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Find the perfect Des Moines real estate agent

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

Top Des Moines real estate agents

HomeLight runs the stats on each of the 136 agents in Des Moines so that you can select the top performing real estate agents. The top 3% Des Moines agents work with 484 homes and get them sold in 64 days.


After contacting HomeLight, two fabulous realtors contacted us. Our recommended realtor was absolutely fantastic, and we accepted an offer on our house 3 days after it was listed.

Cynthia L
Iowa

Why you need a top real estate agent in Des Moines, IA

Des Moines, IA has 136 active real estate agents. The average real estate agent in Des Moines sells about 502 homes and each home spends about 119 days on Des Moines's housing market. Let's see how the top 3% perform in comparison.

Top Seller's Agents

In contrast with the average Des Moines real estate agent, the top seller's agents sell 446.15 more homes, close deals 55.22 days faster, and earn sellers an extra 39.7% 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 Des Moines buyer's agents move about 238 properties and save buyers $13,004 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 Des Moines, IA stack up

Matt Mauro

RE/MAX Concepts

Des Moines Listings Sold

6

Average Days on Market

120

Townhome Transactions

7

Timothy Schutte

Exit Realty Capital City

Des Moines Listings Sold

9

Average Days on Market

150

Single Family Home Transactions

83

Jennifer Clark

Century 21 Signature Real Estate

Des Moines Listings Sold

4

Townhome Transactions

4

Single Family Home Transactions

46

Misty SOLDwisch

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Innovations

Des Moines Listings Sold

20

Condo Transactions

3

Single Family Home Transactions

92

Des Moines Listings Sold

23

Average Over Asking

$26k

Average Days on Market

140

Brandon Johnson

Twenty/20 Real Estate

Des Moines Listings Sold

20

Single Family Home Transactions

41

Townhome Transactions

1

Megan Hill Mitchum

Century 21 Signature Real Estate

Des Moines Listings Sold

8

Single Family Home Transactions

13

TIC Transactions

0

Dakotah Reed

Iowa Realty

Average Days on Market

0

Single Family Home Transactions

9

TIC Transactions

0

Andrew DePhillips

Re/Max Real Estate Concepts

Des Moines Listings Sold

4

Townhome Transactions

3

Single Family Home Transactions

29

Average Days on Market

92

Condo Transactions

1

Single Family Home Transactions

6

Meet top real estate agents who focus on these Des Moines neighborhoods

Indianola Hills

Active Agents3
Time on Market79
Avg. Sale Price$134,750

Capitol Park

Active Agents1
Time on Market193
Avg. Sale Price$118,000

Chesterfield

Active Agents0
Time on Market71
Avg. Sale Price$129,000


HomeLight connected us to a gifted agent, who listened to what we needed and then tailored his vast resources to sell our home in only nine days!

Cathey W


Homelight was a great experience. The recommended agents came prepared to discuss our home's value and what we would be able to sell it for. If we ever sell another house, we'll use HomeLight again!

Deryl J


HomeLight found a number of Realtors and provided a baseline for me to compare them. We were in a bit of a time crunch to sell and HomeLight made finding a local agent quick and easy.

Jacob D

Frequently Asked Questions

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

It's going to depend on the temperature of the Des Moines 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 Des Moines?

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 Des Moines?

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 Des Moines?

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

How do I find a real estate agent that specializes in a specific Des Moines neighborhood?

Looking to buy or sell a home in a specific Des Moines neighborhood? We've got you covered. Either explore top real estate agents in Des Moines neighborhoods or give one of our trained agent concierges a call at (855) 999-7975

What are the most important questions to ask when interviewing Des Moines neighborhood?

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

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

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

Do these Des Moines 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 Des Moines?

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.