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Top Houston real estate agents

Home to NASA, Houston, TX is the 4th largest city in America. There are 4,944,000 people in Houston and only 8,176 homes for sale. You need to act fast to snatch up that brick colonial in University Place. HomeLight uses transaction data to find top real estate agents out of the 27,248. Top agents get homes off the market 1.4x faster and save buyers $21,782 more.

"I chose a real estate agent from three of the top agents HomeLight recommended and couldn't have been happier with my agent... Using HomeLight to help select a top real estate agent in my area was definitely a factor in the quick sale of my home."

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Why you need a top real estate agent in Houston, TX

The top 3% of Houston real estate agents sell 1.8x more properties than average. While the average home sits on the market for 71 days, top agents move properties in 40. Top sellers agents can make you $13,798 more on average on your brick mansion. Save $21,782 on an Upper Kirby apartment with a top buyer’s agent.

Top Seller's Agents

If you need to upgrade for a growing family, top real estate agents sell for 101.6% of the list price while average seller’s agents sell for 97.1%. That means $13,798 more towards square footage.

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Top Buyer's Agents

Looking to snag a place in Neartown near all the great eats? The average Houston real estate agent can get you that home for 93.4% of the list price, while top agents can snag it for 86.4%. Translated into dollars, that’s $21,782 for top of the line cooking tools and dinners at your favorite five star restaurants.

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Meet top real estate agents who focus on these Houston neighborhoods

Neartown - Montrose

Active Agents3,074
Time on Market105
Avg. Sale Price$487,113

Top rated Zagat status food lines Westheimer Road. Go mediterranean at Aladdin or grab a brew at The Hay Merchant. Neartown is a top neighborhood for millennials for its eats and views of downtown skyscrapers. The central location just off of downtown, green space of Eleanor Tinsley Park, and the Buffalo Bayou Hike and Bike Trail add to Neartown’s draw.

University Place

Active Agents1,468
Time on Market103
Avg. Sale Price$814,703

Rice University sits on the east edge of University Place. Art is incredible in this neighborhood: The James Turrell Skyspace “Twilight Epiphany” and Museum of Fine Arts Houston share real estate with the university and University Place’s residential streets. This upscale area has gorgeous houses perfect for families.

Kingwood

Active Agents3,945
Time on Market88
Avg. Sale Price$245,693

Kingwood’s main demographic is married people in their late 30s. The massive area divides into “villages” which are basically sub neighborhood pockets. Kingwood is far North of the city center and measures a whopping 14,000 acres. The San Jacinto River runs throughout the area. Deer Ridge Park, River Grove Park, and The Clubs of Kingwood create green space. This is a prime place for families.

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