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At A1 Properties we pride ourselves on getting back to basics and providing our clients and customers with good, old fashion customer service. That combined with our cutting edge technology and vast knowledge of the property management industry makes us stand apart from the rest.

Sam Lewin – Owner, Realtor, CCIM – Sam Lewin has been a businessman in the Prescott area for more than 34 years and, along with Ada Lewin, owns and operates A1 Properties that provides investment services, property management and sales. Sam credits his success to providing exceptional customer service and making his clients’ objectives his first priority.

The commercial division of The Lewin Team is headed by Sam Lewin, CCIM. This prestigious designation, Certified Commercial Investment Member, is only given to those who have had an extensive commercial selling background and have completed a series of courses along with a comprehensive examination. Sam received his CCIM pin in 2003 and is a part of a small group of highly skilled commercial and investment real estate experts in the Tri-City area.

Sam and Ada got their start in residential real estate and after meeting with significant success, Sam decided to focus on commercial real estate and Ada decided to focus on residential real estate for sale. Sam started his commercial career with single family homes and moved to duplexes, triplexes and four-plexes. Eventually Sam moved to larger apartment buildings, office complexes, strip centers, and business opportunities. For commercial advice or residential… talk to Sam!

Ada Lewin – Designated Broker  & Co-Owner of A1 Properties – Ada has been in Real Estate since 1999 and prior to her Real Estate career she had an extensive career in banking.  Upon moving to Prescott in 1983 she entered into a career in Retail where she opened and ran her own store until the early 1990’s.   Working as a Real Estate agent has become the most rewarding career to date. Outside of the duties as the Designated Broker for A1 Properties, Ada's energy & time is mainly directed at working with buyers and sellers, finding ways to meet their needs and wants through experience, training, trust, and a lifelong commitment to service, putting the care of customers and clients FIRST.

Laura Ruiz – Realtor, Leasing Agent – Laura has resided in Prescott, Arizona for the past 30 years and has an in-depth knowledge of the local communities, neighborhoods and enclaves of Yavapai County.  She joined the A1 Team in June, 2013 and has served in a variety of administrative capacities including obtaining her Real Estate License in 2016.

Previously, as Purchasing Manager for Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc., one of the nations’ leading manufacturers of firearms, Laura developed a skill for negotiation, customer service and contract writing.  She continued to hone those skill for 3 years as a Courtroom Clerk for Yavapai County Superior Court and an additional 5 years as Judicial Assistant to Hon. Warren R. Darrow and Hon. Howard D. Hinson, Jr.

Laura’s business approach is founded on building lasting relationships based upon commitment and trust;  buyers and sellers communication during the listing phase or purchase, through and after the close of escrow.  Whether it's a vacation home or a place to make a fresh new start, Laura’s hard work and perseverance will help her client’s fulfill their dreams using the most current resources and tools available.

Leah Rupp – Bookkeeper – Leah attended College of the Desert after high school where she majored in business. She later went on to work at her mother’s real estate office, first as a receptionist, then in 2008, when she got her California real estate license, she became the brokers assistant, and then the property manager. She is now working on getting her Arizona real estate license. Leah loves helping people find a place to call home, and looks forward to her future here.

Lisa Garrett – Realtor – From south Texas to Las Vegas where 28 years were spent gathering a wide assortment of sales skills and marketing experience, Lisa now specializes in representing clients in the purchase and sale of single-family residences and income property within the Prescott area.