In Raleigh, no matter what real estate needs you have, you’ll need one of the best real estate agents to get you the price you want. There are a total of 6,656 real estate agents active in Raleigh, but the top real estate agents in the area are proven to get better outcomes for their clients.
According to real estate transaction data analysis, the top 5% of seller’s agents in Raleigh, on average, sell homes for $51,136 more money than the average Raleigh real estate agent. The top 5% of buyer’s agents generally save clients 0.13% more than the average real estate agent in Raleigh.
U.S. News has partnered with HomeLight to use actual real estate sales data to compare the performance of real estate agents and Realtors® across the United States. For Raleigh, we analyzed real estate data including, but not limited to: how many properties the real estate agents have worked with, how quickly they’ve sold or bought properties for their clients and how much money they’ve earned or saved their clients.
U.S. News’ Find an Agent tool identifies your individual needs, maps your needs to an advanced real estate database, and then connects you with the most qualified real estate agents for you in Raleigh. Your top real estate agent and RealtorⓇ recommendations are unbiased: Agents can’t pay for placement and your matches are based solely on how the agents handled properties like yours in the past. Agents are compared to all other agents in the area on key performance indicators like transaction volume, listings, days on market, sale price to list price ratio, property type expertise, and other relevant data points in their transaction histories. To learn more about HomeLight’s real estate database and algorithm visit How We Identify Top Real Estate Agents.
When you find Top Real Estate Agents in Raleigh through U.S. News, we will email you up to three top real estate agents we’ve identified that meet your criteria, as well as call you to learn more about your real estate needs. We will share with you these real estate agents’ past transactions, areas of expertise, and reviews from past clients. Then you can ultimately decide which real estate agent best suits your needs.
When should I hire a real estate agent in Raleigh?
It all depends on the current state of the Raleigh real estate market, but we recommend speaking to a real estate agent as soon as you’re thinking of buying or selling a home in the area, which may be anywhere from three to nine months before you want to move.
How important is it to hire a top real estate agent in Raleigh?
Whether you’re buying or selling a home, the odds of getting the price you want are higher if you work with a top performing real estate agent. The top 5% of seller’s agents, on average, secure selling prices that are 0.08% more than the list price. The top 5% of buyer’s agents typically save their clients 0.13% more at closing than the average real estate agent.
What questions should I ask when interviewing Raleigh real estate agents?
It’s important to understand a potential real estate agent’s experience and expertise. Some essential questions to ask when interviewing real estate agents are: – How many homes have you sold/closed in the last 6 months? – Can you provide me with referrals? – What is your marketing and/or negotiation strategy? – Do you work with a team? – How many days, on average, do your listings take to sell? Any real estate agent that can’t answer one of these questions should raise a red flag.
Do the recommended real estate agents work for U.S. News?
No. The Raleigh real estate agents in this list were selected based on objective performance data and are not affiliated with U.S. News.