Atlanta, GA – January 24, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — THE REAL ESTATE COMPANY launches operations in Atlanta, offering listing side commissions as low as 1% while maintaining superior client care.  Creating the next generation in real estate, THE REAL ESTATE COMPANY is founded by veteran Realtors, Erik Fortner, Otha Greer, Lee Thornton and Darrin Hunt, who have sales in excess of $200 million.

Providing a new option for sellers who may be faced with lower home values, THE REAL ESTATE COMPANY has reduced its listing side fees by two percent or more in most cases, saving clients thousands of dollars.  “We’re evolving with the market”, says Co-Founding Principal, Lee Thornton.  “Everyone wants to save money, and we give them a business model to achieve that.”

Servicing individual buyers and sellers, as well as developers and investors, THE REAL ESTATE COMPANY has a proven track record of success, and specializes in the in-town Atlanta market.  For more information, visit, or call 404.585.0662.


With over $200 million in sales, the principal founders of THE REAL ESTATE COMPANY are recognized as proven leaders in the Atlanta market.  They have earned an outstanding reputation for their consistent dedication and strong performance.  They offer a higher level of service that always provides smart advice, precise attention to detail, expert negotiation skills, and absolute loyalty to their clients


Erik Fortner
Co-Founding Principal

Phone: 404-585-0662

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