For independently owned and locally operated real estate firm DC Living®, their name is representative of a unique approach to the business. “Our business model is designed for our agents, including me and my wife Debbie, to enjoy living while working; hence our firm’s name,” says Managing Partner/Principal Broker P.L. Skip Singleton, Jr., Esq. “Ours is a model of efficiency -- for our professional agents and professional clients. We are proud of the boutique technology-advanced firm we’ve built to allow us the time and energy to enjoy living in this wonderful metropolitan area while seamlessly delivering a high level of customer-first service."
To effectively compete in the DC real estate market, DC Living® has always been among the first to embrace new technology. It was the first ‘smart’ DC Metro area real estate firm, allowing its sales professionals to work anywhere, without the limitations of an office. It was also the first "green," paperless office to use electronic signatures, cloud storage and other time-saving software. Agents appreciate the work-life balance and flexibility of the firm, while clients appreciate both instant personal communication with agents and efficient transactions.
“We've been a successful, independent firm for over 15 years now," says Singleton. "Despite numerous attempts to acquire or merge with us, we couldn’t imagine changing the way we conduct our business." Though the firm is boutique-sized, DC Living® professionals have consistently been ranked in the Top 1% of all Realtors for annual sales and is ranked “Best” in the DC Metro area year after year by Washingtonian magazine.
Partners of the firm include Skip Singleton, Debbie Singleton and Jason Skipworth. DC Living's Property Manager is Ed Lichorat; and Lichorat, Bill Reuther, Sarah Aschenbach, and James Rosebush are Associates who bring years of expertise to round out the dynamic team.
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
2016 & 2017 Washingtonian – Platinum Top Producer Sales
Skip and his wife Debbie are one of the DC area’s most successful real estate sales teams. They are ranked in the “Top 1% of all DC area REALTORS” for successful sales each of the past 16 years and set that same high standard of excellence for all DC Living® agents.
Skip previously worked as an attorney at a prominent law firm and as 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 clients at a level rarely seen in residential real estate.
Skip currently serves as Founder and President of the DC Design House – the region’s foremost annual residential design attraction and a leading fund-raiser for Children’s National Health System. Skip is a licensed Principal Broker in DC, VA and MD.
2016 & 2017 Washingtonian – Platinum Top Producer Sales
Debbie has been a consistent top selling professional in the greater Washington, DC area for over 18 years. For the past 16 years, she has teamed with her husband Skip and has been ranked in the “Top 1% of all DC Area REALTORS” for successful sales each year.
Debbie is energetic and dynamic: she enjoys running and fitness and is a supporter of animal rescue. Before building her business in real estate, she enjoyed a successful career as owner of Debbie’s Famous Granola – an award-winning international specialty food company. She brings a high level of energy and diverse sales and business experience to her real estate clients.
Debbie currently serves as Co-Founder of the DC Design House – the region’s foremost annual residential design attraction and a leading fund-raiser for Children’s National Health System. Debbie is a licensed Sales Professional in DC, VA & MD.
2015 City Paper “Best of DC” – Best Real Estate Agent Nominee 2016 Washingtonian – Top Producer 2016 & 2017 Washingtonian – Best DC Realtors: Washingtonian’s 101 Top Real Estate Agents 2016 Top Rated Real Estate Agents in Dupont Circle
Jason has over 19 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 (AL), Denver (CO), and Washington D.C.
Jason’s experience in financial and operational management translates to meticulous attention to detail for his clients 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.
Jason is an active volunteer for the National Capital Area Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Jason is a licensed Sales Professional in DC, VA & MD.
The Property Manager of the firm provides full-service residential property management services in DC, VA and MD while managing a portfolio of rental homes and apartments with years of successful results.
Ed Lichorat was born and raised in Schenectady, New York, home of General Electric and American Locomotive. He has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the College of Saint Rose and an MBA from John’s Hopkins University.
Ed retired from an executive management position with the Federal Government after 32 years to lead DC Living Real Estate’s Property Management Division. Using his diverse experience in marketing, finance, information technology, and management, Ed is well-positioned to manage the important Property Management arm of the firm. Ed is a licensed real estate professional in DC and VA, and is in the process of adding MD.
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DC Living is an independent and boutique real estate firm in the DC area offering award-winning sales and management services in DC, VA and MD for over 15 years.
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 DCLiving.com.
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/whats_in_a_name/12990.
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