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Mark Tidwell

Owner / Broker

Office: 678-394-3200

Cell: 678-617-7167

"We're more like a Full Service Brokerage than a Flat Fee Service. We don't just list your home and walk away. We're here every step of the way."

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$399.00 Flat Fee Listing

Maximum Savings Plan

"Flat Fee Plan"

I personally handle your listing!

GAMLS & FMLS Flat Fee Listing

Free Photos with Ultra Wide Angle Lens

In House Listing Appointment

Contract Process Control

Broker Contract Negotiations

Comparative Market Analysis

Closing Fee: Just over 1/2 percent

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1.25% Discount Plan

No Out of Pocket Expenses

"Hybrid Plan"

List & Sell with NO Out of Pocket Fees !

Full Seller Representation

30 HD Photos FREE!

Broker Attends Closing

Contract Process Control Management

List Until Sold

Exit Listing at Anytime

At Closing 1.25% x Sales Price

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Flat Fee Listing - Linc Realty of Atlanta

Choose your own Flat Fee Listing plan! Allowing Atlanta seller's to choose between Flat Fee Listing, Traditional Service or a Reduced Percentage Listing Plan is a win-win for everyone.

The only Atlanta Real Estate Broker offering a Flat Rate , Reduced Percentage or Traditional Service Listing Plans.

All Properties Listed in both the Real Georgia MLS and First Multiple Listing Service or FMLS!

Unprecedented Atlanta Real Estate Market ‐ Why Flat Fee Listing just makes sense

Seller's Market Update January 2023 ‐ What a Difference a couple of months have made for the Atlanta Housing Market. Looking back at Early 2022 the Atlanta Housing Market went from a RED‐HOT Sellers' Market to a Buyer's Market in just a couple of Months.

Let's examine some facts: (Atlanta Housing Market)

If you are considering selling now is the time for the smart homeowner to take advantage of our Flat‐Fee Listing Service. With home prices under pressure for reasons mentioned above our listing program offers virtually the same service as a traditional listing just with lower fees. Resulting in a Higher Net than would otherwise be realized.

Expect Full Service! Pay a Flat Fee! Save thousands on Listing Commissions and Receive 95% Full Service.

Flat Fee Listing Model Explained.

A Home sells for $330,000 and the total Real Estate Commissions are 6.00 percent. (As an example) That equals $19,800 total commissions. With 3% or $9,900 going to the listing brokerage and $9,900 going to the buyer's agent brokerage firm. Our Flat Fee Listing commissions are as follows. Home sales Price $330,000. We charge $399 up front Listing Fee, $100.00 for the Lock Box and at a successful closing .0055 times the sales price to our firm or $1,815. This includes the .12% charged to us by the FMLS and $9,900 going to the buyer's brokerage firm. You retain $8,085 of your hard earned equity. Of Course if you Sell By Owner - FSBO you save even more by skipping the Buyer's Agent Commission.

* All Real Estate Commissions are negotiable any commission amounts referenced herein are for demonstration purposes only.

Our Story; So You've just located the perfect Flat Fee Listing Company. So now it's Time to Pull out that Credit Card

So you going to pay a Flat Fee (example) say $550.00 AND ZERO LISTING COMMISSIONS. Great you're all set!

But there's a Catch!

If your home is listed in one of the following counties you might want to keep reading!

These counties are mandated by the FMLS and are mandatory listing counties AND Charge a Closing Fees to the Listing Broker's Firm.

So how much is this fee?

Answer: .0012 times the Sale Price of the Home

With this Fee being percentage based shows why it's impossible for a Brokerage Firm to charge a true Flat Fee Listing in the FMLS areas.

So on a $400,000 home the fee is $480.00

So let's do some simple math.

The Company Lists your Home for $550.00 YET THEY ARE CHARGED $480.00 by the FMLS. So they just made $70.00

Folks this isn't feasible

But their Website States Absolutely "NO LISTING COMMISSIONS" Right?


Here's the Catch

When you break out that shiny new credit card for a $550.00 Flat Fee Listings. The company may send a follow up email stating that you agreed to the "Terms of Service" from their web page.

And that's the catch!

Who's going to go back and read this (People Using Facebook® Didn't)

Or they will send the Listing Agreement for you to sign after you've paid the up-front listing fee and spent several hours trying to input your own listing.

Either Way it Shakes Out Your Going to Pay a "Closing Fee, Commission Fee or an Administration Fee" Call it what you want.

Flat Fee Listing Companies which fail to disclose this type of information (up front) aren't being very honest to say the least.

Just Google® the companies reviews that's always a good starting point.

If the listing company has their closing fees (for the above listed counties) prominently advertised then it's probably a reputable company.

If you would like a copy of our listing agreement (which shows all fees) simply give us a call or send us an email.

Our Fees are prominently advertised on our website as well!


Before you pay a listing broker money you should demand to see the entire listing agreement up front! The Listing Agreement will disclose all Fees!

If they won't provide the listing agreement up front then you may want to think twice!

Selling Your Home: The 14 Day Window

Did you know approximately 80 percent of showings occur in the first 14 days of a home being placed as "Active" or "For Sale" on the MLS Sites.

It is imperative your home be in top condition and priced correctly prior to listing. We help prepare your home for sale with our expert guidance and experience.

Testimonials5 Star Rating

  • I highly recommend Mark. He made it easy to sell our home. He absolutely did everything a traditional listing agent does and I saved over 7k by using him instead. I paid 400.00 to list the home on mls with him and he took .5% when it closed. He was there to answer any questions, gave knowledgeable recommendations, was there when we had questions, and kept us in the loop with all conversations with the buyers agent. No way I would ever use a traditional listing agent ever again. I was curious before we met Mark if a flat rate agent would provide same quality of service as a traditional agent. Now I know I will get the same quality of service and will get to keep over 2.5% of my equity I would have given away to any traditional agent. I will use Mark again without hesitation and will never consider a traditional agent ever going forward. No brainier to use Mark!
    M Kotula Cumming, Ga.
  • It was certainly a pleasure working with Mark. His many years of experience eased the burden often associated with the real estate process. Mark has lived in the Atlanta area for many years and is keenly aware of local markets ups and downs. To put some icing on the cake, Mark's unique business model saved me thousands of dollars at the closing table. What is cool, Mark offers everything a traditional Realtor offers but at a considerable savings! I believe in Mark and his approach so much, I have referred him to close friends and business associates. Take my word it was a wonderful experience working with Mark.
    John Stevens / Dacula,Ga. Hamilton Mill
  • We received Mark's information from a friend when he recommended we use him to sell our home in September. Mark's experience and knowledge of the selling process helped us get top dollar for our house when compared to the surrounding comps. We sold and closed on our house about 5 weeks after listing it for sale with Mark. We have since passed along the same recommendation to several friends and family members who have plans to sell their house in the near future. Will call him again if/when the need to sell a house arises!
    Mr. Beaumont / Dacula, Ga.
  • I could not have asked for a better experience working with Mark Tidwell as my selling agent. He was always very prompt in communicating everything related to the sale process and that was super! His flat fee service $saved me A LOT of money and I'm VERY GLAD I decided to try the flat fee listing service. Some charged much more while others charged much less but offered very little or no service at all besides listing on MLS and other sites. With Mark, I got professional pictures done, home listed on MLS & all major listing sites, he represented me and successfully negotiated with the buyers' agents, reviewed and signed all contracts with me. He delivered exactly as his service offered. There was almost nothing I had to do besides staging my home, filling out some forms and making a few repairs after the inspection report came in. THANKS again Mark Tidwell for helping me sell my home!! I highly recommend his services to anyone looking to sell their home or buy one :)
    Keleman / Atlanta Ga.
  • Mark helped me list and sell my town home. His flat fee listing program saved me $$$ while still providing a very high level of service. I highly recommend Mark.
    Ryan Mills / Suwanee, Ga.

Additional Customer Reviews!

five star customer reviews

Dave & Katie Sells

Mark Tidwell did an outstanding job of helping us sell our home and purchase a new one. From beginning to end, Mark continually went above and beyond and exceeded our expectations. He is an extremely motivated, knowledgeable, and driven person. When we chose to move to an area that Mark was not licensed in he took the initiative to go through all the steps to obtain licensure in that county. His attention to detail and ability to step us through the entire process was priceless. One of my main concerns when selecting an agent was finding someone who was not just going to be chasing commission but rather, taking the time to really provide quality service. I would highly recommend to Mark to anyone in need of a real estate professional.

-Dave and Katie Sells, Bishop, GA

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Gretchen Holsclaw

We would highly recommend Mark Tidwell. We used his Flat Fee listing program and saved TONS of money on commissions. He did a great job. I would recommend him to family and friends. We sold our home in just a couple days.

Thanks so much for your help!!

Gretchen Holsclaw

Acworth, Ga.

five star rating

Glenn Briggs

I used Mark to represent me in purchasing a HUD home for my Family. He knows the HUD system very well. I would highly recommend Mark to future friends and family.

Glenn Briggs

Auburn, Ga.

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Clint & Sarah Roberts

We used Mark Tidwell's Flat Fee Listing service to sell our home. Mark is extremely knowledgeable in his profession. Mark was very easy to work with and always responsive. Dealing with Mark was a refreshing experience. We have already referred Mark to an associate and we would definitely use his services again!

-Clint Roberts

Dacula, GA

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Jed Broadway

Mark went over and beyond expectations while locating my residence. He was very patient with me as we spent 6 months finding my place that I am extremely happy with!

I have, and would recommend Mark to anyone that requires an excellent agent.

Jed Broadway

Gainesville, Ga.

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Bill Walker

We have used Mark Tidwell to help us market a number of properties and we continue to call him as we have other properties to sell. He is professional, responsive and an excellent communicator. He is very knowledgeable and has years of experience with both residential and commercial properties.

Bill Walker

Senior Vice President

Local Community Bank

Loganville, Ga.

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Mark Tidwell

Cell: 678-617-7167

Linc Realty of Atlanta: 678-394-3200