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Why You Need a Top Champaign Real Estate Agent
If you’re selling or buying a home in Champaign, you’ll need to work with a top real estate agent to ensure you get the best price possible.
Of course, finding a highly experienced agent who also has the specific personality and skills you’re looking for is easier said than done.
Currently, there are more than 47,111 active Realtors® operating throughout the state of Illinois, and that’s just accounting for registered members of the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) — the total number of licensed Illinois real estate agents is much higher.
With so many options, how can you be sure you’re making the right choice? Where do you even begin?
Working with an established agent referral network like Clever makes finding the perfect real estate agent fast and easy.
When you work with a Clever Partner Agent, you’ll get all of the service and support you’d expect from a top-rated realtor — plus the added benefit of significant cost savings in the form of a reduced commission fee or Home Buyer Rebate.
Get in touch to learn more and connect with one of our top-rated, Champaign Partner Agents for a no-obligation consultation.
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Top Real Estate Agents in Champaign
The best real estate agents in Champaign will have multiple years of experience under their belts and a proven track record of success in their local market. Here are the top agents by listing volume in Champaign.
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Work with a Top Agent When You Sell or Buy
Clever connects you to a top real estate agent that will list your home for a flat fee of $3,000 or 1%, or an agent that will provide a commission rebate. Clever has saved thousands of homeowners over $12 Million in real estate fees.***
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Top Champaign Agents Get Sellers More for Their Homes
In Champaign, the median home value is $142,466.67, while the median sale price is $159,300.00. Homes listed in September netted the highest avg sale price — homes listed in March netted the lowest avg sale price.*
The average sale price for a home in Champaign is $159,300.00.*
Top agents in Champaign will leverage cutting-edge marketing tactics, along with their local market expertise and extensive resources, to get you the best possible price for your home — often well above the average sale price for similar homes in your area.
When you work with a Clever Partner Agent, you get all of these advantages and a significantly higher margin of profit, thanks to the heavily reduced commission fee.
Our Champaign Partner Agents will list and sell your home for a flat fee of $3,000, or just 1% if your home sells for more than $350,000.
Home sellers that list with Clever save an average of $10,000 on real estate agent commission.
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Top Champaign Agents Sell Homes Faster
Champaign homes take an average of 140 days to get an offer. On average, 52 homes are sold in Champaign each month. According to the most recently available data, Champaign homes listed in June sell fastest (88 days) — homes listed in January take the longest to sell (360 days).*
In Champaign, listed homes spend an average of 140 days on the market, and the closing process can take up to 45 days. That means for Champaign home sellers working with an average agent, the entire process, from listing to close, often takes up to 180 days.*
The best listing agents in Champaign will reduce that timeline by significant margins, largely thanks to their level of dedication, years of experience, and local market expertise.
As of 2019, home sellers nationwide who listed with Clever got an offer in an average of 13 days, for a total of 58 days for the entire sale — approximately 310% faster than the average time to sell in Champaign.
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Sell Your Home With a Top-Rated Champaign Agent and Save Thousands on Commission
While commission rates can vary slightly from agent to agent, the standard fee for sellers in Champaign is approximately 6% of the final sale price of the home.
Clever connects you with top-rated, Champaign agents from major brands or regional brokerages (Keller Williams, Remax, Century 21, etc.) who have agreed to work for a flat fee of $3,000 — or 1% if your home sells for more than $350,000.
In Champaign, the median home sale price is $159,300.00. That means that the median commission fee among sellers who work with traditional agents is approximately $9,558.00. In contrast, based on that same median home sale price, sellers who work with Clever could expect to pay $5,576.00 in commission fees — or a median cost savings of $3,983.00.*
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Buy With a Top Agent and Schedule Home Showings On Demand
Buying a house in Champaign is a high-stakes process. Champaign homes are only on the market for an average of 140 days — and if the seller is working with a good listing agent, chances are your window of opportunity will be much, much smaller.*
When you find your potential dream home, you have to act fast before another buyer beats you to making an offer.
Unfortunately, the actual process of seeing a home can be slow. You normally have to wait for an open house or work around the listing agent’s schedule, which can take days — even weeks — and result in a missed opportunity.
Clever Partner Agents make sure you never miss a beat. Get instant alerts when Champaign homes that match your specific criteria hit the market and schedule on-demand showings to beat other buyers to the punch.
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Buy Your Home With Clever — We’ll Help Cover Your Closing Costs
When you buy a home in Champaign, your biggest out-of-pocket cost will obviously be your down payment — but it’s not the only significant expense you’ll incur throughout the home buying process.
Closing costs can come as quite a shock to buyers who aren’t prepared for them. Generally speaking, these costs amount to an additional 2% to 5% of the final sale price.
The median sale price in Champaign is $159,300.00 — that means, on average, Champaign buyers pay between $3,186.00 and $7,965.00 during the closing process.
When you buy a home with a Champaign Clever Partner Agent, you automatically qualify for a $1,000* rebate to help cover your closing costs — homes purchased for $500,000 or more are eligible for a rebate of up to 1%.
*Minimum purchase price of $150,000
Frequently Asked Questions
When is the best time to find a real estate agent to sell a home in Champaign?
If you’re thinking about selling your Champaign home, the best time to start looking for a real estate agent is right away! Even if you’re not ready to list your home today, an experienced agent can help you figure out the best time to sell in your area, and offer some helpful advice and tips for how to prepare your home for sale to ensure an optimal outcome.
When is the best time to find a real estate agent to buy a home in Champaign?
If you’re considering buying a home in Champaign, it’s never too early to connect with a real estate agent. Even if you’re still in the early stages of the home buying process, an agent can provide helpful upfront guidance and support, set realistic expectations, and surface great deals in your target neighborhood that also meet your specific criteria and budget.
Why do I need to work with a licensed real estate agent to sell or buy a home in Champaign?
The real estate process is complex and high-stakes. Top real estate agents in Champaign have the requisite knowledge, skills, and local market expertise to guide you smoothly through your home buying and/or selling journey and ensure an optimal outcome. Ready to meet your agent? Fill out the form and get connected with a top rated Clever Partner Agent in Champaign today.
What are the benefits of working with a top-rated Champaign real estate agent?
Top-rated Champaign agents typically sell and/or buy more homes and get better reviews than average agents, which is a good indicator that you’ll get a good outcome. That said, just because they have a great track record doesn’t guarantee they’ll be right for you. We recommend interviewing multiple agents before making a final decision and signing with one.
How do I find a Champaign agent that specializes in my neighborhood?
Get in touch with Clever! Clever partners with top-rated agents across the country who can help you save thousands when buying or selling your next home. Simply submit your information via one of our online forms or give us a call to get connected to a top-rated agent in Champaign.
What are the most important questions to ask when interviewing a Champaign agent?
While the exact scope of your will depend on your specific needs and situation, here are a few important questions you should always ask when interviewing a Champaign real estate agent:
- How many years of experience do you have — both in real estate and in the Champaign market?
- Can you provide me with 2-3 referrals?
- How many clients are you working with right now?
- What’s the typical amount of time it takes you to get an acceptable offer?
- How many Champaign homes have you sold in the past 6-12 months?
- What’s your typical sale-to-list ratio?
Learn More: 9 Interview Questions to Ask a Listing Agent
Why should I find my top Champaign agent through Clever?
When you work with Clever, you won’t just get teamed up with a top Champaign agent — you’ll also save thousands.
How much can I expect to save by working with Clever?
Clever Partner Agents are top-rated, local agents from major brands and regional brokerages (Keller Williams, RE/MAX, Coldwell Banker, etc). Our Champaign Partners provide the same full service and support they do for their traditional clients — but they’ve agreed to offer significant discounts and/or commission rebates to our clients.
When you sell with Clever, you pay a flat fee of $3,000, or just 1% of the final sale price if your home sells for more than $350,000. On average, sellers who list with Clever save $10,000 compared to what they would have paid if they’d gone with a traditional, full-commission agent.
When you buy with Clever, you automatically qualify for a $1,000 commission rebate* — or up to 1% back on homes worth $500,000 or more — which you can use to help cover your closing costs, down payment, moving expenses, and more.
*$150,000 minimum purchase price
Are these Champaign agents Clever employees?
No. The Champaign agents featured on this page do not work for Clever, nor are they affiliated with us. They did not pay Clever to appear on this page. They were selected based on objective performance data.
How does Clever choose agents in Champaign for its Partner Agent Network?
Clever partners with top agents in their local market based on a variety of factors. Our Champaign Partner Agents understand the importance their reputation, which means they are motivated to provide the same excellent service and support to all of their clients — regardless of how much they’re paying in commission.
Our Partner Agents know that if they fail to maintain a high standard of service and provide the exact same level of support they offer their traditional customers, Clever will stop sending them new business.