Top Real Estate Agents in Atlanta, GA

Affordable housing, skyscrapers, a bustling business center with big names, and a city vibe with bigger personality makes A-Town the place to be. Atlanta, GA has about 4,515,000 residents. The top 3% of Atlanta’s 14,981 real estate agents can get houses off the market 1.5x faster than average and help sellers gain 6.8% on the list price. Need top Atlanta real estate agents who save buyers $43,772 more on average? HomeLight’s got your back.

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Atlanta's Housing Market at a Glance

Home of the world’s largest aquarium, headquarters for large corporations like Coca-Cola and Chick-Fil-A, several professional sports teams and a diverse food scene, the city of Atlanta, GA is a hot spot. Many young professionals are relocating to Atlanta in search of better jobs, pleasant weather, and a low cost of living.

Atlanta was hit the hardest by the housing market collapse, but the city has finally begun to rebound in recent years due to its high quality of life. There are a total of 4,031 homes on sale in Atlanta today. The Big Peach’s 14,981 active real estate agents work to get these homes off the market in 75 days. These agents typically sell homes for 94.7% of the initial list price on average.

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Why You Need a Top Real Estate Agent in Atlanta

The top 3% of Atlanta’s 14,981 real estate agents sell 1.8x more homes than average agents do. They also get homes off the market 1.5x faster. Top agents save buyers as much as 11.6%, which is $43,772 more than average agents. Top agents help sellers make 6.8% more, which is $25,814 that you can put towards Atlanta Braves season tickets.

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Additional Resources

Read buyer and seller guides, get the best tips from America's top real estate agents, see the latest trends in housing, and learn how to optimize your home sale. Find it all on the HomeLight blog ».

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Atlanta, GA?

    It's going to depend on the temperature of the Atlanta 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 Atlanta?

    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 Atlanta?

    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 Atlanta?

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

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

    Looking to buy or sell a home in a specific Atlanta neighborhood? We've got you covered. Either explore top real estate agents in Atlanta 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 Atlanta real estate agents?

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

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

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

  • Do these Atlanta real estate agents work for HomeLight?

    No. All of the real estate agents you see on 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 Atlanta?

    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.

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