HomeLight makes an all-cash offer on your behalf. That has real value. Cash offers are 3x more likely to win and can get you a 5% savings, on average, versus offers with a loan.

How HomeLight Cash Offer Works

Why Homelight?


Apply here. You’ll work with Live South Bay Local to fill out your HomeLight Cash Offer application, a HomeLight representative will be in touch to discuss your home buying goals.

You can also get a head start on the home buying process by completing your mortgage application through HomeLight Home Loans.

HomeLight charges a fee to use our funds to make an all-cash offer and purchase the home on your behalf. The fee is dependent on your market, the lender you use, and the number of days HomeLight owns your home. All fees are calculated off of the final selling price of your current home. Additional costs may apply based on local tax laws. Additional costs may apply based on local tax laws.

Live South Bay Local and HomeLight work together throughout the buying process to help you get the home of your dreams.

HomeLight Cash Offer is currently available in California and Texas but things like where you’re located, the size, and condition of your will determine eligibility. Enter your information here to be notified when HomeLight Cash Offer launches in your area.


Based on Chauner, Bailey. “How to Win a Real Estate Bidding War.” Redfin, 22 Nov. 2019, www.redfin.com/blog/win-bidding-war-on-house/

**When you use HomeLight Home Loans on your new purchase, the HomeLight Cash Offer fee is 1% of the home purchase price. If you use another mortgage lender, the HomeLight Cash Offer fee is 3% of the purchase price.

Rob & Grace S.
We had been looking to buy a house for over a year. We put in offers on a number of places we fell in love with, only to get beat by all cash offers each time. It was hard enough to lose a house that we were so excited about, but what made it worse was that it felt like we weren’t even playing the game by the same rules. Each house we lost out on was due to an all-cash bidder – our offers were not even a...

— Rob & Grace S.

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