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Ben Hirsh - Hirsh Real Estate - Buckhead.com
Ben Hirsh

Ben Hirsh is passionate about helping families find their dream home in Buckhead. His drive and work ethic fuel his tireless pursuit of excellence. The Atlanta Realtors Association named Ben the #1 individual Realtor in Atlanta in 2018 and 2019, and he is consistently among the top real estate agents in Buckhead.

Forging his own path – in life and in business – has always been a part of Ben’s DNA. As a child Ben had a love for adventure and dreamed of seeing the world. At the age of 18 he sold his established landscaping company to a competitor and set out to travel the world. His excursions led him to more than 40 countries, trekking to the Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal, floating down the Mekong River in Cambodia in a dugout canoe, diving in the Coral Sea, and driving with a random assortment of backpackers across New Zealand, Australia, and Africa.

When Ben returned from his travels he put this same focus and passion into becoming the best real estate agent in Buckhead. Ben is not originally from Buckhead and had no connections to the community, but he saw that Buckhead offered outstanding natural beauty and the best lifestyle in the Southeast. He believed that hard work and great marketing could propel him to the top, and it has. 

Buckhead’s #1 Real Estate Agent

He was soon named one of Realtor Magazine’s 30 Under 30 Top Real Estate Agents in North America, interviewed on NPR, Bloomberg News, CNBC, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle, and has been featured on the cover of Realtor Magazine. Ben has beennamed one of the 500 Most Powerful Leaders in Atlanta by Atlanta Magazine for 3 years in a row.

Ben Hirsh and his family at their home in Buckhead

If you are in the market to buy or sell a home in Buckhead, you deserve the best representation. Ben’s expertise paired with the most innovative marketing strategies will give you a stretegic advantage! With overall sales in excess of $650 million to date in over 16 years, Ben has unparalleled expertise in Buckhead home sales. Ben lives with his wife and three daughters in the scenic Paces neighborhood, and his commitment to the community goes far beyond his work. Ben owns and operates Buckhead’s top website, Buckhead.com, where he and a team of writers and photographers chronicle the people, places, and events of Buckhead. This vibrant website is a pro-bono effort to strengthen and inform the community, but pays huge dividends by keeping Ben “in the know” so he can better serve his clients.

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How did Ben Hirsh sell Over $83 million last year in Buckhead?

#1 Focus

Ben sells Buckhead real estate exclusively. Over the last 15 years, Ben’s personal sales have exceeded $600 million while on average closing 1 home every week. Ben knows Buckhead real estate better than anyone and keeps his finger on the pulse of the market trends. His clients benefit from this laser focus.

#2 Passion

Ben is passionate about Buckhead and selling homes here. He takes each listing personally and invests heavily to ensure success.

“This is not a stop along the way to some other career. This is my calling, my passion. I will happily be doing this in 30 years.” -Ben

#3 Marketing

Through his # 1 website (Buckhead.com), 3D models of his listings, direct mail, and video, Ben will create over 1 million targeted impressions for his clients this year. Ben’s marketing is unparalleled, as he invests more to get exposure for his listings than any competitor. This exposure drives traffic, which drives sales.

#4 Personal Service

When you work with Ben to sell your home, he personally shows your home, negotiates the offer and closes the deal. Even the most minute details are covered. His office team ensures the entire process runs smoothly. This allows Ben to be out doing what he does best, connecting beautiful homes with the right buyer.

Behind the Scenes

Michelle Legan

Michelle Legan began as the Director of Operations with Hirsh Real Estate – Buckhead.com over 8 years ago! She began her real estate career in residential new construction with Bethesda, MD-based developer, BF Saul Company. Prior to relocating to Buckhead where she has lived for almost 20 years, Michelle resided in San Francisco where she was a sales manager for a major computer company during the tech heyday. Michelle grew up in Novelty, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland in the heart of the snow belt, which explains her love of the summer heat here in Atlanta! She graduated from Ohio University EW Scripps School of Journalism which is located in the other Athens. Michelle is an avid reader and always has a book recommendation. She enjoys exploring new restaurants with friends, hanging out with her Whippet, Zorro, and has been an active volunteer with Whippet Rescue & Placement for over 10 years.

Rob Knight

Creative Director Rob Knight has been a professional artist for over thirty years. He began his career as a visual artist in Atlanta, where he explored everything from drawing and painting to graphic design and web development. Rob’s creative pursuits turned to photography in 2000. His artistic vision and craftsmanship led to a successful career as an educator, leading photo workshops around the world, and a brand ambassador for major camera companies. Rob was a two-time finalist for the National Association of Photoshop Professional’s “Photoshop Guru” award, he has published two photography books, and his work has been featured in Nature’s Best Photography magazine. Rob thrives in an environment like buckhead.com where he has so many creative opportunities, from creating a beautiful photographic portfolio for each home to covering the news, happenings, and people who make Buckhead such a unique place.

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