Leigh has just entered her second decade with award-winning brokerage, RE/MAX of Orange Beach, serving the Alabama nd Florida Gulf Coasts. She finished 2014 with another Platinum Producer award, the third in a row for her since she converted to team leader in 2013. She was inducted into the RE/MAX Hall of Fame in 2014, after earning $1M in gross commission with RE/MAX. In 2012, she was the only single agent at RE/MAX of Orange Beach to achieve Platinum Producer status, and was in the Top 10 -RE/MAX Alabama for 2012. As single agent,She was also -
*Top sales agent for the the months of February and May 2012, and was a consistent top producer throughout the year - she was either 1st, 2nd or 3rd in production every single month! She was top sales agent for March, April, May and November of 2011 and overall number 1 single agent for her office of 43 full time active Realtors. She was also a top producer for 2010 and 2009, making the RE/MAX 100 Club and was top selling agent in the Orange Beach office for three months in 2010 and two months in 2009. Excellent customer service is at the heart of Leigh's business philosophy.
Leigh grew up in the Birmingham, Alabama, area and attended Vestavia Hills High School. She is a graduate of Agnes Scott College, where she enjoyed the benefits of big-city life in Atlanta, and she also holds a master's degree in English from Auburn University. She has many happy memories of summers in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama, and Alabama's beautiful Gulf coast, where her family has owned vacation property for 20 years.
It is a dream come true for Leigh to now reside in Orange Beach, Alabama on the beautiful Alabama Gulf Coast, where her family has vacationed for over 40 years. Leigh is excited to be a part of this dynamic time in the development of the Alabama Gulf Coast, and she enjoys sharing this excitement with others. Let her help you find your Orange Beach or Gulf Shores Alabama Gulf Coast resort home or condominium. She can help make your Gulf Coast dreams come true!
Leigh lives in Orange Beach, Alabama with her husband, Captain Don McPherson, owner of Getaway Charters. In her spare time, she loves to read or spend time outdoors. You may see her working in her yard, walking on the beach, biking in her Orange Beach neighborhood, Mulligan Place, or fishing with Don on one of his 2 Hatteras yachts. She especially enjoys spending time with her son, Rob, who is a graduate of the University of Mississippi and The University of North Carolina School of Law. Call or email her with any question you might have about buying Alabama Gulf coast property, Panhandle Florida property, selling your home or condominium, or relocating to Baldwin County, Alabama, or Perdido Key, Florida.
Most recently, Leigh and Don have expanded their business into Quepos, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, where Don has joined in partnership with Captain Franklin Araya Martinez as owner of Big Eye Charters, an established sport fishing charter business fishing out of Quepos. Leigh maintains a working relationship at RE/MAX Vida in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica.
A REALTOR® is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.
The Code establishes time-honored and baseline principles that come from the collective experiences of REALTORS® since the Code of Ethics was first established in 1913. Those principles can be loosely defined as:
Loyalty to clients;
Fiduciary (legal) duty to clients;
Cooperation with competitors;
Truthfulness in statements and advertising; and non-interference in exclusive relationships that other REALTORS® have with their clients.
Leigh has fulfilled broker license requirements for both Alabama and Florida. She has over 22 years of real estate experience in residential, Gulf coast resort and Orange Beach and Gulf Shores area investment sales.
Leigh has completed the Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) Certified Investor Agent Specialist (CIAS), and International Real Estate Specialist (IRES) designations. She is currently working on the CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist) designation.
To earn a designation, a REALTOR® is a real estate agent has taken coursework and demonstrated specific skills, performance and knowledge in a particular area of the real estate industry.