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As a native Arlingtonian, Matt Leighton has an unparalleled knowledge of the area and the community. Growing up in Lyon Park, Matt has seen first-hand the development that has taken place throughout the area and he has a keen understanding of the submarkets in Northern Virginia.

After graduating from James Madison University with a degree in Marketing and a minor in Computer Information Systems, Matt took a sales job where he helped small businesses increase their exposure and revenue through online marketing. A year later in 2013, he got his real estate license and decided to pursue a real estate career full time where he could combine his two passions: marketing and Arlington County.

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To deliver the most effective real estate experience possible through exceptional customer service and ultramodern marketing.

core values

  • Integrity
    We believe that doing the right thing is always the right thing to do.
  • Expertise
    We are dedicated to our craft as full-time professionals and strive to always stay up-to-date on the latest market trends.
  • Empathy
    We understand the emotional toll involved in purchasing and selling real estate. We are here for you.
  • Competitive
    We know how to operate in one of the most competitive markets in the entire country and we welcome the challenge. Bring it on.
  • Creativity
    We are always testing innovative marketing ideas to help our clients get a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
  • Humility
    We are extremely grateful for each and every client we have the pleasure of serving.
  • Community
    We are passionate about helping to build and empower the Arlington community.
  • Health & Wellness
    We are committed to living an active lifestyle through a healthy diet and routine exercise.
  • Giving Back
    We are committed to giving back and making a positive impact by donating a portion of every commission to a local charity.


Matt Leighton was fabulous! It was a pleasure to work with him on the sale of our condo. He was responsive with follow-up and created an excellent video for the condo. We received 12 offers within 5 days of listing the condo and closed within 30 days. Thank you again...

- Alex; Arlington

Matt was always responsive and on-time. He helped us find our second home in Alexandria. We had worked with Matt 5 years ago with the purchase of our first work and knew that we would work with him again. He was very patience with us through the first time, and...

- Orlando & Claudia; Alexandria

Since I was selling the property as part of an estate, I really wanted a full service realtor and that's what Matt Leighton delivered. Matt went above and beyond expectations. He got the property ready for sale by arranging to have all the junk cleared out and putting me in...

- Chris; Alexandria

Matt was outstanding throughout the entire process - I couldn't have a higher recommendation. His customer service was far and above what I would ever have expected. Even now, after we have closed, Matt continues to follow-up on items and assist us through the move-in process...

- Steven; Falls Church

Although we had planned to speak with two other agents/brokerages, after our initial meeting with Matt Leighton we were so impressed we looked no further. Matt handled every aspect of the selling process professionally, quickly, and smoothly, and when we needed it, he gave us timely reassurances in clear language....

- Laura & David; Arlington

Matt made selling the condo as simple as possible. Was extremely helpful for any and all questions or communication and had a wealth of knowledge on the area and realistic expectations. I would highly recommend taking advantage of his services....

- Logan; Arlington

Matt Leighton is the most honest, knowledgeable, professional, punctual, tenacious, and thorough agent I have worked with in the home buying/selling process. Matt's guidance and experience is top notch. He provided advice prior to marketing my home on how to show the interior. After all the great help, I received...

- Sarah; Reston

Matt truly invested his time in prepping my condo for sale (pre and post home inspection) and marketing my unit. The marketing- the staging, pictures, video, etc- was really impressive. It's very encouraging when you feel your realtor is personally invested in representing you in the best way possible with...

- Anita; Arlington

After experiencing my first home purchase with Matt and how smooth it went, I knew I had to use Matt as my realtor for my first sale too. Matt goes above and beyond to not only make it as stress free experience as possible but also to market and sell...

- James; Alexandria

Matt Leighton did a great job in helping to advise me in all aspects of the sale. His use of multiple different advertising outlets, use of social media, and the amazing staging work that Matt set up, we had multiple offer within just a few days on the market....

- Matt; Fairfax

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