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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 26,739. Top agents get homes off the market 1.4x faster and save buyers $21,984 more.

"I tried HomeLight because of their data-driven approach to identify successful agents. I chose an agent they recommended, who helped me negotiate a great price and settle on a home 2000 miles away. "

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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 70 days, top agents move properties in 39. Top sellers agents can make you $13,684 more on average on your brick mansion. Save $21,993 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 $13,695 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 93.5% of the list price, while top agents can snag it for 86.4%. Translated into dollars, that’s $21,984 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 Agents2,985
Time on Market105
Avg. Sale Price$483,589

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 Agents1,390
Time on Market102
Avg. Sale Price$807,719

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 Agents3,944
Time on Market88
Avg. Sale Price$245,646

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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