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Meet Debra


  • #1 Individual Agent Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Buckhead Office 2014-2018
  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chairman’s Circle – Diamond Level – top half of 1% of all agents globally, 2017-2018
  • Exclusive Atlanta agent for Haute Living Magazine
  • Southeastern Representative for Unique Homes Magazine
  • Current portfolio valued over $50M
  • Multi-Million Dollar Club 2005, 2007-2018
  • Atlanta Board of REALTORS®
  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • HomeServices of America Network
  • The Realty Alliance Network
  • RealTrends Network
  • Zillow Premier Agent

Debra is Atlanta’s top luxury real estate agent and #1 Individual Agent at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Luxury Collection in Buckhead. Her extensive clientele network and relationships with entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 executives and celebrities in the entertainment and film industry make her one of the most sought after luxury real estate agents in Atlanta. With a love of architecture and a passion for design, real estate comes naturally to Debra. “I specialize in superb marketing to best represent each client’s property.”As a Berkshire Hathaway Chairman’s Circle Diamond Member, top half of 1% of all agents worldwide, she continues to break sales records and consistent performance has earned her a place her in the industry’s top prestigious ABR’s Multi-Million Dollar Club, year over year. She has the negotiation skills to creatively secure a deal on her client’s behalf.

Debra recognizes the importance of exceptional customer service. Her network of luxury agents worldwide as well architects, builders and designers enable her to stay up to the minute on the latest trends in real estate and the market. Best of all, her enthusiasm is genuine and contagious. Her representation of both Sellers and Buyers is simply the best and does not end at the closing table. She continues to be a valuable resource to all of her clients. As a Zillow Premier Agent, Debra is involved in the market daily and understands the continuously changing market trends and can advise her clients accordingly.

Debra’s marketing strategy consists of superb photography and video production as well as a prominent internet exposure that translates into maximum exposure for her clients. With a sharp focus on the luxury market in Atlanta, she continues to surpass her competition and set another record breaking sales year in 2017. Debra represents clients from Los Angeles to New York and beyond and strives to deliver outstanding service each and every time.

Hiring Debra Johnston will give your home complete exposure among consumers and real estate brokers alike. Whether she features your home as “Residence of the Month” at her legendary broker open houses or leverages the powerful international marketing arm of the Berkshire Hathaway Luxury Collection brand, all of her clients receive special attention.

Debra is regularly featured as Atlanta’s top luxury real estate agent for her expertise in luxury property buying trends, dealing with high-profile properties and diverse clientele, ranging from entertainment personalities to corporate executive to entrepreneurs.

After a successful career as a top corporate executive with The Coca-Cola Company, KPMG and Ernst & Young, Debra Johnston entered the real estate industry with years of sales and marketing savvy. It paid off. Today, with over 15 years of experience in the luxury market, Debra delivers uncompromising professionalism, an exceptional skill set and ultimately a positive real estate experience for her clients.


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" Best experience we have ever had with a realtor. Debra was very professional and did exceptional well marketing our property. We would highly recommend her services. " - Miles England
" It's been a pleasure working with Debra who with great marketing sold our home quickly and the helped us purchase our new home. Very responsive to emails, texts and has a great depth of knowledge of the market. You'll be in safe hands, thanks Debra! " - Rachel Maddox
" Debra is an absolute gem. We wouldn't consider using another agent. We've also referred Debra to several friends and family members with equally great results. You will not be disappointed! " - Linda Kelley
" Debra is in a class of her own... knowledgeable, professional and always looking out for her clients. If you are looking for someone who is on the inside when it comes to luxury real estate in Metro Atlanta, look no further. This is her specialty, ........ and it shows. " - Nick Williams
"Sold a large house within seven days. Debra is experience, enthusiastic and has real expertise. She is positive and very focused. With a deep knowledge of the Atlanta housing market and a sharp eye for details, she is a great partner throughout the sales process." - Tony Maddox

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