Mark Spain Real Estate Debuts on REAL Trends Top 500 List

Mark Spain Real Estate, in just its fourth year as a brokerage, has debuted on the REAL Trends 500 list of top-producing U.S. residential real estate firms.

Online PR News – 14-April-2020 – Atlanta, GA – The Atlanta-based firm made its inaugural appearance, breaking into the top 200 for most closed transaction sides for 2019, at No. 196 with 4,200 sides. The REAL Trends Top 500 list is a ranking of the top residential real estate brokerage firms in the country based on annual sales production.

Additionally, Mark Spain Real Estate earned the No. 287 spot for 2019 sales volume, closing $1,049,769,096 in real estate. REAL Trends also included an independent real estate brokerage ranking, for which Mark Spain Real Estate was named the 71st top-producing firm in the country out of 212 companies on the list. With sales just over $1 billion, the firm was also named to the REAL Trends Billionaires’ Club, appearing No. 287 out of 301 real estate companies that achieved $1 billion or more in sales volume.

“We are thrilled to debut in the top 200 firms on this 500-firm list,” stated Chairman and CEO Mark Spain. “We built Mark Spain Real Estate by focusing on people over transactions, and none of our company’s success would have been possible without our team, who constantly strives to grow and improve. We are incredibly grateful to have amazing clients who allow us to serve them in reaching their real estate goals.”

Mark Spain Real Estate has four offices in metro Atlanta, one in Athens, Ga. as well as locations in Charlotte, Raleigh and Nashville. At the end of 2019, the firm had 138 real estate agents on its team.

Founded in 1987, REAL Trends is an industry leader in news, analysis and information on the residential brokerage industry. Among its real estate industry contributions is sponsoring and compiling these annual brokerage ranking lists as well as The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals (for which the Mark Spain team has ranked No. 1 for two years running). This is the 33rd year the REAL Trends 500 has been published.

“We are so thankful for our agents, staff and our clients,” said Mark Spain Real Estate President John Makarewicz. “Challenging times like this are even more of an opportunity for gratitude and helping our neighbors. Our team is working remotely and offering virtual showings and appointments to continue serving our clients to reach their homeownership goals. After all, home has taken on increasing significance these last couple weeks.”

About Mark Spain Real Estate (MSRE)
Mark Spain Real Estate is the most trusted name in real estate, earning more 5-star reviews than any other real estate company in the United States. It has earned the No. 1 real estate team in America honor for closed transactions the last two consecutive years, and the company has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America for four years straight. MSRE’s mobile site design took top honors in 2019, being named the No. 1 Mobile Website in real estate by REAL Trends. also earned the No. 8 spot in the Top 10 Overall Websites. MSRE was honored in 2017, 2018 and 2020 as one of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Top Places to Work. It has earned the Atlanta Business Chronicle Pacesetter Award the last three years, for being one of 100 metro Atlanta’s top fastest-growing privately held companies. MSRE recently made its second appearance on Atlanta’s Top 25 Real Estate Companies annual list in 2019.

As the leader of such a productive team with cutting edge ideas like its innovative website, Guaranteed Offer program and extensive marketing, Mark Spain was named to the inaugural list of 2019 REAL Trends Game Changers. This list of 50 people who have the potential to change the game of real estate in the coming year, included such honorees as: Gary Keller, co-founder and CEO of Keller Williams International, as well as the CEOs of RE/MAX International, Zillow, Coldwell Banker and HomeServices of America. Mark Spain has also been named to the 2020 Bulldog 100 list of fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by a University of Georgia alumni. MSRE debuted on the Bulldog 100 list in 2018.