Our Client-First Philosophy
There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional - integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how we work.
With Michael's experience and leadership as a Houston real estate professional, he has found also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting our clients first. This means keeping our team accessible, being good listeners as well as good communicators, and responding quickly to your needs.
This "client first" philosophy has always been Michael's approach and now his team's approach. It requires us to continually improve our skills and ways of doing business. In addition, we have found that the latest technologies are enabling us to do everything we've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They've also helped us to extend the range of services we provide to our clients.
So when you decide that you'd like to buy or sell a home in the Kingwood areas, please contact us.
Michael O'Neal, Owner and CEO
Michael has been a Top Multi-million dollar listing agent starting with the first year he entered the industry. He has proven with existing and past clients that he is true to his word and has a great work ethic. Most his business comes directly from referrals as those are qualities clients need when buying or selling a home. Michael has been a Houstonian since 2001. He was raised in the small town of Center, TX. Michael holds a Bachelor degree in Business Management. Michael also has a strong background leading projects for communication companies. Michael and his wife, Ana, live in Kingwood and have two beautiful girls, Isabella and Penelope.
Kassie Locke, Listing & Buyers Specialist
Kassie is a lifelong resident of the greater Houston area. Born and raised on Casey's Ridge, Kassie's family are the original settlers of the Huffman area (the local High School even bears her Great Uncle's name!). After joining the U.S. Navy at 17 and moving to Chicago, she returned to her Texas roots and pursued they study of Accounting, International Business, and Business Management at Our Lady of the Lake University. She went on to hold executive-level management positions with companies in the manufacturing, private equity, and healthcare sectors before deciding to pursue her dream of helping people. When Kassie isn't working with clients to see them achieve their real estate dreams, she can be found focusing on developing her charity, Project Structure, a tiny house community aimed at providing shelter, food, career education, and basic necessities for Houston's vast homeless population. Kassie now resides in the Atascocita area with her husband Carlyle Locke, an engineer with FMC Technologies, and their beautiful little girl, Liberty Constance.
Brenda Beltran, Buyers Specialists
Brenda was born and raised in Houston, TX. She attended the University of Houston-Downtown where she studied Criminal Justice before transitioning into a career in the financial industry and spent the last 17 years of that with JP Morgan Chase Bank. During her career, customer service was a top priority, and continues to be to this day, while helping clients make of their most important purchases. Brenda loves to travel, watch baseball and spend time with family. Brenda and her husband, Ramon, live in Atascocita and have one son, Ray.
Michelle L. Brunette, Office Manager
Michelle has been a Houstonian since 2004. She joined the staff of Keller Williams Northeast in March 2015 and has been a part of The Michael O’Neal Group since January 2016. She is the office manager for the team working closely with each client throughout the entire process. She aims to make the client’s experience the best it can possibly be. She brings many years of administrative, management, marketing and financial experience to the team as she’s worked with churches, schools, insurance companies and various businesses throughout her career. Michelle and her husband Rev. Mark Brunette, live in Atascocita, Texas and have four children, Nate, Naomi, Jesse, Aaron.
Craig Bryon, Real Estate & Architectural Photographer
Craig Bryon began his career in the photography industry, early 2009. He started his journey shooting wedding, engagement, bridal and family portraiture. In late 2012, he discovered his passion for music and entertainment photography. Since then, Craig has been published in a multitude of different books, magazines, newspapers and online publications throughout the world. While Craig is still very active in the music and entertainment industry, he’s found his second passion shooting real estate and architectural photography. During the early first quarter of 2016, Craig joined forces with The Michael O’Neal Group. Craig prides himself in providing Michael’s amazing team with professionalism, great customers service, and above all a product that sells.
Rebekah Carver, Interior Designer
Rebekah, a 2010 graduate from Texas A&M with a degree in Marketing, is one of our newest additions to the Michael O’Neal Group. She joins us as our recommended interior designer, who specializes in space planning and real life design concepts. Rebekah has experience working with over 15 home builders in the Texas market, with names such as Taylor Morrison, CalAtlantic, Perry, and Meritage. Rebekah’s ideas center around the livable spaces of the home allowing clients to feel both comfortable and expressive with their style. Rebekah and her husband, Dylan Carver, live in Kingwood, Texas and have one son, Clark.