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A professional dynamo, Collette McDonald is widely recognized for her in-depth knowledge of the entire metro Atlanta real estate market. Her laser-sharp focus on the North Metro Atlanta area is renowned. She was named #1 REALTOR® with RE/MAX Around Atlanta from 2011-2014, and #1 Top Brookhaven, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody and Buckhead Real Estate Agent in 2013. Collette’s sale-to-list price ratio is 99% with 80 transactions in 2014 totaling more than $35M.

She has extensive TV and broadcast experience and continues to appear as a real estate expert for hit HGTV shows like Design To Sell, My First Place and Bang For The Buck. Collette is also often quoted in the local media, including the AJC, as an industry expert. Since 2013, Collette has also been the Official REALTOR® of The Atlanta Falcons, helping players and staff find their dream homes in and around Atlanta.

Collette grew up in Madison (WI) and relocated to Atlanta in 1995. She and her family live in Brookhaven where she enjoys strong ties to the community. For example:

  • Prior to serving as the District 1 Planning Commissioner for DeKalb County, Collette served on the Board of Zoning Appeals for the district
  • She is a founding member of the Ashford Alliance Community Association (AACA) that initially represented more than 25,000 area households
  • She operates a free, nonprofit health and fitness program called Recession Free BC, using Brookhaven’s parks, fields, sidewalks and streets to encourage health and fitness – her unique way of giving back to the community.

Collette’s direct, engaged and charismatic personality shines through in her work as a REALTOR®, local community advocate, television expert and small business owner. When you need intelligent and no-nonsense advice about buying or selling your home from one of Atlanta’s top REALTORS®, Collette is there for you.

Brookhaven | Sandy Springs | Decatur | Buckhead | Midtown | Dunwoody | East Cobb

Collette’s success and dedication to assisting her buyers and sellers has earned her the following distinctions:

Official REALTOR® to the Atlanta Falcons 2013-2016
#1 RE/MAX Agent Brookhaven, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, Buckhead
On-Air HGTV Real Estate Expert
#1 Agent RE/MAX Around Atlanta 2011-2014
Top 10 Agents as Ranked by the Atlanta Board of REALTORS® 2013
RE/MAX Chairman’s Club 2013
Named One of Atlanta Magazine’s Top REALTORS®
Atlanta Board of REALTORS® Lifetime Million Dollar Club
RE/MAX Greater Atlanta President’s Club 2009-2012
Top 10 Individual Agents RE/MAX Greater Atlanta 2009-2010
Madison Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals, 2006-2007
#1 Individual Agent, Coldwell Banker Sandy Springs Office, 2006
Coldwell Banker President’s Circle 2001-2008
Coldwell Banker Rookie of the Year 2003
National Association of REALTORS® Member

Certified Default Resolution Specialist (CDRS)
Certified Sellers Representative (ASR)
Certified Relocation Specialist (CRS)
Certified Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR)
Certified At Home With Diversity Specialist
Bachelor of Science in Communications, University of Wisconsin
Graduate Studies in Marketing, John’s Hopkins University