Karla Schurin -
South Padre Island Real Estate Expert
Karla is the broker/owner of Butch and Toots Rentals and Sales. She has been helping her clients
in finding them the perfect home or condo to rent or buy on South Padre Island since 2006.
While vacationing on South Padre Island in the summer of 2005, she found that with all that
South Padre Island has to offer, this is the place she wanted to call home. She returned home to Las Vegas and
began making arrangements to begin her move. She packed up her belongings and her lovable dogs, Butch and Toots and
returned to South Padre Island in 2006 as a resident.
Karla grew up in Long Beach, New York where she earned a masters degree in social work in 1994.
She has been employed in both government and private agencies. After spending most of the mid 90’s backpacking
across South America, Europe and Africa, in 1998 Karla decided it was time to find a new place to call home.
So she left New York and headed out west to Las Vegas, Nevada, where she lived for next 8 years.
Karla began her real estate career in Las Vegas in 2000 as a Realtor® representing buyers,
sellers and investors. She gleaned a great deal of knowledge during her time as a Realtor® in Las Vegas and in
2006, with this knowledge and the intent of moving to South Padre, she attained her brokers license in both Nevada
Karla is familiar with changing markets, investment potential, short or long term, and of
course, locating the right home or condo for your individual needs. She is client focused and determined to provide
This level of success and commitment means Karla earns referrals and repeat business from her
many satisfied clients and looks forward to serving you.