The Best Realtors in Atlanta


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Looking for quality real estate agents in the Atlanta area?

It’s not easy identifying the best local companies, even if you’ve lived in the same city your whole life.

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Using metrics from major local directories like Google and working with our local networks to factor in offline characteristics like local reputation, quality of services and other anecdotal evidence we’ve gathered the top businesses in Atlanta in one easy list for you.

Find and support your favorite local realtors with this exclusive guide today!

The Smyrna Team, Keller Williams Cityside

The Smyrna Team, powered by Keller Williams Cityside, is different by design. The Keller Williams approach is built on personal touches, win-win deals and positive results. The Smyrna Team consists of Tracy Gaudiano, Eddie Hudson, Lori Clezie, Briana Cooper, Leanne Allen, Sharon Gallagher, and Jeff and Wende Reynolds. The Smyrna Team uses the latest technology, market research and business strategies to exceed its clients’ expectations.

Tonya Jones, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties

As a native to the south metro Atlanta area, Tonya Jones has the advantage of providing her clients with knowledge of the neighborhoods, culture and people. She specializes in Coweta and Fayette counties and is constantly keeping abreast of the trends in this marketplace. Tonya was named one of Newsweek’s America’s Best Realtors in 2020.

Nancy Powell, Powell and Associates, Inc.

As the owner/broker of Powell and Associates, Nancy has been a realtor in the Augusta area for more than 20 years. She has experience in real estate development, consulting, buyer and seller services, and real estate promotion. Powell and Associates proudly serves both Georgia and South Carolina.

The Stonehocker Team

Jacquelyn and Jayson Stonehocker are a husband and wife team of realtors who know the ins and outs of finding a new home. They relocated to Augusta after Jayson left the Air Force and have called many different places home both stateside and overseas. Jacquelyn has her master’s degree in business management, so she enjoys doing the paperwork and marketing, and Jayson loves the thrill of negotiating. 

Lucas Carter, Coldwell Banker Realty

As a real estate expert in the Atlanta area, Lucas Carter aims to provide exceptional service every step of the way. He has a wealth of knowledge on the local communities, current market conditions and the home buying and selling process. Lucas can help you find the right home at the right price, market your home and manage the negotiations, and provide guidance on all of your real estate needs.

Robb Realty Group

The Robb Realty team connects buyers and sellers through strategic marketing and effective advertising while putting its clients’ needs first. Team leader Eric Robb has more than 25 years of customer service experience and was named one of America’s Best Realtors 2020 by Newsweek. Through its partnership with EXP Realty, the Robb Realty Group has grown to better serve its clients.

Lindsay Levin, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Georgia Properties

Before she became a real estate agent, Lindsay Levin worked as a commercial real estate attorney for five years, where she learned the ins and outs of contracts and negotiations. This experience, paired with her MBA, makes her a leading authority on real estate in the Atlanta area. Lindsay’s top priorities include maintaining client service, satisfaction, open communication and integrity.

Mary Ellen Vanaken Team

Mary Ellen Vanaken has been living in Alpharetta for more than 25 years. Her background in finance and accounting helps her find her clients the best value in the real estate market. Mary Ellen is outgoing and is known for being aggressive when it comes to marketing. She has many professional certifications and associations, including the Atlanta Board of Realtors, Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) and Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS).

Susan Salisbury, Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Co.

Susan Salisbury has more than 15 years of experience in the real estate industry, including property management and real estate investments. As an award-winning associate of Blanchard and Calhoun, she is backed by an institution that has served the community for more than a century. Susan is an active member of the community, which gives her the distinct advantage of staying abreast of the area’s market trends.

The Kim Ross Team, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Georgia Properties

With a background in education and psychology, Kim Ross is equipped with the skills to listen to her clients and navigate complex relationships. The Kim Ross Team consists of a group of professionals that make the home buying and selling process easy. Kim is dedicated to helping her clients with their real estate needs, and she is an expert at matching families with their dream home.

Gregory Martin, RE/MAX Town & Country

In addition to being a real estate broker, Gregory Martin is also a licensed builder, which helps him to answer questions about construction. He genuinely enjoys getting to know his clients and helping them with their real estate needs. He has a network of professional vendors he recommends, from financing and home inspectors to exterminators and insurance.

Karen Graiser, Harry Norman Realtors

Karen Graiser provides her clients with professional, responsive and attentive real estate services in Peachtree City and the surrounding areas. She can effectively market your home so it sells, and she listens to your needs when buying a home. As a realtor with Harry Norman Realtors, Karen is backed by a company with 90 years of history in luxury real estate.

The Justin Landis Group

The Justin Landis Group’s mission is to improve lives through relationships grounded in serving its clients, co-workers and community above itself. The team takes pride in its relationships with its clients and goes to great lengths to fulfill their real estate needs. The experts that make up the Justin Landis Group provide exceptional, personalized care to their clients and provide only the best and most timely information and advice.

The Peters Company

The Peters Company, which serves the Atlanta metro and North Georgia, consistently ranks in the top 1 percent internationally at Keller Williams Realty. Founders Andy and Lesley Peters are industry leaders who serve as real estate teachers, trainers and coaches across the country. The Peters Company is also one of the highest rated companies on sites like Zillow, Yelp and Google, but more than 85 percent of the company’s business is from repeat clients and referrals.

Hirsh Real Estate

Ben Hirsh is an award-winning realtor serving the Buckhead community. The Atlanta Realtors Association named him the No. 1 individual realtor in Atlanta in 2018 and 2019, he was named one of Realtor Magazine’s 30 Under 30 Top Real Estate Agents in North America, and has been named one of the 500 Most Powerful Leaders in Atlanta by Atlanta Magazine. Ben is passionate about helping people find their dream home in Buckhead.

Beacham & Company

Founded by Glennis Beacham in 2006 Beacham & Company is a luxury real estate firm that is committed to producing the highest-quality marketing materials in the industry. Known for its periwinkle blue signs with its elegant logo and its award-winning company magazine, The Beacham Series, Beacham & Company only employs the most experienced and productive realtors in the business.

Karen Cannon, Realtors

Karen Cannon, Realtors was founded with the goal of building a better way to sell homes. The team of real estate professionals are with you every step of the way to ensure that your transaction goes smoothly. Karen and Anderson have lived in the Dunwoody/Sandy Springs area for more than 25 years, and the relationships they have built throughout the community are the most meaningful to them. 

Harry Norman, Realtors

Harry Norman, Realtors is a luxury real estate firm that was founded in 1930. It was the first residential real estate company in Atlanta and is backed by market-leading tools and extensive resources. Harry Norman Realtors offers personalized care and support to each of its clients, who are never treated as just a number or a transaction. As the exclusive Georgia affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, the company’s properties get local, national and international exposure.

La’Tep Team Real Estate, GT Realty ATL

Amy Tep and Kim La are currently the top 3 percent team at their company. Their goal is to help their clients make the transition to the next stage of their lives easier all across the Atlanta metro. 

David Silver, Weichert Realtors

David Silver is committed to selling your home quickly for the highest possible price. Looking to buy? He makes sure you find your perfect home. Haven’t found what you want? Weichert Realtors is Atlanta’s premier custom luxury home builder. David makes building your dream home—in your favorite neighborhood—an enjoyable experience.

Karen Smyth, Ben Kinney Team Atlanta

Karen Smyth is the team leader of the Ben Kinney Team Atlanta. She has been selling real estate since 2006. She leads a team of top-producing agents specializing in buyers, sellers and investors. The Ben Kinney Team Atlanta works with its clients as teammates and consultants and has access to a large inventory of listings as an affiliate of Keller Williams 

The Dwell Collective

The Dwell Collective aims to provide the best client experience possible during the home buying and selling process. The Smyrna Team and Zercher Realty Partners have teamed up to create a powerhouse team of real estate professionals that are dedicated to helping its clients find their dream home.

Angela Cashion, Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty

Angela Cashion has worked as a CPA, an international tax consultant, and with prominent home builders, assisting with financial aspects of their business as well as property management and marketing. Her past experience makes her uniquely qualified to guide buyers and sellers through the financing process. She is deeply passionate about helping others and has a proven track record of successful relationships throughout her five-plus years as a real estate agent.

Rhonda Shell Real Estate

Rhonda Shell has been in the real estate industry for more than 30 years. She has been focused specifically on the Atlanta metropolitan area for the past 12 years. Her many awards and accolades include Top 1% Keller Williams North Atlanta, luxury home specialist, Lifetime Multi Million Dollar Producer, Top 10 Team Southeast Region and more. Rhonda promises to deliver top-notch customer service, listen to her clients’ needs and bring a wealth of knowledge and expert negotiation skills.

Peter Marks & Associates

Peter Marks is an Atlanta native who has been helping his clients with their real estate needs for the last 12 years. He has been recognized as a top producer by the Wall Street Journal and the Atlanta Realtors Association. Peter has the knowledge and experience to ensure that his clients make the best and most informed decisions during the home buying and selling process.

Andrea Cueny, The Cueny Team

The Cueny Team helped more than 125 families buy and sell real estate in 2020, selling over $80 million. The team is known for its excellent customer service and willingness to go above and beyond. From staging and negotiating solid contracts to holding deals together through closing, The Cueny Team is committed to serving its clients’ best interest at all times. The Cueny Team is consistently ranked No. 1 in the North Atlanta office of Ansley Real Estate and is currently the No. 1 team company-wide.

Scott Lemon, Robin Lemon Team

Scott Lemon leads one of Keller Williams's top teams. Serving North Atlanta with over 500 transactions between them, they know the business like few others. Clients say, “their market knowledge, enthusiasm, and responsiveness proved invaluable” and “they are real estate experts that excel in negotiation and have a great network of partners.”

LeAnn Chick, LeAnn Chick Properties/Coldwell Banker Realty

LeAnn Chick is a native Atlantan who has served her community for 20 years. She is committed to selling your home at the highest possible price in the shortest amount of time on the market. She assists buyers with one of the most important financial decisions you will ever make. LeAnn handles every detail from contract to closing, to ensure your dream becomes a reality.

Madalyn Suits, The Suits Team

The Suits Team is an all-women, full-time real estate group. The Suits Team helps people find their community, take the next step in life and make strong financial investments in residential real estate. The Suits Team does all this while becoming your constant resource for wherever your journey takes you for life. 

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