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Homelight vs. Redfin Now

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as of 06/11/2018
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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.
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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
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