There are 8,481 real estate agents in Philadelphia, PA but we use data to find the best ones. HomeLight compares the agent performance data in your area to find real estate agents who get the job done 2.2x days faster than the average Philadelphia, PA real estate agent.
The city of Philadelphia has at least 8,035 homes for sale today and they often sell for 90.8% of the initial list price. The median sales price for homes has gone up at least some degree in the last year. The average home stays on the Philadelphia housing market for about 103 days.
*figures calculated from last month
Home Buyer and Seller Trends in Philadelphia
Get a feel for what others look for in Philadelphia's real estate agents. We use data from millions of HomeLight visitors searching in Philadelphia to understand consumer behavior.
Percent of visitors looking to buy74%
Percent of visitors looking to sell26%
Most important for 48% of buyersfinds bargains
Most important for 47% of sellerstop dollar
71% of visitors are looking to buy asingle family home
66% of visitors are looking to sell asingle family home
Why You Need a Top Real Estate Agent in Philadelphia
The 8,481 active real estate agents in Philadelphia move 39 off the market in 103 days on average. Top Philadelphia real estate agents move properties off the housing market 55.06 days faster than average agents.
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When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Philadelphia, PA?
It's going to depend on the temperature of the Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia?
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 Philadelphia?
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 Philadelphia?
While individual real estate agent commissions do vary, most real estate agents in Philadelphia work for 6% of the home price.
How do I find a real estate agent that specializes in a specific Philadelphia neighborhood?
Looking to buy or sell a home in a specific Philadelphia neighborhood? We've got you covered. Either explore top real estate agents in Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia real estate agents?
Why should I use HomeLight to find a Philadelphia real estate agent?
HomeLight analyzes all real estate agents in Philadelphia to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Philadelphia real estate agents and will only introduce you to the top performing agents.
Do these Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia?
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.
Still can't decide on a real estate agent in Philadelphia?
Use HomeLight to compare active Philadelphia real estate agents on their transaction history and find the top performing agents.
You can even look for top real estate agents in Philadelphia that specialize in selling, buying, speed, bargains, single family homes, condos, or townhouses.
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The right agent based on analysis from our experienced team of data scientists can save you thousands of dollars through a complete evaluation of historical performance, negotiation ability, and closing rates.
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