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Lauren Crane


Lauren Crane has been serving the greater Athens area as a REALTOR® since 2015. Lauren is passionate about meeting the needs of each client and providing excellent service to buyers and sellers in order to earn their trust, referrals, and repeat business. After graduating from UGA and before starting her real estate career, Lauren worked as the Lead Paralegal and Office Manager for a local law firm in the heart of Athens on Milledge Avenue. In her more than six years in that role, Lauren gained invaluable experience that carried over in the real estate business. The ability to productively multi-task, the significance of concise communication, and the importance of a strong attention to detail are all invaluable criteria for a successful Realtor. Most notably, Lauren learned the necessity of keeping the client’s best interest at the forefront, whether her clients need a savvy negotiator, a candid adviser, or a caring, determined advocate.

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A personalized and data-backed approach comes naturally when it comes to working with her clients, who appreciate that she communicates market data in a digestible way. In turn, her clients feel confident to make well-informed decisions when buying or selling a home or an investment. She loves to meet people, network with new and existing local businesses and most importantly help people in anyway she can.

In her spare time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband and three kids, being outdoors, and entertaining friends and family at her home. Contact Lauren for service beyond your expectations. Lauren is eager to share her love of all things Athens and real estate with you.

My Listings

Don't miss out on this opportunity! This charming 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom brick ranch offers amazing potential at an outstanding price.   With its classic design and familiar floor plan, this property feels comfortable and inviting. Beautiful hardwood floors span throughout the living room, down the hall,  and through the den and the kitchen. The spacious primary bedroom has an ensuite bathroom complete with a walk-in shower and double sinks. The two additional bedrooms share a convenient jack-and-jill bathroom.  The deck and screened porch provide the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the large, private backyard, and the unfinished basement provides for ample storage space.  Conveniently located and with three entrances to the neighborhood, Kingwood is easily accessible to all that Athens has to offer as well as minutes to Epps Bridge and Oconee County.  Historically proven to be one of Athens' most highly sought after neighborhoods, Kingwood's tree-lined streets are very popular with joggers, walkers, bikers, and baby carriages, and the neighborhood also features a nature trail through a common wooded area. With a long-lasting metal roof and a recently replaced HVAC and water heater, the property has been loving cared for and has the  good bones  that you are looking for. You'll leave dreaming of the possibilities and envisioning putting your own personal touch on this classic home. $340,000 Pending

280 Lenox Road Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,858 SqFt 0.790 Acres

My Reviews

My Closed Transactions

Under Contract before published. This 5 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home on full unfinished basement sits in a quiet cul-de-sac on just over 1 acre. The yard is fenced in, level, shaded and private. This home has an incredible floor plan for entertaining and is equipped with upgrades throughout. Enjoy an upgraded molding packages, professional grade appliances, extensive tile work, built-ins, vaulted ceilings on the entire main floor, a truly luxurious master suite, large shower with multiple shower heads, 2 fireplaces, custom cabinetry, a butlers pantry, a laundry shoot, 2 story living room, walk in pantry and so much more. 622,500 Closed

1170 Manor Ridge Drive Bishop, Georgia

5 Beds 4 Baths 3,176 SqFt 1.010 Acres

Four-side brick home in highly sought after Oconee Co school district and Whitlow Creek Subdivision. 4 bed 3 bath on main, bonus room has large bedroom, walk in closet and full bath as well. Large master bed room with spacious bath, garden tub and walk in shower, large walk-in closet. Three additional bedrooms on the main. All hardwood on main floor . Sun room / play room off kitchen dining area and sunny deck. Full daylight walk out unfinished basement , plumbed and ready to finish to your liking - also has a boat room  with a roll up door. HVAC 4 years old and 1 year old mini split unit just for the bonus room. Irrigation, fenced back yard that backs up to green space . Pool, tennis courts and walking trails included in the subdivision amenities. Blinds on all main floor windows and lovely large rocking chair front porch 570,000 Closed

6782 Whitlow Creek Drive Bishop, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,227 SqFt 0.700 Acres

* SOLD - Listed as a Comp ** 
Charming home in Normaltown! Walking distance to Bishop Park Farmers Market, UGA Health Sciences Campus, Chase Elementary, and Normaltown restaurants! Beautifully renovated kitchen and 2 full bathrooms, 4 bedrooms with a fully fenced back yard. Relax in the shade of a mature oak tree under your covered patio. Enjoy a safe neighborhood full of friends and truly kind hearted neighbors, right in heart of Athens! 500,000 Closed

310 Clover Street Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,328 SqFt 0.170 Acres

Sold Before Published. 435,000 Closed

257 Towns Walk Drive Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,168 SqFt 0.200 Acres

This stunning traditional brick home boasts 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, perfect for a growing family or an owner that enjoys hosting guests, either indoors or out.  A truly timeless entry, you walk into a welcoming vaulted foyer flanked on either side by a beautiful and spacious dining room (complete with shadow box wainscoting) and a large home office or formal living area.   Both of which offer ample room for creativity in hosting or productivity and wonderful natural light.  The beautiful and updated kitchen features granite countertops, white cabinets, a stylish subway-tile backsplash, stainless appliances (double wall ovens) and a comfortable eat-in area.  Off the kitchen is a large laundry room and access to the two car garage.  Across the large living room, complete with vaulted ceilings and mantled fireplace, you'll find a half bathroom perfectly suitable for guests.  The primary suite is on the main floor and offers a spacious ensuite bathroom with double vanities, garden tub and tiled, frameless glass shower, and walk-in closet.  Up the stairs, you will find three bedrooms, all of which have large closet space and storage areas and easy access to full bathrooms. Two of the rooms feature access to the central jack-and-jill bathroom.  Off of one of the bedrooms, you'll find a study nook with walled cabinetry for storage.  Perfect for the crafter, the collector, or the most studious of occupants.  And don't forget the additional bonus room just across the catwalk   lit up by skylights during the daytime and offering a flexible and unique bonus space for hanging out (with a projector screen for movie nights with family and friends!) The real gem of this home is the amazing backyard where you can escape to your own private oasis after a long day.  The yard is level, large, and fenced in, making it the perfect spot for outdoor activities on the lawn or to let the pets roam with plenty of space.  You'll spend many sunny days sitting by the above ground swimming pool, grilling on the large deck or lounging under the covered porch watching the sunset with a cool breeze from a fan. Want to enjoy your 1.24 acres any way you please - no HOA in the neighborhood! You can enjoy the convenience of nearby shopping and restaurants without any pesky fees or regulations.  Enjoy the convenience of the Eastside of Athens, just minutes from shopping, restaurants and UGA's vet school. So what are you waiting for? Come see this home today and fall in love with your new oasis. 420,000 Closed

180 Emerald Drive Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,882 SqFt 1.255 Acres

Not only will you fall in love with this Craftsman style beauty, you'll feel right at home in the lively community of Triple Creek! In a neighborhood you'll feel proud to call home, you'll enjoy low maintenance living (HOA includes lawn care and pine straw for each home!)  The neighborhood offers a pool, tennis courts, playground, sidewalks and covered pavilion.  This lovely home sits at the front of the neighborhood and features master-on-main, 2 generous bedrooms upstairs, 2 1/2 bathrooms and a large 4th bedroom/bonus room.  The kitchen comes equipped with stainless steel appliances, a subway tile backsplash, Quartz countertops, a stainless sink and bar seating.  The family room flows nicely to the open kitchen and breakfast area, and a formal dining room is located off the foyer.  The powder room has been updated with a stylish new vanity and tile floors.  The large master suite is on the main floor and has great natural light flowing through the windows. The master bathroom has been updated to include a beautiful subway tile shower with frameless glass door, durable and sleek wood-look tile floors and a new tub framed in shiplap. Upstairs you'll find two bedrooms, a full bathroom, and a large bonus room over the garage.  This precious home also boasts a nice flat yard, a concrete patio in the back and a lovely covered front porch. With an ideal location close to Hwy 78 and Hwy 316, this home is in the sought after North Oconee school district, zoned for Malcom Bridge and North Oconee High School.  This is one you don't want to miss! 398,400 sold

1090 Arlington Place Bogart, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,176 SqFt 0.250 Acres

This beautiful Westside brick ranch over a basement boasts 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and ample living and storage space. On a gently sloping lot in Berkley Hills, the classic design of the brick exterior gives the property a timeless appeal.  The interior joins a classically, functional floor plan with the desired modern updates and renovations.  As the central point of the home, the kitchen features a large island, new lower cabinets, tile backsplash and an eat-in area.  The living room has been opened to create a spacious living/dining room combo, and the stunning hall bathroom features a sparkling white subway-tiled shower, new countertops and beautifully tiled floor.  The living room, three bedrooms on the main floor, and hallway are adorned with the original oak wood flooring.  The primary bedroom is on the main floor at the end of the hallway and boasts an en suite bathroom and walk-in closet. The stunning sunroom, with its vaulted wood ceiling and wall-to-wall windows, offers amazing natural light, warm wood tones, and incredible views of the backyard. The sunroom creates an inviting, comfortable space that brings the beauty of the outdoors in, and it leads to a massive back deck, absolutely perfect for your outdoor living and entertaining.  Mature trees line the back of the yard creating a shaded and extremely private backyard.  The basement includes two bedrooms, a renovated full bathroom, extra living space, and additional storage. With exterior access from basement, the oversized deck creates a large space for covered storage, and there is also an additional walk-in unfinished space large enough for a workshop. Definitely not lacking in storage, the house also has a two-car garage and an oversized laundry room.  Renovations were completed within the last four years.  Conveniently located off Timothy Rd., this property is just minutes to Five Points, West Side retail and restaurants, and the Loop f(or easy highway access). Zoned for Timothy Rd. Elementary.  With its convenient location and desirable features, this property is a must-see for anyone in the market for a new home in Athens! 387,500 Closed

222 Holmes Avenue Athens, Georgia

5 Beds 3 Baths 3,862 SqFt 0.688 Acres

Nested on a cul-de-sac and a gently sloping wooded lot, this house is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle, yet is centrally located in-town and convenient to everything. The property boasts an earthy-toned color palette set amongst a gently sloping and wooded backyard. The main floor of the house features a living room with vaulted ceilings, a renovated kitchen with an eat-in breakfast area and bar seating, as well as a formal dining room that can easily double as a home office. The primary suite, laundry room and a half bathroom are also conveniently located on the main floor.  The renovated primary bathroom features a large tiled walk-in shower, separate garden tub, stylish double vanity and walk-in closet. Upstairs, you'll find two additional bedrooms and a full bathroom. The spacious basement includes a flexible recreation room, an additional bedroom, and two large unfinished storage areas, making a great location for a shop/workroom. Grill and chill on the back deck overlooking the serene and natural setting of the spacious backyard (which is fenced by the way!).  This home is located in a central, convenient location off Atlanta Highway and is within the popular Timothy Elementary school district. It's also just a short distance to downtown Athens, UGA, and Epps Bridge. 376,000 Closed

110 Tremont Court Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 3 Baths 1,734 SqFt 0.600 Acres

Classic Craftsman just hit the market in Townside in Oconee County. Right in downtown Bishop, this home features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sits tucked away on a 0.81 lot. One story and with an open floor plan- large great room with fireplace, spacious kitchen with granite countertops with bar area and stainless appliances, large pantry and a large dining space.  The owners' suite is large, has trey ceilings and is split from the other bedrooms for privacy. Secondary bedrooms are oversized and located off of the foyer. Hardwood floors, tile baths and heavy craftsman trim are throughout the home. This home is reversed on the lot to allow for privacy on the fabulous front porch and access from the alley way to the garage. The yard is fenced and mature shade trees provide a private setting. Home is located in great Oconee neighborhood with sidewalks and streetlights. This neighborhood is zoned for the Blue Ribbon Award winning High Shoals Elementary. 357,500 Closed

1254 Townside Place Bishop, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,897 SqFt 0.810 Acres

Charming 3 bed, 2.5 bath Cape Cod style home in Athens' west side neighborhood, Westwood Hills.  Enjoy the cozy feel of the living room with its fireplace and hardwood floors. The kitchen features stainless appliances and a breakfast nook. The main floor also has a nicely-sized and well appointed home office that could also function well as a formal dining room.   A half-bathroom on the main floor is perfectly suitable for guests, while all bedrooms are located upstairs, providing privacy and separation from the living areas. The primary suite is spacious, and features double closets and a cute window seat with storage and a private full bathroom.  A shared hall bathroom serves the additional two bedrooms on the second floor.  The large bonus room offers an incredibly flexible space.  Relax as you swing on the covered front porch and admire the flowering trees and shrubs in the front yard or dine outside on the deck under the shade trees in the fenced backyard.   Conveniently located, within minutes to shopping, dining, downtown Athens and UGA, this home is in the popular Timothy Road Elementary School district.  Don't miss out on this charming property! 320,000 Closed

234 Providence Road Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,952 SqFt 0.505 Acres

MLS ID - 1000646 - - Represented Buyer 687,500 none

2290 Wade Drive Bogart, Georgia

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,236 SqFt 0.740 Acres

MLS ID - 1010656- - Represented Buyer 537,000 none

396 Holman Ave. Athens, Georgia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,400 SqFt 0.240 Acres

MLS ID - 1006258 - Co-listed Property 419,000 none

417 S Cherokee Rd. Social Circle, Georgia

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,865 SqFt 0.640 Acres

MLS Id - 1008221 - - Represented Buyer 392,500 none

896 N Chase Street Athens, Georgia

2 Beds 1 Baths 1,092 SqFt 0.110 Acres

MLS ID - 1004172- - Represented Buyer 240,000 none

122 Sixth Street Monroe, Georgia

2 Beds 1 Baths 864 SqFt 0.160 Acres