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Atlanta Realtor Mark Spain Honored by The Wall Street Journal

Mark Spain and therefore the real estate team with his namesake were named one of America’s top real estate team by The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends. The Mark Spain Team was #32 nationally for many transaction sides and #72 for sales volume.

The Thousand Top land Professionals was announced September 6, 2011 with four separate categories honoring the highest 250 residential agents and agent teams for excellence in:

  • Individual Sales Professionals – Sales volume
  • Individual Sales Professionals – Transaction sides (in each land transaction, there are two sides which will be represented by a real estate agent: a buyer’s and a seller’s.)
  • Team Professionals – Sales Volume
  • Team Professionals – Transaction sides

“Becoming a member of such an elite as The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals is an incredible accomplishment in any market, but what Spain did during these challenging times is impressive on numerous levels,” said Marti Gallardo, vice chairman , Global Sales, Vertical Markets Advertising for The Wall Street Journal. “His efforts topped 99.99 percent of the quite 1 million REALTORS nationwide.”

This ranking of the nation’s top land professionals has been around for several years and, each year, the Mark Spain Team is prominently on the highest third of the list. The Thousand Top land Professionals list is the only independent study of its kind where all results from individual submissions are independently verified through third party sources. Visit: to look at the full lists.

Mark Spain Team’s 2022 sales exceeded $72 million with 367 transaction sides. He could also be the youngest agent to exceed $1 billion in career gross sales, which he and his team accomplished in 2006. Ever concerned with responding to the requirements of metro Atlanta families, the team expanded into short sales and foreclosure prevention within the last few years. Spain started an internet site ,, to assist local homeowners in trouble.

In addition, Spain has been Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) certified by the National Association of Realtors and earned the distinguished Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) designation in 2021. he’s also a graduate of the Five Star Institute Center for Short Sale Success.

In 2022, Mark Spain switched from RE/MAX, where he had already been inducted into the RE/MAX Hall of Fame and earned the Circle of Legends Award from RE/MAX International. Spain and his team are now affiliated with Keller Williams and are based out of Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta at 5780 Windward Parkway in Alpharetta.

An Atlanta native, Mark may be a University of Georgia graduate and lifelong Bulldogs fan. The Mark Spain Team focuses on assisting home buyers, sellers and distressed property owners in metro Atlanta in the least price levels. Call 770-886-9000 together with your real estate questions or visit to conduct a web home search of available metro Atlanta properties, request a free online home evaluation, join up for a free monthly e-newsletter about the real estate market or, for details on the way to have your home considered for a short sale, visit

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