WHO WE ARE

Susan Vaughan

Susan Vaughan, Broker

Like so many others in Lake Livingston, Susan lived in Houston prior to moving to Cape Royale in 1997 and started Terry Vaughan & Associates, Inc. with her late husband, Terry, in 2002. Since then they have assisted hundreds of families in finding the right home for weekends or retirement in a wide price range. In 2012 the company name and logo was updated to Vaughan & Associates, Inc.

After 25 years in Convention Sales with major hotel chains including Hilton, Omni and Four Seasons, Susan utilizes her sales and marketing skills in building her real estate business, in promoting listings and matching the right buyer based on the customer's needs. Her experience in negotiating contracts assists in creating easy transactions between parties.

Susan is a member of the Houston Association of Realtors where she is ranked in the 150 Top Producers out of 25,000 licensed agents. In addition, she has been named by Houston Business Journal, a Top 25 Residential Real Estate Professionals in the greater Houston area.

She serves on the Board of Directors of the following organizations: Coldspring/Oakhurst COISD Education Foundation, San Jacinto County Affiliate of Habitat for Humanity and Cape Royale Property Owners' Association Treasurer.

Susan is active in many community events in Coldspring and Cape Royale from sponsoring the Cape Royale Civic Association Annual Golf Tournament, benefitting local charities, to various local school sponsorships. She is a member of the Coldspring United Methodist Church.

Susan is active in many community events in Coldspring and Cape Royale from sponsoring the Cape Royale Civic Association Annual Golf Tournament, benefitting local charities, to various local school sponsorships. She is a member of the Coldspring United Methodist Church.

Susan graduated from University of Alabama with a B.A. in Communication. She continues her education in real estate and has obtained several designations to better serve her clients looking for a second home or retirement property.

Sandra McQuiggin

Sandra McQuiggin, Realtor

Before joining Vaughan & Associates in 2013. Sandra served as the Community Manager for Cape Royale Property Owner's Association for two years where she and her husband, Rick, reside. Prior to that she spent 20 years with Rockwell Management in Houston where her duties included on- site operations, marketing, budgeting and customer relations in multi-family management, then leasing commercial real estate and finally assisting in developing a real estate division within Rockwell to assist families relocating to Houston. She obtained a real estate license in 2005. Her broad spectrum of experience honed her communication skills and is an asset in leading buyers or sellers through the real estate transaction.

Sandra is very involved in her community and currently serves as the Treasurer of the Cape Royale Board of Directors. She previously served five years with the Coldspring/San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce where she co-chaired the 2014 Wolf Creek Car, Truck & Bike Show.

Emily Schmitt

 

Emily Schmitt - Realtor

Prior to gaining her real estate license and joining Vaughan & Associates in 2016, Emily worked for Lloyd's of London insurance group specializing in onshore & offshore oil and gas underwriting. Emily has a Bachelor of Science in Geography and Management obtained from Loughborough University, England.

Emily is active in the local community and currently serves on the Cape Royale Civic Association board. She has resided in Cape Royale with her husband, John, since 2013.

Suzanne Locke

 

Suzanne Locke, Realtor - Semi-retired in 2015

Before joining Terry Vaughan & Associates in 2007. Suzanne had an extensive career in the hospitality industry with Sheraton Hotels, Embassy Suites and Resort Management of America where she served as Account Executive, Director of Sales & Marketing and Staff Trainer for golf resorts in the southwest. Suzanne's communication skills and extensive customer relations background contribute to her ability to cultivate trusting professional relationships and provide exemplary customer service for clients and associates.