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Top real estate agents in Dana Point, CA

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

Why you need a top real estate agent in Dana Point, CA

The top 3% of real estate agents in Dana Point, CA have worked on 552.49 more transactions than the average agent. With more experience, top Dana Point agents move homes in 38 days, which is 1.9x times faster than the local average of 71 days.

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See how 20 of the top REALTORS® and real estate agents in Dana Point stack up

About Lori

The McGuire Team is ranked in the TOP 25 RE/MAX TEAMS in the United States. The McGuire Team offers a variety of services: complimentary accessorizing/staging, such professional photography, high definition video tours, and complimentary use of their moving truck. Uniquely, they have an international friendly website that's content is translated into 52 different languages, their own Real Estate App., and provide exposure for your home on 800+ websites and social media networks. Along with her depth of knowledge and experience in the industry, Lori has been awarded a slew of awards including: Re/MAX Realtor Hall of Fame, Re/MAX Diamond Award, Re/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award, the Circle of Legends Award (only 99 agents out of 100,000 had been awarded this prestigious recognition in 30 years.) Most recently, Lori McGuire has received the Luminary of Distinction Award. This award has only been given to 38 out of 120,000 top producing RE/MAX agents, requires a minimum of 20 years with RE/MAX and a minimum of $20,000,000 in lifetime commissions. The McGuire Team has received the new prestigious RE/MAX Pinnacle Award for earning over $2,000,000 in annual gross commissions earned in a single year!

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"The McGuire Team was very easy to work with. The staging of the home was exceptional . Every team ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
18
Condo Transactions
9
Townhome Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
  • Cash Close Specialist 2021
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Jordan Bennett
Keller Williams Realty
About Jordan

Jordan Bennett is a real estate agent with Keller Williams Realty in Orange County, California and has been in the real estate business for 10 years. Jordan services clients through Orange County. HomeLight ranks Jordan as one of the top 1% of agents for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 10% of agents who sell homes fast. Our database shows that Jordan has completed 431 transactions since 2010, representing the buyer in 50% of those transactions and the seller in 50% of them. Jordan has been most prolific in South Orange County.

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"Jordan Bennet and Team: The service I received with Jordan and his Team is a prime example of why..."

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Condo Transactions
77
Single Family Home Transactions
120
Townhome Transactions
18
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Linda Moore
Coldwell Banker Res-Encinitas
About Linda

Linda Moore is a proven expert, selling homes throughout San Diego County over her three-decade career. Since moving to Encinitas in 1977, Linda knew it was a home. Linda may be the town's biggest fan, citing this enchanting coastal community as the ideal place to have it all. For Linda, she not only lives and works here, she cherishes all it has to offer and shares the charm of Encinitas with her clients by educating others about the positive aspects of living here. She brings her experience as a real estate agent and long time resident, along with her expert knowledge of the area, to both buyers and sellers, assisting them with the ultimate in real estate guidance. With her long-standing involvement in San Diego County, Linda offers a wealth of information on all the special places in town, from great restaurants to the most secluded beaches. Being a real estate agent is more than her profession- it's her passion. In Linda's own words, she's found her calling in helping buyers find the homes of their dreams and working with sellers to get top dollar for their homes. She works tirelessly for clients using Coldwell Banker's innovative technology and marketing plans to successfully deliver superior results, whether they are buying or selling a home. She listens carefully to the concerns of clients and strives to make each encounter a pleasant and productive experience, Linda believes trust is earned, and she proves herself even beyond expectations. Linda Moore has achieved the #1 Coldwell Banker Agent in San Diego County 5 times over the past decade, and has always been a Top Producer in San Diego County. Linda offers individualized, personal attention to every client: no teams to get passed off to. Since 1994, Linda has partnered with Coldwell Banker because of it's 115-year dedication to excellence in real estate and the company's unwavering attention to integrity and ethics. Along with her extensive real estate credentials, Linda's additional background in communications and nursing also lend notable qualities to her expertise. She's thoughtful, determined and eloquent, fine attributes and consummate professional in her field. If your looking for a real estate agent that comes with high praise and the track record to prove it, Linda is the one for you. She'll work diligently to meet your end goals and deliver on her promises.

Linda's reviews

"Recently I decided to sell my Encinitas home and needed a realtor. I found Linda Moore by asking th..."

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TIC Transactions
0
Townhome Transactions
3
Single Family Home Transactions
43
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2021
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Kristina Lightman
Seven Gables Real Estate
About Kristina

Kris and Joe Lightman, a successful husband and wife Real Estate Team working in Orange County and beyond. With over 55 years combined experience and over 1527 closed escrows, Kris and Joe Lightman are the number one top producing team at Star Real Estate for 2004, 2008 and 2009! And the top 2nd or 3rd team thereafter. They take pride in garnering 81% of their business from repeat customers, referrals from other agents, past client referrals, and referrals from banks and attorneys. Their diverse clientele has taken them from short sales and bank owned REO properties, to out of state sellers and rental properties, to equity sellers looking to move up or relocate out of the area. Their experience has given them expertise in a variety of real estate markets where they have adapted marketing styles to maximize profits for their clients. Over the years they have acquired an extensive network of contractors ready to assist their clients with repairs, major remodeling, staging and decorating, and estate sales. They are truly "Full Service Realtors". Buyers enjoy the undivided attention they would expect from hiring professional Realtors. Finding that perfect home takes tenacity and a thorough knowledge of the local market. Having an understanding of how to finance a property in today's market is also the key to a buyer’s success. Kris and Joe Lightman educate their clients on how get preapproved, how to deal with bank owned homes and short sales, and how to get their offer accepted. Together, Kris and Joe Lightman keep their clients informed and excited about the buying and selling process. Moving is a stressful situation, but with the care and hand holding the Lightman’s give, you’ll know they mean it when they say, “we’ll treat you as if you’re our only client”.

Condo Transactions
7
Single Family Home Transactions
9
Townhome Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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About Jimmy

Partnering with the most recognizable real estate brand in the world with Century 21, I will deliver results for my clients with enthusiasm and dedication, while building life-long relationships with the people I get to work alongside. Using in-depth proprietary sales technology developed by Century 21, my clients and myself, have access to the most cutting edge tools and systems in buying and selling real estate in the digital era. These world class systems supply the marketing intelligence to buy and sell at the most efficient rate, allowing us to obtain the best value for your home. As a third generation realtor, I have seen first hand what it takes to be successful in real estate. Its all about communication. You can trust me to always be there throughout the entire transaction and beyond.

Townhome Transactions
26
Condo Transactions
85
Single Family Home Transactions
98
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
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Jeremy Conrad
Conrad Realtors
About Jeremy

Having grown up in Orange County, Jeremy Conrad has a comprehensive knowledge of the area that translates into exceptional service for his clients. Since joining Conrad Realtors in 2000, Jeremy has personally closed over 1,250+ transactions and produced over $1 billion in sales volume. He has the experience to get your home sold, despite any obstacles the market might place in your path. Jeremy's enthusiasm, professionalism and strong desire to be of service to the community have helped hundreds of his loyal clients with their largest financial investment. He ranks consistently among the 1 percent of top-producing agents in the Orange County area. Jeremy has a long track record of getting top dollar for all his listings and helping customers net the most out of any transaction. His tools include aggressive marketing, extraordinary negotiation skills and a positive attitude. His emphasis on customer service and satisfaction has led to a large referral business from an extensive group of loyal clients and affiliates.

Single Family Home Transactions
52
Condo Transactions
9
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Cesi Pagano
Keller Williams Realty
About Cesi

Cesi has been a licensed real estate agent in California for over 30 years and is currently with Keller Williams Realty and has helped over 3,500 families buy or sell homes in Orange County and surrounding areas. Cesi's coverage area includes Aliso Viejo, Irvine, Mission Viejo, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Niguel and Rancho Santa Margarita. HomeLight ranks Cesi as one of the top 1% of agents in Orange County for successfully selling homes. - 3500+ Lifetime Clients - Top 1% in the Nation - 30 + Years Experience - KW Luxury International - Expert in Residential Sales, Creative Marketing and Promotion - Multi-Million-Dollar Producer Designations include the following: ABR - Accredited Buyer's Representation CLHMS - Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist CSP - Certified Sales Professional CDPE - Certified Distressed Property Expert CIPS - Certified International Property Specialist

Cesi's reviews

"Cesi team worked well together! Their professionalism and persistence in keeping up with all the det..."

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Condo Transactions
99
Single Family Home Transactions
120
Townhome Transactions
8
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
  • Cash Close Specialist 2021
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Andrea Ballesteros
Coldwell Banker | Global Luxury
About Andrea

Andrea Ballesteros is committed to providing impeccable service focused on the individual needs of every client. Andrea leads the #1 Small team for Coldwell Banker in Orange County and is one of the most well respected, in demand luxury experts in the communities she serves. Her clients are not merely customers, but friends and business partners who she wants to see succeed in all their Real Estate goals and dreams. Andrea’s attention to detail and first-class service continue well beyond the real estate transaction and onto a relationship with her clients years after the final papers are signed. Andrea’s goal is to make every real estate experience as smooth and profitable as possible. She does this by listening to her clients, meeting their needs and overcoming market challenges. She is continually educating herself in the latest real estate marketing trends and has the knowledge, tools and technology to ensure every listing is effectively marketed on and offline. She has been selling real estate in South Orange County for over 18 years and knows every detail of the unique Orange County real estate market. She often speaks on Top Producer panels to fellow agents about the newest technologies and philosophies in the real estate market. Recognized every year for outstanding performance, her most coveted award was the Gold Award. This award is given to the Agent that all the Agents in the office would choose to represent them in their own personal transaction. When your peers want to be represented by you that says a lot. Andrea typically represents the seller (62% of the time), but has also completed 45 buyer transactions during this period. Andrea has been most prolific in Laguna Beach & Dana Point.

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"Andrea and the team were extremely responsive, great communicators, and very understanding throughou..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
35
Townhome Transactions
2
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Debra Kovacs
Century 21 Award
About Debra

Debra Kovacs of CENTURY 21 Award. Top agent Worldwide. I started in Real Estate in Coto De Caza and from great demand I grew to its surrounding areas and now cover all areas of Orange County. I have been able to work with wonderful clients over and over throughout my career. Many of my Clients I have had for over 20 Years of my Career. It is my pleasure to be affiliated with Century 21 Award, a Premier, locally operated Orange County Real Estate Firm. I have been in the Real Estate Industry for over 30 Years and through those years I have learned that there are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent Realtor. In my opinion, the most important is the ability to discover and address the diverse needs, wants, expectations and concerns of different home sellers and buyers. This ability can only come through really caring about people, together with a whole lot of practical experience and education.

Condo Transactions
6
Single Family Home Transactions
18
Townhome Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Kim Yang
Remax Tiffany Real Estate
About Kim

The Kim Yang Group (KYG) is the recognized leader in the real estate community known for maximizing the seller’s profit by extensive market knowledge, and true expertise. KYG was founded by Kim Yang-Uk who is one of the nations premier agents and top negotiators in the Southern California real estate market. Built on the reputation of being an ethical, reliable and assertive broker, she has effectively represented the nation’s largest financial institutions including Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Chase, and Fannie Mae on hundreds of home sales. KYG offers a cohesive team of professionals specializing in home sale reparation, valuation, rehabilitation, and closing that consistently delivers results by aligning clients’ goals with a tailored marketing strategy. Kim obtained her B.S. in Biology from Brown University and attended Dartmouth College and Stanford University. She is an active member of the Brown University Alumni Association as well as deeply committed to local charities in her community. Our database shows that Kim has completed over 2,500 transactions, representing the buyer in 15% of those transactions and the seller in 85% of them.

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"We couldn't be any happier with Kim Yang. Her experience and expertise made our first home sale and ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
13
Condo Transactions
5
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Top Dana Point real estate agent stats at a glance

HomeLight analyzes all 3,581 Dana Point, CA real estate agents and compares them on their historical performance data. The top 3% of Dana Point real estate agents handle an average of 686 properties and move them in 38 days.

Top Seller's Agents

Dana Point’s top 3% agents save their sellers $47,210, while average agents save their clients -$25,615. Top agents also sell homes quicker and far more frequently, selling 1.8x more homes than their average-performing counterparts, and doing so 47.2% faster.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market
Lower is better

Homes Sold / Yr


Top Buyer's Agents

When working the top 3% of Dana Point buyer's agents, you can save up to $156,002 on your home purchase--that's 1.5x more savings than the average agent.

Condos Sold / Yr

Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
Lower is better

Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Dana Point, CA

Top Agents
4.8 stars
Avg. Agents
3.7 stars

Top real estate agents in Dana Point score an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Dana Point agent who scores only 3.7 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Dana Point and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"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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"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.

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"HomeLight makes the process of finding a great agent who cares so much easier. Will use them again!"

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Find the best agent or REALTOR® for your favorite Dana Point neighborhood

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Dana Point,top agents are frequently doing deals in Capistrano Beach, Lantern Village, and Dana Point Headlands.

Capistrano Beach

Active Agents240
Time on Market101
Avg. Sale Price$1,001,813

Lantern Village

Active Agents193
Time on Market105
Avg. Sale Price$926,348

Dana Point Headlands

Active Agents100
Time on Market102
Avg. Sale Price$1,129,346

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Find top real estate agents in cities near Dana Point, CA

San Juan Capistrano

Active Agents1,794
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$759,000

Laguna Niguel

Active Agents3,248
Time on Market65
Avg. Sale Price$792,500

Mission Viejo

Active Agents4,219
Time on Market59
Avg. Sale Price$699,900

Laguna Woods

Active Agents996
Time on Market73
Avg. Sale Price$334,900

San Clemente

Active Agents2,318
Time on Market65
Avg. Sale Price$939,900

Ladera Ranch

Active Agents1,723
Time on Market66
Avg. Sale Price$760,000

Aliso Viejo

Active Agents2,760
Time on Market54
Avg. Sale Price$580,000

Lake Forest

Active Agents3,551
Time on Market60
Avg. Sale Price$700,000

Laguna Beach

Active Agents1,077
Time on Market100
Avg. Sale Price$1,885,000

Laguna Hills

Active Agents1,744
Time on Market62
Avg. Sale Price$699,000

Rancho Santa Margarita

Active Agents2,710
Time on Market59
Avg. Sale Price$646,000

Coto de Caza

Active Agents1,006
Time on Market75
Avg. Sale Price$949,000

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