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Jacki Macker


Jacki landed in Athens, GA from Michigan over 20 years ago and quickly fell in love with everything the Classic City had to offer – a vibrant community, local music and art scene, cool restaurants and unique shops. With a deep appreciation for historic homes and neighborhoods, Jacki found her calling in real estate focusing on serving a niche market in Athens.

As an Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) and Seller’s Representative Specialist (SRS®), Jacki wholeheartedly commits herself to ensuring her clients experience a valuable journey throughout the buying or selling process. Her expertise shines in revered areas such as the Historic Boulevard District, Historic Whitehall Mill Lofts, and the Five Points district.

Being an active member of the Women’s Council of REALTORS® (WCR) has been instrumental in shaping Jacki’s success as a real estate professional. Through this dynamic organization, Jacki has gained access to a supportive network of like-minded individuals, both locally and nationally. The WCR’s commitment to empowering women in the industry has provided her with invaluable mentorship opportunities and leadership training, allowing her to stay at the forefront of real estate trends and best practices. Participating in WCR events and workshops has enhance her negotiation skills, marketing strategies, and overall business acumen. Additionally, the WCR’s emphasis on community engagement aligns with Jacki’s passion for giving back, allowing her to make a positive impact through her involvement in various charitable endeavors. By harnessing the power of the Women’s Council of REALTORS®, Jacki continually evolves as a knowledgeable and empathetic real estate advocate offering her clients an elevated level of service and expertise.

Named the 2020 Good Neighbor of the Year by the Athens Area Association of REALTORS®, she dedicates her time supporting local small businesses and nonprofit organizations. With academic excellence exemplified by her magna cum laude graduation from Georgia State University J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Jacki possesses the skill and knowledge to cater to a diverse range of clients. She is also fluent in American Sign Language, enabling her to connect effectively with individuals from various backgrounds.

Outside of her professional commitments, Jacki enjoys meeting friends for coffee, diving into a good book, or putting together puzzles with her kids. She finds solace in gardening, hiking and caring for her houseplants and says “dirt is good for the soul”. 

Why does Jacki call Athens, GA home? Located just 60 miles northeast of Atlanta, Athens offers a welcoming atmosphere with creative energy that has a place for everyone to #Live Who You Are.

Noteworthy Achievements:

  • 2022 Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE®) Certification
  • 2021 AAAR Circle of Achievement Award
  • 2021 Women’s Council of REALTORS®, Athens Member of the Year Award
  • 2020 AAAR Circle of Distinction Award
  • 2020 AAAR Good Neighbor of the Year
  • 2020 Women’s Council of REALTORS®, Athens Beacon Award

My Listings

Renovated in Snapfinger Woods! Take advantage of the convenience of a refreshed and updated space. 110 Snapfinger Ln has undergone extensive upgrades including brand-new LVP flooring, plush carpeting, and fresh paint throughout. The roof and HVAC system are also new, ensuring your comfort and peace of mind.     The home sits on a generously sized, partially wooded lot spanning 0.41 acres offering the perfect balance between nature and residential living. The convenience of a two-car attached garage makes parking a breeze, adding comfort to your daily routine. French doors open from the dining area to an outdoor patio where you can enjoy grilling with neighbors or simply unwind after a long day.     Stepping inside, you'll find the main living area provides ample space for family or guests. The wood burning fireplace creates a cozy focal point in the heart of the home and flows nicely into the dining area and kitchen. Heading upstairs, notice the new plush carpeting in each of the four bedrooms. The primary bedroom features an ensuite bathroom and sizable walk-in closet. The accessibility of the washer and dryer on the same level as the bedrooms makes doing laundry more efficient - no more lugging laundry baskets up and down stairs.     Snapfinger Woods' location adds an extra layer of appeal, combining a tranquil residential setting with close proximity to East Athens amenities and The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Ready to make this  no renovations required' house your home? Get in touch today to learn more or schedule a tour. $347,000 Pending

110 Snapfinger Lane Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 1,564 SqFt 0.410 Acres

My Reviews

My Closed Transactions

425 Southview Drive...On the market for the first time in 47 years! This classic 1930s Georgian brick home is nestled off the street in Five Points, one of Athens' premier neighborhoods. Situated on a combined .66 acre double lot, this home and property offers plenty of space to make it your own. The home is surrounded by a beautifully landscaped yard that provides a private park-like setting, a detached 2-car garage and large screened-in porch. Once inside, you'll notice the fresh, clean interior and stunning hardwood floors throughout. The dining room and living room sit off to either side of the foyer. The large living room features a gas fireplace and flows nicely into the sunny library/study with built-in bookshelves (and could easily be converted to a downstairs bedroom). The dining room opens up to the screened- in porch and adjoins a galley kitchen with gas cooktop, stainless steel appliances and room for a breakfast table. Between the kitchen and study is a full- size bathroom with walk-in shower just added in 2017. The owner's suite is located at the top of the stairs with a private bathroom and double closets. Down the hall are three additional bedrooms, all generously sized, and a shared hall bath. Located just minutes to some of Athens' favorite dining and shopping, UGA intramural fields / Lake Herrick, Botanical Gardens, AND zoned for Barrow Elementary School, this home has it all. Please note that the asking price is for both 425 and 435 Southview Drive. For more information or to schedule a private showing contact Jacki Macker: 706-372-1996 or JACKI@cjandl.com 840,000 sold

425/435 Southview Drive Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,740 SqFt 0.660 Acres

Welcome to 130 Highland Terrace! A classic Five Points home rooted in one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Athens, Georgia. Walkable to some of Athens' favorite shops, restaurants, UGA and more. You'll be charmed by this meticulously maintained home with its professionally landscaped yard, white picket fence and flat 0.20 acre lot. Stepping inside, you will instantly notice the gleaming hardwood floors throughout, crown moulding, decorative fireplace and an abundance of light. The natural flow and energy of the house allows each space to be utilized and enjoyed. The sunroom, situated just off of the living room, is heated and cooled for year round use and is guaranteed to be a favorite spot for morning coffee, reading, or sipping wine. The dining room is perfectly situated in the center of the home between the living room and kitchen making it easy to share meals or entertain guests. Outfitted with crisp white custom cabinets, shiny black granite countertops and breakfast bar, the large eat-in kitchen is spacious enough for family and friends to hang out while you cook. Off of the kitchen is a laundry area, pantry and access to the private back deck and backyard. Two bedrooms are located on the main level tucked away from the living areas for privacy. The primary bedroom is roomy and light. The secondary bedroom is currently being used as a sitting room with semi built-in shelving and ample closet space. Between the two main bedrooms is a full bathroom with vintage black+white basketweave tile flooring, tub / shower combo and linen closet. If you're not in love yet, head upstairs where you will find two more sizable bedrooms, a full bathroom, a hobby space / storage cabinet and a large hall closet. The heart pine flooring, closets and storage space is sure to impress. Additional perks include: irrigation system, two car detached garage with storage, new water heater, HVAC regularly serviced spring/fall, newer roof, zoned Barrow Elementary School. Don't delay in scheduling an appointment to see this classic Five Points home in person. 735,000 sold

130 Highland Terrace Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 2 Baths 2,358 SqFt 0.200 Acres

162 Thornhill Drive offers space for everyone inside and out. Located just mere minutes from Athens Country Club and Downtown Athens in the established Hodgson's Place neighborhood, this home is a must-see. Sitting on 1.64 acres, with mature landscaping and a fenced back yard, you'll enjoy privacy, peace and quiet. Inside, the light and airy layout makes it easy to entertain friends and family. The living room / flex space (think home office) is tucked away from the main living area just off the foyer. Sporting hardwood floors and trey ceiling, the great room is truly amazing. Cozy up around the wood burning fireplace flanked by built-in shelving and storage or let in some fresh air and enjoy the deck overlooking the backyard. The great room flows nicely into the eat-in kitchen where you can cook on the Wolf gas cooktop and hang out. The wet bar is a nice feature to keep your guests hydrated. At the end of the day, retreat to the large Owner's Suite with hardwood floors, trey ceiling, private bathroom and large walk-in closet. Upstairs hosts 3 sizable bedrooms with large closets, 2 full bathrooms, a bonus room and a walk-in attic. Additional perks include: hardwood floors throughout on main, large formal dining room, laundry room on main with gas dryer, attached 2 car garage, lots of storage, partially finished walk-out basement with new LVP flooring, newer water heater, flex space / bonus room, terrace level garage for yard tools and lawn mower, and Spagnoli custom cabinets in kitchen. If this seems like your dream home, contact an agent today to schedule a showing. 485,000 sold

162 Thornhill Drive Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,408 SqFt 1.640 Acres

If you've been looking for a place to customize and call home in Five Points, then 319 Parkway Dr is the one for you. Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood, this single-level brick ranch is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood on 0.47 acres. The yard's green space and colorful flowers attract butterflies and pollinators year round. A private back deck and brick patio is the perfect spot to enjoy morning coffee from Jittery Joe's or unwind at the end of the day with a good book from Avid Bookshop. Stepping inside, you'll be pleased with the layout and extra flex spaces this home has available. The sunroom, which sits just off the eat-in kitchen, features a wall of windows (hello sunshine!) and a gas log fireplace with remote starter (hello sweater weather!). Adjacent to the living room is a den with deck access ideal for a home office or craft room. A central hallway leads you to the home's three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The primary bedroom has been expanded to add a private bathroom, large walk-in closet and a flex room to use as you wish. Located in one of Athens' most desirable and walkable neighborhoods. Minutes to The University of Georgia and some of Athens' favorite restaurants, bakery, coffee shops, chocolatier, grocery store, bike shop +more. Call your favorite Athens agent to schedule an appointment to view 319 Parkway Drive. 470,000 Closed

319 Parkway Drive Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,830 SqFt 0.470 Acres

Nestled in the highly sought after Bedgood-Glenwood neighborhood in Five Points, 354 Glenwood Drive is ready to be transformed. Live who you are in this 1964 brick ranch with so much potential. Situated on a 0.48 acre lot among trees, you'll enjoy the privacy and quiet this spot offers while only being minutes away from all of Five Points' favorite hot spots AND popular Beechwood Shopping Center! The main level living space features an eat-in kitchen, large living room with hardwood floors and wood burning fireplace, four bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The terrace level living space with interior and exterior access would make a great in-law suite, guest space, or provide rental income opportunities. Already set up with a full kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, laundry and storage area and living room with wood burning fireplace. Walk out onto the deck to enjoy morning coffee and watch the deer play. If you've been looking for a home to customize to your style, then this is the one. Contact an agent to schedule an appointment to view this property in person. OPEN HOUSE planned for Saturday Oct 22nd and Sunday Oct 23rd between 1:00 - 3:00PM 418,000 Closed

354 Glenwood Drive Athens, Georgia

5 Beds 3 Baths 3,692 SqFt 0.480 Acres

Welcome to 275 Best Dr, a charming and meticulously renovated cottage nestled in the heart of Normaltown. This quaint residence seamlessly combines modern comfort with classic charm, offering the perfect blend of style and convenience.

The welcoming front porch sets the tone for the warmth and hospitality found within and provides the perfect spot to greet neighbors and friends, fostering a sense of community that defines Normaltown living.

Stepping through the front door, you are greeted by an open and airy living space with tasteful finishes and an abundance of natural light. The thoughtfully designed interior showcases a seamless flow from room to room, creating an atmosphere that is both welcoming and functional.

The updated kitchen is outfitted with newer stainless steel appliances, sleek quartz countertops, and ample cabinet space. The two bedrooms provide cozy sanctuaries, each featuring comfortable layouts and plenty of closet space.
Beyond the interiors, the property extends its charm outdoors with a private, fenced-in backyard. Soak under the stars in the recently installed hot tub or dine al fresco on the patio. Have a greenthumb? The yard is prepped and ready for your finishing touches adding to the outdoor allure.

With its prime location in the sought-after Normaltown neighborhood, you'll find yourself within close proximity to local shops, trendy eateries, and vibrant community spaces. Embrace the unique character of this neighborhood and become part of a community that values both tradition and innovation.

Contact your favorite real estate agent today to make 275 Best Dr your new Athens, GA home. 379,000 Closed

275 Best Drive Athens, Georgia

2 Beds 1 Baths 936 SqFt 0.230 Acres

Welcome to McNutts Creek Neighborhood; a swim / tennis (and pickleball) community located in West Athens and zoned for Timothy Rd Elementary School. 280 Greystone Terrace is situated on a 0.67 acre lot with great curb appeal. The front porch is the perfect spot to relax and socialize with neighbors passing by or enjoy the privacy of the second level back deck overlooking the yard with the feel of a forest retreat. This single owner home is ready for its new family! Best features on the main level include hardwood floors, open kitchen with adjoining keeping room, and large deck overlooking the backyard. Upstairs you have four generously sized bedrooms; the primary bedroom features a private ensuite bathroom and not one but TWO closets! The laundry is also located on the second floor so no carrying heavy baskets of clothes up and down stairs!! Need room for cars / hobbies / and tools? The drive under garage offers plenty of space for parking, storage and a golf cart to drive over to the pool. Call your local Athens agent to schedule an appointment to see this home today! 365,000 Closed

280 Greystone Terrace Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,292 SqFt 0.670 Acres

Make this cool condo your Athens home...Whitehall Mill is a beautifully restored, historic complex located alongside the North Oconee River in Athens, Georgia. The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002. Character defining features such as wood framing, wood and concrete floors, and window openings were preserved during rehabilitation. Unit 13 is one of the premier condos overlooking the North Oconee River with an amazing riverfront deck, green space for gardening, and only one of two units with a separate living room. Stepping inside, you'll be instantly impressed with the soaring ceilings, large windows, beautiful flooring and crisp interior. The sunny living room spills into the open concept kitchen / dining room area with plenty of room to design your own space. Just beside the kitchen is a sizable laundry room and pantry which can be converted into a half bath on the main level. The spacious second floor, with reclaimed wood flooring original to the mill, has space for a bedroom, sitting room, office, or flex space allowing you to create an owner's suite that meets your needs. Whitehall Mill Loft residents have access to shared green space with tables, grills and walking trails. This vibrant community is located near East Athens' shopping and dining and UGA Vet School. 354,000 Sold

Athens, Georgia

1 Beds 1 Baths 1,476 SqFt 0.030 Acres

LOFT STYLE LIVING in the Classic City! Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002, the historic Whitehall Mill is a beautifully restored textile mill located in Athens, Georgia. Character defining features such as wood framing, wood and concrete floors, and window openings were preserved during rehabilitation. UNIT 13 is one of the premier condos overlooking the North Oconee River with an amazing riverfront deck for relaxing and entertaining. Have a green thumb? The prepared planters are perfect for pretty flowers or herb gardens. Stepping inside, you'll be instantly impressed with the soaring ceilings, large industrial style windows (yes, they open!), beautiful flooring and bright interior. The sun-soaked living room spills into the open concept kitchen / dining room area with plenty of square footage to design your own space. Just beside the kitchen is a sizable laundry room and pantry which can be converted into a half bath on the main level. The spacious second floor, with reclaimed wood flooring original to the mill, allows you to create an owner's suite to meet your needs. Whitehall Mill Loft residents have access to shared green space with tables and grills, walking trails along the river and a designated doggie area. The HOA fees take care of almost everything! This vibrant community is tucked away near The University of Georgia Vet School. Don't miss out on making this cool condo your Athens home. 354,000 Closed

585 White Circle 13 Athens, Georgia

1 Beds 1 Baths 1,476 SqFt 0.030 Acres

Neat retreat in Snapfinger Woods! 475 Snapfinger Drive is a 4 bedroom / 3 bath contemporary home sitting on a one acre lot surrounded by nature. Just inside the front door, you find a large living room on the main level where you have plenty of space for movie night or to cozy up to the gas fireplace with a good book. The second level is nicely laid out with a sunny eat-in kitchen leading out to a sizable deck. Just off the kitchen area is an open dining room as well as a bedroom with deck access and a full bathroom. As you make your way upstairs, you pass a second bright bedroom before reaching the top floor. The generously sized Owner's Suite has a private balcony that overlooks the backyard and features an en suite bathroom with double vanity, walk-in closet, tile shower and separate jetted bathtub. Across the hall is a full bathroom with double sinks and a fourth large bedroom. The two-car garage has been enclosed and provides space for storage or a craft room/workshop area. Conveniently located to the University of Georgia Vet School, shopping and restaurants on Athens Eastside this home really has it all. Have questions? Contact Jacki Macker 706-372-1996 or JACKI@cjandl.com 294,500 sold

475 Snapfinger Drive Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,250 SqFt 1 Acres

MLS ID#- 1005471- Represented Buyer 1,085,000 none

8 River Ridge Drive Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,783 SqFt 2.840 Acres

MLS Id - 1001108 - - Represented Buyer 730,000 none

157 Crawford Ave. Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,441 SqFt 0.240 Acres

MLS ID - 1002804- Represented Buyer 370,000 none

555 Kings Rd. Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,754 SqFt 0.670 Acres

MLS ID - 987847 - - Represented Buyer 355,000 none

220 Tara Way Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 1,635 SqFt 0.400 Acres

MLS Id - 987743 - - Represented Buyer 350,000 none

604 Creekside Ct. Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,316 SqFt 0.280 Acres

MLS ID - 1001416 - - Represented Buyer 290,000 none

365 Crestwood Athens, Georgia

5 Beds 5 Baths 3,574 SqFt 0.740 Acres

MLS ID - 988852 - - Represented Buyer 254,200 none

199 Pine Ridge Trace Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,382 SqFt 0.140 Acres

MLS Id - 1007816 - Represented Buyer 250,000 none

350 Camelot Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,174 SqFt 0.340 Acres