Seventeen years ago, the founding partners of DC Living Real Estate, LLC, established the DC area’s first ‘smart’ real estate firm, in which sales professionals worked wherever they went, without the limitations of a singular office. To the partners, a traditional office wasn’t flexible, adaptable, or, above all, convenient for working and living -- and they had the foresight to understand that the traditional office would become increasingly archaic as technology evolved.
“We prefer the idea of ‘Smart Work,’” says Managing Partner/Principal Broker P. L. Skip Singleton, Jr., Esq. “In today’s networked age, we no longer need to travel to work; instead, work travels with us wherever we go. Our agents choose to work more efficiently from home, or anywhere else they would like, rather than wasting hours commuting and unproductive time in the office.”
“Our firm’s business model is designed for efficient service that allows more time and energy to seamlessly deliver a high level of client-first service while enjoying living in this wonderful metropolitan area,” says Skipworth.
DC Living® has always been a client-first firm. Clients appreciate the firm's relationship focus, as well as the efficiency and personal communication offered by DC Living agents. Agents appreciate the work-life balance and flexibility of the firm through their use of technology to work smarter and more efficiently.
“We embrace being a successful independent firm and, despite the numerous attempts to acquire or merge with us, we couldn’t imagine changing our enjoyable and personal way of conducting business,” says Managing Partner Debbie Singleton. Despite its boutique size, DC Living® Professionals have consistently been in the Top 1% of all Realtors for successful annual sales and are annually ranked “Best” by Washingtonian magazine in the DC area.
Partners of the firm include Skip Singleton, Debbie Singleton and Jason Skipworth. Bill Reuther and James Rosebush are Associates who bring years of expertise to round out the dynamic boutique firm.
About the Partners
The Partners of the firm share in the leadership, strategic planning, and decision-making on matters that impact the firm.
P.L. Skip Singleton, Jr., Esq.
Managing Partner/Principal Broker
Skip and his wife Debbie are one of the DC area’s most successful real estate sales teams – ranked in the “Top 1% of all DC area REALTORS” for successful sales each of the past 17 years, and they set that high standard of excellence for all DC Living® agents.
Skip previously was an attorney at a prominent law firm, and he also previously was a law clerk for the Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. With his strong skills and background, Skip serves his real estate clients at the highest level rarely seen in residential real estate.
Debbie has been a consistent top selling professional in the greater Washington, DC area for over 19 years. For the past 17 years, she has teamed with her husband Skip where they are ranked in the “Top 1% of all DC Area REALTORS” for successful sales each year.
Debbie is energetic and dynamic: she enjoys fitness and is a supporter of animal rescue. In addition to her current successful real estate career, she enjoyed a successful past career as owner of Debbie’s Famous Granola – an award-winning international specialty food company. Her energy and diverse sales and business experience are unique skills she brings to better serve her real estate clients at the highest level.
Jason has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. He was born and raised in Florence, Alabama, and graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate. After college, Jason held several positions with some of the nation’s leading Real Estate Investment Trust in Birmingham, Alabama, Denver, Colorado, and Washington D.C.
Jason’s experience in Financial & Operational Management is the foundation that provides his clients with attention to detail in every real estate transaction. His personal and caring approach are evident through his desire to make every real estate transaction smooth and stress-free.
DC Living® also prioritizes giving back to the community by founding and sponsoring the DC Design House, supporting Bread for the City, City Dogs Rescue, Alzheimer’s Association, Palisades Village, Mango’s Freedom Wheels, Saving K9 Lives plus, Salvation Army’s Angel Tree, and DCJCC Everything But The Turkey.
The DC Living® web site is fully mobile-friendly, can be read in 91 languages, and includes dynamic real-time search features that do not require a separate app. For more info visit www.DCLiving.com.
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/dcs-leading-smart-firm/14368.
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