RISMedia, a leading information and news provider for the residential real estate industry, compiles the annual Real Estate Newsmakers list. The 2021 Real Estate Newsmakers is comprised of nearly 300 industry members, including Mark Spain, and is showcased in the February issue of RISMedia's Real Estate magazine and online at RISMedia.com. Nominees are sent in by the trade magazine’s readership as well as RISMedia’s editorial team. The list is broken into eight categories: Achievers, Crusaders, Futurists, Influencers, Inspirations, Luminaries, Trailblazers and Trendsetters.
Mark Spain was honored on the Trailblazers/Agents of Change list. According to RISMedia, this year's honorees are a dynamic set of professionals who, despite the onslaught of challenges faced due to the coronavirus health crisis, have made news for their positive contributions to the consumers and communities they serve.
"One of our core values at Mark Spain Real Estate is leading with a servant’s heart, and serving our clients and communities at the highest level is extremely important to us," explains Mark Spain. "We are incredibly grateful for the growth, success and accomplishments we have achieved and look forward to continuing to make a difference in the communities where we live and serve.”
Mark Spain Real Estate, in addition to posting a 46.5% increase in annual sales volume for 2020, also had a record year of partnerships in giving back to communities. Some of these sponsorships and gifts included supporting the Cumulus Cares Tornado Relief Radiothon which raised nearly $240,000 after a Nashville tornado; providing free childcare in Atlanta and Raleigh for first responders and healthcare professionals during the pandemic; sponsoring a fundraiser for the Nashville Rescue Mission that raised the equivalent of 58,600 meals; and supporting a Charlotte blood drive in conjunction with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Mark Spain Real Estate’s partnerships resulted in nearly a half million dollars raised for approximately 10 causes in Atlanta, Nashville, Charlotte and Raleigh, the cities it serves.
Spain’s team-structured brokerage included 255 agents at the end of 2020. It has earned the top real estate team ranking in the United States for closed transactions by REALTrends/The Wall Street Journal for the last three consecutive years. Mark Spain Real Estate is also a five-time recipient of being an Inc. 5000 company, an annual list honoring the fastest-growing private companies in America.
To view the 2021 Real Estate Newsmakers list, go to https://rismedia.com/newsmaker/?id=1495. For more information on Mark Spain Real Estate or to get timely real estate tips on the company blog, visit markspain.com or call toll free at 1-855-299-SOLD.
About Mark Spain Real Estate:
Mark Spain Real Estate is the most trusted name in real estate, earning more 5-star reviews than any other firm in the United States. It has earned the No. 1 real estate team in the U.S. honor the last three consecutive years (compiled by REAL Trends and The Wall Street Journal) and is a five-time Inc. 5000 recipient, an annual list honoring the fastest-growing private companies in America. Mark Spain Real Estate’s mobile site design was named the No. 1 Mobile Website in real estate by REAL Trends in 2019 and 2020. MarkSpain.com also earned recognition as a Top 10 Overall Website in 2019 and 2020. The company 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 four years, as one of metro Atlanta’s 100 top, fastest-growing, privately held companies. Mark Spain Real Estate made its third appearance on Atlanta’s Top 25 Real Estate Companies annual list in 2020 and debuted on similar lists for Charlotte and Raleigh.
As a company leader with cutting edge ideas like its Guaranteed Offer program and innovative and award-winning website, Mark Spain was named to the inaugural list of 2019 REAL Trends Game Changers—50 people who have the potential to transform the real estate industry. The firm had a record sales year again in 2020, with more than $1.4 billion in gross sales volume, a 46.5% increase year-over-year. In line with its core value of leading with a servant’s heart, Mark Spain Real Estate’s 2020 partnerships with charitable causes in Atlanta, Nashville, Charlotte and Raleigh resulted in nearly a half million dollars raised for charity.