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Find the perfect Cottage Grove real estate agent

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

Top Cottage Grove real estate agents

HomeLight runs the stats on each of the 1,313 agents in Cottage Grove so that you can select the top performing real estate agents. The top 3% Cottage Grove agents work with 342 homes and get them sold in 54 days.


I needed to find an agent who could sell our house fast and for the best price because we were moving out of state. HomeLight connected us with Paul. It was simple and he got us the price we wanted!

Jim S.
Minnesota

Why you need a top real estate agent in Cottage Grove, MN

Cottage Grove, MN has 1,313 active real estate agents. The average real estate agent in Cottage Grove sells about 228 homes and each home spends about 96 days on Cottage Grove's housing market. Let's see how the top 3% perform in comparison.

Top Seller's Agents

In contrast with the average Cottage Grove real estate agent, the top seller's agents sell 179.45 more homes, close deals 42.5 days faster, and earn sellers an extra 7.6% on each home sale.

Sale price / List price (%)

Days on market
Lower is better

Homes sold / yr


Top Buyer's Agents

When compared against the average real estate agent, the top Cottage Grove buyer's agents move about 172 properties and save buyers $44,163 on their home purchases.

Condos sold / yr

Homes purchased / yr

Sale price / list price (%)
Lower is better

See how some of the real estate agents in Cottage Grove, MN stack up

Mark Abdel

RE/MAX Advantage Plus

Cottage Grove Listings Sold

11

Average Over Asking

$4.2k

Townhome Transactions

78

Jason Gorman

Keller Williams Premier Realty

Cottage Grove Listings Sold

6

Average Over Asking

$8.4k

Single Family Home Transactions

220

Janis Powers

Edina Realty, Inc.

Townhome Transactions

24

Single Family Home Transactions

83

Condo Transactions

3

Michael Olsen

Keller Williams Premier Realty

Cottage Grove Listings Sold

26

Average Over Asking

$2.1k

Average Days on Market

96

Tina Lockner

Re/max Results

Cottage Grove Listings Sold

22

Average Days on Market

100

Townhome Transactions

81

Cheryl Schopf

Re/max Results

Cottage Grove Listings Sold

8

Townhome Transactions

28

Single Family Home Transactions

99

Matthew Johnson

Keller Williams Premier Realty

Average Days on Market

95

Single Family Home Transactions

89

Townhome Transactions

13

Melanie Willy

Edina Realty, Inc.

Average Days on Market

97

Townhome Transactions

29

Condo Transactions

7

John Lockner

Re/max Results

Cottage Grove Listings Sold

10

Townhome Transactions

47

Condo Transactions

16

Joe Allen

Juvo Real Estate Group with Re/Max Results

Single Family Home Transactions

100

Townhome Transactions

22

Condo Transactions

7


We're so satisfied with our decision to use HomeLight to find a real estate agent. It was a wonderful experience and we would encourage anyone looking to buy or sell a home to use HomeLight.

Jane Z


HomeLight made it easy to find a Realtor! I found someone who's familiar with my neighborhood and price point. It saved me a lot of time, and the realtor I chose sold my condo quickly and easily.

Lori D


HomeLight was a tremendous resource for helping us find the perfect realtor to sell our Ephrata home. Our home sold the first day on the market!

John B

Frequently Asked Questions

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

It's going to depend on the temperature of the Cottage Grove housing market but we generally 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.

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

On average, the top performing 5% of seller's agents generally command a higher selling price (+9%) than the average real estate agent. The top performing 5% of buyer's agents generally save their clients 2.5% more than the average real estate agent at closing. So, whether you're buying or selling your house, your odds of making more money on the transaction are higher if you work with a top performing agent.

Why do I need to hire a licensed real estate agent in Cottage Grove?

Always ensure you’re working with a trained, accredited real estate professional. That's the best way to protect you and your property. Every listing agent should be prepared to deliver proof of their license to sell in your area.

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

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

How do I find a real estate agent that specializes in a specific Cottage Grove neighborhood?

Looking to buy or sell a home in a specific Cottage Grove neighborhood? We've got you covered. Either explore top real estate agents in Cottage Grove neighborhoods or give one of our trained agent concierges a call at (888) 998-1909

What are the most important questions to ask when interviewing Cottage Grove neighborhood?

We've put together a list of 24 questions to ask your real estate agent. Make sure to ask them of your Cottage Grove real estate agent during interviews.

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

HomeLight analyzes all real estate agents in Cottage Grove to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Cottage Grove real estate agents and will only introduce you to the top performing agents.

Do these Cottage Grove real estate agents work for HomeLight?

No. All of the real estate agents you see on HomeLight.com are unaffiliated with us. They do not pay to advertise on our site and we do not pay to list them. That's how we keep our recommendations objective.

What factors does HomeLight consider when evaluating real estate agents in Cottage Grove?

We compare real estate agents on a variety of data points in their transaction history. While we can't give away our exact algorithm, we can tell you that 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.