Moving is always a big decision and moving to an entirely new city can represent a major shift. With a constantly growing economy, rapidly evolving neighborhoods and increasing property values, Atlanta is a top place to call home. Since each neighborhood has its own unique flavor, price point, charm and access to the city’s infrastructure, it’s more important than ever to find a connected real estate agent to guide you on your home-buying or leasing journey.
Here’s our list of top-notch Atlanta-area agents who can help guide you to your dream home in your dream neighborhood!
Based in Brookhaven, one of Atlanta’s most popular neighborhoods, Andy Peters and the rest of The Peters Company’s 10-member team know the area well. The team’s client-first philosophy nets them more than 85% repeat and referral business, and they were named the #1 Keller Williams Realty Team in Georgia in 2015. In addition to Brookhaven, The Peters Company specializes in Buckhead, intown Atlanta, Sandy Springs, North Fulton, East Cobb and Peachtree Corners. “Being an Atlanta native, I’ve worked, played, and lived in just about every corner of this city,” says Andy. “It’s my heart’s desire to help others make Atlanta home in the most comfortable way possible for them.”
Atlanta natives might recognize real estate agent Jimmy Baron’s famous voice, as he was once a top-rated morning drive radio host. Now, he’s turned his considerable knowledge of the city into an award-winning real estate business, specializing in Sandy Springs, Brookhaven, Buckhead, Dunwoody, Smyrna, Vinings and Roswell. He’s officially been in the business for five years and has already been named to the Atlanta Board of Realtors’ Multi-Million Dollar Sales Club for two years running. “My ability to really listen to my clients and understand their ultimate goals has helped me build a great business,” he says.
In addition to her 12 years of real estate experience, Holly Leonard worked for more than ten years as a loan officer, so she’s prepared to guide new home buyers through the process from start to finish. “Thousands of real estate transactions have given me an experience-based knowledge in all the aspects of the real estate buying and selling processes,” she says. “Additionally, I’m very familiar with the Metro Atlanta market and keep up with the latest information regarding schools and community developments in order to ensure that my clients invest in strong areas.” She specializes in neighborhoods in town, as well as North Fulton, Dekalb, Forsyth, Gwinnett, Cobb, and Cherokee Counties.
For six years, Kyle MacDonald of Keller Knapp Realty has brought his personal and honest approach to helping clients find a home that best suits their needs. He and his team focus on the fast-growing Brookhaven, Decatur, Midtown and Chamblee areas, which has helped The MacDonald Team stay among the company’s top producers. “I love helping people that are new to Atlanta purchase a home, because it gives me an opportunity to share the different neighborhoods this amazing city has to offer,” he says.
Second-generation realtor Maura Neill, of RE/MAX, leverages her love of the real estate world and her vast experience with education to help buyers make the best decisions in a home purchase. She is an Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) and a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), and is a regular speaker at various National Association of REALTORS events nationwide. Though she travels widely, she and her team have deep and wide knowledge of Atlanta.
Carrie Faletti, of the Faletti Group at Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty, leads a team of agents who boast more than 30 years of combined experience. The team prides themselves on exemplary client service and swift response times, so that their buyers and sellers can stay ahead of a fast-moving Atlanta real estate market. Carrie herself is an Atlanta native with deep roots in the city, so she’s an ideal partner to connect new residents with their ideal neighborhood.
Atlanta transplants might find an ideal partner in Beacham & Company Realtors agent Lindsey Sanders, who is a Certified Relocation Specialist. She has more than a dozen years of experience in real estate, and she particularly enjoys helping first-time homebuyers find their dream home. Over the course of her career, she’s won the Rising Star Award and Agent of the Year for Customer Service. She’s also an Atlanta Board of Realtors Multi-Million Dollar Club Lifetime Member.
Broker and agent Jessica W. Crocker of Georgian Home Realty specializes in the growing and often-affordable Tucker area in Dekalb County, as well as other neighborhoods around the city, including Mountain Park, Lilburn, Pine Lake and Atlanta itself. She’s been in the real estate business for more than a dozen years, leveraging her experience to help connect buyers with homes that meet their “must have” criteria – from price to location to school district.
You may recognize Atlanta real estate agent Christian “The Maven” Ross from her star turn on HGTV’s House Hunters. Satisfied Atlanta buyers and sellers know her as the savvy broker behind Village Realty, where she prides herself on listening so she knows just what clients are seeking. She’s a past president of the Women’s Council of Realtors’ Atlanta Chapter, the youngest in the organization’s history. Her office is in Buckhead’s Atlanta Tech Village, where she works among more than 300 Atlanta-based tech startup companies, so she’s adept at leveraging the latest technology to buy and sell houses.
Based in Roswell, Mark Broyles and his team at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers have featured listings north of the town in Roswell and Alpharetta, as well as in the city of Atlanta. As a top producer, he’s won the Gold Award, Emerald Elite Award and Platinum Award, which are all a testament to his “client first” philosophy. Mark leverages his deep knowledge of the Atlanta area and marketing to help clients find a home that matches their dreams and lifestyle.