Find the Best Real Estate Agents in Birmingham, AL

U.S. News, powered by HomeLight, analyzes millions of real estate transactions to identify top
real estate agents based on hundreds of performance indicators.

Top Birmingham Real Estate Agents

In Birmingham, 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 2,876 real estate agents active in Birmingham, 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 Birmingham, on average, sell homes for $39,834 more money than the average Birmingham real estate agent. The top 5% of buyer’s agents generally save clients 1.43% more than the average real estate agent in Birmingham.

Find your top agent  out of the 2,876 real estate agents active in Birmingham. 
How We Find Top Agents in Birmingham

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 Birmingham, 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 Birmingham. 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.

Finding Your Top Agent
How HomeLight identifies your top agent:
  • Objective Agent Performance Data
  • Your Inputs and Individual Needs
  • Local Real Estate Market Conditions
HomeLight's Matching Engine incorporates 20+ quantitative and qualitative data points to identify the top-performing agents in your city for your specific criteria.
When you find Top Real Estate Agents in Birmingham 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.
Top Agents
Name Recent Transactions Avg Price
Gusty G.
eXp Realty
69 $147,000 - $525,000
Shannon M.
Keller Williams Realty Metro South
109 $24,600 - $257,000
Betty M.
ReMax Alabama
168 $13,000 - $239,900
Josh V.
Josh Vernon Group at Keller Williams
500+ $106,000 - $355,000
Fred S.
The Fred Smith Group
157 $114,000 - $685,000
Jamie G.
Jamie Goff Real Estate
92 $175,000 - $567,500
Gene D.
Southern Realty Specialists Powered by EXP Realty
117 $94,000 - $356,000
Melvin U.
LIST Birmingham
170 $171,500 - $615,000
Collier S.
Mega Agent Real Estate Team at RE/MAX Advantage
284 $98,000 - $363,000
Manda L.
RE/MAX Southern Homes
84 $167,900 - $745,000
Top Agents as of 24 Jan, 2020
Recent Transactions are the agent’s total number of transactions
across the past three years.
Top Agents
Gusty G.
eXp Realty
Recent transactions 69
Avg. price range $147,000 - $525,000
Shannon M.
Keller Williams Realty Metro South
Recent transactions 109
Avg. price range $24,600 - $257,000
Betty M.
ReMax Alabama
Recent transactions 168
Avg. price range $13,000 - $239,900
Josh V.
Josh Vernon Group at Keller Williams
Recent transactions 500+
Avg. price range $106,000 - $355,000
Fred S.
The Fred Smith Group
Recent transactions 157
Avg. price range $114,000 - $685,000
Jamie G.
Jamie Goff Real Estate
Recent transactions 92
Avg. price range $175,000 - $567,500
Gene D.
Southern Realty Specialists Powered by EXP Realty
Recent transactions 117
Avg. price range $94,000 - $356,000
Melvin U.
LIST Birmingham
Recent transactions 170
Avg. price range $171,500 - $615,000
Collier S.
Mega Agent Real Estate Team at RE/MAX Advantage
Recent transactions 284
Avg. price range $98,000 - $363,000
Manda L.
RE/MAX Southern Homes
Recent transactions 84
Avg. price range $167,900 - $745,000
Top Agents as of 24 Jan, 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions
  • When should I hire a real estate agent in Birmingham?

    It all depends on the current state of the Birmingham 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 Birmingham?

    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 2.36% more than the list price. The top 5% of buyer’s agents typically save their clients 1.43% more at closing than the average real estate agent.

  • What questions should I ask when interviewing Birmingham 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 Birmingham real estate agents in this list were selected based on objective performance data and are not affiliated with U.S. News.

Birmingham's Real Estate Market Snapshot

In the past 12 months, the price of homes sold in Birmingham ranged between $8,800 and $649,900. Last year, 2,297 homes were sold while median home prices decreased by 0.44%. Birmingham properties typically sell for 91.75% of the list price. The average Birmingham house stays on the market for 67 days.

Annual sales rate

2.54%

Median Days on Market

67


Price Range

$8,800 - $649,900


How Much is Your Birmingham Home Worth?
When it comes time to sell your home, you will want to know how much your home in Birmingham is worth. U.S. News’ Home Value Estimator tool, powered by HomeLight, uses information from multiple sources to create a real-time home value estimate based on current market trends. When you request your home value estimate, you will also see real estate agents in San Francisco who have the best record selling homes like yours and your Simple Sale™ price - in case you’d rather sell your home to an all-cash buyer in HomeLight’s Simple Sale™ network.
Birmingham, AL Residential Real Estate
Birmingham has a population of 212,155 people in 148.63 square miles. There are 90,341 households in the city, 48% of which are families. If you move to Birmingham, you can generally expect to commute to work between minutes.

City Area

148.6 Sq. miles


City Population

212,155


Households

90,341


Homeowners

43,659


Renters

46,837


Homes Occupied

48%


Age of Population