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Top Des Moines real estate agents

HomeLight runs the stats on each of the 223 agents in Des Moines so that you can select the top performing real estate agents. The top 3% Des Moines agents work with 713 homes and get them sold in 59 days.

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

Des Moines, IA has 223 active real estate agents. The average real estate agent in Des Moines sells about 460 homes and each home spends about 91 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 387.43 more homes, close deals 31.57 days faster, and earn sellers an extra 36.2% 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 360 properties and save buyers $14,554 on their home purchases.

Condos Sold / Yr

Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
Lower is better

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


Active Agents17
Time on Market68
Avg. Sale Price$164,459

Merle Hay

Active Agents19
Time on Market87
Avg. Sale Price$131,213

Watrous South

Active Agents12
Time on Market85
Avg. Sale Price$195,494

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