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Top real estate agents in Dover, DE

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

Why you need a top real estate agent in Dover, DE

The best real estate agents out there know how to close deals quickly and painlessly, plus save you money along the way. A top 3% Dover agent does 373 deals a year, compared with the average agent’s 74 deals. They save buyers 9.8% more than their average-performing counterparts, and save sellers $18,292 more than average.

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Todd & Maria Ruckle
Keller Williams-Newark
About Todd

Maria and Todd Ruckle are the number 1 ranked licensed real estate agents in Delaware with Keller Williams- Greater Newark. Years of experience, industry respect and advanced real estate training set them apart. Todd and Maria have completed transactions in several areas including Brookside, Glasgow, Bear, Newark, Dover, Townsend, Hockessin, Greenville, Centerville and Middletown and Wilmington. HomeLight ranks Todd and Maria as one of the top 1% of agents in Delaware and Cecil County, Maryland for successfully selling homes and as one of the top team for selling homes quickly and for the best possible terms. Please contact them today for an outstanding experience. HomeLight has information on 187 of Maria's transactions since 2009, 88 of which were in the past two years. Maria typically represents the seller (69% of the time), but has also completed 59 buyer transactions during this period. Maria has been most prolific in Brookside including representing the seller of a single family home at 319 Shisler Ct that sold for $382,000 in one transaction and a buyer of a single family home at 135 Woodland. The Ruckle Team has a full time Director of Operations (Shannon Finch) who is 100% committed to helping all the team's clients to achieving their goals.

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"The entire Ruckle team was exactly as advertised. They handled virtually everything for the selling..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
56
Townhome Transactions
20
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Debbie Oberdorf
NextHome Preferred
About Debbie

I am a full time, full service Realtor with NextHome Preferred in Dover Delaware serving both Kent and Sussex County. I have been a full time Realtor since 2004, specializing in residential sales, relocations and investments with extensive experience in Military transfers and First Time Home buyers. I also hold the Military Relocation Professional Certification. Originally from the Eastern Shore of Maryland, I moved to Delaware in 1997 after marrying my husband, Ken. Ken recently retired after 24 years of active duty in the U.S. Air Force. He obtained his Real Estate license in 2014 and is currently working to obtain his certification to become a Real Estate Appraiser. Since starting my real estate career in Delaware I have consistently been ranked in the top 5% of all agents in Kent County. In 2018 I ranked #1 in sales volume. I was named Kent County Realtor of the Year for 2013 and a Five Star Real Estate Agent by Delaware Today every year since 2011. For 2014 I also won the Kent County Association of Realtors “Realtor Spirit Award”. In 2018 I sold 42 homes, 30 of which were listings. I was ranked #1 in Kent County for 2018 out of over 400 Realtors in sales volume. I have sold over 100 homes in just the last 3 years. I have served on the Board of Directors for the Kent County Association of Realtors as Vice President and Director. I serve on multiple committees for both Kent County and Delaware. I am Chairperson for the Kent County Association of Realtors Education Committee and currently serve on the Delaware Real Estate Education Committee. I am fully committed to representing my client’s best interests. I stand ready to assist them with all of their Real Estate needs and provide them with the highest level of professionalism and customer service. I have worked with many clients over the years in either finding them the right home that fits their lifestyle or helping them sell their existing home. It is my goal to make every move as stress free and smooth as possible.

Debbie's reviews

"We are very satisfied with her professionalism "

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Single Family Home Transactions
12
Townhome Transactions
1
Condo Transactions
0
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Andrew Mulrine IV
Re/Max Associates
About Andrew

Andy is a RE/MAX top producing agent. He was awarded #1 Re/Max individual agent in 2017 in the State of Delaware. #2 top Re/Max Agent in 2018, 2015, 2014 in the State of Delaware. He was the #1 individual Re/Max agent in New Castle County in 2017, 2018. He is a NCCBOR million club member, Re/Max Lifetime Achievement award recipient. ReMax Hall of Fame producer and has been awarded the Re/Max 100% Club for 16 years consecutively. Andy is a licensed Delaware Broker & Salesperson in PA & MD. Andy is known for providing superior service & mainly receives most of my business from referrals. Honesty and a straight forward approach to real estate is a welcoming fresh breath of air for most Buyers and Sellers. Andy is always aware of the stress of buying and selling for families and makes it a point to always make it as smooth as possible for clients. Andy prides himself on working with all Buyers and Sellers rather low income to the highest earners. As a native Delawarean, he offers a vast knowledge of the First State. A true understanding of the educational system for families to navigate local schools. He understands the daily commute times for most areas that would impact your family. Andy's finance degree from University of Delaware is helpful with the mortgage process and making the numbers work. He is aware of most financing programs available to help almost all buyers get into a home. Call me today for a straightforward real estate approach.

Andrew's reviews

"A great realtor. Andy has helped us buy and sell on 3 occasions. Very professional, always on time ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
31
Townhome Transactions
9
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0
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Dustin Parker
The Parker Group
About Dustin

When Dustin and Rachel Parker set out to start The Parker Group in 2016, they had one goal in mind- to serve the community they love, delivering exceptional service to an underserved market. Since that time, The Parker Group has grown from a small team to a full service real estate brokerage, offering a team approach that has revolutionized the client experience. As a locally-grown company, The Parker Group believes in re-investing in the community. With every home sold, the company gives back through their #givelocal initiative, supporting a wide variety of local causes, including the SPCA, the Boys and Girls Club, Home of the Brave, and Habitat for Humanity. Through their #getlocal initiative, they support and highlight other local businesses, encouraging followers to shop local. The Parker Group has been recognized by numerous publications and organizations for their efforts in real estate, marketing and community service, including: -Best of Sussex County by Metropolitan Magazine -Best of Sussex County by Coastal Style Magazine -Delaware Association of Realtors Good Neighbor Award -Best of Lewes -Best of Seaford -40 Under 40 by Chains, Inc. -30 Under 30 Semi-Finalist, REALTOR Magazine -America’s Best by REALTrends -Video Influencer by BombBomb

Single Family Home Transactions
12
Condo Transactions
0
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Terri Mestro
The Moving Experience Real Estate
About Terri

Terri is a real estate agent with The Moving Experience Realty DE. Terri has been in the real estate business for 14 years. Terri is a single family home expert. We have data on 82 of Terri’s transactions. Terri prefers to work with both sellers and buyers. Here’s what we know about Terri’s work: - Terri recently sold one home for $770,000. - Terri is skilled in fast home sales: she has listings that have sold in as little as 2 days. - Terri is a top dollar real estate agent. Terri has completed 29 transactions in Dover. HomeLight considers Terri a closer because she has sold 22 more homes than the average agent in the area.

Terri's reviews

"Terri is a very efficient and experienced realtor. She did a great job in selling our house."

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Single Family Home Transactions
13
Townhome Transactions
3
Condo Transactions
0
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  • Top Producer 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Katina Geralis
EXP Realty
About Katina

Katina is a real estate agent with eXp Realty in Wilmington, Delaware. Katina's coverage area includes Wilmington, Bear, Newark, Hockessin and Middletown. HomeLight ranks Katina as one of the top 5% of agents in Wilmington for successfully selling homes and as one of the top agents for selling homes fast. HomeLight has information on 309 of Katina's transactions since 2010, 50 of which were in the past two years. Katina typically represents the seller (52% of the time), but has also completed 150 buyer transactions during this period. Katina has transacted in Wilmington more than any other area helping to buy or sell 40 homes including a 5 bedroom, 3.0 bathroom single family home on September 02, 2016 which sold for $425,000 and a 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom single family home at 1402 Clinton St on March 19, 2012 which sold for $570,000.

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"Great working with Agent Rob Hostery "

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Townhome Transactions
37
Single Family Home Transactions
58
Condo Transactions
0
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Stephanie Lehane
The Lehane Team at RE/MAX Eagle Realty
About Stephanie

Stephanie is the BROKER/OWNER at RE/MAX Eagle Realty and Team Lead for The Lehane Team. Stephanie is a single family home expert. We have data on 642 of Stephanie’s transactions. Stephanie has worked with sellers 97% of the time, and has represented the buyer in 70 recorded transactions. Here’s a little about Stephanie’s real estate experience: - Stephanie recently sold one home for $460,000. - this real estate agent is skilled in fast home sales: they have listings that have sold in as little as 0 days. HomeLight has data on 94 transactions Stephanie has done in Smyrna. Stephanie ranks in the top 3% of agents in Smyrna. Stephanie has closed 91 more home sales than the average agent in the area.

Stephanie's reviews

"Ken was whom I worked with. He was Awesome, great knowledge knew what he was doing"

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Single Family Home Transactions
28
Townhome Transactions
10
Condo Transactions
0
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Corey Harris
Long & Foster
About Corey

Corey Harris has been Northern Delawares #1 Realtor for the past 3 years. Corey's area knowledge and technology driven sale approach are the main reasons why he's become Northern Delaware's #1 real estate agent. Corey uses a proven a repeatable 29 point marketing plan that consistently helps clients sell their home 29% faster and for up to 7% higher than the competition.

Single Family Home Transactions
60
Townhome Transactions
13
Condo Transactions
7
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Kim Simpson Realty Group
Founder/Broker of Thyme Real Estate Co
About Kim

I'm an innovative, award winning Licensed Professional Real Estate Agent in Delaware and Maryland. I bring almost two decades of experience in developing solid property marketing plans that get results for both buyers and sellers. I pride myself on identifying with the needs of my customers at all levels of the market and relentlessly continuing to learn the ins and outs of the dynamic real estate market. Links LinkedIn Facebook Skills Seller Brokerage Buyer Brokerage I'm the Proud Owner/Broker at Thyme Real Estate Company and Kim Simpson Real Estate Group after taking the leap and leaving a a big brand to start my own boutique brokerage. Outside of work, I love giving back to the community and am a former Girl Scout leader. Mission trips and helping out with homeless families and organizations are also important to me. I'm also involved in the Real Estate community and professional groups with memberships in multiple associations including National Association of Realtors and the Women Council of Realtors. My customers and peers know me as a leader of high integrity with exceptional interpersonal engagement, negotiation and communication skills. The Kim Simpson Realty Group is well known for our passion & service for every client that we partner with. Although I am a multiple award winner, I do not measure success by awards, I measure them by the satisfaction of my customers. "Kim was incredible. She went out of her way to help us. She always either answered her phone or called us back immediately. She paid attention to every detail in the buying process so there were no surprises. Her experience in real estate gave us an advantage over other buyers. She is very professional and truly wants to find the right fit for her customers. You can tell she values her clients. Even after we settled on the home she still helped us. I can't imagine using anyone other than Kim Simpson!!!!!"- Client Reference

Kim's reviews

"She was outstanding. She did an outstanding job for us."

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Single Family Home Transactions
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Townhome Transactions
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2
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Debbie Phipps
Keller Williams Real Estate-Newark
About Debbie

Debbie Stiles Phipps, CRS, ABR Realtor in DE, MD, & PA Debbie has been a Realtor for 25 years and has survived all type of markets. She owes this success to her clients who pay their highest compliment by referring their friends and family so that they can experience the same professional & complete services. The first nine years Debbie juggled two full time careers but after 20+ years with DuPont, in March, 1997, she chose to devote all of her time and effort to her Real Estate career. Debbie's last positions at DuPont were Product Representative and Contract Administrator. Not only did she market & price DuPont products; she handled multi-million dollar proposal and contract negotiations. This background and her extensive Real Estate experience has prepared her to best represent her client's interest. You can count on Debbie for personalized services. You will deal with Debbie on all levels of the transaction. She will be there to guide you through this complex process. Con

Single Family Home Transactions
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Top Dover real estate agent stats at a glance

HomeLight analyzes all 812 Dover, DE real estate agents and compares them on their historical performance data. The top 3% of Dover real estate agents handle an average of 588 properties and move them in 64 days.

Top Seller's Agents

In contrast with the average Dover real estate agent, the top seller's agents sell 299.1 more homes, close deals 55.72 days faster, and earn sellers an extra 8.7% on each home sale.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market
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Top Buyer's Agents

Top Dover buyer’s agents help 1.8x more buyers than average agents, and save their buyers 51.9% more money.

Condos Sold / Yr

Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
Lower is better

Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Dover, DE

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
4.7 stars

Top real estate agents in Dover score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Dover agent who scores only 4.7 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Dover and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"Thanks to HomeLight I was connected with my realtors, Steve and Karen. The process of getting an offer and contract through closing was a smooth transaction."

Brittany R.

HomeLight Client

"Our realtor was an outstanding real estate agent and HomeLight's recommendation was certainly a plus to getting our property sold quickly."

Carole C.

HomeLight Client

"HomeLight responded immediately with referrals. The realtor I selected was great, knowledgeable, and helpful. The house sold within days of going on the market. Thank you HomeLight!"

Mary H.

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Find the best agent or REALTOR® for your favorite Dover neighborhood

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Dover,top agents are frequently doing deals in Camden, Edgehill, and Village of Westover.

Camden

Active Agents210
Time on Market149
Avg. Sale Price$210,237

Edgehill

Active Agents132
Time on Market136
Avg. Sale Price$115,366

Village of Westover

Active Agents127
Time on Market159
Avg. Sale Price$139,394

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