Experienced and Award Winning Realtor®  
Leah Leggett 660 Meigs Street Athens, GA 30601
Phone: 706-510-7155 Mobile: 706-254-6713 Fax: 888-527-4712 Email Leah

About Leah


In 2012, Leah was awarded the REALTOR® of the Year Award by the Athens Area Association of REALTORS®.  She was chosen out of almost 700 REALTORS® for the Board’s highest honor based on REALTOR® spirit, civic activity and involvement, and business accomplishments.  In 2015, Leah was awarded both the State and the Local Entrepreneur of the Year Awards by the Georgia Women’s Council of REALTORS®.  Other awards Leah has received have been the Good Neighbor Award (2009), the Rising Star Award (2010), the YPN Young Achievers Award (2011), and the Circle of Achievement Award (2013-2015).

Leah is a member of the Athens Area Association of REALTOR®, the National Association of REALTOR®, the Georgia Association of REALTOR® and the Women’s Council of REALTOR®.  She is very involved with the Georgia Women’s Council of REALTOR® and has served as the 2014 State President and the 2015 State Governor.  She is also very involved with the Athens Area Association of REALTOR® and is currently serving as the 2016 President of the Association.  In 2013 she served as the President of the Classic MLS of the Association.  In 2011 she helped charter the local FUEL Young Professionals Network and is still actively involved.  Leah is also a 2015 graduate of the Georgia Association of REALTOR® Leadership Academy and continues advancing her knowledge of the real estate profession by attending various conferences, classes and earning real estate designations including the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Graduate Realtor® Institute (GRI), Short Sales and Foreclosure Specialist (SFR), and e-PRO.

In addition to Leah’s substantial contributions to professional organizations, she also lends her time and talents to her community.  She has served on the Board of Directors for Keep Athens Clarke County Beautiful as the Ex-Officio for the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce.  She has served on the Board of Directors for Athens Canine Rescue as the Foster Coordinator.  While serving on the ACR board she personally rescued 13 dogs from local animal shelters and found them forever homes.  She decided to adopt #13, which is a Rottie mix named Murray.  Leah also sponsors and supports several non-profit organizations in her community including Athens Canine Rescue, Pride Athens, and the Upper Oconee Watershed Network.  Leah’s biggest accomplishment is her commitment to giving back to the communities in which she works by giving a portion of every closing commission back to local charities on behalf of her clients.  

 


Leah's Professional and Community Involvement


CREDENTIALS

Licensed Georgia Realtor® Since 2004 
Associate Broker Since 2008
Accredited Buyer Representative Designation (ABR)
Graduate Realtor® Institute (GRI)
Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource Certification (SFR)
e-PRO
Prudential Relocation Marketing Assistance Certification
Prudential Destination Services Certification
Prudential Relocation Inventory Certification
Prudential E-Certified
B.A. Degree in Drama from the University of Georgia, 2001 
Georgia Association of Realtors Leadership Academy Graduate, 2015

AWARDS

2015 Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Georgia Women's Council of Realtors®
2015 Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Athens Chapter Women's Council of Realtors®
2013-2015 Circle of Achievement, Athens Area Association of Realtors®
2012 Realtor of the Year Award, Athens Area Association of Realtors®
2012 Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Athens Chapter Women's Council of Realtors®
2012 Exceptional Award, Athens Banner Herald
2011 YPN Young Achievers Award, Georgia Association of Realtors®
2011 Small/Medium YPN of the Year Award, FUEL YPN Athens/AAAR, National Association of Realtors®
2011 Athena Award Nominee, Athens Area Chamber of Commerce
2010 Rising Star Award, Georgia Women's Council of Realtors®
2010 Humanitarian Award Nominee, Georgia Women's Council of Realtors®
2009 Member of the Year Award, Athens Chapter Women's Council of Realtors®
2009 Good Neighbor Award, Athens Area Association of Realtors®
2007 Million Dollar Club, Athens Area Association of Realtors®
2005 Rookie of the Year, Prudential Blanton Properties

AFFILIATIONS

Athens Area Association of Realtors®
Georgia Association of Realtors®
National Association of Realtors®
Women's Council of Realtors®
Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council
Athens Area Chamber of Commerce
Athens Area Women In Business Council
Athens Area Young Professionals Network
Georgia Young Professionals Network
FUEL Young Professionals Network/Athens Area Association of Realtors®

LOCAL AND STATE PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES AND BOARDS

2016 President, Athens Area Association of Realtors®
2016 Board of Directors, Athens Area Association of Realtors®
2016 MLS Board of Directors, Athens Area Association of Realtors®
2016 Finance and Budget Committee, Athens Area Association of Realtors®
2016 Bylaws Committee, Georgia Women’s Council of Realtors®
2016 Chair, Bylaws Committee, Athens Women's Council of Realtors®

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

2009-2015 Board of Directors, Keep Athens Clarke County Beautiful
2009-2011 Ambassador, Athens Area Chamber of Commerce
2008-2012 Board of Directors, Athens Canine Rescue
2008-2009 Board of Directors, March of Dimes
 


Explanation of Leah's Realtor® Designations


 

 

 

The Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation is awarded to real estate practitioners by the Real Estate BUYER'S AGENT Council (REBAC) of the National Association of REALTORS® who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria. 
 



 

The Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) symbol is the mark of a real estate professional who has made the commitment to provide a high level of professional services by securing a strong educational foundation. REALTORS® with the GRI designation are highly trained in many areas of real estate to better serve and protect their clients.

 

REALTORS® with the Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) Certification can be a trusted resource for short sales and foreclosures. REALTORS® with this certification know how to help sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as help buyers pursue   short sale and foreclosure opportunities.

e-PRO® offers the most up-to-date real estate technology training.