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Top Contra Costa County real estate agents

HomeLight compares historical data on all of Contra Costa County, CA’s 20,151 real estate agents to find you the best of the best. The city’s top 3% agents do 1.8x more deals a year than the average agent, and move homes off the market 45.2% quicker.

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Veronica Hidalgo
Dudum Real Estate Group
About Veronica

MARKET KNOWLEDGE Veronica has lived in Contra Costa since 2000. Her knowledge about the schools, neighborhoods, and recreation helps her clients tremendously. Having been an active and successful Realtor since 2004, Veronica has studied the ever-changing market conditions, she always has a pulse on the market, and she knows property values! Veronica is known for preparing clients’ homes for sale so that they show beautifully, marketing those properties aggressively and strategically so that they sell for the highest possible price. EXCEPTIONAL COMMUNICATOR & REALTOR® For the past decade, Veronica has consistently been a “top producer” in Contra Costa County. She is well known and respected within the real estate community. Veronica’s natural smile and down-to-earth temperament makes her clients and other agents feel comfortable, immediately. Her engaging style of communication paves the way for a seamless transaction for all involved. Her engaging style of communication paves the way for a seamless transaction for all involved. EXPERIENCED & SKILLED NEGOTIATOR Veronica spent several years as a Media Planner in the Advertising Industry. She advised clients such as Sterling Vineyards, Spice Islands, Mizuno Sports, Matson Navigation, APL/American President Lines, Franklin Templeton, Webex, and many more, where to advertise to be able to reach their target audience. She always had to be cautious and take great care of her client’s budget. This is where she learned the art of negotiation - by negotiating the best possible ad placements for the best possible rates for local, national, and international print, radio, outdoor, online, and television campaigns. Veronica worked closely with the creative and production departments learning all aspects of marketing and advertising. Although advertising was great fun and she learned very useful skills that benefit her clients in real estate, in the end, she didn’t feel fulfilled. HAPPY CLIENTS ARE MY REWARD The most rewarding part about being a Realtor®, is helping people, not companies, achieve their goals. Passionate about helping her clients, Veronica guides them through the entire process of buying and selling their home. She continuously goes above and beyond the call of duty. When it comes to her job, there is nothing greater or more fulfilling than a happy client.

Single Family Home Transactions
7
Townhome Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Derek Han
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate
About Derek

"Your Dream is My Passion!" As a consistent Top Agent who is trustworthy, responsible, experienced, patient, think outside the box, and friendly, my team and I strive to provide the highest level of service to help each and every client to meet their real estate goal. Our philosophy is simple: we care, we are trusted, we listen, and we deliver. Believe in: TEAM EFFORT, PERSONALIZED SERVICE. #1 Agent in Better Homes & Gardens Berkeley Region in 2016, 2018, and 2020. Better Homes & Gardens Company-Wide Top Producer 2010 to 2020. Zillow Premier Agent with 150+ 5-Stars Review Professional Associations / Designations: National, California, and Bay East Associations of Realtors Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) Certified Pre-Foreclosure Specialist (CPS) Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternate Specialist (HAFA) Cartus Network Marketing Specialist (CNMS) Cartus Network Buyer Specialist (CNBS)

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"Derek provided excellent service through out the transaction! He was always available day and night...."

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Townhome Transactions
10
Single Family Home Transactions
45
Condo Transactions
4
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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About Joe

Joe works under Compass Joe is a single family home expert. Joe is also a real estate broker and ranks as the #1 AGENT IN CLOSED SALES VOLUME SINCE 2009 We have data on 118 of Joe’s transactions. This real estate agent most often represents the seller (84% of the time), but they also have experience representing the buyer side of transactions, with 32 deals recorded. Here’s a little about Joe’s real estate experience: - Joe has sold homes for as much as $3,594,500. - this real estate agent is skilled in fast home sales: they have listings that have sold in as little as 0 days. - Joe is a top dollar real estate agent. - this real estate agent is a top negotiator: they consistently sells homes above their list price. - this real estate agent is on a home selling roll: their transaction history shows that they have sold 291% more homes this year than last. Joe has completed 800+ lifetime transactions in the San Ramon/Dublin/Danville Area. HomeLight considers this real estate agent a closer because they have sold 66+ more homes than the average agent in the area. WSJ Ranked #70 USA Over $1.8 Billion Sold Joe is the #1 Realtor in total sales volume in Alameda/Contra Costa Counties. He is currently ranked in the top 100 teams nationwide on the Wall Street Journal’s list of the top 1,000 US agents. The combination of market knowledge, strong negotiation skills, tech forwarding thinking, and a can-do attitude have allowed Joe to become a leader in local real estate sales. Having listed and sold over 2,000 homes, Joe’s peers consider him an ally with his open, collaborative style, and willingness to help anyone who needs it. Joe loves helping his clients. His experience, passion, and energy in helping his clients get what they want is the cornerstone of his business. His team sets a new standard with it innovative marketing combined with industry leading technology and data. The Frazzano Tse Team supports local charities and schools.

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"My husband and I recently listed our home with Joe Frazzano.  We had interview several other top pro..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
42
Condo Transactions
7
Townhome Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Natalie Swanson
Natalie Swanson Real Estate Team
About Natalie

Natalie is an experienced, dedicated and insightful advisor/Broker Associate who has a comprehensive approach to selling or buying your home. She aims to deliver a low-stress, end to end homeownership experience for both our home sellers and buyers with proven success. She truly believes that home ownership leads to personal and financial stability which in turn translates to a community that lives and thrives together. She follows a work by referral methodology, so her greatest asset is the relationships she builds and nurtures over time. She has lived in Livermore since her childhood and has witnessed the area evolve over the years. This gives her unique and first-hand knowledge of the Tri-Valley as well as specific neighborhoods. She is committed to educating her clients while providing the best solutions to reach their real estate goals. Natalie is passionate about building community one family at a time and she has infused the same passion into her team. Natalie graduated from St. Mary’s College with a BS in business and she leads her team in all aspects from sales and operations to strategic positioning. She is committed to constantly improve the team through continued education ensuring they stay current on the developments in the industry and technology. Natalie is an active member of the local real estate community and various Realtor associations, a certified distressed property expert, and a member of the Livermore Chamber of Commerce. Natalie has her Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES) designation from the Seniors Real Estate Specialist Council of the National Association of Realtors®. The course helps in understanding the needs, considerations, and goals of real estate buyers and sellers aged 55 and older. She can help you make decisions whether you are buying, selling, relocating or refinancing. When Natalie is not busy assisting her clients, she loves spending time with her husband and two girls. Did we mention that she is married to her high school sweetheart who also grew up in the Livermore area? They enjoy traveling and spending time relaxing with family.

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"Best agent ever!!!!"

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Single Family Home Transactions
76
Townhome Transactions
3
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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About Andrea

Representing Sellers Together, we’ll strategize to attract the right buyers for your property. My comprehensive marketing program is tried and true. It has been tested time and again, and the bottom line is that it works. During negotiations, I’ll protect your interests and yours alone, and as a result you’ll get the highest price and best terms for your home for what the market will bear. Representing Buyers I am tireless in my pursuit to find you what you want. I have the patience to work with you for as long as it takes to find the home that resonates with your taste and lifestyle. I thoroughly understand what it takes to get an offer accepted and escrow closed. Home buyers in the competitive East Bay market need an experienced and reliable advocate to protect their interests. Not only am I conscientious, careful, and mindful of your needs, but I will aggressively negotiate for you during escrow. Through many years of practicing real estate in the Bay Area, My personal relationships are very useful in getting you the property in a multi-bid situation.

Andrea's reviews

"We are very, very fortunate to have Andrea. We are demanding clients yet she is ever so patient with..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
7
Condo Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Wendy Moore
Berkshire Hathaway - Drysdale Properties
About Wendy

Berkshire Hathaway - Drysdale Properties is proud to announce its association with Wendy Moore. An integral part of BHHS dedication to excellence is the collaboration of high-caliber, capable professionals. Wendy certainly fits that profile. Wendy brings a wealth of skills and professionalism to Berkshire Hathaway - Drysdale Properties. Prior to her real estate career, she earned recognized success in sales, marketing, and customer services in several related industries. With over 35 years experience in Residential and Commercial Development, Land Surveying, and International Relocation Services, Wendy is well-suited to serve her clients. Her combination of personal commitment, professional service and abundant enthusiasm has contributed to her great success. She believes in lifelong clients. Her main goal is to provide them with a level of service beyond their expectations. Her greatest reward and compliment is the satisfaction expressed by her clients and the continued referral of their friends.

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"Wendy Moore is an outstanding realtor. Her knowledge of the market, her marketing expertise and her..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
6
Townhome Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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About Steve

You will find a wide variety of useful information and resources designed to help you buy or sell a home more effectively in the San Ramon Valley and the surrounding areas. From information on the local community, to advice about finding a mortgage or preparing your home to sell, it's all available here on my web site. You can also search for your ideal home by viewing current listings with detailed descriptions and photos. Or you can get help determining the value of your home by requesting a report that includes the prices of similar homes that recently sold or are currently for sale in the your area. After you have had the chance to review this information, contact me so I can tell you more about how I can help. I appreciate the opportunity to earn your business, Steve Maurer, REALTOR® 925-381-8629

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"I first met Steve years ago when we sold our Townhouse and bough our house. He is very experienced a..."

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Condo Transactions
12
Townhome Transactions
10
Single Family Home Transactions
32
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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About Paddy

With over 20 years of experience in real estate, Paddy Kehoe has established himself as a top-producing agent in the Lamorinda area. Paddy’s complete commitment to his clients combined with his dedication to providing unparalleled service has contributed to his successful career. “This business is all about networking and creating good relationships with everyone around you, whether that be current clients, former clients, other real estate agents, mortgage brokers, etc. Maintaining these relationships can give you an edge over the competition.” Paddy prides himself on putting the right deals together for his clients. He listens to the concerns of his clients whether they be real estate related or personal. He is truly interested in preserving the relationships that he has, not the deals. Paddy gives back to the community with donations to the schools, volunteer coaching and local team sponsorships. His experience and vast network of friends, co-workers and neighbors ensure your property will get the greatest and best exposure possible.

Single Family Home Transactions
5
Townhome Transactions
2
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Jill Carrigan
The Grubb Company
About Jill

To navigate the complex decisions involved in today’s real estate market requires the guidance of an experienced professional. Jill Carrigan is a Platinum Circle Member, awarded to the top producing agents of the Grubb Company. Jill Carrigan recognizes that the process of buying and selling a home is a very personal matter, not just a business transaction. She possesses an unwavering commitment to achieving her client’s objectives. Jill is a positive presence throughout a frequently emotional process. With a keen ability to intelligently strategize, she presents solutions and guidance in adverse situations even under the most difficult of circumstances. Jill’s knowledge of the East Bay, her experience as a fine home specialist combined with her history of listing vacant land, makes her approachable to all types of clients, from first-time buyers, to clientele seeking the high-end luxury market. “I help clients make informed and intelligent real estate investments”, Jill says, “keeping their best interests in mind and fully understanding their personal lifestyle and future goals. I strive to provide clients with all the information necessary to help them make prudent real estate investment decisions throughout the changing market cycles. My number one objective is to be an advocate for my clients. I make it my top priority to listen, educate, and advise.” A native of Canada, Jill was raised in Winnipeg Manitoba, Jill has studied interior design at UCLA, and has been a Realtor in the East Bay for 15 years. Her success is attributed to her honest approach, wealth of industry knowledge, and stellar negotiation skills. Having an intimate knowledge of the East Bay real estate marketplace and using that knowledge to provide the very best service through exceptionally hard work in every transaction has reaped a client base that is largely repeat clients and referrals.

Single Family Home Transactions
2
Condo Transactions
0
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Kathleen Wilson
Red Oak Realty
About Kathleen

Friends describe me as motivated and driven. Clients say I act as a therapist and reality check and “negotiate killer deals.” After 16 years selling homes, I still love wearing so many hats. Previously, I was a union organizer and public education campaign PR consultant. I am a born and bred advocate and feel the hum of what I do when I am fulfilling my innate drive to be both a benefactor and a competitor. On the one side, I am always looking for ways to meet your deeper needs and be of service. On the other side, I thrill in the “win” for a buyer in a multiple offer scenario or securing the highest price for a seller during intense negotiations. When you work with me, the Olympian inside of me is harnessed to help you reach your goals. Equally important is the relationship I build over time with you, the client. Referrals are the bread and butter of my business. A referral tells me I have truly helped someone in a meaningful way. And there you have my transparent motivation: to deliver such a “WOW” level of service that you refer your friends, family, and co-workers to me. I am full of gratitude every day to be able to be of service, and at the same time fiercely negotiate and advocate for clients, strategizing wins both big and small. If you want a Realtor that tells it like it is, prioritizes you and makes you feel listened to, I am that Realtor. If you need a hard driving, aggressive advocate who is strategic in representing your best interests, I am that Realtor. You don’t have to sacrifice the strategic smarts, negotiating skills and market expertise to experience the responsiveness and caring you want in a service provider. With me, you get both. I have lived in the Bay Area for almost 30 years - specifically in Albany, California. My husband John (like me a serial entrepreneur) and I have two kids, 12 year old Max and 8 year old Ella. I am an avid sci fi book and movie fan and travel all around the world with my family, instilling a sense of adventure and compassion in my kids. I chose to work with Red Oak Realty because it is an independent, Oakland-based, woman-owned firm with offices in Berkeley and Oakland versus a national office that would siphon off resources. That gives my clients the competitive advantage, with things like an in-house marketing team, a dedicated PR firm, and a 15-to-100 staff to agent ratio. My statistics*: Over 190 transactions Over $145,000,000 in sales volume My listings sell for an average of 26% over asking My listings are on the market for an average of 16 days Receive 30-60 referrals a year Average sales price for listings: $1,150,000 Average sales price for buyers I work with: $1,078,000 A single family home expert, Kathleen ranks in the top 6% of 6,941 Oakland agents* Top Oakland seller's agent, Kathleen ranks in the top 9% of 6,941 Oakland agents* *Source: MLS & HomeLight. Transaction and sales volume based on units for all sales in the Bay Area 2002-2018. Other data based on MLS 2017-2018 rankings for all sales in the Bay Area. Home expert and Oakland sellers agent rankings based on data provided by Homelight.

Single Family Home Transactions
11
Condo Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Contra Costa County, CA

Why you need a top real estate agent in Contra Costa County, CA

Why settle for any average agent when the top 3% of real estate agents can help you save $58,861 more on a home purchase and move a home 1.8x faster than the local average? Top Contra Costa County real estate agents are more experienced, work more transactions, and make more money on home sales.

Top Seller's Agents

If you’re wanting to save time and cash, look no further than Contra Costa County’s top 3% of real estate agents: they sell homes 26.37 days faster than the average agent, and save their sellers 1.8x more money along the way.

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Top Buyer's Agents

In Contra Costa County, top buyers agents help home buyers save $73,402 on a home. The top agents, on average, place 1.8x the number of transactions as average agents in Contra Costa County.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Contra Costa County, CA

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
3.8 stars

Top real estate agents in Contra Costa County score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Contra Costa County agent who scores only 3.8 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Contra Costa County 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."

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

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

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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 Contra Costa County?
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 Contra Costa County?
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 Contra Costa, CA.
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When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Contra Costa County?
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 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 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 Contra Costa County?
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 Contra Costa County real estate agent?
HomeLight analyzes all real estate agent in Contra Costa County to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Contra Costa County 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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