Meet Ray & Mary Dee
Ray has extensive knowledge of the River Oaks, West University, Memorial and the Memorial Villages areas with over 30 years of experience in these Houston neighborhoods. In addition, he has been active in the Woodlands and Pearland and Clear Lake/ Friendswood and Cinco Ranch areas with his relocation Clients. Ray has been very involved in the Houston Area Community through his previous participation on the Ballet and SPA Boards, Baylor College of Medicine Advocacy Board with the Breast Center. He's currently the Co-Chair of the Dan Duncan Cancer Center Advocacy Board. Ray’s involvement in the community has proven extremely import in assisting his Relocation Clients getting quickly settled into and active in their new community.
Ray has unique knowledge of Real Estate Property Tax issues gained while formally representing the City of Houston on the Harris County Appraisal Board of Directors. He annually conducts a podcast for our Group on Current Tax Issues and the most useful information to file a protest. Real estate taxes are a major cost of home ownership and it never gets cheaper!
Ray maintains his Texas Professional Engineers license and has earned designations as a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) and At Home with Diversity (AHWD). He also brings to his clients, practical experience in lending, home construction and remodeling. Ray is also a licensed Property Tax Consulate.
He has academic achievements with a degree as a Chemical Engineer and a Masters in Business Administration focusing on Finance. Before entering his 30 plus year career in Real Estate, Ray was VP of Finance and CFO of several project entities in the Electric Power and Gas Pipeline industries.
With this broad knowledge and years of working with International Clients, Ray is focused on making every Real Estate transaction a smooth and enjoyable experience.
Mary Dee Neal
Mary Dee is a native Houstonian with 40+ years’ experience in Residential sales and leasing. Specializing in River Oaks, West University, Tanglewood, Memorial and Medical Center areas. Top Producer Award winner for multi-million dollar production at Heritage Texas Properties. She has earned the designations for Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) and Accredited Buyer Representation (REBAC).
Mary Dee is active in the Houston Community through her involvement in the Advocacy Board for the Dan Duncan Cancer Center, Houston Ballet Guild, Houston Symphony League, Houston Food Bank and her KKG Alumni group. For her service to the Community, she was the recipient of the John E Wolf Citizen Award from the Houston Association of REALTORS®.
Her academic achievements include both an undergraduate and Master’s degrees in Spanish. Prior to entering the Real Estate field, she work in the consular core at the Embassy in Madrid, Spain and was a Spanish teacher.
Mary Dee has extensive experience in probate, estates, trusts and tenant-occupied and vacant properties. She has been involved in High Rise sales since the initial years of construction and has extensive knowledge of layouts and lifestyle features for the diverse offerings.
Her focus on her clients is best stated that it’s all about doing a great job for people, regardless of their price range. They must be able to depend on you for thorough service!
“Becky went above and beyond for me. Even when she was dealing with personal issues at home, I was always able to get a hold of her and she was with me every step of the way!”
“Mark Standridge is very nice. He is incredibly professional in his advice, and answered all my question thoroughly. I highly recommend him and I would work with him again in the future!”
“Becky is extremely knowledgeable about the Houston Heights. She was quick and clear with her communication and works fast! I would love to work with Becky again.”
“Mark was great. We wanted a REALTOR® that knew our market. He knew it very well and helped price our house accurately. We had an offer within 36 hours of the listing and accepted!”
“Becky made the process of signing a lease on an apartment very easy and stress free. She was always quick to respond to my texts or calls and made the process very easy, as I knew I could depend on her.”
“Mark has sold two houses for me, purchased one, and rented one. Without comparison he is the best REALTOR® I have ever worked with - knows his stuff, dedicated, loyal to his client and his firm, hard-worker, and very honest!”
“Becky is extremely knowledgeable of the Houston market and in particular of The Heights. She is extremely professional and committed. She is well connected and has an amazing Rolodex of resources to help in the home purchasing experience. Becky is unrivaled in The Heights!”
“Mark was an amazing REALTOR®. I am a first time home buyer. Mark walked me through every step of the process to make sure I was comfortable. He took the time to make sure that I was an informed buyer. I really enjoyed working with him!”
“Very happy with our rental property and extremely satisfied with the level of service we received from Becky. When we are ready to purchase a home, she will be who we call.”
“Working with Mark was a great experience! He is knowledgeable, well-connected, calm, professional and very nice. Will gladly recommend him to others.”
“I would HIGHLY recommend Becky Davis. She was an excellent negotiator on our behalf, and she was beyond helpful, even after the final closing. I consider her to be a superb REALTOR®.”
“Mark was both professional and personable going above and beyond our expectations. He patiently guided us through selling our old house and finding and purchasing out new home. We highly recommend him!”