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Top Carson real estate agents

Carson, CA has 4,566 active real estate agents. But how do you know whether the one you hire will do their job well? That's why HomeLight analyzes each agent's performance history to find the best ones in your area. Work with the top 3% of real estate agents in Carson and you can make $31,274 more on a home sale and save up to $33,051 more on a home purchase.

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Melinda Elmer
Century 21 Masters
About Melinda

Ranked among the top 1% of agents in today's market, Melinda has consistently been awarded the designation of top buyers agent and top listing agent as well as highest transaction volume by her company and has been recognized for her outstanding achievements by the Women's Council of Realtors. She has also been a multi-year recipient of the prestigious Los Angeles Magazine's Five Star rating.

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"a master communicator for first time buyers, when the process is scary and overwhelming. You cannot ..."

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Condo Transactions
45
Townhome Transactions
13
Single Family Home Transactions
69
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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About Joshua

Josh's ability to understand his clients needs has propelled him to one of the top agents in the South Bay and he is continuously looking for new ways to help his clients achieve their goals. His professional and personable demeanor has allowed Josh to build and maintain solid relationships with his clientele and allowed his business to grow from repeat clients and referrals. Josh grew up in Ohio and attended Ohio University where he graduated with a bachelors degree in Political Science. After a short stint working as a Marketing Manager for Nascar he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in real estate. Josh has lived in the South Bay for the past 14 years and currently resides in Torrance.

Townhome Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
23
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
  • Cash Close Specialist 2020
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Karen Anderson
Keller Williams - L.A. Harbor
About Karen

As a real estate professional, Karen has acquired a large following of loyal clientele with 85% of her business coming from return clients and their referrals. Attention to detail and her uncanny ability to seemingly "always" be available are some of the many positive experiences you can expect when you choose Karen as your Realtor. She's a dedicated advocate for both her buyer and seller clients, working hard on their behalf to attain their real estate goals. Karen earned her real estate sales license in 1997 and followed with a broker's license in 2001. Proficient in loan origination and mortgage lending, she provides a "value-added" service for her clients by pre-qualifying potential buyers while helping plan for their future purchases as well. Prior to starting her real estate career, Karen worked over two decades in business management and ownership including lengthy stints in accounting, sales and customer service. PrestigeTeamHomes.com

Karen's reviews

"Karen Anderson went above and beyond to make sure that our needs were met and that the sale went thr..."

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Townhome Transactions
5
Condo Transactions
15
Single Family Home Transactions
41
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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About Anderson

We specialize in handling your real estate needs. Whether you are looking to sell your ocean front condo, purchase new construction, buy a family home in a desirable school district, or invest in rental properties, The Anderson Group offers a dedicated professional team and an innovative online approach! We, at The Anderson Group, understand that the choice to buy or sell a home may be the most significant financial decision you make in your lifetime. We strive to educate you about your options and to provide the ultimate client experience. We help hundreds of people every year buy and sell homes placing us in the TOP 1% Nationwide among all Realtors. Additionally, we have garnered many local Best of awards for our professional service to our community, whether people are in the Real Estate market or just need help! With more positive five star reviews on Yelp and Zillow than any other real estate team in Southern California, we have a proven track record of 5 Star Service.

Condo Transactions
12
Single Family Home Transactions
21
Townhome Transactions
3
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
  • Cash Close Specialist 2020
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Chris and Andrea Murray
RE/MAX Empire Properties
About Chris and Andrea

As lead brokers and owners of RE/MAX Empire Properties, Chris and Andrea Murray bring their experience, dedication and proven sales prowess to clients throughout the Inland Empire. With over thirty years of combined experience in real estate, this husband and wife team possesses advanced market knowledge of San Bernardino, Southwest Riverside and the surrounding areas having successfully closed over 3500 transactions and counting. They welcome opportunities to work with those interested in selling properties throughout Temecula, Murrieta, Winchester, Menifee, Canyon Lake, Lake Elsinore, Hemet, San Jacinto, Rancho Cucamonga, Highland, Riverside and Beaumont. Chris and Andrea also maintain a large network of partnering agents in a variety of areas, including the mountain communities of Big Bear and Idyllwild—relationships that allows them to reach and even wider audience of buyers, sellers and fellow colleagues for mutually beneficial results. Regardless of property size or type, Chris and Andrea have made it their mission to guide clients through the highly emotional sales process, delivering smooth and effortless experiences again and again. Together, they specialize in expert marketing and sales of residential, investment and commercial properties. Using proven marketing plans, the latest technology (3D virtual walk-through tours, drone photography/video, 3D floor plans, geo target marketing, etc.), the team ensures clients get the results they want in the time they want. On average, Chris and Andrea’s clients earn 101.3% of their initial listing prices. In addition to their residential property credentials, Chris and Andrea are both Accredited Commercial Professionals with experience in the leasing, marketing and sales of commercial buildings, investments, equestrian, land and farm sales. From luxury estates to apartment complexes, foreclosed properties and beyond, they understand the special handling necessary for each transaction type and are prepared to guide clients through all situations with ease and professionalism. In addition, Chris and Andrea have built strong relationships with licensed, bonded contractors ready to help with repairs that may arise before or during the sale process. And in many cases, these can be done with no out-of-pocket cost to listing clients. Originally from Long Island, New York, Chris moved to Southern California in the mid-1980s where he has lived ever since. He worked for The Mike Ferry Organization, the world’s top real estate training organization before earning his license in 2002. He has been ranked Riverside County’s #1 individual Agent by The Wall Street Journal for 7 consecutive years. Chris continues to earn numerous real estate industry awards, including Diamond Club, Circle of Legends, Titan Club, Platinum Club, 100% Club and Hall of Fame. A Southern California native who knows exactly what makes this area so special, Andrea began her career pursuing Law Enforcement while working as a real estate assistant at RE/MAX. She earned her license in 2005 and transitioned to real estate full-time, working alongside Chris. Since then, Andrea has been an integral part of the team’s growth, spearheading the establishment of two locations, implementing innovative marketing technology and forging relationships with top agents and vendors. Andrea continues to earn numerous real estate industry awards, including Diamond Club, Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement and 100% Club. Together, Chris and Andrea support several charities, including Wounded Warriors, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Rady's Children's Hospital and the Ramona Humane Society. When you’re ready to take that next step in your Inland Empire real estate journey, rest assured that Chris and Andrea will go that extra mile to help you accomplish your goals.

Chris and Andrea's reviews

"Thank you Murray Team! What a great experience. They prepared and listed my home so that is sold q..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
130
Condo Transactions
1
Townhome Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
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Sam Xavier
Compass
About Sam

Sam Xavier has been a licensed real estate agent in California for 17 years and is an Award Winning Hall of Fame and Chairman's Team Realtor with Compass. Sam's coverage area includes Torrance, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills Estates, Lomita, Hawthorne, Lawndale, Gardena, San Pedro and Harbor City and surrounding South Bay Communities. HomeLight ranks Sam as one of the top 2% of agents for townhouse and condo sales and as one of the top 5% of agents for single family home sales in the Greater South Bay Area. HomeLight has information on 90 of Sam's transactions since 2005, 18 of which were in the past two years. Sam represents the buyer (38% of the time), and has also completed 35 seller transactions during this period. Sam has been most prolific in Redondo Beach and Torrance and Palos Verdes Peninsula including representing the buyer and sellers of a single family homes and multi-residential units.

Sam's reviews

"ABSOLUTELY LOVED WORKING WITH SAM! He and his Team Over Exceeding Our Buying Expectations! Sara ..."

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Townhome Transactions
7
Single Family Home Transactions
14
Condo Transactions
3
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Jalal Bourgana
First Team Real Estate
About Jalal

Before starting in real estate sales, Jay worked in various corporate roles including marketing and business consulting. Jay graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and openly admits that he owes much of his success to standing on the shoulders of giants (his mentors) and humble implementation. While Jay loves the real estate business, his true inspiration is his family – Jay and his wife Jennifer have two young children who keep them on their toes (Isabel and Jack). Skilled in marketing and certified as a Negotiation Expert, Jay brings the knowledge and expertise necessary to help homeowners consistently sell their homes for more. His website Homearly.com ranks on the 1st page of Google for Orange County and attracts hundreds of thousands of views annually through the use of direct response and search engine marketing, as well as social media. This has enabled him to build an active database of over 4,000 buyers that are looking for homes throughout Orange County. This aggressive approach to internet marketing represents just one segment of his 120 point home selling process that has sold his clients’ homes for up to 18% more than neighborhood averages. As an investor and financial strategist, Jay is experienced in working with CPAs, financial planners, and legal advisors to create integrated solutions that serve his clients’ long-range financial goals.

Jalal's reviews

"Difficult to sell home during pandemic but it was done on Cinco De Mayo "

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Condo Transactions
7
Single Family Home Transactions
27
Townhome Transactions
3
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Judi Reimer
First Team Real Estate
About Judi

As a Broker Associate since 1996 my #1 Goal is to provide my clients with the best service available within the real estate industry. I am a full time professional realtor specializing in residential and investment property. My philosophy is to make your needs my number one priority. I have been a top producer in the industry over the past several years and am ranked among the Top 1% of Realtors in the United States If you are looking to purchase a home or investment property I will help negotiate the best possible deal and search until I find the perfect property. If you are selling your home or investment property as a listing agent I will customize a marketing plan for your specific property to maximize exposure and get you the most value for your property. Thank you for visiting my website and choosing Judi Reimer as your on-line South Bay real estate source.

Single Family Home Transactions
2
Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Scott Kato
Keller Williams Pacific Estates
About Scott

At Kato Group we believe in providing a creative work environment that supports freedom and autonomy in turn, it helps each team member work in our client’s best interest. As a learning-based, innovative company, who refuses to become complacent with mediocrity, we continually invest in our teams’ education, technology and tools to stay ahead of trends and our competition. We believe as long as we take care of each other and support one another, together we achieve more. As a result, each member of our team is an expert in his or her field and delivers unparalleled customer service to our clients. Our office is open, modern, creative and fun. VISION - We have a fiduciary responsibility to our clients to provide the highest value possible when buying or selling their most valuable asset. MISSION - Our business is a negotiating and marketing firm. CULTURE - To be an industry leader and a reputable business that focuses on culture within the team. Doing so will translate into a five star experience that our clients can come to expect and deserve, and will inspire them to refer us to their friends and family without hesitation. Some say that customer service is faltering in our industry. Our team wants to change that opinion, every chance we get. A brand that has vision, culture, innovation, ethics, leadership, and high profitability.

Scott's reviews

"Scott provided confidence and assurance through what I believed to be one of the most important tran..."

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Condo Transactions
2
Single Family Home Transactions
19
Townhome Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Edward Kaminsky
The Kaminsky Real Estate Group
About Edward

Expert Experience At Your Service since 1987 Your real estate investment is one of your most valued assets. Ed Kaminsky and the Kaminsky Real Estate Group are prepared to pro-actively guide you through today’s complex real estate • PRESIDENT/FOUNDER OF KAMINSKY REAL ESTATE GROUP. The the leading team in Manhattan Beach, CA, with an annual sales volume of over $288 million (2020) and one of the top 100 agents in the United States according to the Wall Street Journal. • PRESIDENT/FOUNDER OF SPORTSTAR RELOCATION assisting professional athletes nationwide with their relocation and real estate needs • PRESIDENT/CO-FOUNDER PREMIERE ESTATES AUCTION COMPANY represents luxury property owners, developers, trusts, and financial institutions across the United States with professional auction services and sales • PRESIDENT OF CONSERVE DEVELOPMENT a design & development firm that reconstructions & revitalizes residential properties throughout the South Bay and surrounding Los Angeles areas. AWARDS • #1 AGENT IN THE BEACH CITIES -Trendgraphix • #1 TOP PRODUCING AGENT 2020 - Itzsold • #6 REAL ESTATE VIDEO INFLUENCER - Bomb Bomb & Tom Ferry • #16 TOP PRODUCING TEAM IN CALIFORNIA BY VOLUME – Real Trends • #17 TOP AGENTS IN LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Business Journal • #45 TOP REAL ESTATE TEAM IN CALIFORNIA BY SIDES – Real Trends • #71 TOP 100 AGENTS IN AMERICA - The Wall Street Journal • BEST MARKETING CAMPAIGN • Institute for Luxury Home Marketing • EXCELLENCE IN MARKETING - Los Angeles Business Journal • 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL AGENTS IN SO. CAL. - Real Estate Executive • BEST REAL ESTATE TEAMS IN SO. CAL. - Real Trends PUBLICATIONS • THE LA TIMES • THE DAILY BREEZE • THE BEACH REPORTER • DIGS MAGAZINE • THE ORANGE COUNTRY REGISTER • THE LA BUSINESS JOURNAL • THE BOSTON GLOBE • REALTOR MAGAZINE TOP AGENT MAGAZINE FEATURED ON • ESPN • FOX • NBC • ABC • BRAVO! • HGTV • THE FINE LIVING CHANNEL • THE TODAY SHOW • HOTLIST • COLD PIZZA • REAL ESTATE CONFIDENTIAL • BAD BUY • THE SPORTS BUSINESS JOURNAL MEMBERSHIPS & COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION • EXPERT PANELIST FOR THE SOUTH BAY BOARD OF REALTORS • EXPERT PANELIST FOR THE MIKE FERRY ORGANIZATION • HOST OF FACEBOOK LIVE SHOW, THE EDZONE actively educating the community • BOARD OF DIRECTORS | THE FRIENDSHIP FOUNDATION • MANHATTAN BEACH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE • HERMOSA BEACH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE • EXPERT WITNESS ON MULTIPLE CASES PERSONAL Ed Kaminsky was born in Ohio and resides in Manhattan Beach with his wife Cindy and two dogs (Jake and Nala). He has lived in Manhattan Beach for 18 years, and says he’s never leaving! Ed enjoys staying active, cooking great food, going to concerts, golfing & spending time with his 2 daughters and 2 grandchildren.

Townhome Transactions
4
Single Family Home Transactions
21
Condo Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Carson

Why you need a top real estate agent in Carson, CA

You’re making one of the biggest financial transactions of your life. Don’t you want an expert by your side? The top 3% of agents in Carson sell an average of 83.6% more homes than the city’s average agent, and they help 77.6% more buyers purchase homes. Top Carson agents don’t only have more experience. They also save their clients serious time and money, and HomeLight’s got the data to back it up.

Top Seller's Agents

A top seller's agent in Carson makes $32,130 more dollars for sellers, wraps up the selling process 37.21 days faster, and sells 474.54 more homes than the average agent.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market
Lower is better

Homes Sold / Yr


Top Buyer's Agents

Top Carson agents help buyers purchase 1.8x more homes, and save their buyers $31,274 compared to the average agent who saves buyers -$856.

Condos Sold / Yr

Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
Lower is better

Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Carson, CA

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
5 stars

Top real estate agents in Carson score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Carson agent who scores only 5.0 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Carson and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"We had the condo listed on a Sunday and the property sold quickly within a week and Escrow was also a breeze thanks to teamwork from a reputable Realtor who I couldn’t have found without HomeLight."

Donald C.

HomeLight Client

"HomeLight provides a very good service to those who are unfamiliar with the real estate world. "

Earl S.

HomeLight Client

"The house was listed on a Thursday night and we had an offer on Tuesday! Thank you HomeLight for recommending such a great realtor!"

Lorie D.

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Find the perfect agent or REALTOR® for your favorite Carson neighborhood

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Carson, top agents are frequently doing deals in Carson, Carson, and South Carson.

Carson

Active Agents1,226
Time on Market77
Avg. Sale Price$433,462

Carson

Active Agents880
Time on Market73
Avg. Sale Price$527,398

South Carson

Active Agents286
Time on Market103
Avg. Sale Price$274,137

Find top real estate agents in cities near Carson, CA

Long Beach

Active Agents7,569
Time on Market54
Avg. Sale Price$595,000

Redondo Beach

Active Agents2,010
Time on Market51
Avg. Sale Price$1,075,000

Bellflower

Active Agents1,334
Time on Market57
Avg. Sale Price$520,000

Lynwood

Active Agents725
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$467,000

Gardena

Active Agents1,206
Time on Market51
Avg. Sale Price$574,500

Compton

Active Agents1,876
Time on Market57
Avg. Sale Price$425,000

Torrance

Active Agents3,039
Time on Market50
Avg. Sale Price$829,000

Paramount

Active Agents808
Time on Market55
Avg. Sale Price$365,000

Hawthorne

Active Agents1,153
Time on Market51
Avg. Sale Price$675,000

Rancho Palos Verdes

Active Agents1,517
Time on Market57
Avg. Sale Price$1,190,000

Lakewood

Active Agents2,737
Time on Market46
Avg. Sale Price$593,000

South Gate

Active Agents1,039
Time on Market63
Avg. Sale Price$453,000

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 Carson?
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 Carson?
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 Carson, CA.
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When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Carson?
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 Carson 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 Carson 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 Carson?
While individual real estate agent commissions do vary, most real estate agents in Carson work for 6% of the home price.
Why should I use HomeLight to find a Carson real estate agent?
HomeLight analyzes all real estate agent in Carson to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Carson 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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