Throughout high school and college in Madison, WI, Collette assisted her family owned and operated real estate brokerage firm. This experience gave Collette the background and knowledge of the industry that have consistently made her a leader in the field. After spending several years in Washington, DC and Jacksonville, FL she relocated to Atlanta in 1995.

Collette has 19 years of sales and marketing management experience in the real estate and telecommunications industries. She is experienced and well versed in new product launches, budget management and contract negotiation. She not only sells real estate, but is also an investor herself. The family owned and operated BLYTHE LLC focuses on purchasing property for rental to participating families in the Section 8 HUD program in Metro Atlanta.

Collette is considered an expert not only in the Atlanta market but nationally as well. She continues to appear as a real estate expert for hit television shows on HGTV like Design To Sell, My First Place and Bang For The Buck. You can catch her past episodes under the HGTV tab on the front page and be sure to keep a look out for her on HGTV.

In order for Collette to continue to be one of the top REALTORS® in her field she is heavily involved in local community and civic associations. She was a founding member of the Ashford Alliance Community Association (AACA) which represents over 25,000 households in the Atlanta market. She is instrumental in keeping residents informed of local community developments with her Collette’s Community Connection (C3) newsletter. This Monthly newsletter keeps the northern Atlanta communities informed of government, transportation and recreational happenings.

She also believes in giving back to her community and friends by operating a free, nonprofit health and fitness program called Recession Free BC. This focuses on using the community parks, fields, sidewalks and streets to encourage health and fitness while getting to know the neighborhood environment. Collette has given back to hundreds of people and was recently featured in Atlanta Parenting Magazine as a local community superhero.

Collette’s direct and to the point dynamic personality coupled with her honesty makes for a perfect local community advocate, REALTOR®, television personality and small business owner. Trust that if you have questions regarding current market conditions and you need no nonsense advice, she is the person to turn to.

Collette’s certifications and honors certainly speak to her expertise in the field of real estate, while demonstrating her talent for working with people. She has assisted clients from a variety of backgrounds with home buying and selling needs in all price ranges. Her dedication to helping clients across the country with their most important investments has earned her the following distinctions:

Top Ten Individual Agents Re/Max Greater Atlanta 2009-2010
#1 Individual Agent, Coldwell Banker Sandy Springs Office, 2006
Certified Default Resolution Specialist (CDRS)
Certified Sellers Representative (ASR)
Certified Relocation Specialist (CRS)
Certified Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR)
Certified At Home With Diversity Specialist

HGTV Real Estate Expert
Founder Recession Free BC
Atlanta Board of REALTORS®
National Association of REALTORS®
Re/Max Greater Atlanta President’s Club
Coldwell Banker President’s Circle
ABR (Accredited Buyers Representative)
Previews Home Specialist
International President’s Elite
Certified Relocation Specialist
Million Dollar Club
Angel Flight of Georgia
Bootcamp Instructor
Madison Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals, 2006-2007
MCMC Chairperson
CTAM Member and Committee Chair for 2000 and 2001 Broadband Conference
Bachelor of Science in Communications, University of Wisconsin
Graduate Studies in Marketing, John’s Hopkins University
Named One of Atlanta Magazine’s Top REALTORS®