Gunner, and Chloe. My family originally moved to the San Antonio area in 2011 for my husband’s work. We had no idea what to expect with moving to Texas. We really enjoy living here and enjoying all the things this area has to offer. There is always something to do! I wanted to start my real estate career after we bought our most recent home in 2015. While the agent that helped us did a nice job he told us that he didn’t really work in our area. I felt this was a huge disservice and wanted to do a better job for my clients. I grew up watching my grandmother as a Realtor, show homes and hold open houses. She was always kind and thoughtful as an agent, and that is the kind of agent I strive to be with my clients. It doesn’t matter if you need a rental home, first home, or investment property. I will do my best to find the prefect home for you!

    Sara Ward License# 671153 * Mobile# (210)910-9012 * E-Mail Sara@LimestoneCountryProperties.com

  • Gina Castilleja - Real Estate Agent

    I was born and raised in New Braunfels and have seen our small town turn into the booming city it is today. I have come to know New Braunfels and the surrounding areas pretty well. I am chef turned Realtor. I went to culinary school in San Antonio, then worked in various kitchens and bakeries. As I started my family, I took some time to be a stay at home mom to my son. When he grew to school age, I decided to go back to work.
                   At the time, it seemed like many of my friends and family were either buying or selling a home. Some were having a hard time finding an agent they could rely on. That's when I decided that I wanted to help. I wanted to be that agent that anybody could trust.  I wanted to help people fulfill their dreams of becoming homeowners, or make the process of selling a home fast and simple. So I got my real estate license.
                   With my knowledge of this growing area, now I can help YOU achieve your real estate dreams too. Everyone is treated like a friend or family member, whether you're a first time buyer or a seasoned seller. I am YOUR Realtor you can trust and rely on.
    Gina Castilleja License # 677024 * Mobile 830-214-3152 * Email Gina@LimestoneCountryProperties.com
  • Farhen Graman - Real Estate Agent

    I currently live in New Braunfels and went to school at Texas State for a Communications degree. While attending Texas State I started working in the apartment industry leasing apartments and gaining knowledge to become a property manager in New Braunfels.

    I am very familiar with the central Texas area and have watched it grow so much over the years. With my background in management, leasing, and communications, I decided to go further and pursue my career in Real Estate.

    Throughout my college years I played competitive sports. Being an athlete I learned important life building skills of which taught me that being a team player is the key to success. Participating in sports has helped me become a better leader and someone to trust.  It has also taught me to be very driven, competitive, and goal oriented.

    If you are looking to buy or sell your next home, let me put my skills to work for you!

    "To give real service, you must add something that cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity"

    - Douglas Adams


    Farhen Graman License# 628512 * Mobile# (512)665-3375 *E-mail Farhen@LimestoneCountryProperties.com

  • Cindy Gates - Real Estate Agent

    Cindy Gates - Sales Agent License number 558174 

    Hello, I'm Cindy,

    I have lived in the New Braunfels area for many years, I am familiar with the surrounding area as well and have watched our little cities grow. I would love to experience with you the excitement of buying or selling your home.

    I have worked extensively with first time home buyers. I am totally about "holding your hand" throughout the entire process. I have experienced the home buyer jitters, the excitement of finding that one perfect home! Having all these emotions myself, I understand what you as the buyer will be experiencing during the home buying adventure. The best part of the adventure is the pride of ownership for you and for me it is the facial expression or the excitement in your voice when I tell you "congratulations you are now a new home buyer"! 

    I also take great pleasure in helping my clients sell their current home. There are a lot of emotions that take place in selling as well. The excitement of expanding, or downsizing, the roller coaster ride with all the showings that take place and having to always keep your home tidy and ready for the last minute call saying "can we show your house in 30 minutes"! I too have experienced these emotions and I can help you have a smooth process by having the right team of people that will help us get you home in top notch shape to sell. 

    It doesn't matter if you are buying or selling, I am hear to hold your hand throughout the entire adventure and be your expert adviser. 

    I look forward to developing a long lasting relationship with you,


    (210)584-6461 text or call/Cindy@Limestone-Country.com email

  • Mark Born - Real Estate Agent

    Mark Born - Sales Agent License number 673780

    Mark Born comes from a military back and joined the United States Air Force straight out of high school and followed his dream to be a firefighter. He was stationed in Biloxi Mississippi and Balad Iraq. After serving his country Mark decided to Move his family back to his roots in Texas where he continues his career as a Federal Firefighter and EMT. As their family grew and Mark watched his wife continue to grow her real estate business, Mark took an interest and sought out a career in real estate where he can also utilize his business degree. 

    Now not only does Mark continue to serve as a fire fighter he also helps military families relocate,  Veteran buyers, and firefighter families in the home purchase or selling process. 

    During Marks career he has received many awards and metals. He has used those experiences to better serve his clients with his keen attention to detail and a strong work ethic.