The Biggest Financial Transaction of Your Life.
You deserve your dream home. At a price that won’t give you a nightmare.
For many of us, buying a home is the single biggest financial decision you will make in your life. You need a strategic advisor to walk you through the legal process, identify opportunities, and employ sophisticated negotiation tactics. An experienced buyer's agent can make this decision seamless, while placing you in the home of your dreams. Our solution at HomeLight allows you to search millions of buyer agent profiles to find the most experienced agent who will fit your needs.
The HomeLight Difference
HomeLight matches you with the top buyer's agents in your local neighborhood. We do this by analyzing over 15 million home transactions since 2009 to produce updated agent rankings based on objective data. Agents never pay us to be listed on our site, so we can be 100% unbiased. Our mission is to provide you, the home buyer, with the best possible agent who understands neighborhood price trends, availability, safety, and more.
Top Agents on HomeLight have Deep Local Market Expertise.
On HomeLight, you can search for agents that have exactly the experience you need. Our proprietary matching algorithms target agents with hyperlocal expertise in your market of choice. Local market expertise can be essential when determining factors such as:
- Quality of school districts
- Crime and safety
- Most desirable neighborhoods/streets
- Recent price trends
- Access to exclusive pocket listings
- General sense of community
|Average Buying Price||$418K||$285K||$262K|
|Top 5% Buying Price||$428K||$292K||$265K|
|Additional Amount You Can Save||$-10K||$-6.7K||$-3K|
Top Agents on HomeLight Are The Best Negotiators.
The agents we recommend on HomeLight typically can save you thousands on your home purchase. These agents will be experts in your price point and understand how to gather comparables in your neighborhood, arming you with essential data for negotiation. Our matching engine is able to assess negotiation skill by evaluating factors such as listing price, actual selling price, neighborhood price trends, and more.
Top Questions to Ask a Buyer’s Agent
We suggest that you interview at least 2 agents before settling on your final decision. Below are a recommended list of questions to ask any agent before engaging with them:
Actual Customer Testimonials
"Before finding HomeLight, we were lost and had no clue how to find a trustworthy agent. Now we are at ease, and the buying process is simple."
Santa Monica, CA
"My Realtor was great and knew exactly what he was doing. I won't recommend anyone else but him. Many, many thanks HomeLight!"
San Francisco, CA
What You Should Expect Out Of A Great Buyer's Agent.
The top buyer's agents don’t just bring you to homes you could have already found on top home search websites, they maximize your chances of finding the perfect home while staying within your desired budget. Use this checklist to ensure that your buying agent is doing their job:
- Brings recent knowledge and experience to help you navigate local market characteristics
- Acts as an evangelist and strategic advisor for you through the home buying process
- Prepares all required documentation and written offers
- Provides contacts with high quality home inspectors, title companies and other home services professionals
- Reviews various financing options
- Actively negotiates pricing on behalf of buyer
- Helps ensure the loan closes successfully
Ready to maximize your chance of getting the best prices from ideal buyer's agents?