Summit Real Estate Group is a Team of highly experienced real estate professionals with offices in Aliso Viejo and Valencia, California serving the real estate needs of Buyers and Sellers in Southern California. Owners Paul Dinkel and Tony Lewis were previously associated with RE/MAX of Valencia before starting Summit Real Estate Group. Summit Real Estate Group was formed to provide seamless service to past and new clients in Los Angeles and Ventura counties while expanding business into Orange County.
Paul and Tony each bring over 25 years of real estate sales experience in Southern California and both have consistently been in the top 1% of Realtors in the USA, and have earned the prestigious RE/MAX Platinum and Hall of Fame awards. They have successfully closed over 1,000 real estate transactions and counting.
Prior to commencing his real estate career in 1995, Paul graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a B.S. Civil Engineering degree and MBA graduate courses and has worked for major corporations including Peter Kiewit Sons, FMC Corporation and Texaco/Chevron in marketing, sales and project development management positions. Paul has experience in all markets, including over 150 REO and short sales and has completed over 2,500 Broker Price Opinion (BPO) evaluations determining accurate property values thru out Southern California. Paul has also managed a network of professional, licensed and bonded contractors, providing turnkey maintenance, repair, rehab services and these resources are available for all client and investor needs. Paul has been married to Tracy Dinkel since 1990 and has lived in the Santa Clarita Valley prior to relocating to Orange County.
Tony Lewis was licensed in 1996 and has lived and worked in the Santa Clarita Valley since 1980. Prior to real estate, Tony owned and operated the El Ranch Plaza Market, Deli & Pizzaria in Sylmar, CA. Tony was born in Detroit, Michigan, moved to Grosse Pointe Woods and attended Eastern Michigan University. Tony is a Vietnam Era Veteran and served honorably in the U.S. Army, DAV before moving to California in 1975. Tony is married to Dani Lewis since 1977 and has two daughters Natalie & Stephanie. Toni and Dani moved to Valencia in 1980 and have been an intricate part of the community ever since. Tony is a founding member of the Community Development Community and member of the Blue Task Force with the city of Santa Clarita.
Other key team members include Realtors Tracy Dinkel (formerly with RE/MAX of Valencia and Coldwell Banker Vista Realty) and Marianne Leopold (formerly with Rodeo Realty, the largest real estate company in the San Fernando Valley).
Summit Real Estate Group is a team of full-time real estate professionals’ providing high quality customer service and have received the Platinum Quality Service Certification. Summit Real Estate Group are members of both the California and National Association of Realtors and the Orange County Association of Realtors (OCAR) MLS and Southland Association of Realtors (SRAR) MLS with CRMLS access to all Southern California properties.
In addition, Team members hold the Certified Distressed Property Experts (CDPE), Certified Investment Agent Specialist (CIAS), New Home Co-Broker (NHCB), Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist (CPRES), Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource (SFR), Certified Foreclosure Agent (CFA), Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist (CPRES), Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource (SFR), Certified Short Sale Agent (CSSA), Certified HAFA Specialist (CHS) and ePRO designations.
In working closely with clients, Summit Real Estate Group has developed a great knowledge of local neighborhoods throughout Southern California in the areas of evaluation, professional marketing, property presentation and negotiations. With a real passion for real estate, the Summit Real Estate Group team has the skills and experience necessary to successfully compete in today’s challenging marketplace. Every client is treated like family, looking out for their best interests and earning their trust and respect to be considered by them as Clients for Life. Our Team is Quality Service Certified (QSC) at the Platinum level providing the highest level of customer service rated by an independent third party organization. This is exactly why much of our business is based on repeat clients and referrals from family members, neighbors, friends and business associates.
Click on Team Members to meet the members of Summit Real Estate Group’s outstanding professionals and support team servicing Orange, Los Angeles and Ventura counties of Southern California.
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