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Find the perfect Athens real estate agent

We analyze millions of home sales to find the best performing real estate agents.

Top Athens real estate agents

HomeLight analyzes all 21 Athens, AL real estate agents and compares them on their historical performance data. The top 3% of Athens real estate agents handle an average of 149 properties and move them in 71 days.


HomeLight was very easy! Within just a few hours I had been contacted by a company, and we went with that realtor. He was amazing!

Krystal V.B
Alabama

Why you need a top real estate agent in Athens, AL

There are 21 real estate agents in Athens, AL right now. Properties are listed for 134 days on average. The difference in time spent on the market in Athens, AL for top agents is 62.75 less than the time an average agent spends on a given housing transaction.

Top Seller's Agents

Top seller’s agents, when compared again the average real estate agent in Athens, sell 1.2x the number of homes and sell them 62.75 days faster.

Sale price / List price (%)

Days on market
Lower is better

Homes sold / yr


Top Buyer's Agents

The top real estate agents in Athens help buy 1.3x more homes than average agents in the same area. Top agents, on average, also save home buyers $75,098 during the buying process.

Condos sold / yr

Homes purchased / yr

Sale price / list price (%)
Lower is better

See how some of the top real estate agents in Athens, AL stack up

Micah Matson

Matson Realtors

Average Days on Market

71

Average Over Asking

$22k

Single Family Home Transactions

10

Robert Waide

MarMac Real Estate

Average Over Asking

$47k

Average Days on Market

45

Single Family Home Transactions

6

Anne Owen

Keller Williams Realty

Average Over Asking

$22k

Average Days on Market

140

Single Family Home Transactions

59

Jacky Patterson Jr.

Alabama Real-Estate Solutions

Average Days on Market

0

Single Family Home Transactions

4

TIC Transactions

0

Emily Kinder

RE/MAX Unlimited

Average Days on Market

0

TIC Transactions

0

Townhome Transactions

0

Rosalie Holcombe

RE/MAX Unlimited

Average Days on Market

0

Single Family Home Transactions

3

TIC Transactions

0

Samantha Walker

Capstone Realty

Amanda Howard

Amanda Howard | Sotheby's International Realty

Valerie D Miles

RE/MAX Unlimited

Keegan Mumaw

Madison Metro Realty LLC


The first realtor that HomeLight recommend really impressed me, she was great and my home sold within 30 days. I wish I had known about HomeLight years ago!

Valerie M


HomeLight was so helpful in the sale of my mother's home after her passing. Thank you for making a difficult decision worry free.

Lynn A


HomeLight was excellent in finding a real estate agent to sell our home, which took only 4 days! They offered various agents, all of which were top agents in our area. We couldn’t have been happier!

Cindy W

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Athens?

It's going to depend on the temperature of the Athens housing market but we generally recommend that you hire a real estate agent as soon as you're thinking of selling your home. Generally speaking, that's anywhere from 3 to 6 months prior to your desired move date.

How important is it to hire a top real estate agent in Athens?

On average, the top performing 5% of seller's agents generally command a higher selling price (+9%) than the average real estate agent. The top performing 5% of buyer's agents generally save their clients 2.5% more than the average real estate agent at closing. So, whether you're buying or selling your house, your odds of making more money on the transaction are higher if you work with a top performing agent.

Why do I need to hire a licensed real estate agent in Athens?

Always ensure you’re working with a trained, accredited real estate professional. That's the best way to protect you and your property. Every listing agent should be prepared to deliver proof of their license to sell in your area.

What is the average real estate agent commission for agents in Athens?

While individual real estate agent commissions do vary, most real estate agents in Athens work for 6% of the home price.

How do I find a real estate agent that specializes in a specific Athens neighborhood?

Looking to buy or sell a home in a specific Athens neighborhood? We've got you covered. Either explore top real estate agents in Athens neighborhoods or give one of our trained agent concierges a call at (888) 998-1909

What are the most important questions to ask when interviewing Athens neighborhood?

We've put together a list of 24 questions to ask your real estate agent. Make sure to ask them of your Athens real estate agent during interviews.

Why should I use HomeLight to find a Athens real estate agent?

HomeLight analyzes all real estate agents in Athens to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Athens real estate agents and will only introduce you to the top performing agents.

Do these Athens real estate agents work for HomeLight?

No. All of the real estate agents you see on HomeLight.com are unaffiliated with us. They do not pay to advertise on our site and we do not pay to list them. That's how we keep our recommendations objective.

What factors does HomeLight consider when evaluating real estate agents in Athens?

We compare real estate agents on a variety of data points in their transaction history. While we can't give away our exact algorithm, we can tell you that we consider things like: how fast a real estate agent sells, how many properties they work on, how much money they save or earn their clients, and what cities and neighborhoods they specialize in.