Agent Snapshot: Peggy Johnson, Sales Agent, Dorsey Alston Realtors, Atlanta


Peggy Johnson is a sales agent with Dorsey Alston Realtors in Atlanta.

What was your first job in the realty industry? Sales agent.

Where did you grow up? Atlanta.

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Take a walk.

Growing up, what did you want to be? A mother and a teacher.

If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Thomas Jefferson.

Where is your favorite place to hang out? Home.

What do you love most about the industry? Getting to know and make friends with different people and helping them make the right decision in the purchase of a home.

How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? My years of experience. Plus, being a native Atlantan, I have a very good knowledge of all the Atlanta neighborhoods. In addition, I am very familiar with the newer suburbs in which I have sold homes over the years.

What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Trying to educate the public as to how the residential real estate business really works.

Where do you go to network and meet new clients?  Sending out marketing material to my centers of influence to obtain referrels.
Also, making people aware that I am actively selling real estate wherever I go.

What has been your greatest accomplishment? Successfully raising four children who are contributing to society.

What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? Sycamore Row by John Grisham.

What is your favorite restaurant? La Grotta.

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Atlanta? The IBM Building.

What kind of car do you drive? A Mercedes station wagon.

Smartphone or paper? Smartphone.

What is your favorite city after Atlanta? New York.

In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Be ethical and make friends with your fellow agents.

What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? Realtor.com.

Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? I don’t use Twitter.

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