Whitlock Realty & Construction  
Whitlock Realty & Construction

About Us

Whitlock Realty & Construction was founded in 1963 by Gratia Whitlock. She has grown the company along with Whitlock Realty from a one - house - at - time company, to a peak volume of 72 house closings in 1979. Gratia has managed this family operation, developing land in the Monroe area, building and selling new homes and multifamilies, and listing and selling existing properties. Gratia was president of the local Northeast Louisiana Homebuilders Association in 1974. She served as Director for the Louisiana State Homebuilders Association and National Homebuilders Association for seven years.

Skip Fife

Skip Fife has been with the company since 1975. After receiving a degree from Louisiana Tech in 1968, and a term in the Army, Skip came back to work in the construction and real estate company. He has been on the board for the Northeast Louisiana Homebuilders Association for several years in the late '80's. Skip has a hands-on supervisory approach to all our jobs and will always strive to make your building experience exceed your expectations. We can help you with your plans and color selections, as much or little as you find necessary. Skip will always find time for your comments concerning your job, either before, during the planning stages, during construction, or after move-in. We are a VA- certified builder and can help the veteran work through the paper chase. Skip can help you with the process of selecting and working with the available mortgage companies locally.

Diane Abreu

Diane Abreu came with Whitlock Realty & Construction in 1997. Diane can assist you in working through the custom building process, from plan selection, mortgage processing, to color selections. She can also show you our new houses in inventory as well as existing houses on the market. Diane handles our rental properties, and if we don't have what you are looking for, she will guide you to someone else in the market.

Forrest Fife

Forrest got on board in 2005 as office manager. He is charged with the accounting side of the company as well as marketing. Forrest assists with job estimations on custom homes, and is active with the Home Builders Association of Northeast Louisiana. He works with clients during the construction process of their new custom home from obtaining a building permit to color selection. He recently earned his realtor's license to go along with forestry consulting services he offers to assist landowners.

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