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50 of the Top Residential Real Estate Companies in the US

See our list of 50 of the top real estate companies in the U.S., including five brokerage giants, to assist in your real estate needs. —-

There are over 106,500 real estate brokerages and over 3 million real estate agents in the U.S. With so many real estate companies to pick from, it can feel overwhelming to choose the right one to ensure your move goes smoothly on both ends. To best meet your homeownership needs, the real estate company you choose should have expertise in the local market, a high number of home sales under their belt, a quick turnaround on home sales, and a track record of ethical transactions.

A real estate brokerage is only as good as the agent you choose

A brokerage is the state-licensed supporting agency behind a real estate agent. The best brokerages strive to hire, retain, and support the best agents. When you choose an agent, you select both the agent and the brokerage that they work for.

While it’s always a good idea to research the real estate companies you choose, the quality of service you receive will ultimately depend on the knowledge, characteristics, and experience of the real estate agent you work with.

A good brokerage will have agents familiar with every possible selling and buying situation. They will have agents that can address your circumstances, whether you need a fast sale, extra personal service, the highest return on your home sale, or the best possible price on a home in the neighborhood you want.

If you need more help finding the right agent, HomeLight can introduce you to a few highly qualified candidates in your area.

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How we picked our top 50 real estate brokerages

To help you find a top real estate agent for your home purchase and/or sale, we’ve done some research for you. We’ve selected some of the top real estate brokerages within the U.S. based on performance, which includes the number of deals successfully closed, their average time on the market, and high client reviews.

This list will give you a better idea of which brokerages you might want to consider, or what similar qualities you can look for in a real estate group or agent in your area.

While this is by no means an exhaustive list, these companies constantly provide exemplary service to homebuyers and sellers. We’ve researched their track record on successful sales transactions and studied their customer reviews.

For regional brokerages, we’ve provided average ratings from Google, Facebook, Yelp, and Zillow reviews. Multi-state and national brokerages may not have consolidated ratings or reviews across review sites and real estate channels. For these larger brokerages, be sure to check out the ratings for the regional office when making your selection.

These companies have built their reputations on results. They employ full-service, experienced agents that are respected in the industry and within the communities they serve. These brokerages and their agents typically sell homes above market value or helped their clients purchase homes below market value. They are real estate champions for the buyers and sellers who trust them with what is often the largest financial transaction in their lifetimes.

Disclaimer: Details about individual real estate brokerages can frequently change. For the most up to date details for each company, please refer to the company’s website.

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5 brokerage giants in the U.S.

First, let’s discuss five giant brokerages, which are among the country’s largest brokerages in terms of company size and volume of sales. Each of these brokerages has more top-performing franchises across the country than we could list in this article. But don’t just take our word for it. If you’re leaning toward one of these market leaders for your home sale or purchase, be sure to check out their region-specific performance and online reviews.

Compass

In business since: 2012

About the brokerage: 
Compass is led by a team of experienced innovators. These proven pioneers across technology, real estate, marketing, and finance are solving real estate’s most complex challenges. Their agents serve 67 markets in 30 states, putting best-in-class technologies to work for residential real estate transactions.

Service areas: in 30 states throughout the U.S.

Subsidiaries: Alain Pinel Realty, Lila Delman Realty, Widler Bros Real Estate, Jackson Hole Real Estate Group, Brightstar New Development Services, Shane Aspen Real Estate, Lindsay Reishman Real Estate, KVS Title, Paragon Real Estate Group, Barclay’s Real Estate

Ratings: please check regional reviews

HomeServices of America

In business since: 1998

About the brokerage: 
Although HomeServices has a national presence as one of the largest residential brokerages, their business model is decidedly local. They are one of the country’s premier providers of homeownership services, including residential real estate, mortgage, franchising, title, escrow, insurance, and relocation services. Their agents are guided by principles of honesty, integrity, and commitment to delivering a superior customer experience.

Service areas: throughout the U.S.

Subsidiaries: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Real Living Real Estate, Long & Foster, Prudential, Allie Beth Allman & Associates

Ratings: please check regional reviews

Keller Williams

In business since: 1983

About the brokerage: 
Holding the top spot in agent count, the Keller Wiliams sales force is one to be reckoned with. Home to the tech-enabled agent, their business model strives to equip agents with a technological edge and the ability to offer homebuyers and home sellers whatever they wish. Keller Williams helped transform the industry in the 1980s by providing world-class training and profit sharing opportunities for their agents and staff.

Service areas: throughout the U.S., international

Subsidiaries: Keller Williams Worldwide, KWx, KW Commercial, Luxury Homes by Keller Williams

Ratings: please check regional reviews

Realogy

In business since: 2006

About the brokerage: 
One of the leading and most integrated providers of U.S. residential real estate services encompassing franchise, brokerage, relocation, and title and settlement businesses as well as a mortgage joint venture, Realogy has subsidies that are household names in the industry, such as Better Homes & Gardens, Century 21, ERA, and Coldwell Banker, one of the oldest franchises having been established in 1906.

Service areas: throughout the U.S., international

Subsidies: Better Homes & Gardens, Century 21, Coldwell Banker, Sotheby’s International, The Corcoran Group, ERA, Cartus

Ratings: please check regional reviews

RE/MAX

In business since: 1973

About the brokerage: 
Based in Denver, RE/MAX has grown from a single office to one of the leading global real estate franchisers. Customer service, built on a foundation of drive, experience, and education, is the cornerstone of RE/MAX success. Their focus on their customers’ needs and their own ability to deliver proves that they can come together to make great things happen.

Service areas: throughout the U.S., international

Known for: the iconic RE/MAX hot air balloon

Ratings: please check regional reviews

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45 more top real estate companies in the U.S.

Now let’s look at some of the top brokerages in alphabetical order and four listing services that we’ll include at the end for those who might want to take a different approach.

Adam Merrick Real Estate

In business since: 2004

About the brokerage:
Adam Merrick was born and raised in the Peoria, Illinois area. Merrick obtained his real estate license in 2004 and has assembled a team of talented real estate professionals that specialize in every facet of real estate, with the mission that the customer should receive the best possible service throughout their entire real estate experience.

Service areas: East Peoria and Peoria, Illinois

Prominent in: buyer’s agent, listing agent, relocation

Ratings:
Google: 4.7
Facebook: 4.3
Yelp: 2.5
Zillow: 4.9

American Home Agents

In business since: 2012

About the brokerage:
The team at American Home Agents is dedicated to providing a positive real estate experience through superior straightforward customer service. They will help you buy or sell a home in the countryside, a condo downtown, or a home in the suburbs. They offer the integrity you expect and the experience to make it happen.

Service areas: Aurora and Denver, Colorado

Prominent in: residential buyer’s agent, residential seller’s agent

Ratings:
Google: 4.9
Facebook: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
Zillow: check agent reviews

At World Properties (@properties)

In business since: 2000

About the brokerage:
At World Properties is on a mission to provide the very best experience when it comes to buying or selling a home. Also known as @properties, the brokerage does this by combining cutting-edge technology with upscale marketing. Today, they are one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing brokerage firms, providing homebuyers and sellers with a one-stop-shop for all of their real estate needs.

Service areas: throughout the U.S.

Prominent in: buyers’ agent, seller’s agent, mortgage lending, title services, closing services

Ratings: please check regional reviews

Austin Real Estate Experts

In business since: 2008

About the brokerage:
Austin Real Estate Experts is a powerful digital resource for buying and selling homes in the Austin, Texas, area with real-time updates of all properties for sale, providing homebuyers and sellers with direct access to everything they need to know, including all current market statistics and listings.

Service areas: Austin, Texas

Prominent in: buyer’s agent, seller’s agent, listing agent

Ratings:
Google 4.8
Facebook: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5
Zillow: 5.0

Crye-Leike Real Estate Services

In business since: 1977

About the brokerage: 
Crye-Leike is a full-service real estate company that strives to achieve 100% customer satisfaction. Founders Harold Crye and Dick Leike founded Crie-Leike with a passion to exceed expectations, a mission that they still focus on every day. They attribute their success to the accomplishments of their exceptional team.

Service areas: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Puerto Rico

Takes pride in: one-stop shop for title, relocations, home services, mortgage, insurance, and property management

Ratings: please check regional reviews

Dash Carolina

In business since: 2012

About the brokerage: 
Dash Carolina is serious about finding their clients the perfect home in their North Carolina markets. So serious that they won’t shy away from talking you out of a home that’s wrong for you. And if you’re ready to move onto a new home, they’re ready to help you sell. Their agents will share with you their innermost knowledge of the market and help you achieve your goals.

Service areas: Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Takes pride in: talking buyers out of the wrong purchase, and finding them the better properties

Ratings:
Google: 5.0
Facebook: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0
Zillow: 5.0

DLP Realty

In business since: 1996

About the brokerage: 
The team at DLP lives their passion every day — helping others live, dream, and prosper. They know the value of performance and don’t settle for good enough. They’re focused, committed, and constantly strive to establish and surpass the expectations of the homebuyers and sellers they serve. Their goal is to be the leaders, the idea makers, the game changers. They are the heart of DLP Realty.

Service areas: Pennsylvania

Takes pride in: making sure buyers and sellers know, and have access to, all of their options

Ratings:
Google: 4.5
Facebook: reviews disabled
Yelp: 2.5
Zillow: 4.9

Douglas Elliman Real Estate

In business since: 1911

About the brokerage:
Douglas Elliman Real Estate is backed by over a century’s worth of insights and expertise. Their team is passionate about delivering exceptional client experiences. Agents at Douglas Elliman have access to some of the best and most reliable information and education, allowing them to expertly advise at every stage.

Service areas: California, Connecticut, Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Texas, international

Takes pride in: 100+ years of real estate expertise

Ratings:
Google: check regional reviews
Facebook: 4.0
Yelp: check regional reviews
Zillow: 4.0

Engle & Völkers Buckhead

In business since: 1977

About the brokerage: 
Engel & Völkers is passionate about exceeding client expectations, so it’s only natural they align themselves with exceptional real estate professionals. Their agents are trusted advisors that guide clients to make sound real estate decisions with an approach that includes strategic market analysis, hyper-local knowledge, care, and a bit of fun. MOR

Service areas: Atlanta, Georgia

Prominent in: real estate, luxury real estate, referral/relocation, full brokerage service

Ratings:
Google: 4.7
Facebook: review page not activated
Yelp: 3.0
Zillow: 4.9

ERA Carlile Realty Group

In business since: 2008

About the brokerage:
Carlile Realty Group is committed to selling some of the Sacramento Metro area’s most desired homes. A boutique brokerage providing expertise in transaction negotiation and management from beginning to end. Carlile Realty Group takes pride in the attention to detail they offer buyers and sellers every step of the way on their real estate journey.

Service areas: Sacramento, California

Prominent in: real estate broker, mortgage broker

Ratings:
Google 4.8
Facebook: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5
Zillow: check agent reviews

EXIT Realty Corp. International

In business since: 1996

About the brokerage: 
EXIT Realty helps people live their why and real estate is their how. They are a company founded on human potential and focused on delivering exceptional consumer experiences. Every EXIT Associate is backed by experience, dedication, and a proven commitment to people first.

Service areas: throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe

Takes pride in: geolocation technology, smart marketing, shrewd negotiating, in-depth market knowledge, and cooperative culture

Ratings:
Google: check regional reviews
Facebook: 5.0
Yelp: check regional reviews
Zillow: check regional/agent reviews

eXp World Realty

In business since: 2009

About the brokerage:
eXp is one of the world’s fastest-growing real estate brokerages, breaking boundaries through a unique cloud-based platform that connects its global community. eXp offers unique tools, services, and solutions to help agents and clients buy and sell stress-free.

Service areas: throughout the U.S., international

Prominent in: cloud-based international brokerage, relocation services

Ratings: please check regional reviews

Fathom Realty

In business since: 2010

About the brokerage: 
At Fathom Realty, they believe that whoever aspires to be great must lead by serving others. As a cloud-based, technology-driven, full-service real estate brokerage, Fathom represents the future of real estate brokerage. The company is dedicated to attracting top agents with some of the industry’s best commission splits, technology, training, and the highest level of support.

Service areas: throughout the U.S.

Prominent in: buyer’s agent, listing agent, relocation, consulting, property management

Ratings: please check regional reviews

GK Properties

In business since: 2007

About the brokerage: 
The team at GK Properties believes true value lies in trusted relationships, not transactions, and they stand by that. They facilitate that value with a focus on their client first and foremost. That focus, combined with high standards of poise and professionalism, has helped them to consistently surpass expectations and build one of the most trusted and successful real estate teams – not just in Nevada but in the entire country.

Service areas: Nevada

More prominent in: buyer’s agent, seller’s agent, rental services

Ratings:
Google: 4.6
Facebook: 4.4
Yelp: 5.0
Zillow: 4.9

Hannah Holdings:

In business since: 1957

About the brokerage: 
Hannah Holdings is a family-owned and operated real estate brokerage that extends three generations and 11 states. Through the years, they have grown to be one of the top real estate companies in the markets they serve. And with that success, they also continue to be mindful of their purpose, which is to transform the real estate experience with visionary people, products, and services.

Service areas: 11 states throughout the eastern part of the U.S.

Prominent in: one-stop shopping

Ratings: please check regional reviews

Homes USA

In business since: 2007

About the brokerage: 
With combined real estate and homebuilding experience, the people at HomesUSA.com® are seasoned professionals. They strive to exceed customer expectations and to exemplify the characteristics and standards set by its founder, Ben Caballero. These include providing a high level of service and professionalism to their clients and the willingness to go the extra mile to help clients establish and maintain their sales and marketing strategies.

Service areas: Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Austin, Houston

More prominent in: real estate, MLS management, and Texas home builders

Ratings: please check regional reviews

HomeSmart

In business since: 2000

About the brokerage: 
The founder of HomeSmart, Matt Widdows, had a vision to utilize technologies that supported systems and services to make both the agent and the brokerage successful. HomeSmart’s low-fee, high-value business model guides everything the HomeSmart team does. It’s the way they’re able to consistently deliver high value that makes HomeSmart stand out in the industry.

Service areas: Scottsdale and Greater Phoenix Metro area, Arizona

Takes pride in: their smart technologies

Ratings:
Google: 4.0
Facebook: 4.6
Yelp: 1.5
Zillow: 5.0

Hughes Real Estate Group

In business since: 2002

About the brokerage: 
The team at Hughes Real Estate Group strives to provide over-the-top customer service to every homebuyer and seller they serve. They know how to locate the finest Idaho properties and negotiate the best prices for their clients. They select top agents based on their experience, innovation, efficiency, commitment to excellence in real estate, and their ability to get results.

Service areas: Idaho

Takes pride in: their exceptional customer service

Ratings:
Google: 5.0
Facebook: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0
Zillow: 5.0

Jason Mitchell Real Estate

In business since: 2006

About the brokerage: 
The Jason Mitchell Group (JMG) is one of the most trusted real estate brokerages serving national powerhouse companies. Today, over 90% of its business comes through referrals from its trusted partners. It’s their mission to have the most talented professionals in marketing and to utilize the best technology and processes.

Service areas: 22 states throughout the U.S.

More prominent in: buyer’s agent, seller’s agent, training

Ratings: please check regional reviews

Jeff Cook Real Estate 

In business since: 2003

About the brokerage: 
The mission at Jeff Cook Real Estate is to empower their team to deliver the best service and to empower their clients to reach their real estate goals. Clients at Jeff Cook Real Estate know they are in trusted hands. Jeff Cook’s agents work tirelessly to ensure customer satisfaction, working toward the best interest of the homebuyers and sellers they serve, maximizing the value of transactions, and ensuring they get the best possible deal.

Service areas: North Charleston, South Carolina

Takes pride in: Their humble beginnings and rise to the top

Ratings:
Google: 4.9
Facebook: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5
Zillow: 5.0

John L Scott Real Estate

In business since: 1931

About the brokerage: 
John L. Scott Real Estate understands that negotiation is both a skill-set and a mindset that helps a conversation transform into an agreement that’s a win for all parties. Their residential real estate specialists aim for transactional excellence with every home sale, coordinating every detail of the real estate transaction, communicating and collaborating with all partners and parties involved to ensure a smooth closing.

Service areas: California, Idaho, Oregon, Washington

Takes pride in: negotiation skills, transactional excellence

Ratings:
Google: check regional reviews
Facebook: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0
Zillow: 5.0

Kris Lindahl Real Estate

In business since: 2009

About the brokerage: 
Kris Lindahl Real Estate offers a convenient experience for both buyers and sellers. On their website, they provide in-depth knowledge about the communities, residents, and schools that homebuyers target in their real estate search. Their team is made up of real estate innovators who share a commitment to positive team culture, community, generosity, personal development, and providing unsurpassed client experiences

Service areas: Colorado, Minnesota, Wisconsin

Takes pride in: providing exclusive access to off-market and pre-market properties

Ratings:
Google: 4.8
Facebook: Reviews disabled
Yelp: please check regional reviews
Zillow: 5.0

Limbird Real Estate Group

In business since: 2015

About the brokerage: 
The Limbird Team aligns resources to aggressively market their clients’ properties and move transactions successfully through every step to completion. Their team of professionals includes listing specialists and coordinators, buyer specialists, operations managers, closing coordinators, marketers, photographers, social media specialists, and client development professionals – all working together for the clients they serve.

Service areas: Arkansas

Takes pride in: specialized services by dedicated experts from photographers to closing coordinators

Ratings:
Google: 4.9
Facebook: 4.9
Yelp: 4.0
Zillow: 4.9

Mark Spain Real Estate

In business since: 2016

About the brokerage: 
Mark Spain Real Estate is a full-service brokerage with personalized options to suit their clients’ needs.

Their agents are local, experienced, highly trained, and working full time in the real estate business to make sure their clients’ goals are achieved. The expertise of their team, vendors, and partners provides the best possible experience from the beginning of the transaction to the closing table.

Service areas: Alpharetta, Georgia

Takes pride in: building life-long relationships with their clients

Ratings:
Google: 4.4
Facebook: 4.6
Yelp: 3.0
Zillow: 4.9

Matt Curtis Real Estate

In business since: 2010

About the brokerage: 
Matt Curtis Real Estate (MCRE) is a super-passionate, fast-growing team of real estate specialists committed to providing Alabama with industry-leading customer service. MCRE knows the home buying and selling process can be nerve-wracking and overwhelming. That’s why they provide specialist services that free agents to provide the best customer service, find the best listings, and negotiate the best deals.

Service areas: Alabama

Takes pride in: a positive home-buying or home-selling experience

Ratings:
Google: 4.9
Facebook: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5
Zillow: 4.9

My Home Group

In business since: 2005

About the brokerage: 
My Home Group (MHG) is a collaborative, energetic, and dynamic real estate brokerage that is in the business of building businesses. Founded in 2005 by Jereme Kleven and Mark Hutchins, MHG supports its teams with collaboration, community, culture, innovation, and education. With these supports, every MHG agent is empowered to help the homebuyers and sellers they serve to achieve their real estate goals.

Service areas: Arizona

Takes pride in: being one of the top brokerages that agents want to call home

Ratings:
Google: 4.0
Facebook: 3.2
Yelp: 2.5
Zillow: 5.0

Optime (Keri Shull) Realty

In business since: 2015

About the brokerage: 
Optime Realty, also known as the Keri Shull Team, believes that every client is special. The team has helped thousands of families buy and sell homes in Virginia, DC, Maryland, and Florida. They make the process as easy as they can, often offering their clients guarantees that eliminate the typical risks associated with buying or selling properties.

Service areas: Virginia, District of Columbia, Maryland, Florida

Takes pride in: Buyer Guarantee, Seller Guarantee, Move-Up Guarantee, and Relocation Guarantee

Ratings:
Google: 4.9
Facebook: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5
Zillow: 5.0

Realty Executives

In business since: 1965

About the brokerage: 
Founded in 1965 by Dale Rector, Realty Executives is one of the largest and most established real estate systems. Their 100% commission concept attracts and retains productive, efficient, and successful real estate professionals, who they support with their brand reputation, technology, training, and concierge services. This empowers their team of professionals to provide exceptional client experiences.

Service areas: throughout the U.S., international

Takes pride in: A 100% commission model that attracts top agents

Ratings: please check regional reviews

Realty One Group

In business since: 2005

About the brokerage: Purpose
Realty One Group has a seize-the-day manifesto that provides a good perspective into the company. ”You have one life to live, one chance to make it meaningful, and one opportunity to live with no regrets. Take risks, be bold, seize the day, and lead with respect. Your circumstances will change, people will change, you will change. Be open to it, embrace it, live it. Everyone matters and everyone has a voice.”

Service areas: throughout the U.S.

Takes pride in: their joie de vivre

Ratings: please check regional reviews

Redfin

In business since: 2006

About the brokerage: 
Redfin got its start inventing map-based search. Today, they’re a technology-powered real estate broker, instant home-buyer (iBuyer), lender, title insurer, and renovations company. From the technology they build to the real estate services they provide, every Redfinnian plays a part in the client experience and the company’s success.

Service areas: 25 states throughout the U.S., DC, Canada

Takes pride in: Their map-based search technology

Ratings:
Google: 4.4
Facebook: please check regional/agent reviews
Yelp: 4.0
Zillow: NA

Reese Nichols Real Estate 

In business since: 2001

About the brokerage: 
The team at Reese Nichols knows that buying and selling a house is an enormous decision and an emotional process. And they don’t take that responsibility lightly. Their agents serve their clients as trusted advisors and lifelong friends, striving to go above and beyond to deliver a fulfilling experience. They promise to work diligently with the homebuyers and sellers they serve, to guide them to achieve their homeownership goals.

Service areas: Kansas, Missouri

Takes pride in: striving to deliver a fulfilling service

Ratings:
Google: NA
Facebook: 4.9
Yelp: 2.5
Zillow: 5.0

Robert Slack LLC 

In business since: 2014

About the brokerage: 
The agents at Robert Slack are committed to providing their clients with the best service and utmost professionalism when making the all-important decision to buy or sell their homes. They provide today’s buyers and sellers with a trusted team that can guide them through the complex landscape of real estate. They offer the most up-to-date information possible to help clients buy or sell their homes in Florida.

Service areas: Florida

Prominent in: real estate broker, paperless, online leads expert, buyers agent, new home sales

Ratings:
Google: 4.7
Facebook: 4.6
Yelp: 2.0
Zillow: 4.8

The Schrader Group

In business since: 1984

About the brokerage: 
The team at the Schrader Group has a “client first” philosophy that motivates them to constantly improve the qualities and skills that go into becoming excellent real estate professionals – integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills, and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how they work.

Service areas: San Antonio, Texas

Takes pride in: their client-first philosophy

Ratings:
Google: 4.8
Facebook: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
Zillow: 4.9

The Agency DC 

In business since: 2020

About the brokerage: 
The Agency DC is a full-service, luxury real estate brokerage and lifestyle company that has redefined and modernized the real estate industry. They strive to do things differently. Led by Nurit Coombe who owned a RE/MAX brokerage since 2014, The Agency DC set out to foster a culture of collaboration in which the collective talents, resources, and networks of their world-class team would be behind each of their clients every step of the way.

Service areas: Maryland, District of Columbia

Prominent in: high-end properties

Ratings:
Google: 4.7
Facebook: 5.0
Yelp: 3.5
Zillow: 4.9

United Real Estate

In business since: 2011

About the brokerage: 
The mission at United Real Estate is to change the financial trajectory of their agents’ and brokers’ careers and sometimes their lives. They facilitate this mission with the latest training, marketing, and technology tools to both agents and brokers under a 100-percent commission strategy. By upending the traditional brokerage model, they create cost-efficiencies to return more dollars to their agents, clients, and communities.

Service areas: throughout the U.S., international

Takes pride in: being a brokerage at the forefront of future real estate

Ratings: please check regional reviews

Watters International

In business since: 2010

About the brokerage: 
The team at Watters International is dedicated to putting their experience and local knowledge to work for homebuyers and sellers in all steps of their real estate transactions, from start to finish. Their goal is to deliver the very best in Austin real estate because their clients deserve no less. Their objective is to keep their clients one step ahead of the average homebuyer.

Service areas: Central Texas

Takes pride in: their powerful, comprehensive, and up-to-date search engine

Ratings:
Google: 4.8
Facebook: 4.8
Yelp: 4.0
Zillow: 4.9

Weichert Family of Companies

In business since: 1969

About the brokerage: 
The Weichert company takes pride in going beyond the basics to meet virtually all its customers’ real estate needs. Weichert has turned its sales offices into one-stop destinations for the full range of real estate services. They connect their clients to trusted mortgage partners who work with local Weichert offices, and who strive to provide integrated solutions and services to help make the entire homeownership process worry-free.

Service areas: throughout the U.S.

More prominent in: new home builds, mortgage, rentals, full-service

Ratings: please check regional reviews

Wemert Group Realty

In business since: 1999

About the brokerage: 
Wemert Group Realty is dedicated to the legacy of being one of central Florida’s premier real estate companies. Their high producing, knowledgeable, caring, and experienced sales team offers a high-quality customer service experience for each and every homebuyer and seller they serve. They attribute their success to their relentless pursuit of maximizing results for clients.

Service areas: Orlando, Florida

Prominent in: buyers, sellers, local expert

Ratings:
Google: 5.0
Facebook: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0
Zillow: 5.0

West USA Realty

In business since: 1986

About the brokerage: 
West USA Realty is a full-service real estate brokerage and one of the largest real estate firms in the state of Arizona. West USA claims to have perfected the 100% model that allows agents to keep their commissions. Founder Clay Fouts says, “At West USA Realty, we put our agents first. We know that if we take care of our agents, they will, in turn, take care of our buyers and sellers.”

Service areas: Arizona

Takes pride in: a 100% commission model that makes agents work harder for their clients

Ratings:
Google: please check regional reviews
Facebook: 5.0
Yelp: please check regional reviews
Zillow: 5.0

William Raveis

In business since: 1974

About the brokerage: 
William Raveis Real Estate is a family business that began in a one-room office over a grocery store, using a phone and an MLS book. With a passion to deliver the highest level of service to the homebuyers and sellers they serve, William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance is creating a legacy of values that are as powerful as the tools and innovative ideas they use today.

Service areas: Connecticut, Rhode Island

Takes pride in: 98% or higher customer satisfaction from direct feedback

Ratings: please check regional reviews

Windermere

In business since: 1972

About the brokerage: 
For 50 years, Windermere has put integrity and professionalism at the heart of their business. This, along with their commitment to building thriving communities, is what has helped Windermere grow into one of the largest and most respected real estate brands in the country, with more than 300 offices and 6,500 agents throughout the Western U.S. and Mexico.

Service areas: Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington; Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Takes pride in: their longevity, integrity, and professionalism

Ratings: please check regional reviews

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4 listing companies for sellers who prefer to go FSBO

Our list would not be balanced without including a few real estate companies that help sellers who want to try their hand at selling “for sale by owner” or FSBO.

Selling your home yourself is not a popular strategy. According to the National Association of Realtors, only 7% of home sales were FSBO in recent years. But there is a growing list of companies who are offering services to help home sellers looking to save money by reducing or eliminating real estate commissions and broker fees.

When considering saving money, however, it’s important to keep in mind that FSBO homes typically sell for less than the selling price of other homes. Last year, FSBO homes sold at a median of $260,000 which is significantly lower than the median of agent-assisted homes at $318,000.

And if selling on the open market, the workload for a home seller can be immense; the majority of successful FSBO sellers, 57%, knew the buyer of the home.

For those who have the time and desire, these companies and others provide services designed to make the FSBO journey easier and more profitable.

HomeZu

In business since: 2006

About the brokerage: 
Formerly known as EntryOnly.com, HomeZu is a licensed real estate broker that lists for sale by owner (FSBO) properties on local multiple listing service (MLS) sites for a flat fee. In addition to listing services, HomeZu advertises homes on social media platforms and real estate channels and provides signage, flyers, photographs, virtual tours, and lockboxes.

Service areas: New England

Takes pride in: 0% listing commissions, team mascot Divi

Known for: FSBO MLS listings, investment properties, contract review, full-service seller support

Ratings:
Google: NA
Facebook: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5
Zillow: 4.8

Listing Spark

In business since: 2013

About the brokerage: 
ListingSpark equips for sale by owner (FSBO) sellers with all the professional tools, support, and resources they need to sell their own homes without paying large, upfront fees or hefty commissions. Experienced real estate agents assist to help streamline the selling and buying process. They are dedicated to guiding every step of the process to create an exceptional experience that saves money for people on both sides of the home sale.

Service areas: Austin, Texas

Takes pride in: saving home sellers and buyers money with their sales model

Ratings:
Google: 4.0
Facebook: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5
Zillow: NA

List With Freedom

In business since: 2005

About the brokerage: 
List With Freedom provides for-sale-by-owner (FSBO) sellers with an easy-to-use online platform that gives them complete control of their home sales. But their service doesn’t end there. A List With Freedom professional guides the seller’s entire journey, until the home sells. They are available to provide information, technical help, listing advice, and more every step of the way, seven days a week.

Service areas: Boynton Beach, Florida

Specializes in: flat fee MLS, discount real estate broker, real estate listings

Ratings:
Google: 4.0
Facebook: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0
Zillow: 4.8

Simple Choice

In business since: 2007

About the brokerage:
Simple Choice Realty provides a listing service to for-sale-by-owner (FSBO) sellers. The vision of Simple Choice Realty is simple. They strive to offer their clients the best value for their real estate needs. This goes for both buyers and sellers. They also recognize that not every customer is the same. For this reason, they offer choices when it comes to the services sellers and homebuyers need.

Service areas: Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland

Prominent in: listing service

Ratings:
Google: 4.9
Facebook: 5.0
Yelp: NA
Zillow: 4.9

Bottom line: Your best choice starts with a top-rated agent

While we’ve given you a head start in finding a reputable, top-performing brokerage for your home sale or purchase, it’s always a good idea to educate yourself about the agent you choose. One of the most important decisions you can make is to ensure the agent you hire is a good match for your needs.

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