Comparing different models
Home Bay offers a discount online service to sell your home while
Homelight provides tools to help you find an agent and offers a traditional brokerage service.
What is Home Bay
Home Bay is a full service real estate company that helps you sell your home remotely for a low flat fee. Home Bay provides an end to end service to sell your home with remote support that walks you through every step of the way while providing you with the tools you need. Everyone working on your home sale with Home Bay are licensed real estate brokers with a minimum of 10 years experience.
How Home Bay works
Homebay will provide tips to prepare your home. You can schedule their free photographer to take professional photos of your home for the listing and marketing materials. You will also be provided with a lockbox so buyer agents can show the home.
A Home Bay agent can provide pricing guidance for your home. After pricing, home details, and photographs are ready, Home Bay will list your home on the MLS and a handful of other real estate sites.
Your home will be marketed digitally by advertising your listing and helping you rank on Google search and Zillow.
You will have access to Home Bay’s platform that allows you to communicate with buyers, analyze offers, and create counter offers, while being guided by a Home Bay agent every step of the way.
Home Bay will walk you through all the necessary steps for closing, from setting a close date to the final walkthrough and e-notarizing your documents. You can choose to use your own Title & Escrow Company, or Home Bay can refer you to a local company.
What is Homelight
Homelight is an unbiased platform that helps you find local agents that best fits your needs using comprehensive analytics. They compile data from over 29 million real estate transactions and 2 million agents to help you find a top local agent. Homelight uses factors such as client reviews, transaction volume, and property type specialization to help match you with an agent that fits your needs. Agents listed on the platform are not able to pay to boost their ranking, as rankings are purely based on data. Homelight is free to use, and makes money from referral fees paid by agents.
How Homelight works
Enter your location
Answer a few questions and submit contact information
Receive information on top agents around you.
Service offerings by Home Bay compared to Homelight