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Top Desoto Lakes real estate agents

Here's what you can expect when working with the top 3% of the 1,965 active real estate agents in Desoto Lakes, FL: the top Desoto Lakes real estate agents can sell your home 47.71 days faster than the local average, save up to $43,393 on a home purchase, and make $3,835 more on a home sale when compared to the average agent.

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See how 20 of the top REALTORS® and real estate agents in Desoto Lakes stack up

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Brett Keyser
Re/Max Alliance Group
About Brett

About Brett Brett is a real estate agent with RE/MAX Alliance Group in sunny Sarasota Florida, where he has been a Real Estate Consultant for over 10 years. Brett is a native to Sarasota and holds a degree in Finance and a MBA from the University of Florida. Brett has studied Spanish most of his life and has worked with dozens of Spanish speaking clients. His coverage areas include Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch, Nokomis, Osprey, Venice, Bradenton, Palmetto, Ellenton, and Parrish. In 2020 Brett ranked in the Top 1% of all Active Realtors in Sarasota and Manatee Counties in Total Number of Sales, and in the last 2 years has sold 109 Homes! Brett sells houses at an alarming rate. In 2021 Brett the median active days on a listing on the market is 4 days! Brett is also a very competent negotiator and received 106% list to sale price for his clients in 2021! Brett works very hard for his clients, and in turn they often recommend Brett to their friends and family members to help them with their Real Estate needs. In 2021 Brett has sold 37 Properties so far, with 21% being past clients! For buyers, Brett goes the extra mile to find the right property for you! For sellers, Brett provides a customized marketing and advertising plan to sell your property. Brett knows the area extremely well, and will provide you with an in depth market analysis. Brett looks forward to working with you!

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"We were looking for an investment house which isn't a high-ticket sale, but Brett stuck with us thro..."

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Condo Transactions
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Single Family Home Transactions
12
Townhome Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Claude Pierre
CP Realty International
About Claude

Claude Pierre is a real estate agent with Cp Realty International in Florida and has been in the real estate business for more than 15 years. Claude has completed transactions in several areas including Palmer Ranch, Siesta Key, Desoto Lakes, Gulf Gate Estates, South Sarasota . HomeLight ranks Claude as one of the top 2% of agents in Palmer Ranch for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 13% of agents who sell homes fast. HomeLight has information on 120 of Claude's transactions since 2009. Claude typically represents the buyer (66% of the time), but has also completed over 100 seller transactions during this period. Claude has been most prolific in Palmer Ranch and Siesta key and The southern Sarasota area including representing the seller of a single family home at 1640 Bay Harbor lane and the adjacent lot for $5,200,000.00. Claude has had over 250 residential transactions in the last few years alone.

Claude's reviews

"Great experience-very professional, friendly, knowledgeable and proactive."

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Townhome Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
5
Condo Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
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Matt & Jenny Cannon
Coldwell Banker
About Matt

Matt is a native of Indiana who moved from Indiana to Sarasota 15 years ago with over 24 years of experience in both general and new home real estate sales. Jenny joined Matt as a partner in 2010 after 15 years specializing in new home sales with both local and national homebuilders throughout the country. Matt holds a broker associates license in addition to having his MBA, CRB, CRS, GRI and ABR. Jenny is a licensed realtor and has several awards from homebuilders both in sales volume and customer satisfaction. Working now as a team to sell fine sarasota homes in the Sarasota area including Siesta Key, Longboat Key, Bird Key, Downtown Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch. Matt & Jenny's goal is to assist clients in finding their dream home by creating a positive and memorable experience in either buying or selling a home. Matt & Jenny enjoy their careers in real estate but still set aside time to enjoy their family including 3 girls Jaclynn, Juliana, and Riley and their 2 sons Chase and Connor. They appreciate the beauty and culture that Sarasota has to offer including weekly trips to the Sarasota Beaches. As a team Matt & Jenny Cannon have sold over 41 million in volume over the past three years! We look forward to assisting you in your home search!

Matt's reviews

"Matt's dedication to the sale of my condo and attention to detail got us the fairest price possible...."

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Single Family Home Transactions
7
Condo Transactions
1
Townhome Transactions
3
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Andree Huffine
Coldwell Banker Residential
About Andree

Not many of us get to say this...I love what I do. I've worn a lot of different hats throughout my professional lifetime, and this is by far the most rewarding and satisfying of all. I'm committed to making a difference so together we can achieve your dreams. Whether you are buying or selling a home, you want personalized service from someone who will focus on understanding and meeting your needs. In my view, there's no better place to do this than the Sarasota area. Our area boasts the best of what Florida has to offer. We have the best beaches, inter-coastal waterways and Gulf of Mexico access for boating, great restaurants and a wide array of cultural activities. We have all the amenities of a big city, with the laid back atmosphere and accessibility of a small town. I've lived here for over 30 years now, and I knew it was home from the minute I arrived. MBA in Finance has proven invaluable throughout my Real Estate career; GRI: The Graduate Realtor® Institute (GRI); CLHMS: Million Dollar Guild member Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist; SFR: Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource; Coldwell Banker's International Presidents Elite Award 2015; Coldwell Banker's International Presidents Elite Award 2015. Awarded for outstanding sales performance to the top 2% of all CB Sales Associates. Florida100, 2015. Awarded to the top 100 Coldwell Banker Sales Associates in the State of Florida.

Condo Transactions
7
Single Family Home Transactions
14
Townhome Transactions
1
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  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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About Pam

Originally from New England, Pam Charron moved her business to Sarasota Florida in 2007. Since, she has successfully completed hundreds of transactions in several areas including Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch, Casey Key, Longboat Key, Venice, Bradenton and Parrish Florida. HomeLight ranks Pam as one of the top 1/2% of agents in Sarasota and in the nation for successfully selling homes. She takes special care to listen to her client's needs and will customize a marketing strategy for each property she represents. Her hard work and dedication to the profession is obvious from the moment you meet her. Pam is on the Professional Standards Committee and an Ombudsman for the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee. Allow Pam to share her local area knowledge and marketing expertise.

Pam's reviews

"Pam is an experienced knowledgeable professional. I highly recommend utilizing her services for any ..."

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Condo Transactions
5
Single Family Home Transactions
11
Townhome Transactions
4
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Timothy Lester
Tim Lester Internat'l Realty
About Timothy

Team Lester has been the top selling real estate team in Manatee and Sarasota counties since 2013. Managing Broker Tim Lester is the owner of Tim Lester Internat'l Realty in Florida and has completed transactions in several areas including Palmetto, Ellenton, Memphis, Bradenton, Samoset, AMI, and LBK as well as Sarasota and West Bradenton since 2004. HomeLight ranks Team Lester as one of the top 1% of agents in Ellenton and Palmetto for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 1% of agents for single family homes in both counties. Our database shows that the team has completed over $43,000,000 in 2018 representing the buyer in 50% of those transactions and the seller in 50% of them. This team has been most prolific in the North Manatee are since Tim Lester was born and raised there. Please call today to see how this team has been so successful. We are the difference between listing your home and selling your home!

Timothy's reviews

"Robert had excellent knowledge of the area. He helped me sell my home and then buy a condo. He did..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
33
Townhome Transactions
6
Condo Transactions
9
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
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Brooke O'Malley
Club Realty
About Brooke

Brooke O’Malley and her team at CLUB REALTY specialize in handling buying and selling Real Estate in the Sarasota, Bradenton, and Venice areas. Her commitment to assisting in achieving the goal of purchasing a second home or vacation property connects her with buyers from all over the world. Ms. O’Malley becomes your eyes and brings to attention all of the important details that need to be factored in during the process. Being at the forefront of technology allows her to guide you through transactions with ease, making buying or selling from a distance easily attainable and successful.

Condo Transactions
1
Townhome Transactions
1
Single Family Home Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
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Zarghami Group
Keller Williams Classic Realty
About Zarghami

Top Selling Keller Williams Group in the Greater Sarasota Area. The Zarghami Group is a dynamic real estate sales and marketing company covering the Sarasota/Bradenton, Florida area. As a local real estate company housing some of the top agents in the Sarasota/Bradenton area, the Zarghami Group is committed to providing the absolute highest level of service and proven results for their clients. Located in central Sarasota, servicing all of Sarasota and Manatee counties, including residential real estate in Sarasota, Bradenton, Venice, Osprey, Nokomis, North Port, Lakewood Ranch, Parrish and all of the area keys (Longboat Key, Lido Key, Bird Key, Siesta Key and Casey Key), ZarghamiGroup.com is the destination to begin your home search.

Zarghami's reviews

"We got the asking price for our home, although we were disappointed not to get a bit over that price..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
170
Condo Transactions
42
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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John Buetergerds
Keller Williams Realty Select
About John

Why do so many buyers, sellers and investors choose to work with The Buetergerds Group and repeatedly give them 5 Star reviews? We negotiate the best deals for our customers. Our Sellers get exceptional marketing, communication and selling experience. Buyers that work with our team get the best information, guidance, tools and communication to make the right purchase and have a great experience. We have been helping Buyers and Sellers since 2007 so we have real knowledge of local neighborhoods on the Suncoast, we have years of experience marketing, negotiating and selling real estate, and we keep our eyes on national housing trends to keep our customers informed. Our goal is for our customers’ experience to be exceptional, positive and worthy of praise. We pledge to create an exceptional experience and build a great relationship with our customers, so much so that our customers will help us grow our business through referrals. If our Buyers and Sellers are not helping us grow, then we know we have not done our job.

Single Family Home Transactions
6
Condo Transactions
3
Townhome Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Miranda Oswald
Keller Williams on the Water
About Miranda

It has been my pleasure to serve customers in the Sarasota area for more than 30 years. My transactions vary in price from the low hundreds to over $1,000,000 each year. My goal is for my team to provide top flight service to all customers regardless of price or location. Real Estate is very personal and we handle each transaction as if it was our own.

Miranda's reviews

"Outstanding! Couldn't be better. Miranda would be my first call when it comes to real estate and s..."

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Find your perfect real estate agent in Desoto Lakes

Why you need a top real estate agent in Desoto Lakes, FL

Top real estate agents in Desoto Lakes, FL have 438.35 more transactions than average agents in the city and they tend move homes off the market in 60 days. The average Desoto Lakes real estate agent only moves 140 homes, and each of those stay on the market an average of 108 days. See how top Desoto Lakes agents compare on other metrics.

Top Seller's Agents

Compared to the average Desoto Lakes real estate agent, top agents sell 1.8x more homes. They also sell properties 79.0% quicker, and get sellers 7.1% more for their homes.

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Top Buyer's Agents

Want someone experienced with proven results? A top Desoto Lakes real estate agent helps 73.4% more buyers purchase homes than the average agent, and knocks 9.7% more off the list price while they’re at it.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Desoto Lakes, FL

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
4.4 stars

Top real estate agents in Desoto Lakes score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Desoto Lakes agent who scores only 4.4 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Desoto Lakes and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"We found the questions to be very helpful in directing us to agents who focused on the area and homes in which we would be most interested... Without HomeLight, our buying process would have been much more time-consuming and complicated. "

John M.

HomeLight Client

"HomeLight will make your decision making so much easier. They give you three choices and all choices have proven track records. They take the hassle out of finding the right real estate firm!"

Debra K.

HomeLight Client

"Within hours of providing HomeLight with my contact information, I was contacted by two agents from the list they provided. Both subsequently came by my home and made their 'pitch'. I'll never know if I made the best choice, but my house sold in 19 days! "

Robert G.

HomeLight Client

Find top real estate agents in cities near Desoto Lakes, FL

Englewood

Active Agents1,056
Time on Market80
Avg. Sale Price$234,000

Sun City Center

Active Agents789
Time on Market84
Avg. Sale Price$203,490

Bradenton

Active Agents1,545
Time on Market87
Avg. Sale Price$285,000

Sarasota

Active Agents2,521
Time on Market102
Avg. Sale Price$335,000

Venice

Active Agents1,181
Time on Market103
Avg. Sale Price$300,000

North Port

Active Agents2,367
Time on Market86
Avg. Sale Price$222,000

Bayshore Gardens

Active Agents1,078
Time on Market78
Avg. Sale Price$165,000

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