Top Real Estate Agents in Carlsbad, CA

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A top real estate agent can save you significant time and money. Carlsbad, CA has 7,476 active agents, and HomeLight compares data on all of them to identify the top performers. The city’s top 3% of agents do 82.0% more deals yearly than the average agent, move homes off the market 38.4% faster, and save their clients more money — sellers save 2.5x more and buyers save 1.6x more.

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Top Carlsbad REALTOR® Rankings

Top Agents List updated on March 31st, 2024
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Blake Cory Home Selling Team by eXp Realty

The Blake Cory Home Selling Team is one of Southern California's Top Ranked Real Estate Teams for helping people buy or sell the place they call home. Blake's Team is committed to enriching the lives of our community and team members alike by building relationships, providing education and industry shattering servic...

Home Transactions

2,792

Average Price Point

$620K

Years of Experience

18

Whissel Realty Group With Kyle Whissel snapshot

Whissel Realty Group brokered by eXp Realty

Whissel Realty Group is a family-owned company built on relationships with our clients, colleagues, and co-workers. We're passionately committed to helping you and your family build a secure future in the home of your dreams. The Whissel family has been helping San Diegans realize "The American Dream" in San Diego s...

Whissel Realty Group With Kyle Whissel's reviews

"Steve and his team, Zesty and Deana are simply awesome! They are very approachable, available, and extremely responsive. Steve is one of those rare professionals that, if you are lucky, you will find a handful during your entire life. From day one he demonstrated his great organizational and communicat..." see more reviews

Home Transactions

1,516

Average Price Point

$780K

Years of Experience

20

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Team Forss Realty Group

We get it! There are a ton of real estate agents out there, so what makes Team Forss so different? The answer is simple. Real Estate with a passion and guaranteed results! Our tested and proven marketing strategy reaches more buyers than anyone - which means more money in YOUR pocket. What is the best way to determi...

Team Forss's reviews

"Goran and LIsa have great local market knowledge and were extremely helpful in providing guidance on fixing up my home to get the maximum price. I was able to sell my property in just a few weeks from listing it. They provide very wide listing exposure on all the top real estate web sites. They are very flexible an..." see more reviews

Home Transactions

1,308

Average Price Point

$710K

Years of Experience

21

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The Brand Realty Team - Real Brokerage, CA

The Brand Realty Team brokered by Real is a group like minded agents who are passionate about the opportunity to enjoy one of the best places to live and share this wonderful city with others! Serri is a former military spouse and finds her passion is making sure our local military families are serviced properly as...

Serri Rowell's reviews

"Sherri was great to work with. She was responsive and knowledgeable. ..." see more reviews

Home Transactions

592

Average Price Point

$770K

Years of Experience

19

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Keller Williams Realty

Ranked #1 in East County out of 2,000 plus Agents 2016-2019 - Ranked in the Top 10 in Sales out of 23,000 agents 2016-2019 in all of San Diego County as an individual agent - #1 Listing Agent at Keller Williams La Mesa - #1 Buyers Sales Agent at Keller Williams Realty La Mesa - Over 1,700 homes SOLD in San Diego - 1...

Gregg Phillipson's reviews

"Quick and easy. Very attentive and knowledgeable. Only 9 days on the market at asking price. Wish I could of taken him with me. ..." see more reviews

Home Transactions

427

Average Price Point

$910K

Years of Experience

31

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Shafran Realty Group

Alan Shafran is one of the highest producing residential agents in the country based on sales volumes. He has dedicated more than 36 years to studying the finance and real estate world’s ins & outs. Alan’s decision to bring his financial expertise into real estate was pivotal in his career and personal life. This fo...

Home Transactions

406

Average Price Point

$1.3M

Years of Experience

37

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Coldwell Banker, Broker

My personalized service combined with professionalism, knowledge and enthusiasm is what differentiates me from the rest. I specialize in representing my clients in the purchases and sales of single-family residences, condominiums, townhomes and income property. I’m also extremely knowledgeable on Relocation Servic...

Melissa Tucci's reviews

"Selling a house can be stressful. A lot of issues can and did come up. Melissa was able to help resolve the issues and get me through the process. Cannot say enough about her help and all the things she did to close the sale...." see more reviews

Home Transactions

337

Average Price Point

$1.1M

Years of Experience

21

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Premier Homes, a division of Big Block Realty, Inc

Glen is recognized as one of San Diego’s top Realtors with over 17 years of experience serving home buyers and sellers throughout San Diego County. Glen is currently ranked in the Top 1% of Agents in San Diego (5 Years Running). As the founder of the Premier Homes Team, Glen is best known for his dedication, tenaci...

Glen Henderson's reviews

"Glen and his team made sure I sold my house within the time frame I wanted. The cohesiveness of their team was productive and helpful towards the task at hand. Thanks so much for the support provided! ..." see more reviews

Home Transactions

185

Average Price Point

$1M

Years of Experience

21

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Keller Williams Realty

My Commitment To You: This is a MAJOR event in your life. Based on 36 years serving clients like you, my team and I promise to work hard to make your transaction smooth, easy, profitable, and stress-free for you. We promise to give you personal service, explain things clearly in plain English (NOT acronyms and real ...

Gary Kent's reviews

"My whole family is happy to have found Gary Kent. Gary along with his staff have proven invaluable to buying and selling homes over the last 20 years. He is a consummate professional and I felt very comfortable that he would be able to handle any issues that can arise when selling a property. Thank you Gary for all ..." see more reviews

Home Transactions

146

Average Price Point

$1.2M

Years of Experience

40

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

Kim Carlson’s marketing strategies, expertise, knowledge, and dedication to her clients, have afforded her the ranking in the top 1% of Realtors in the Nation and a proven leader in San Diego County. Kim has engaged in the Real Estate Profession continuously since 1987. She possesses the skills to help you succeed...

Home Transactions

119

Average Price Point

$1M

Years of Experience

37

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Carlsbad Top Real Estate Agents

How we select the best Carlsbad agents

At HomeLight, our vision is a world where every real estate transaction is simple, certain, and satisfying.
We've analyzed transaction data of local real estate agents and REALTORS® across 6 distinct metrics to recommend a few of Carlsbad's top Real Estate Agents.
Reviewed
7,476
Vetted
898
Top Picks
30

Top real estate agents stats at a glance

HomeLight can match you with real estate agents in the top 3% of performers who, on average, sell 1.4x faster and for 147.3% more money.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market

Lower is better

Homes Sold / Year

Explore the top neighborhoods in Carlsbad

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Carlsbad, top agents are frequently doing deals in South Beach, Rancho La Costa and Calavera Hills.

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Client FAQs

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.

What should you look for when interviewing a real estate agent in Carlsbad?

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.

How important is it to hire a top real estate agent in Carlsbad?

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 Carlsbad, CA.

When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Carlsbad?

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 Carlsbad 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 Carlsbad 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.

What is the average real estate agent commission for agents in Carlsbad?

While individual real estate agent commissions do vary, most real estate agents in Carlsbad work for 6% of the home price.

Why should I use HomeLight to find a Carlsbad real estate agent?

HomeLight analyzes all real estate agent in Carlsbad to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Carlsbad 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.