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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

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. $439,900 Pending

180 Emerald Drive Athens, Georgia

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,882 SqFt 1.255 Acres

My Reviews

My Closed Transactions

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

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