2012 Realtor of the Year of the Athens Area Association of Realtors
Leah Leggett is a REALTOR® with a love for the real estate industry. She has been a licensed REALTOR® in the Greater Athens area for over 14 years and has helped hundreds of families with buying and selling real estate. Before getting into the real estate business in 2004, Leah attended the University of Georgia where she studied Film and Theatre Studies. She is currently an Associate Broker with Greater Athens Properties representing buyers and sellers on a day to day basis.
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 has been 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 has served as the 2016 President of the Association and the 2013 President of the Classic MLS. 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), the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), the Graduate Realtor® Institute (GRI), the Short Sales and Foreclosure Specialist (SFR), and the 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 and has served on the Board of Directors for Athens Canine Rescue. 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.
Find out more at www.LeahLeggett.com