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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 16,118 real estate agents can get houses off the market 1.5x faster than average and help sellers gain 6.4% on the list price. Need top Atlanta real estate agents who save buyers $43,769 more on average? HomeLight’s got your back.


I would recommend HomeLight to anyone who wants to work with a top-notch realtor and get their home sold fast! I received a full offer the day after putting my home on the market.

Joyce P

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

The top 3% of Atlanta’s 16,118 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 $43,769 more than average agents. Top agents help sellers make 6.4% more, which is $24,541 that you can put towards Atlanta Braves season tickets.

Top Seller's Agents

Atlanta home sellers can make 103.6% of the list price when using a top Atlanta real estate agent. Average agents sell for around 97.2% of the list price, which breaks out to a $13,717 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 92.5% on the listing price, while top Atlanta real estate agents get properties for 81.1% of list on average. That is $72,538 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

Andy Peters

Keller Williams Chattahoochee North

Atlanta Listings Sold

110

Average Days on Market

59

Average Over Asking

$12k

The Janice Overbeck Real Estate Team

Keller Williams Atlanta North

Atlanta Listings Sold

68

Average Over Asking

$12k

Average Days on Market

68

Jill Petersen

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties

Single Family Home Transactions

300

Condo Transactions

64

Townhome Transactions

1

Atlanta Listings Sold

56

Average Over Asking

$8.6k

Townhome Transactions

9

Atlanta Listings Sold

120

Average Days on Market

64

Average Over Asking

$12k

Jo Gipson

Keller Williams Realty Intown Atlanta

Atlanta Listings Sold

130

Average Over Asking

$19k

Average Days on Market

52

Christine Aiken

Intown Expert Realty

Atlanta Listings Sold

19

Average Days on Market

47

Average Over Asking

$15k

Cathy LaMon

Keller Williams Realty Of Buckhead

Atlanta Listings Sold

130

Average Days on Market

88

Condo Transactions

130

Heyward Young

Atlanta Fine Homes, Sotheby's International Realty

Atlanta Listings Sold

67

Average Days on Market

79

Average Over Asking

$5.2k

James Carswell

Keller Williams Realty Southeast Region

Average Days on Market

76

Single Family Home Transactions

370

Condo Transactions

76

Meet top real estate agents who focus on these Atlanta neighborhoods

Garden Hills

Active Agents1,259
Time on Market121
Avg. Sale Price$469,495

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 Agents3,591
Time on Market87
Avg. Sale Price$308,192

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 Agents1,032
Time on Market77
Avg. Sale Price$323,648

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.


We didn't know where to start before we found HomeLight. We went from not having any idea who to work with to having a top notch realtor who matched our needs.

Joy A


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.


I would highly recommend HomeLight as a valuable medium for determining and selecting a competent, professional real estate agent.

Kenneth S

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 home, 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 home 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 (888) 998-1909

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.