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Top Detroit real estate agents

HomeLight looks at the performance data of the top-performing real estate agents in Detroit, MI to show you only the best matches. This is what a top Detroit real estate agent looks like: they make their sellers $3,630 more money than the average agent, save $14,457 more for buyers, and work 80.7% more transactions.

"Prior to using HomeLight, we had found a Realtor through the yellow pages. Our property was sold within a week of listing and for a price that we had anticipated.... more than what the Realtor found through the yellow pages had estimated."

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

Jason Matt
eXp Realty
About Jason

Jason is a real estate agent in the state of Michigan - and has been in the real estate business since 2001. Jason serves several areas including cities in the counties of Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw and Livingston. HomeLight ranks Jason as one of the top 1% of agents for successfully selling homes and as one of the top agents in the area. Our database shows that Jason has completed 559 transactions since 2009, representing the buyer in 10% of those transactions and the seller in 90% of them. Jason has been most prolific in the ability of getting sellers top dollar for their home as well as negotiating a great price for his buyers.

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"Had a very good experience with Jason and his team. Everyone was very knowledgeable and helpful thru..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
40
Condo Transactions
6
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Diane Remer
Diane Remer & Associates
About Diane

When you are buying or selling property in today's real estate market, it's important to have confidence in your real estate professional. My commitment as your local REALTOR is to provide you with the specialized real estate service you deserve. When you are an informed buyer or seller, you'll make the best decisions for the most important purchase or sale in your lifetime. That's why my goal is to keep you informed on trends in the marketplace using the latest statistics in your local area. With property values continuing to rise, real estate is a sound investment for now and for the future. As a local area expert with knowledge of the communities, my objective is to work diligently to assist you in meeting your real estate goals. If you are considering buying or selling a home or would just like to have additional information about real estate in your area, please don't hesitate to call or e-mail me. Thank you for visiting my website-please consider it your online source for local real estate information, and return often for the latest property listing updates.

Diane's reviews

"I highly recommend Diane and her team to anyone looking to sell their home! This was my first time ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
46
Condo Transactions
12
TIC Transactions
0
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William Frohriep
CENTURY 21 Town & Country
About William

As one of the most experienced Realtors® in the area, I will make your next real estate transaction a pleasant experience. Whether you are buying or selling, my in depth knowledge of the local real estate market, my formal and real estate education, and my extensive use of the latest technology will directly benefit you. From the initial consultation, to the negotiation process and through to the closing details, your real estate transaction will be handled promptly, comprehensively and professionally. My goal is to get you the very best price, within a reasonable time and to handle all of the details professionally. Call today for a professional market analysis of your home or for complete details on purchasing a home. Getting the results you want is my specialty!

William's reviews

"Bill delivers excellent, timely service. He is a pleasure to work with."

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Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
8
Single Family Home Transactions
14
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
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Brandon Schmidt
The Estate Group - eXp Realty
About Brandon

Raised in a real estate family in Metro Detroit, Brandon Schmidt attended Oakland University’s marketing and communications program. Beginning his career in 2000 at RE/MAX Suburban in Sterling Heights, he served as a buyer’s agent for his father, Russ. Brandon rapidly increased the duos visibility by partnering in the creation of their home renovation company, Gemini Opportunities. Brandon carries on his father’s legacy by being one of the top agents in Southeastern Michigan. After his father’s retirement, Brandon’s brother, Brett, joined which created the next generation focusing on offering clients a collaborative and personalized service they deserve. Brandon now leads a full time team of professionals and has been recognized by HOUR Detroit magazine as a “Real Estate All Star” and has been inducted into the RE/MAX International Hall of Fame, a designation reserved for elite agents. Brandon serves territories from his hometown of Macomb County through Oakland County, where he currently resides as well as Northern Wayne, Southern Lapeer & Southern St Clair Counties.. Brandon is an enthusiastic member of the community and enjoys, golfing, the outdoors and showing clients the best that Metro Detroit has to offer!

Single Family Home Transactions
7
Condo Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Philip Grosso
Keller Williams Macomb St Clair
About Philip

Phil has been in the real estate business for over 30 years. He continues to be one of the areas top listing and selling agents. He is married and has two daughters who both work on the team. Phil believes that every client should be treated like family. Philip's coverage area includes Mount Clemens, New Haven, Warren, New Baltimore, Chesterfield, Macomb, Shelby Twp, Roseville, Harrison Twp, St. Clair Shores, Algonac, Marine City, and Ira Twp. HomeLight ranks Philip as one of the top 1% of agents in Mount Clemens for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 13% of agents who are able to successfully complete transactions.

Philip's reviews

"Phil and Becky were a pleasure to work with. This was our first experience selling a home and they m..."

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Condo Transactions
1
Single Family Home Transactions
0
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Michael Perna
Keller Williams Advantage
About Michael

The Perna Team has sold over 850 homes in the past 12 months at a total of $235 million. We have a proven track record of getting results while providing an exceptional client experience. The Perna Team has Five offices throughout Southeastern Michigan to make sure out clients get connect with the best local specialist for their location: Novi, Ann Arbor, Royal Oak, Birmingham, and Rochester.

Michael's reviews

"Michael Perna and his entire team were a pleasure to work with! I was a first time home buyer, but h..."

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Condo Transactions
62
Single Family Home Transactions
350
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
NAR Certifications
REALTOR®
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Andrew Hargreaves
Preferred Realtors, Ltd.
About Andrew

​#1 Agent Nationally for Coldwell Banker for # of homes sold in 2015 Top 5 Nationally in Sales for Coldwell Banker 2011 to 2015 #1 Coldwell Banker Agent in Michigan for homes sold in 2011 to 2016 #1 Coldwell Banker Team in Michigan for homes sold 201 to 2019 Top 20 Team Nationally in sales for 2016 & 2019 Top 10 Team Nationally in sales for 2017 & 2018 Smart Home Certified Sales Associates: Scott Craver, Wendy Velthoven, Halle Adams, Mary Wolfe Assistants: Kimberley Ervans, Bretta Grimmett

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"I move a lot of Andy's clients and they always are commenting on what a great job he did representin..."

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Condo Transactions
18
Single Family Home Transactions
85
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
NAR Certifications
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Erick Monzo
Keller Williams - The Monzo Group
About Erick

Marketing Each listing has a HUGE web presents on over 117 marketing sites. All listings are also inputed to multiply MLS databases Mirealsource.com and Realcomponline.com. All marketing pictures and videos are maintained by our staff as well as flyers and our email brochure system. Relationships We have years of service to the liquidation market and have built up a strong team of vendors to help our clients with alternative liquidation and loss mitigation strategies. We pride ourselves on our quick responses and our 4 hour listing upload turnaround. The Monzo Group started in 1999 purchasing homes throughout Macomb county. We would renovate the properties and turn them into "buy and hold" rental properties. Since those early days we have acquired large contracts with HUD and Banks with local homes and handle all marketing , maintenance and inspection services. These larger accounts allowed us to start investing heavily on marketing resources in Macomb Oakland and Wayne counties. Our steady stream of listings allows us to market all our listings with the highest level of exposure. We continue to be a full service real estate team ranked at the top 1% in the State of Michigan. We continually adapt to the ever changing real estate market and use the best marketing systems money can buy. Coming from an I.T back ground I have always had a leg up on my competition because of my knowledge of internet marketing and computers. I took these skills and brought them into the market when real estate was still done with a pencil and pen and have showed my team how to out produce the old guard at every turn. Your home will have maximum exposure at every turn because unlike most agents we invest thousands every month to grow our business and sell your homes.

Erick's reviews

"Erick sold my grandfather's home in no less than 48 hours. He was fantastic though the entire proce..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
600
Condo Transactions
52
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
NAR Certifications
REALTOR®
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Shana Sine Cameron
Sine & Monaghan Realtors Real Living Llc
About Shana

Born, raised and reside in the area. A full time-third generation-Realtor with over 20 years experience in Real Estate. I have worked with hundreds of families looking to find them the perfect home to suit their needs for every phase in life.

Single Family Home Transactions
48
Condo Transactions
7
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
REALTOR®
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Therese Antonelli
Moving The Mitten Real Estate Group
About Therese

After over 10 years in the hospitality industry, I was ready for a change. I started the second phase of my career in 2011 when I became a Realtor.I have my CDPE designation which provided me with the knowledge to help sellers sell their distressed properties though Short Sales and Redemption Sales and help buyers buy distressed properties. I am proficient in aiding buyers but short sales, HUD homes, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac properties and other REO properties.I was born in Wayne County and spent most of my life there. I also called Livingston County home for several years. With this knowledge of areas and market trends in a variety of areas, I consider myself a Tri-County Agent working from as far South as Belleville to as far North as Fenton. In 2014, I became a broker and opened up my own company MOVING THE MITTEN REAL ESTATE GROUP. I have two friendly, knowledgeable agents ready to assist!I am a full-time Realtor, available 7 days a week! Call me when you're ready to buy or sell! I would be happy to guide you through this confusing, but rewarding Real Estate Market!

Therese's reviews

"Therese was knowledgeable, professional, efficient, responsive, helpful and truly amazing ! "

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Condo Transactions
36
Single Family Home Transactions
200
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
REALTOR®
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Detroit

Why you need a top real estate agent in Detroit, MI

Detroit has 7,622 active real estate agents, but how do you know which one is right for you? The top 3% of real estate agents in Detroit move homes 34.8 days faster than the average agent and work 831.61 more properties.

Top Seller's Agents

Top seller's agents, when compared again the average real estate agent in Detroit, sell 1.9x the number of homes and sell them 34.8 days faster.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market
Lower is better

Homes Sold / Yr


Top Buyer's Agents

Top Detroit buyer’s agents help 1.8x more buyers than average agents, and save their buyers 59.6% more money.

Condos Sold / Yr

Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
Lower is better

Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Detroit, MI

Top Agents
4.9 stars
Avg. Agents
4.1 stars

Top real estate agents in Detroit score an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Detroit agent who scores only 4.1 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Detroit and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"HomeLight just played a fantastic role in connecting us with a real estate agent we loved! ... It all happened in a timely manner and we are grateful that HomeLight narrowed down the options to a professional and reliable agent."

Charissa K.

HomeLight Client

"Our family was very pleased with the service HomeLight provided us with. Your company did a great job being prompt, answering our concerns and matching us up with the right Realtor. If given the opportunity again, we would use HomeLight to assist us!"

Bert T.

HomeLight Client

"I was very pleased with the service provided by HomeLight. The process was easy and the results were terrific. I would recommend HomeLight... "

Matt W.

HomeLight Client

Find the perfect agent or REALTOR® for your favorite Detroit neighborhood

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Detroit, top agents are frequently doing deals in Waterford, Cody-Rouge, and Lincoln Park.

Waterford

Active Agents2,284
Time on Market71
Avg. Sale Price$182,446

Cody-Rouge

Active Agents1,769
Time on Market91
Avg. Sale Price$20,357

Lincoln Park

Active Agents1,313
Time on Market80
Avg. Sale Price$74,822

Find top real estate agents in cities near Detroit, MI

Southfield

Active Agents2,830
Time on Market56
Avg. Sale Price$149,900

Madison Heights

Active Agents1,647
Time on Market43
Avg. Sale Price$143,500

Royal Oak

Active Agents3,501
Time on Market50
Avg. Sale Price$243,565

Oak Park

Active Agents1,383
Time on Market50
Avg. Sale Price$145,000

Ferndale

Active Agents1,562
Time on Market47
Avg. Sale Price$179,000

Dearborn

Active Agents1,962
Time on Market50
Avg. Sale Price$147,000

Allen Park

Active Agents1,264
Time on Market55
Avg. Sale Price$135,000

Dearborn Heights

Active Agents2,474
Time on Market56
Avg. Sale Price$121,500

Lincoln Park

Active Agents1,237
Time on Market59
Avg. Sale Price$90,000

Eastpointe

Active Agents2,074
Time on Market59
Avg. Sale Price$90,000

Warren

Active Agents3,446
Time on Market53
Avg. Sale Price$130,000

Grosse Pointe Woods

Active Agents930
Time on Market54
Avg. Sale Price$242,000

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