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Meet Debra


  • Member of the International Luxury Alliance (ILA)
  • The REALM Network
  • Selected by Variety Magazine for the Showbiz Real Estate Elite Report 2021
  • Exclusive Atlanta agent for Haute Living Magazine
  • Atlanta Board of REALTORS®
  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • RealTrends Network

Debra is an expert in luxury real estate and is devoted to serving the needs of real estate buyers and sellers throughout Atlanta. As one of Atlanta’s top luxury agents, Debra continues to surpass client expectations as demonstrated in her sales volume performance for over 19 years. As one of the top ten leading luxury agents in Atlanta, with a record 2021 sales volume of over $70 million and a lifetime sales volume of over $350 million, she continues to surpass the luxury real estate competition in Atlanta while delivering exceptional service each and every time.

Debra has cultivated a proprietary, cutting-edge marketing strategy to provide her listings mass exposure through a distinctive and unique complementary blend of press-marketing, search engine optimization, and technology coupled with superb video production and photography. Her increasing national and global luxury influence and presence is driven by her exclusive national memberships with REALM Global, The Pinnacle List and Haute Residence. She is known as a luxury real estate influencer as described in her website, YouTube channel, and partnerships with high-authority channels like Yahoo Finance, Reuters, Bloomberg, FOX, ABC, NBC, and more.

As a result of her past success, Debra is now recognized as a Global Luxury Specialist with Coldwell Banker Realty. With the support of Coldwell Banker, Debra was selected and inducted as the newest member of the International Luxury Alliance (ILA) for 2022. The International Luxury Alliance is an elite network of professionals focused on the highest level of client service and business integrity. Through this exclusive international partnership, Debra’s listings reach an unmatched network of buyers worldwide which ultimately benefit her clients.

Debra’s genuine enthusiasm for real estate, professionalism and confidentiality as well as providing top customer service set her apart. She delivers uncompromising professionalism and ultimately a positive experience for her clients as Buyers and Sellers in the greater Atlanta luxury real estate market. In addition to her knowledge and sales experience, Debra has expanded her reach beyond Atlanta. From record breaking lake property sales on Reynolds Lake Oconee and Lake Lanier, to large land tract, mountain properties and equestrian properties, her branding emphasizes experiencing and discovering your luxury in every successful transaction.



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" Debra is the absolute best luxury home Realtor around!!! She’s passionate about real estate, and this love for what she does shows up in real tangible ways when you work with her. I am always impressed with her honesty, responsiveness, knowledge, professionalism, and friendly personality. I work with Realtors on a daily basis as a Loan Officer, and she is by far my favorite. It’s no wonder why she is always receiving awards for being one of the best Luxury Realtors in the Buckhead/Atlanta area. So, if you’re looking for the most knowledgeable, top-notch Realtor to buy or sell a home with…Debra Johnston is who you need to call. " -Stacy S
" Debra is top-notch! A professional through and through and aims to close a deal. She is easy to work with, responsive, timely, and does her research. It was a gift to have her assistance - can't recommend her enough! " -Dawn M
" Debra Johnston is a rock-star in the luxury real estate world!! She is the most insightful, authentic, and caring person I have met. " -Gary Q
" Debra is recognized as a leading luxury expert with a comprehensive, global approach to marketing than enables her to obtain the highest price for her sellers. Her commitment to excellence in handling every detail of all her transactions sets her apart from her competitors. " -Debra B
" 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

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