Atlanta Realtor Mark Spain Places No. 20 on The Wall Street Journal's Top 250 Agent Teams List

The Mark Spain Team was recently named one of America's top real estate teams by The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends. Ranking No. 20 nationally for most transaction sides with 512 closings, the Mark Spain Team moved up an impressive 12 spots o

Mark Spain's team had $88 million in gross sales and their transactions were up more than 50 percent over the team's 340 homes closed in 2010. This sales production, which included averaging more than a home sale a day in 2011, occurred in a year in which Mark Spain and his team also had to deal with switching companies. In May, the team moved all its agents and listings to Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta. Spain and his team surpassed the $1 billion mark in gross career sales in 2006 and may have been the youngest agent ever to accomplish this milestone.

With 90 teams on the Top 250 Agent Teams for Transactions list, Keller Williams had more real estate teams included than any other franchise--twice as many as RE/MAX, and more than Coldwell Banker, Prudential and Century 21 combined.

The Top 1,000 Real Estate Professionals was published in June 2012 with four separate categories honoring the top 250 residential agents and agent teams for excellence in:

• Individual Sales Professionals - Sales volume
• Individual Sales Professionals - Transaction sides (in each real estate transaction, there are two sides that can be represented by a real estate agent: a buyer's and a seller's.)

• Team Professionals - Sales volume
• Team Professionals - Transaction sides

This ranking of the nation's top real estate professionals has been around for several years and, each year, the Mark Spain Team is prominently near the top of the list. Visit to view the full lists.

An Atlanta native, Mark earned his degree from the University of Georgia and is lifelong Bulldogs fan. The Mark Spain Team specializes in assisting home buyers, sellers and distressed property owners in metro Atlanta at all price levels.

Wishing to respond to the needs of metro Atlanta homeowners, the team expanded into short sales and foreclosure prevention in the last few years. Mark Spain established and maintains a website, He also became Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) certified by the National Association of Realtors, earned the prestigious Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) designation in 2009 and is a Five Star Institute Center for Short Sale Success graduate.

To learn more about the Mark Spain Team, call 770-886-9000 or visit to conduct an online home search of available metro Atlanta properties, request a free online home evaluation, or to sign up for a free monthly e-newsletter about the real estate market.