Melanie Newton

Melanie NewtonMelanie took the real estate industry by storm when she joined in a down market in 2007. She was named Rookie of the Year in 2008, her first full year in real estate, and received the Coaches Award in 2009 in recognition of her continued increase in sales. In 2010, she was selected to be a part of the Agent Leadership Council of the DFW Market Center, and served again in 2012.  Together, she and Mike have grown The VIP Group and The VIP Group Farm and Ranch Division to a thriving team of agents that can meet the diverse and individual needs of all Buyers, Sellers, Investors and Leasing Clients.

As a multi-million dollar producer, Melanie is a Certified Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource, a member of the Northeast Tarrant County Board of Realtors, and the Texas and National Association of Realtors.

Melanie is a native Texan, born and raised in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.  Having lived here all of her life gives her insight to the vastly different offerings of the many different communities within the Metroplex area.  After nearly 20 years in the field of Dentistry as a Registered Dental Hygienist, Melanie transitioned into the exciting field of Real Estate to meet clients’ needs in a very different way.  She is passionate about educating and coaching her clients in the ever changing real estate market, and is unsurpassed in her level of personal attention given to each and every client.  Melanie’s meticulous attention to detail insures that each transaction proceeds smoothly to help you achieve your real estate goals.  


Mike Newton

Mike NewtonSince joining the team in 2013, James “Mike” Newton brings a rich tradition of farming and ranching knowledge to The VIP Group, and leads The VIP Group Farm and Ranch Division. His Texas Roots fall back into the 1800’s.  While growing up in Irving, Mike spent many times on the family farm in South Irving and North Grand Prairie (yes, it was an agrarian community), as well as the farm and ranches in east Texas. Mike’s knowledge of farming, ranching, cattle, and horses is extensive and compounded by his love of Texas land.

Mike was named Keller Williams Farm and Ranch Rookie of The Year for 2015. 

Mike is a member of the Texas and Southwest Cattle Raisers Association, American Quarter Horse Association, American Paint Horse Association, American Angus Association and various other organizations.


Megan Johnson

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Ben Friel

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