There are a little more than 31,000 agents to choose from in the state of Tennessee. Most of these agents work in the major metro areas of Nashville, Memphis, and Knoxville. However, choosing the right agent can take significant time and effort. That’s why we’ve selected and reviewed the top Tennessee agents for you.
Top real estate agents in Tennessee by city
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Our team researches hundreds of agents and analyses their transactions to select the best ones. Our mission is to present agents that can meet the individual needs of our readers. That’s why we share both the strengths and weaknesses of each agent.
Whether you're looking for an agent to buy your first home or a luxury agent experienced with multimillion-dollar real estate, we've got you covered.
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The perfect Tennessee real estate agent for you
The agents we select for our list represent the top 0.1% to 0.5% of their area. Put another way, for every 1,000 agents in a city, just 1 to 5 meet our strict criteria.
We don’t just compare them to the average agent either, that would be like comparing the Tennessee Titans to a high school team. Instead, we compare them to each other, ensuring that only the very best make our list.
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— Amy K
A little about Tennessee
Tennessee has 6,829,174 residents and the population of the state is growing by 0.8% each year. This puts some natural pressure on home prices.
According to our market conditions team, Tennessee is currently a hot market, which is good news if you’re a seller.
What is a home in Tennessee worth?
As of February 2021, the average home value in Tennessee is $212,236, which is a 10.8% increase over the last year.
The exact price of your home, however, will depend on its size, condition, and how it stacks up to comparable properties. Here's the tiered breakdown of home values in Tennessee:
- Top 30% of homes: $369,969
- Average home: $212,236
- Bottom 30% of homes: $108,637
State of the Tennessee Real Estate Market
The Tennessee Market
Number of Active Listings
Time on Market
Average Listing Price
Price per Square Foot
Percentage of Homes that Increase Price
Percentage of Homes that Decrease Price
Based on Realtor.com data (February 2021)
In Tennessee, an average of 8,471 homes are available for sale each month. Of those, 12,868 are sold.
So buyers have plenty of options, but if you’re selling, you'll need to find a way to make your home stand out from all that competition.
In either case, a top agent in Tennessee can help you put your best foot forward and help you negotiate the best possible deal.
Is it a good time to invest in Tennessee real estate?
With an average rent of $988 and 34% of the population being renters, that leaves plenty of room for investors to make money on Tennessee rental properties.
"Great experience. I didn't worry about anything during the process. My agent was very professional, smart and just overall fantastic. I recommend them highly."
— Dennis B.
Tennessee real estate resources
To help you make the best possible decision we’ve compiled some resources that will help you make the most of your real estate experience in Tennessee.