CHATTANOOGA, TN., – Crye-Leike, Realtors congratulates Broker, Grace Johnson, ABR, GRI on obtaining her Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designations.  Grace Johnson is a licensed broker in Tennessee and Georgia based out of the company’s downtown Chattanooga branch office located at 1201 Market Street.


Realtors who receive the CRS designation have completed advanced courses and have demonstrated professional expertise in the field of residential real estate.  Fewer than 38,000 Realtors nationwide have earned the credential.   Homebuyers and sellers can be assure that CRS Designees subscribe to the strict Realtor code of ethics, have access to the latest technology and are specialist in helping clients maximize profits and minimize costs when buying or selling a home.


Grace Johnson joins more than 16,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the SRES, having completed a comprehensive course in understanding the needs, considerations and goals of real estate buyers and sellers age 55 and older.


Since 2000, Grace Johnson has been assisting real estate buyers and sellers in and around Hamilton, Bradley, Meigs, Walker and Catoosa counties.  She specializes in residential real estate with a focus on first time homebuyers, new construction, foreclosure, investment and relocation.


Grace Johnson is a member of the Chattanooga Association of Realtors (CAR) in which she has served as a Chairperson of the Cultural Diversity Committee.  She is also a member of the River Counties Association of Realtors (RCAR), the Tennessee Association of Realtors (TAR), and the National Association of Realtors (NAR).




“Being in the real estate profession is my ministry to be of service to others,” said Grace Johnson.  “Whether it is turning dreams into reality, assisting relocating to the area or assisting investors with their portfolio? I believe real estate is an investment for all.”


For your real estate needs or personal referrals, please contact Grace Johnson at 423-316-4663 or email:


Harold Crye and Dick Leike established Crye-Leike, Realtors in 1977.  Today, Crye-Leike?, the nations 4th largest real estate company, has a network of over 4,000 sales associates and 137 corporate and franchise offices located in 65 counties through-out the eight-state southern region of Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and North Carolina.


Crye-Leike is a full-service real estate company offering buyers and sellers services in the following areas of specialty: residential sales, mortgage lending, title, insurance, commercial business and investments, property management, development and construction, builder resources, REO bank-owned properties, relocation, auctions, and home services referrals.  In 2006, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $6.1 billion with 35,498 closed transaction sides.