Atlanta’s Luxury Buyers Want Simpler Elegance, Broker Says

Johns Creek, Georgia, is the next hub for luxury properties, according to Ms. McDonald.

Born in Wisconsin, Collette McDonald moved to Atlanta over 20 years ago and has since become one of the Georgia capital’s top brokers.

Ms. McDonald, 48, was the official broker of the Atlanta Falcons football team from 2013-2016 and now works with some of the team’s executives.

Ms. McDonald appears on HGTV as one of the network’s real estate experts on shows like “Design to Sell,” “My First Place,” and “Bang For The Buck.”

We caught up with her to discuss Atlanta’s established and promising high-end neighborhoods, the city’s affordable luxury and more.

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