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Top real estate agents in Asheville, NC

We analyze millions of home sales to find the best performing real estate agents & REALTORS®.

Why you need a top real estate agent in Asheville, NC

There are 1,906 real estate agents in Asheville, NC right now. Properties are listed for 88 days on average. The difference in time spent on the market in Asheville, NC for top agents is 1.9x less than the time an average agent spends on a given housing transaction.

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See how 3 of the top REALTORS® and real estate agents in Asheville stack up

Randi Beard
Premier Sotheby's International Realty
About Randi

Randi Beard is a dedicated Buyers Agent with Premier Sotheby's International Realty in Asheville, NC. She is a full time Realtor and has extensive knowledge of the Asheville market. Randi works with residential buyers, sellers and investors. She ranks in the top 5% of all Realtors in Western North Carolina. After being a corporate meeting manager for fifteen years in the pharmaceutical industry, Randi decided to expand her interest to real estate. For the past 14 years, Randi has jumped head first into all aspects of real estate. She served as a Substitute Trustee for foreclosures and is fluent in 1031 Exchanges. She has been buying and selling rental properties while learning techniques of creative financing and utilizing various resources. Randi’s corporate background has given her the expertise to handle every detail for her clients and allow them to enjoy the process. After having sold several investment properties, she realized how much she enjoyed residential and multi-family sales. “I love working with people and home has always been such an important part of my life". Randi grew up in Louisville, KY graduating from University of Kentucky in Lexington with a BS in Cultural Anthropology. Randi first fell in love with the Asheville area working as whitewater kayak instructor for the Nantahala Outdoor Center, and, after living in Palm Springs, CA and Atlanta, GA, returned to the mountains knowing this would be home. She enjoys the many outdoor activities this area has to offer including biking, hiking, trail running and water sports. Randi is an active member of the Asheville Board of Realtors, North Carolina Association of Realtors, Carolina Real Estate Investors Association (CREIA), and National Association of Realtors.

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Ginny Barker
Keller Williams Realty
About Ginny

Whether buying or selling, Ginny realizes the real estate transaction is not only an economic decision but often an emotional time as well. She recalls the closing of a former home, “I should have grinned all the way to the bank, however I sobbed on the closing papers thinking about the friends we were leaving.” Having lived in five states, Ginny knows the joys and frustrations of moving. Shortly after landing in Mooresville in 2001, Ginny joined the Welcome Committee as a Community Ambassador and has enjoyed welcoming hundreds of newcomers to the Lake Norman area. Hearing new homeowners’ stories of their moving experiences motivated Ginny to obtain her real estate license and become an advocate for her clients. Raised on a Michigan Dairy farm, Ginny learned the value of dedication and hard work. After graduating from Michigan State University, she enjoyed a career in marketing and public relations which relocated her from the Midwest to California. After marriage and two children, she followed her husband’s building materials career to Colorado and finally to North Carolina. While the children were young, she worked from home as a recruiter placing independent contractors in projects across the country. Ginny’s background in marketing, public relations and recruiting along with her love for people serves her well in real estate. After obtaining her real estate license in 2006 she has successfully closed hundreds of transactions. Whether working with a buyer or marketing a home for a seller, Ginny is known for “Going Beyond Service.” When her husband, Dan, joined Ginny in the business the team motto became, “Raising the BAR in Real Estate.” Together with their administrative assistant, Lisa French and buyer specialists, Ellen Takatori and Roberta Browne, the Barker Team strives to continually go beyond service and raise the bar in the business.

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Rachel Alosky Stark
Ivester Jackson Blackstream - Christie's International Real Estate
About Rachel

Rachel is a licensed real estate agent and is currently with Ivester Jackson Blackstream, Asheville's Christie's International Real Estate Affiliate. She is a multimillion-dollar top producing real estate professional who has lived in North Carolina for over 20 years and is known for her high standards of professionalism and dedication to client satisfaction. Originally from New England, Rachel found her way to North Carolina to play college field hockey at Catawba College. After graduating from nursing school at Western Carolina University, she found her way to Asheville and knew she had found her home. Rachel has an extensive market knowledge of the Asheville and Lake James areas, and she spends her free time with her husband Brad and their rescue pup Winston at their home on the lake. Rachel loves running, hiking, mountain biking, paddle boarding and Lagree Pilates and is always up for new adventures. Her experience as a Registered Nurse taught her to always listen and put the needs of others first. Rachel has a compassionate and caring nature and although her first love was healthcare; her true passion is real estate.

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"Rachel is so nice and it was a pleasure working with her."

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Top Asheville real estate agent stats at a glance

A top real estate agent can save you significant time and money. Asheville, NC has 1,906 active agents, and HomeLight compares data on all of them to identify the top performers. The city’s top 3% of agents do 77.1% more deals yearly than the average agent, move homes off the market 46.8% faster, and save their clients more money — sellers save 4.5x more and buyers save 1.5x more.

Top Seller's Agents

San Francisco’s top 3% of agents sell 1.8x more properties than the average agent, and sell homes 41.1 days faster. Even better? A top Asheville real estate agent nets you 5.2% more on your list price.

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Top Buyer's Agents

Top Asheville buyer's agents transact 1.7x more than the average agent and help clients save up to 348.7% on their home purchases.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Asheville, NC

Top Agents
4.8 stars
Avg. Agents
4.2 stars

Top real estate agents in Asheville score an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Asheville agent who scores only 4.2 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Asheville and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

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Find the best agent or REALTOR® for your favorite Asheville neighborhood

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Asheville,top agents are frequently doing deals in Oakley, Biltmore Forest, and Kenilworth.


Active Agents333
Time on Market92
Avg. Sale Price$250,095

Biltmore Forest

Active Agents278
Time on Market113
Avg. Sale Price$337,945


Active Agents209
Time on Market117
Avg. Sale Price$387,348

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a top real estate agent do?
Top real estate agents have more local expertise, prepare in-depth market analyses, and have industry connections that you can’t find by yourself. They know your neighborhood like the back of their hand and use their market knowledge to sell your home faster than the average agent and for money.
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What should you look for when interviewing a real estate agent in Asheville?
When you sell a house, your real estate agent becomes your business partner, financial advisor, and emotional support system. It’s crucial to partner with someone you trust, so make sure you’re looking for an agent who can answer all of your questions with confidence during the interview. During this process, you want to get to know the agent’s business and find out how well they know the area. You’re listening for things that signal experience, expertise in your community, and workload. Selling a home takes an enormous amount of work, so you need an agent who’s got a plan for prep, pricing, and marketing and who is ready to roll up their sleeves to get the job done.
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How important is it to hire a top real estate agent in Asheville?
Our data shows that the top 5% of listing agents sell homes for as much as (+9%) more than the average real estate agent. A great agent makes a difference when you buy a house, too: We’ve found that the top 5% of buyer's agents on average save their clients 2.5% more on their home purchase. So, whether you’re in the market to find your dream home or sell your house at a great price, the right agent matters. We encourage you to connect with a top real estate agent if you’re buying or selling a home in Asheville, NC.
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When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Asheville?
The best window to contact an agent to sell your home is anywhere from three to six months in advance of your list date. When you start the search for an agent several months before hitting the market, there’s plenty of time to find the best agent, make key renovations, and market your home effectively, all of which are essential steps in selling your home for a great price. You can also hire an agent based on the best time to sell in Asheville to take advantage of seasonal and cyclical trends in the market. The right time to hire a real estate agent depends on the temperature of the housing market. For example, the best time to sell in Asheville is in May. And since it takes around 3 months to close on a home, you should list in February. We recommend that you hire a real estate agent as soon as you're thinking of selling your home. Generally speaking, that's anywhere from 3 to 6 months prior to your desired move date.
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What is the average real estate agent commission for agents in Asheville?
While individual real estate agent commissions do vary, most real estate agents work for 6% of the home price.
Why should I use HomeLight to find a Asheville real estate agent?
HomeLight analyzes all real estate agent in Asheville to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Asheville real estate agent and will only introduce you to the top performing agents. They do not pay to advertise on our site and we do not pay to list them. To give you the best object recommendations, we consider things like: how fast a real estate agent sells, how many properties they work on, how much money they save or earn their clients, and what cities and neighborhoods they specialize in. You can trust that we’ll match you with the right agents for your needs.
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