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Find the perfect Sylva real estate agent

We analyze millions of home sales to find the best performing real estate agents.

Top Sylva real estate agents

HomeLight runs the stats on each of the 57 agents in Sylva so that you can select the top performing real estate agents. The top 3% Sylva agents work with 255 homes and get them sold in 87 days.

Homelight was a great experience. The recommended agents came prepared to discuss our home's value and what we would be able to sell it for. If we ever sell another house, we'll use HomeLight again!

Deryl J
North Carolina

Why you need a top real estate agent in Sylva, NC

Sylva, NC has 57 active real estate agents. The average real estate agent in Sylva sells about 245 homes and each home spends about 129 days on Sylva's housing market. Let's see how the top 3% perform in comparison.

Top Seller's Agents

In contrast with the average Sylva real estate agent, the top seller's agents sell 205.86 more homes, close deals 42.91 days faster, and earn sellers an extra 5.5% on each home sale.

Sale price / List price (%)

Days on market
Lower is better

Homes sold / yr

Top Buyer's Agents

When compared against the average real estate agent, the top Sylva buyer's agents move about 64 properties and save buyers $58,463 on their home purchases.

Condos sold / yr

Homes purchased / yr

Sale price / list price (%)
Lower is better

See how some of the top real estate agents in Sylva, NC stack up

Katherine Trousdale

Keller Williams Great Smokies

Sylva Listings Sold


Average Over Asking


Average Days on Market


Melissa Jenkins

Keller Williams

Sylva Listings Sold


Average Over Asking


Average Days on Market


Brian Noland

Re/max Mountain Realty Inc

Average Days on Market


Average Over Asking


Single Family Home Transactions


Norman West

Cullowhee Real Estate of Jackson County

Average Days on Market


Single Family Home Transactions


TIC Transactions


James Cuellar

Keller Williams Great Smokies

Average Days on Market


Average Over Asking


Single Family Home Transactions


Carol Taylor

Blue Ridge Premier Rentals Llc

Average Over Asking


Average Days on Market


TIC Transactions


Kim Preston

Kim Preston Real Estate

Average Days on Market


Average Over Asking


Single Family Home Transactions


Becky Ramey


Jessica Mason

Keller Williams Realty

I had tried to sell my house 3 times. I went onto HomeLight and was matched with an agent right away. My house sold in 5 days! It's a wonderful service. I'd recommend it in a heartbeat!

Sarah G

HomeLight suggested the top three agents in the area based on what we were looking for. We went with our top pick and couldn’t have been happier! Every first-time home buyer should use HomeLight.

Jeff T

I used HomeLight and honestly, they sent me not one but two agents who were amazing.

John A.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Sylva?

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

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 Sylva?

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 Sylva?

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

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

Looking to buy or sell a home in a specific Sylva neighborhood? We've got you covered. Either explore top real estate agents in Sylva neighborhoods or give one of our trained agent concierges a call at (855) 999-7959

What are the most important questions to ask when interviewing Sylva neighborhood?

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

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

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

Do these Sylva 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 Sylva?

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.