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Find the perfect Atlanta real estate agent

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

Top Atlanta real estate agents

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 15,671 real estate agents can get houses off the market 1.5x faster than average and help sellers gain 6.7% on the list price. Need top Atlanta real estate agents who save buyers $43,390 more on average? HomeLight’s got your back.


We had a contract on the home within two weeks of listing. Thanks to HomeLight for directing us to a very good realtor.

Roger C.

Why you need a top real estate agent in Atlanta, GA

The top 3% of Atlanta’s 15,671 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 11.4%, which is $43,390 more than average agents. Top agents help sellers make 6.7% more, which is $25,548 that you can put towards Atlanta Braves season tickets.

Top Seller's Agents

Atlanta home sellers can make 103.8% of the list price when using a top Atlanta real estate agent. Average agents sell for around 97.1% of the list price, which breaks out to a $14,399 difference when compared to top agents.

Sale price / List price (%)

Days on market
Lower is better

Homes sold / yr


Top Buyer's Agents

Average agents in Atlanta get buyers their dream place for 92.4% on the listing price, while top Atlanta real estate agents get properties for 80.9% of list on average. That is $72,449 saved with a top agent.

Condos sold / yr

Homes purchased / yr

Sale price / list price (%)
Lower is better

See how some of the real estate agents in Atlanta, GA stack up

Sue Hilton

Keller Williams Realty Signature

Single Family Home Transactions

510

Condo Transactions

50

Townhome Transactions

1

Courtney Newton

Keller Williams Atlanta North

Atlanta Listings Sold

68

Average Days on Market

85

Condo Transactions

360

Dennis Henry

Century 21 Connect Realty

Atlanta Listings Sold

6

Average Days on Market

82

Condo Transactions

100

Paul Puckett

Re/max Advantage

Atlanta Listings Sold

15

Average Days on Market

87

Single Family Home Transactions

130

Jennifer Butler

PALMERHOUSE PROPERTIES

Atlanta Listings Sold

24

Average Days on Market

49

Average Over Asking

$12k

Samuel Bayne

Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby's International Realty

Atlanta Listings Sold

53

Condo Transactions

23

Single Family Home Transactions

87

Bruce D Ailion

RE/MAX Town & Country

Atlanta Listings Sold

15

Average Days on Market

76

Average Over Asking

$5.5k

Beth Ayres

Ayres Realty Company

Atlanta Listings Sold

19

Single Family Home Transactions

580

Condo Transactions

19

Emmett Carr

Keller Williams Realty Buckhead

Atlanta Listings Sold

18

Average Over Asking

$2.2k

Condo Transactions

87

Reed Williams

Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage

Atlanta Listings Sold

13

Single Family Home Transactions

100

Condo Transactions

11

Meet top real estate agents who focus on these Atlanta neighborhoods

Garden Hills

Active Agents1,236
Time on Market123
Avg. Sale Price$462,811

The neighborhood of Garden Hills is full of winding streets lined with mature oak trees, beautiful evergreen parks and landscaped traffic islands. If you’re looking for world-class shopping and dining, take a quick walk over to nearby Buckhead Village. Homes in Garden Hills range from Georgian, Tudor and Spanish Revival to Craftsman.

Midtown

Active Agents3,508
Time on Market87
Avg. Sale Price$302,444

Often considered a tiny slice of New York, Midtown is the center of Atlanta’s arts scene. It is one of the city’s most pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods. The area also has easy access to MARTA and great bike lanes. The vibrant and diverse neighborhood is home to many award-winning performances, top restaurants, shops, art galleries and entertainers.

Ormewood Park

Active Agents997
Time on Market78
Avg. Sale Price$315,423

Ormewood Park has become a popular neighborhood for Atlanta residents because of an increase in renovations and new housing stock. Although it’s a very family-friendly neighborhood, Ormewood Park maintains a diverse mix of age groups. In the past decade, new and larger homes have been developed in the area along Ormewood Avenue.


HomeLight connected me with the right people which led to a good offer on our home and a fast closing time within just weeks.

Chris A


I am so grateful for the referral that HomeLight sent to us.... sold our home by the end of the first day of listing.

Joey G.


HomeLight saved the day by identifying three best of class real estate agencies in Atlanta and within 2 months we purchased.

Martha L

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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. We encourage you to explore all of your options if you're selling a house in Atlanta, GA.

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 (855) 999-7975

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

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 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 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.