As an agent with 28 years of experience in the Greater Athens area, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate here. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. I am eager to serve you. Here are some of the things I can do for you:

    Find Your Next Home
    You need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter - not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home.

    Sell a Home
    When it's time to move, you need someone who will market your home using all the latest methods to reach the broadest audience, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract while looking out for your best interests, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. I can take care of everything you need, from start to close. You will never feel uninformed or unappreciated.

    My Client Testimonials

    5-Star Rating: I highly recommend Scott Nichols and his team. He did not treat me like a customer but treated me more like family. His hard work and dedication got me into a fantastic home at a very good price. His attention. To detail on paperwork for my contract was in great detail and helped me get everything on the home taken care of before I moved in. Thank you very much for your hard work and dedication sir. Detrick; Athens, GA; Closed February 2019.
    5-Star Rating: Anyone looking for a realtor that goes above and beyond, look no further!!!! Scott and his team are the most wonderful people to work with!! He worked for months to help us find our perfect home. Once we found our home, he and his team worked so very hard, even thru the holidays to help us negotiate & close on our new home before the new year. My family is forever grateful for the time his team spent helping us purchase our first home!! Nikki & Marcus; Crawford, GA; Closed December 2018.
    5-Star Rating: Our experience with Scott Nichols and his team was great. Scott is professional, supportive, ethical, and hard working. He worked with us through all obstacles and aspects of the sale and our purchase if our new home. The experience with Scott was like a friend was there to for us through the entire process. Incredible realtor, incredible team, and incredible person, we highly recommend him to anyone. Randy & Dianne; Athens & Bishop, GA; Closed November & December 2018.
    5-Star Rating: Scott is a wonderful real estate agent. He helped up throughout the whole process with everything and went over and above. If we had a question or anything he responded quickly with everything we needed to know. I would recommend Scott to any and everybody! Nick & Lauren; Colbert, GA: Closed December 2018.
    5-Star Rating: Scott assisted us with a home search for over a year. He also listed and helped sell our previous home quickly. He is knowledgeable, professional, and always willing to go the extra mile. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Scott to anyone buying or selling a home. Terry & Stacey; Bogart & Watkinsville, GA; Closed September & October 2018.
    5-Star Rating: My husband I were first time home buyers. Scott and his amazing team took such a great care of us! They made sure we knew exactly what was going on during each step of the process. We never felt any pressure to do anything were not comfortable with. Scott and his team have check in on us post-move and have continued to support us. Scott was very personable and knowledgeable. He was always there to answer our many questions. He was even flexible to work around our busy schedules. We are so thankful we had Scott and his amazing team to help us though our moving process. If you ever need a realtor, call Scott and his team. It is well worth your time! Ryan & Anna; Monroe, GA; Closed July 2018.
    5-Star Rating: We contacted Scott Nichols at the suggestion of friends who have worked with him in the past. From the very beginning, Scott walked us through the entire process and protected our interests as the buyer the entire time. Scott treated us like friends, not clients, which made the experience even better. We would definitely recommend using Keller Williams and Scott Nichols for your real estate needs! Barbara; Athens, GA; Closed July 2018.
    5-Star Rating: Scott and his team are nothing but professional. Their knowledge of real estate provides the buyer/seller with the reality of what one can expect. They are honest and will not try to push a buy or sell just to make a commission. They will educate you to help you understand how the real estate market works. I have used the Nichols team as a buyer and a seller. I have the utmost respect for them and refer them to anyone who wants to buy/sell a home. Chuck; Winder, GA; Closed June 2018.
    5-Star Rating: Awesome team to work with! Very prompt and informative. Gives realistic views and very knowledgeable about the market. Listens and addresses all concerns. Easy to work with! Highly recommended! Kristi & Kevin; Hull, GA; Closed June 2018.
    5-Star Rating: 07/10/2018 Scott Nichols is a top-notch agent and made our home buying process a very enjoyable experience. His knowledge of the Athens market and attention to detail were invaluable and his recommended service providers have been most impressive. I would highly recommend him! Jamie; Athens, GA; Closed May 2018.
    5-Star Rating: Scott works very hard for his clients. He is always available to answer questions. He is honest and trustworthy. He gave me great tips to improve the appearance of my home. He even sent me flooring samples and helped arrange the installation of my new kitchen flooring! This was the third time I have used Scott as my realtor. I would definitely choose him again and again! Kathee; Danielsville, GA; Closed May 2018.
    5-Star Rating: Scott helped us both buy a new home and sell our existing home. He really simplified the process for us and was available to answer any questions we had. He gave us great advice and helped us get a good price for our purchase and get the most out of our sale. Working with him and his team was a pleasure. Caleb & Candice; Athens, GA; Closed May 2018.
    5-Star Rating: Scott Nichols is a top notch real estate agent. He and his team went above beyond to make sure the entire house hunting/selection/purchase process was as easy as it could be. He also guided us every step of the way when it came to listing and selling our home. He obviously is very experienced and truly believes in helping his customers during the entire process. He was always there for any questions or concerns that we had. When we met Scott, we didnt just meet the best real estate agent in the business...we also gained a good friend!! If I ever need to use a real estate agent again, I wont use anybody other than Scott Nichols!! Ted & Cindy; Good Hope, GA; Closed May 2018.
    5-Star Rating: Scott was awesome! Easy to work with and helped us to find a perfect house and sell the house we already owned. He does a great job, and is extremely professional. Brett; Athens, GA; Closed March 2018.
    5-Star Rating: We have used Mr. Nichols twice in the past 12 years. Both times he was the BEST person for us! He has impressive knowledge of the housing market at all times, always there when you have a question! Both times we have hired Mr. Nichols, our homes sold VERY quickly! He made sure to meet our needs and worked hard to ensure we could sell the home in a swift but professional time frame. We also purchased a home with him and had an extremely easy process in that process. Bottom line is this: If you are looking to buy or sell, you cannot do better than Mr. Nichols! You will be happy you have him working for you. Michael; Winterville, GA; Closed March 2018.
    5-Star Rating: Scott has helped us with two property purchases, in the Athens area, and both times it's been a breeze. He is the only realtor I would recommend, and offers a wealth of local knowledge and so many helpful and practical pointers during the process. Holly; Woodville, GA; Closed February 2018.
    5-Star Rating: Scott and Charmayne are great to work with! They are knowledgeable and very responsive. I even had a great experience with their recommended service providers for inspections/repairs. Overall, they and their recommended providers are just great people with great service. I fully intend to return to them when I purchase again! Adam; Stephens, GA; Closed January 2018.
    5-Star Rating: Easy and consistent communication. Great community knowledge and relationships. Turnkey with repair and maintenance contractor, closing attorney, title search attorney. Thorough listing. Anthony; Athens, GA; Closed January 2018.
    5-Star Rating: Scott was very helpful in helping us buy our house. He completely answered all our questions and the experince was good. He also helped us secure a home warranty so that was a great bonus. Steve & Samu; Bishop, GA; Closed July 2017.
    5-Star Rating: Scott Nichols was exactly the realtor we needed. He was patient, kind, and willing to work with our particular situation. We could not have asked for a more understanding person. Scott made us feel like we were well looked after and the entire process was made smoother by his professionalism. Nick & Cassandra; Athens, GA; Closed October 2017.
    5-Star Rating: Scott was very helpful to my wife and I as first time buyers to assist us in navigating process of finding negotiating and buying. Scott is very reasonable. I felt that he was always open and honest with us in every step to ensure we had all of the information we felt we needed to make a decision without making us feel pressured. Frank; Athens, GA; Closed October 2017.
    5-Star Rating: I truly can't say enough good things about working with Scott and his team! Scott and his wife are true professionals. They handled all aspects of the offer and closing process with tremendous efficiency, honesty, kindness, and with open communication. From the first conversation to the closing table they are easy to talk to, knowledgeable, and very responsive. As a person with no experience of a short sale Scott was more than willing to answer all of my (MANY, MANY) questions and was always friendly in his approach and never used pressure or intimidation to get results, in fact he went above and beyond what could be expected to help both me and the seller. I would feel very confident in recommending him and his team for selling or buying! Kelli; Athens, GA; Closed October 2017.
    5-Star Rating: Pure professional, knowledgeable, dedicated, him and Charmayne make a superb team. I will highly recommend them for anything to do with real estate, will use them again for future dealings. John; Colbert, GA; Closed October 2017.
    5-Star Rating: Scott is an amazing agent! He was always available to answer any questions or concerns we had. We would highly recommend Scott to anyone looking to buy or sell! Erich & Mary; Lexington, GA; Closed September 2017.
    5-Star Rating: Scott and his team are incredibly knowledgeable about the area, whats available, hidden gems and preparing you what you expect as a buyer and seller. Their response time is admirable and I knew they were with me every step of the process. I trusted them on every aspect of my buying and selling experience and I am very satisfied with my results! Mark & Katie; Athens, GA; Closed September 2017.
    5-Star Rating: Scott and his team were great to work with. We sold and purchased a house with Scott. He was always quick to respond and was able to answer all our questions. I highly recommend Scott for all your home purchasing and selling needs. Jason & Casey; Watkinsville, GA; Closed July 2017.
    5-Star Rating: Working with Scott was like working with a big brother, who looked out for his family. He was very caring about every littel detail. Listened to our needs and was readily available to show us homes in our price range. He's very knowledgeable about the surrounding areas, which helped us make the right choice for our family. His entire team made our buying process very smooth and peaceful. Frank & Ann; Athens, GA; Closed June 2017.
    5-Star Rating: Scott and Charmayne were wonderful to work with! My husband and I recently bought our first home and we had tons of questions and uncertainties with the process and they made it very easy to understand and eased any anxieties we had. Response time with this team is also great! They have not lost contact with us and truly are very genuine and honest which I hear is not always easy to find in this industry. We HIGHLY recommend teaming up with Scott and Charmayne for any real estate needs! Kayla & Brett; Statham, GA; Closed June 2017.
    5-Star Rating: I would recommend Scott Nichols to anyone in the neighborhood or anyone that is looking to move here from far away. I actually have already been recommending him. There have been multiple times where I had to reschedule or just couldn't accept his phone calls due to work & that didn't matter to him. He found exactly what I was looking for and great area as well. He is very polite as well and he will help you with anything you need to know. Tessa; Hull, GA; Closed June 2017.
    5-Star Rating: Great home buying experience with Scott Nichols. Very knowledgeable agent. He knows the VA home loan buying process and I would recommend his service to fellow veterans purchasing homes. Rodney Hill; Athens, GA; Closed April 2017.
    5-Star Rating: I will recommend Scott Nichols to anyone I know entering the real estate market in the Athens or Winder area who is of high integrity and honesty. I have both purchased and sold a home, then later purchased a condo with Scott Nichols. Every time the entire process could not have gone more smoothly or have been more transparent. In every transaction I feel that I received the best value possible. I will be highly recommending Scott Nichols. Matthew; Winder, GA; Athens, GA; Closed March & April 2017.
    5-Star Rating: Scott did a fantastic job helping us find our new home in Athens. He was available whenever we needed him, and his response time to my texts was amazing. He made the whole process so much easier than we expected. He has bent over backwards to be helpful, even weeks after the sale. We never felt pressured in any way, only supported. I would recommend him enthusiastically! Ken & Mary; Athens, GA; Closed in March 2017.
    5-Star Rating: If you are researching or contemplating the best agent to list your home, choose Scott Nichols and team with Keller and Williams Greater Athens! Scott extensively toured our home and suggested three concise options to list our home. The experience of each phase of the sale was superior, such as innovative efforts in developing prospects, useful insights on listing renovations, effective showings and proactive facilitation during sale negotiations with unfailing due diligence. In this day and age, when actions speak more the words, Scott Nichols and team listed, sold and closed our home in 62 days! We highly recommend Scott for all of your real estate needs! Jan; Colbert, GA; Closed in October 2017.
    5-Star Rating: Scott Nichols went above and beyond our expectations in a real estate agent. Not only was he timely with communication, but he also made numerous trips to our home in Washington making sure that every step of the selling process of our home was done to our satisfaction. Scott also assisted us in our search for a rental home as well as helping us make solid decisions when we relocated. Scott and his team are top notch, far exceeding the responsibilities and duties of a real estate company. I can honestly and unquestionably recommend Scott Nichols to handle any real estate transaction. Kelly; Washington, GA; Closed in September 2017.
    5-Star Rating: Scott is very knowledgeable about the area which was good since I knew nothing about it. The buying of the house was easy compared to selling my house. Even though Scott was not the agent of selling my house, he held my hand the whole way during a very difficult sell and closing. He has a great personality and very knowledgeable regarding the ins and outs of real estate. Sharon; Bishop, GA; Closed in July 2016.
    5-Star Rating: Professional is an understatement. This team is 5 stars across the board with excellent communication and customer service. Highly recommended! The literature they left at the house for prospective buyers was very sharp and professionally done. Also, the photographer they use did a great job and really presented the house well. Chris; Bishop, GA; Closed in May 2016.
    5-Star Rating: You can't go wrong with Scott and his team. We were satisfied in every respect and followed his advice on all counts. Once the season got going we had three offers in three weeks, two at one time. We took the last and highest from fussy buyers. Peter & Debbie; Athens, GA: Closed in April 2016.
    5-Star Rating: Scott was a delight to work with. He did a great job of finding the homes that met my criteria and was very knowledgeable about the homes when we went to look at them. He was very helpful answering any questions I had about specifics on the area and the homes. He stayed in touch and kept me informed throughout the entire process. I would definitely use Scott again, if given the chance. Jason & Jennifer; Bishop, GA; Closed in March 2016.
    5-Star Rating: We had a great experience with Scott. He was willing to show us everything that we wanted even though we went back and purchased the first house that we looked at :) and he showed us several houses. I am recommending him to all our friends. Joseph & Deanna; Hull, GA; Closed in March 2016.
    5-Star Rating: We are very happy with Scott Nichols listing/selling our property. He is very experienced and knowledgeable of the area and industry. He responded quickly to our calls, texts and emails, and explained every step of the way. Even though our property was a lower priced listing, he put his all into getting us the best offer. He is honest, professional and never pressured us. Scott made the entire process easy for us. We will definitely work with Scott again in the future. Joung; Colbert, GA; Closed in September 2015
    5-Star Rating: Scott and his team of experts are by far the best. Professional, extremely knowledge and so easy to work with. He gave us outstanding advice to make our home market ready while not having to break our bank. our home sold after the 2nd showing and went so smoothly. Scott was also our purchasing agent and helped us negotiate a terrific deal down to the very last detail on our dream home. He even helped us find the right lender. The buying/selling process can be stressful, but Scott was always available and answered all of our questions. We would highly recommend Scott Nichols to anyone considering listing or purchasing a home. Frank; Hull, GA; Closed in July 2015
    5-Star Rating: I can't say enough at how well pleased I was with Scott. He always responded to my every question without fail. He is very knowledgeable and knows our local area well. His expertise led me thru every detail on selling my home and purchasing another home. I would highly recommend him to friends and acquaintances who might be looking for or selling a home. Nancy; Watkinsville, GA; Closed in June 2015
    5-Star Rating: One of the best in the business and will get it done for you. Sold my house in less then a week and my fiancé's house even quicker. Also helped keep deal in place and under contract when tree fell on the house during a storm. Chris; Athens, GA; Closed in June 2015
    5-Star Rating: Could not have been happier with having Scott as our realtor. He went the extra mile in everything and was so helpful. We will definitely use him again in the future if we need to! Evan & Linnea; Athens, GA; Closed in April 2015
    5-Star Rating: We used Scott 11 years ago when we bought our first home and loved him so much. He is the only real estate agent we thought of when we were ready to start looking again. We just bought a house that was a short sale and Scott and his team were able to guide us through the (sometimes stressful) process. They kept in touch on a regular basis, were easy to contact and quick to answer any questions or concerns that came up. He and his team were a pleasure to work with and without a doubt they are the reason we are in our beautiful new home. Brandy; Winterville, GA; Closed in April 2015
    5-Star Rating: We had a house that was very difficult to sell for a number of reasons. Scott 'stayed the course' with us and was able to get the house sold for us. He had good suggestions for what we needed to change/fix and was truly helpful when we got down to the final negotiations with the buyer. Marty; Colbert, GA; Closed in November 2014

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