Comparing different models
Homelight provides tools to help you find an agent and offers a traditional brokerage service while
Redfin Now buys your home directly from you.
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.
What is Redfin Now
Redfin Now is a service by Redfin that will make an offer to purchase your home directly from you. Selling to Redfin Now will save you time by avoiding showings, open houses, and marketing your home. It also provides you with flexibility, as you can choose to close on your own timeline.
How Redfin Now works
Request an offer and get an initial offer range
Schedule an in-home visit so Redfin Now can offer a more accurate price
Receive an offer. If you, choose when you want to close (anytime between 7 and 60 days)
A third party inspector makes sure home is in the same and good condition
Close on the date you chose
Service offerings by Homelight compared to Redfin Now