Real Estate Advisor
David Leighton was born in Westbrook Maine and has been a Miami resident for over 50 years. He has gained a unique perspective about Miami’s diverse cultures, noteworthy architecture and distinct neighborhoods during that time, and throughout his 25-year real estate career.
David brings extensive experience in sales, buying and selling investment properties, and enjoys an impressive roster of resources including designers, contractors, architects, attorneys and lenders.
David’s real estate expertise attracted the attention of Wimbish Riteway, a Sotheby’s affiliate. David was brought on to manage a team of approximately 200 of the top agents in Miami Dade. His guidance and knowledge were instrumental in helping Wimbish Riteway achieve top sales volume month after month, year after year, as compared to other companies at that time.
After Wimbish was sold, David owned and operated a successful property management company that was well known for its professional work on many high-end boutique buildings. As the market changed, he became sought after by Asset Managers to handle bank owned properties. He has successfully sold hundreds of properties and is considered a leader in that arena.
David has two beautiful children and two dogs that keep him fit and on the go. He loves Miami and wakes up every morning excited about real estate and all the possibilities it brings.
David Leighton Realtor Reviews & Testimonials
“This review is directly related to my experience with David Leighton, an associate of Jo-Ann Forster. David is extremely knowledgeable and completely understands the market and the needs of his clients. He represented us as the buyer and walked us through every step until and through the day of closing. I wish all professionals enjoyed and took such interest in their fields as David. We are forever grateful to have found David and would highly recommend speaking to him when you are looking to purchase or sell your home.”
“I have been working with David Leighton for almost 20 years. He has always been my Realtor and I have recommended him to friends and family. He is top Notch, always a ray of Sunshine and when problems occur, he takes care of them right away. I have rented all of my units at one point or another and David has always got the highest rents in the area. Then when we decided to sell these particular Villas/Townhomes he sold them in record time and for the highest price in the community. It’s great to Know that when I call him and we agree on a price I do not have to worry about anything until closing. I would highly recommend David to anybody for all Real Estate Transactions simply because he gets the job done with a great deal of Ethics, Experience and Professionalism.”
“I was introduced to David Leighton 25 years ago I was looking at a property in the Coconut Grove area and needed someone who shared my vision of having a property that I could re-do and then have a spectacular finished product. David and I collaborated and I bought the property. I used David in 4 more transactions that all were for investments. David is a true professional that took great interest in getting me not only a fantastic deal but was Ethical and skilled in negotiations as well. I have recommended David to friends and think he is not only an awesome Realtor but he is an all-around a great guy. I know when I recommend David that my friends will agree and thank me.”