Top Real Estate Agents in Nashville, TN

Music pumps out of Nashville’s Tennessee streets and unique cuisine and culture dominate the cityscape. Prices are going back up in Nashville since the 2014 decline, so you need a top Nashville real estate agent to score a place near Music Row. HomeLight’s ideal? To match you with a top agent whose track record shows sales 1.4x faster than average agents and who makes sellers $12,728 more.

Nashville's Housing Market at a Glance

Nashville, TN is the heart of country music’s legacy. Music City is the worn wood circle on the Grand Ole Opry stage, the buzzing neon of music row, the water of the Cumberland River, acoustic duets at the Bluebird Cafe. Nashville’s 970,000 residents are in the midst of a hot market: homes only last 75 days and sell just under asking at 477.9% of list price.

Musicians, Vanderbilt students, chefs, techies, families, business moguls and the rest of Nashville’s population have only 3,906 to go around. Your Nashville house within walking distance of your favorite Friday night music joint is a hot ticket. 5,006 Nashville agents are out there, but only a top Nashville real estate agent strikes the perfect chord.

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Why You Need a Top Real Estate Agent in Nashville

Nashville’s real estate market is a great place for both sellers and buyers right now. Top real estate agents in Nashville sell for 102.3% of list and buy for 82.2% of list. That means sellers make cash and buyers save money. In comparison, average Nashville agents make sellers -$6,507 on a home sale and buyers save 58.5% less.

Additional Resources

Read buyer and seller guides, get the best tips from America's top real estate agents, see the latest trends in housing, and learn how to optimize your home sale. Find it all on the HomeLight blog ».

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Nashville, TN?

    It's going to depend on the temperature of the Nashville 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 Nashville?

    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.

  • Why do I need to hire a licensed real estate agent in Nashville?

    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 Nashville?

    While individual real estate agent commissions do vary, most real estate agents in Nashville work for 6% of the home price.

  • How do I find a real estate agent that specializes in a specific Nashville neighborhood?

    Looking to buy or sell a home in a specific Nashville neighborhood? We've got you covered. Either explore top real estate agents in Nashville 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 Nashville real estate agents?

    We've put together a list of 24 questions to ask your real estate agent. Make sure to ask them of your Nashville real estate agent during interviews.

  • Why should I use HomeLight to find a Nashville real estate agent?

    HomeLight analyzes all real estate agents in Nashville to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Nashville real estate agents and will only introduce you to the top performing agents.

  • Do these Nashville real estate agents work for HomeLight?

    No. All of the real estate agents you see on 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 Nashville?

    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.

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