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The Morine Group REALTORS

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Providing Imperial and Bold Real Estate Services through integrity, agility, commitment and creativity. We don’t necessarily do the expected when we know we can exceed expectations.

Build a career worth having, businesses worth owning, and a life worth living. Highest levels of professionalism, ethics, learning and standards is our unassuming Investment In Excellence!

Featured Agents

Nikki Acker


License Number: 0666345

Nikki Acker was born and raised in Dallas and is proud to call herself a Texan. She attended Iowa State University for undergraduate studies and obtained her Degree in Political Science from the University of North Texas. After time as a part time agent, Nikki decided to move on from her career in the Mortgage Industry to one as a full time Realtor assisting clients to buy and sell real estate in the DFW Metroplex. Nikki is passionate about helping people and finds the best part of being a Realtor is building relationships with her clients. Her goal is to make the buying or selling experience as stress free as possible. In her free time, Nikki and her husband Tamill can be found spending time with their 4 children, Jaeden, Jackson, Avery and Carter.

Juan Manuel Acosta

Bilingual Realtor, GRI

License Number: 0649886

Meet Juan Manuel, one of the best Dallas-Fort Worth accomplished bilingual Realtors. He was born in Bogota, Colombia and moved to Texas to complete his degree as an Electrical Engineer obtaining a Master’s Degree in Microelectronics from The University of Texas at Dallas. After ten years as a successful business owner, highly satisfied clients and referrals sparked his passion for the real estate industry. He also serves as an ambassador with the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and enjoys working with Social groups and different organizations. With perseverance to help his community, Juan Manuel ignites his dedication and determination to provide excellent real estate service with integrity, professionalism and trust. He strives to listen to every clients wants and needs and cater to them every step of the way to getting their dream home. Give him a call to discuss your options, whether you are buying or selling in DFW area!

Marlene Bates


License Number: 0703231

Marléné Bates was born and raised in the DFW Metroplex and received her Bachelors of Science in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington. After working over 15 years in residential and commercial property management, she decided to get her real estate license to better serve her community. With knowledge of investments, property management, real estate, and accounting, she is dedicated to seeing you through each transaction from start to finish with professionalism. No matter if you are a first time home buyer, seasoned buyer, investor, or looking to lease, she will walk you through the process while communicating every step of the way. Marléné is excited to be a part of The Morine Group Realtors and looks forward to helping you find your dream location. In her spare time she loves to hang out with her 3 beautiful children and travel.

Derek Bradley



The Morine Group would like to welcome Derek Bradley, a full time Real Estate Agent. Derek has been a licensed Realtor since 2009. He is a proud military veteran, having served our country for over 20 years. Derek always strives to provide world-class quality service to all of his clients (both buyers and sellers). As your seller’s agent, he is devoted to ensuring you sell your home as fast as possible, at the highest possible price and with the least amount of challenges. As your buyer’s agent, Derek will dedicate his efforts to ensuring you find a home that is the perfect fit for your family. In whichever capacity you are represented, Derek will maintain your interest as a priority. Derek is thrilled and excited about going on this new adventure with you and your family.

Brigette Britt

License Number: 0681118

Brigette is a passionate buyer’s and seller’s agent because she caters to the client’s needs in every aspect of the process. She takes pride in being a Realtor, available to her clients from beginning to keys. Having been in property management, and now single family sales, she brings over 8 years of experience to the table.

Danie Brumfield



Danielle Brumfield is a hardworking and energetic real estate agent who serves the Dallas/ Fort Worth area where she has lived since 2016. Her consummate interpersonal skills, leadership and problem-solving abilities coupled with her intimate knowledge of the Dallas/Fort Worth area guarantees that her clients will receive superior service in reaching their real estate goals. Whether it is 1)interviewing clients to determine what kinds of properties they are seeking, 2) acting as an intermediary in negotiations between buyers and sellers, generally representing one or the other; 3) promoting the sales of properties through advertisements, open houses, and participation in multiple listing services; 4) comparing a property with similar properties that have recently sold in order to determine its competitive market price, or 5) coordinating property closings, overseeing signing of documents and disbursement of funds, Danielle is your go-to person. With years of management experience obtained during her employment with a local social services agency, her decision to enter the real estate industry stems from her love for helping others achieve their desires. She is very passionate about ensuring that her clients develop and meet their individual investment goals. This prompted her to obtain her license, learn more about the industry and work towards achieving these set objectives. Having personally sold and bought houses as an investor, she is aware of how stressful and exciting this process can be, how easy it is to make wrong choices when you are not being guided by a professional who possesses the best techniques and skills to assist you in completing your transactions. When she is not helping her clients, Danielle enjoys spending time with her children. She considers herself a self-proclaimed foodie and spends as much time as possible visiting new restaurants and specialty stores to enjoy their cuisine. She is also working on a cookbook which she intends to publish in 2019.

Shivonne Carolina

Broker Associate

License Number: 0682750

Shivonne is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Collin County Association of Realtors and has met the Texas Real Estate Commission education / experience requirements for title of Broker. Shivonne, being a Broker for more than 10 years, offers her clients a Selling and Buying experience that spans from living on the East Coast and now having buried Southern Roots. Working and Living in Collin County allows her to Serve North Dallas and surrounding areas. Selling in all types of real estate markets she gives Sellers and Buyers the Exclusive expertise to marketing and negotiations. Shivonne, understands that a sale or purchase of a home will be the largest and most important transaction. She tailors your specific needs, and concerns to fit your family. Her experience includes, 1st time home buyers, NewlyWeds, and REO marketing. Shivonne enjoys helping others reach heights and dreams they never thought were possible. She uses continued education to stay aware of the real estate market's changing trends and new financing options available per area. Clients are normally forever friends by the end of the transaction, creating lasting memories. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with family. Let her give you the Exclusive Service you deserve.

Ernie Castillo



As a bi-lingual agent who's an expert in this local area, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate here. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. I am eager to serve you. Here are some of the things I can do for you: Find Your Next Home You need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter - not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home Sell a Home When it's time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. I can take care of everything you need, from start to close. Consult on Home Selling Tactics Oftentimes buyers don't visualize living in your home the way you do. I can make your home attractive to its ideal audience - which can help you get top dollar. Things like staging the home, making repairs or minor improvements, or even simply painting the walls can be the difference between a home resting on the market and one that's sold fast.

Ida Dunegan



I've been a Realtor for 10 years plus serving both South DFW area and the North DFW Airport area. My primary market is Single Family Homes, Townhomes & Condos. Consistency in high level service with integrity and care for our clients is my goal. Good listening skills, good communication, patience and ability to discern what are the core issues for each client are very important in properly serving clients and a successful conclusion to the process of buying or selling a home. I speak Spanish and have helped many Spanish speaking families fulfill their dreams. With great pride I am certain my prior clients, buyers and sellers alike, would describe me a caring, loyal and highly ethical person.

Janice Jackson

License Number: 690055

I’ve been in Texas for over 23 years. I’m originally from Louisiana and a graduate of Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA. with a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. As a Professional Engineer for over 30 years attention to detail is imperative. This means my being meticulous for you as your realtor and being sensitive to your wants and needs are very important to me. Real Estate is in my blood. Being blessed to do what you love is a gift and I want to share my gift with you by serving you and your family as your Realtor. If you’re thinking of selling, buying, or leasing for the first time or the 100th time, please give me a call, I’m ready to help meet your needs. Also, to my investor brothers and sisters I can certainly help in this realm as well so let’s get moving!

Tamara Lias

Real Estate Specialist

License Number: 0681957

Tamara Lias is a native Texan who grew up in the Dallas area and now resides in the prosperous city of Murphy, with her husband and four children. Her husband pastors Divine Tabernacle in Plano, where she is over the women’s and outreach ministry. Through these ministries she is able to serve the people in the Collin County area with programs such as Ready To Learn, which gives out school supplies to local area children, Thanksgiving Food Drive, and the toy giveaway for Christmas. Tamara has a passion for serving others and sharing knowledge. She brings over 13 years of teaching and leadership experience to The Morine Group REALTORS. Tamara possesses strong analytical, and organizational skills and pays great attention to detail as she comes from an educational background and a family that has a legacy of real estate ownership, which contributes to her knowledge of the industry. As a result of Tamara’s background, she has learned the value of being a team player, encouraging others, and being a strong leader. She has a servant’s heart and goes above and beyond for her clients. Tamara’s main goal is to build a relationship with her clients and make sure their needs are met in a professional and timely manner, and to share her knowledge of real estate and the home buying/selling process to help her clients successfully reach their real estate goals.

Lorraine Love-Taylor


License Number: 0586707

The joy of moving into my first home 16 years ago is a feeling I'll never forget, and it's one I love to watch people experience for themselves. That's why I take a photo at every closing. I love experiencing those emotions every time, it never gets old. It's among the reasons I decided to become a real estate agent. I've sold and leased homes to people from all types of economic and credit backgrounds. I've worked with a variety of lenders and title companies and my faith allows me to remain calm and forthright in the most stressful situations. Bottom line: I'll work as hard as I can to put you in a home that makes you happy to pay the mortgage. I can't wait to take a photo with you!

Cindee Mack


License Number: 0533203

There are three (3) things that I am deeply passionate about: community, people, and the highest quality of service. Living in the DFW regional area for more than 30 years has been very rewarding. We live in one the most fascinating places in the U.S., with great opportunities, growing business and financial centers, the arts, great entertainment and so much more; it is so easy to be passionate about our DFW region.   No place can be special without the people who make it that way, and we have some of best: hard working, generous, fun-loving people.  In this environment I get energy, passion and commitment to serve clients who are looking for that special place for their family. I am committed to giving the proper attention and service to all my clients and will be readily accessible to assist, inform, and guide you through your home buying process.  Please allow me the opportunity to serve you in finding the home where your memories will be made.

African McKay


License Number: 0676251

The love I feel when helping a family accomplish their goal of home ownership is a feeling like none other. That is the feeling I want to continue to give as I help families accomplish their real estate goals, whether it is purchasing their 1st home or selling their current home to move on to the next chapter. Seeing that joyous look on the families face and feeling the love expressed is the reason I continue to give superb commitment to my clients.

Kenneth McKinney


License Number: 0549883

A lot has happened in the world of Real Estate since 2006, and Realtor Kenneth McKinney has been there, every step of the way. We call him, “seasoned, Real Estate Professional.” Kenneth’s clients just call him…all the time, every time, buying or selling! Kenneth’s clients draw “peace-of-mind throughout the process,” from a deep well of trust, fed by that long-term, successful Real Estate experience. Adding richness to that experience, are his core traits, which transcend Real Estate acumen: loyalty, honesty, integrity. Take that rich blend, and add Kenneth’s superior listening skills, a rock-solid, twenty-year business foundation in marketing, management, and award-winning *customer service – and you understand his great demand. Such a successful, multi-faceted and storied business career, naturally set a trajectory pointing Kenneth to succeed in the rigors required to become a licensed, professional and passionate Realtor. Now, ready to listen to your wants and needs, and to loyally serve as your advocate, is this one-of-a-kind Realtor: Mr. Kenneth McKinney. *Multiple year winners of General Motors “Mark of Excellence Award” for highest customer satisfaction Multiple year winners of the Ceridian (formerly Control Data Corporation) Great Performers Excellence Award in customer satisfaction.

Linda Montenegro

Realtor - Spanish Speaking

License Number: 0629231

I’m a Texas “native” by way of Las Vegas, NV. I’m a mother of two amazing boys and I love to cook, bake, work out and spend as much time as I can with my friends and family! With experience in resale, new builds, land and custom homes, my clients receive the utmost care and accurate knowledge that is above and beyond that of my competitors. Whether you are buying or selling, I understand the process can be emotional, challenging and complicated. I pride myself on providing Courteous, Care-Free and 100% Committed Service, taking the burden off you, so you can focus on making clear and concise decisions throughout the process. I look forward to being your Realtor and sharing your success story!

Johnnie Morine

Brokerage Owner/Realtor

License Number: 0627302

Premier Full Service real estate Brokerage in Fort Worth and Dallas. Our REALTORS provide you with all the resources you need to buy or sell real estate. We're licensed and governed by Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC). We are a members of Texas Association of REALTORS® and National Association of REALTORS®. We represent buyers and sellers in Dallas and Fort Worth as well as the mid-cities. Google our Reviews and Recommendations. Johnnie has been a member of Tarrant County over 35 years and he’s completely familiar with its culture of buyers and sellers. Understanding property values and the principles of negotiating are the differences between completing a smooth transaction AND failure. He’s often recognized for his unparalleled business track record, honesty and high ethical standards to provide excellent services taught by Dale Carnegie and Louis Tice. He is also known to do absolutely everything in his power to ensure his clients’ success as reflected through customer recommendations. From Johnnie: We're here to make you happy by completing your buying or selling needs. We're here to make your life better by solving your real estate problem and providing you a new life, new luxury and new opportunities going forward. Whether you’re downsizing or trading up, we'll help you prepare for the transition with our proven and sound ideas designed specifically for your real estate hurdle. We'll take the data, analyze it, and figure out the best way to help you buy or sell a home. “Realtors® should never be considered as equals; we must earn the client’s trust.”

Patra Payne


License Number: 0660839

A Realtor is a professional who should possess certain talents: communication, strong negotiation skills, listening skills, integrity, market knowledge and the heart for serving people. Patra Payne is one of these Realtors. Her motto is: "HELPING FAMILIES MAKE THE RIGHT MOVE." Patra Payne is a native of Dallas-Fort Worth area. She has been serving people for over 20 years in some capacity. Real Estate is her passion and she can’t imagine doing anything else. Patra has completed the following accreditations, which help separate her from the rest: Luxury Home Specialist, Seller’s Representatives Specialist, Accredited Buyers Representative, Certified Negotiation Expert and CE classes (continuing Education). There is one philosophy which Patra uses to help her remain focused – “Clients first!” Patra is grateful to help clients, as well as, their family and friends navigate through the process of home buying or selling. She believes the highest compliment is serving her clients and being referred to others.

Yolanda Rios


License Number: 0653129

Hello! My name is Yolanda and I am a life-long resident of Fort Worth. I grew up on the Westside and always drove through the Rivercrest and Westover neighborhoods thinking, “I’d love to sell houses one day” and here I am! I’ve been married for 38 years and have 2 children. My family is very important to me and I want my clients to feel like an extension of my family. I will do my best to make your home buying/selling experience easy, as well as provide the best customer service. So, if you’ve thought about buying or selling or just have questions about how to get the process started, give me a call.

Nicole Rogers



Nicole Rogers, a California hair stylist transformed Business owner & Texas Realtor, have the passion to assist others in finding their happy place, “A Home.” Nicole resides in Mansfield with her children and husband, a local business owner of: VIP MasterCutz, and they are members of Koinonia Christian Church where she is a Lead Usher. Nicole is also a member of Women of Faith ministry as well as active in the community giving back thru their annual Back-2- School event. With her Entrepreneurial spirit of 17+ years, drive and determination to BUY, SELL & SOAR…. She’s eager to share her California sunshine with every client she encounters. Her motto is: The KEY to your DREAMS is within arm reach…. I’m only a phone call away, Lets’ do business!

Myra Santos


License Number: 0658786

Myra Santos moved to the Dallas, Tx area 14 years ago from Kansas. She studied Business Administration and received her Bachelor’s Degree from Texas Southern University. She proceeded to work in fast, high demand, and energetic environments where she took pride in customer services and finding creative solutions to problems so that her customers/clients would have an enjoyable experience throughout the sales process. Enthusiastic and always excited about homes and real estate made the transition into being a real estate agent effortless for her. She likes to focus on helping buyers find the perfect home and/or investment properties. In her spare time, Myra enjoys spending time with her family, staying fit, and finding DIY projects for the home. She had a fondness for studying wine, home décor, and traveling as much as possible. She makes her customers feel comfortable as she listens to their needs and concerns. By keeping a finger on the pulse of the real estate market, Myra will be able communicate effectively not only about your home, but also the economy and market indicators. Her return clientele and having a positive relationship with the community is what she strives for daily. For she is not just a real estate agent who helps people buy or sell their homes… she is a Realtor® who is so much more and can do so much more than just that. Myra Santos is your local realty specialist and is here to serve you and your family.

Valli Sears-Jones (vsj)

Realtor, Investor, CPM

License Number: 0656932

Valli, (known as “VSJ”) offers over 20 years wealth of knowledge by having a full spectrum of the Real Estate industry. Her diverse background in Fostering Homeownership, Real Estate Development & Investments, along with Property Management, has proven to be a valued asset for her clients. As a buyer’s and seller’s agent, her clients have described her as a trailblazer and trusted resource who understands their intricate needs. Her overall strengths in targeting home searches for all her buyers, coupled with strong negotiation skills, innovative marketing strategies and impeccable attention to detail makes her a power-house resource for her clients. Valli, resides in Prosper, Texas with her loving husband Ronald. She has two children, and one grandchild. In her spare time, she loves engaging in home staging and decorating, traveling to tropical islands and participating in high impact cardio exercises. She is an advocate for building sustainable communities and you may find her servicing her local community efforts. If you are a seller, seasoned buyer, first time homebuyer or investor who is looking for results to be delivered and expectations to be exceeded, let “VSJ” and her team be your REALTOR® of choice! Helping You Buy With Confidence & Sell With Success.

Marcus Thompson



Born in Fort Worth, Marcus knows how to enjoy the culture whether it be the arts, dining, entertainment or recreation. He has years of experience in banking serving families and businesses of many backgrounds. Switching from banking to real estate was a natural transition because of his unequaled emphasis on trust, taking action, professionalism, solution providing and commitment. If you’re looking for imperial and bold real estate services Marcus is a shining example. I am eager to serve you. Here are some of the things I can do for you: Find Your Next Home You need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter - not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home Sell a Home When it's time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. I can take care of everything you need, from start to close. Consult on Home Selling Tactics Oftentimes buyers don't visualize living in your home the way you do. I can make your home attractive to its ideal audience - which can help you get top dollar. Things like staging the home, making repairs or minor improvements, or even simply painting the walls can be the difference between a home resting on the market and one that's sold fast.

James Walker


License Number: 0535226

I take great pleasure insuring my clients have the best service possible.

Carly Wallace


License Number: 0701175

Born in Austin, TX and raised in Houston, TX, Carly grew up surrounded by the influence of Real Estate her entire life. Her mother is a successful real estate agent out of Houston, and growing up, Carly witnessed her mother have it all....a successful career and a family life. She would aspire to have the same drive and dedication to both. Carly attended Texas Christian University and graduated with her bachelors in Fashion Merchandising with a minor in Business. She went on to New York City to chase her dreams in Fashion, working for both Donna Karan and Neiman Marcus. She met her husband, and real estate agent, Garrett Wallace in 2011. They married and have three children, Dawson, Jules, and Max. In 2016, Garrett and Carly decided to start a real estate empire of their own, forming Wallace Team Properties under the Morine Group of Realtors. As your Realtor, Carly will work tirelessly to promote your best interests. She understands that buying and selling real estate can be stressful, and will advocate for you. As a full time Realtor, she will work hard to lower your stress level and make your experience as pleasurable as possible. She will accomplish this through constant communication, and by being easily accessible whenever you need her. It would be a pleasure and an honor to work for you!

Garrett Wallace



Born and raised in Crowley, Tx and a current resident of Burleson, TX, Garrett has witnessed the tremendous change and growth that’s transformed Tarrant and Johnson counties. He possesses tremendous knowledge of the area. Garrett started his real estate career in 2011, and since then has grown into one of the top producing agents in the Burleson and surrounding areas. Garrett considers himself a family man, and in his spare time can be found enjoying the outdoors with his wife, Carly and three children, Dawson, Jules, and Max. Garrett is most at peace in the mountains and enjoys getting away to Colorado or New Mexico to snow ski and mountain bike. Music is also one of his life's passions. He enjoys listening to The Old 97's and Jason Isbell, and also loves to sing and play guitar with friends. As your Realtor, Garrett will work tirelessly to promote your best interests. He understands that buying and selling real estate can be stressful, and will advocate for you. As a full time Realtor, he will work hard to lower your stress level and make your experience as pleasurable as possible. He will accomplish this through constant communication, and by being easily accessible whenever you need him. It would be a pleasure and an honor to work for you!

Letitia Wilkerson


License Number: 0540483

I have been in the Real Estate Business for over 13 years , Real Estate is my passion, I Love seeing people happy, when I can help them find that perfect home for them , it makes my heart smile, are if I sell there home and they receive more money then they ever dreamed of receiving off the sell of their home my heart smiles. I go to work for my clients , you can say no giving up here , until we have accomplished what we set fort to do, I have been a multi million dollar producer just about since day one, when your looking for a real estate professional to work hard for you , you have to look no further. I truly go that extra mile and then some.

Elaine Woodall


License Number: 0678952

While I am fairly new to real estate, as a wife of 22 years, a mom of triplets, and a tenured employee in corporate America, I have decades of experience in listening, problem-solving and getting a job done! My family and I have lived in Ellis County since 2003. We are like most everyone else – our days are spent volunteering at school events, paying our bills and living our faith the best we can. I understand that my clients want what I want – someone they can trust, who will put their needs first, and use every creative, focused resource they have to helping them reach their goals. You have many choices when selecting a real estate partner - with me, it is all about you. Welcome home.