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HomeLight looks at the performance data of the top-performing real estate agents in Dover, DE to show you only the best matches. This is what a top Dover real estate agent looks like: they make their sellers $8,617 more money than the average agent, save $35,378 more for buyers, and work 77.4% more transactions.

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

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. They were nationally ranked 24th in the United States in 2017. 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 agents for selling homes fast. 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
2
Condo Transactions
0
Townhome Transactions
1
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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
220
Condo Transactions
14
Townhome Transactions
13
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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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
32
Townhome Transactions
8
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
43
Townhome Transactions
10
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
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Lisa Mathena
The Lisa Mathena Group, Inc.
About Lisa

A lifelong resident of Delaware, Lisa's expertise and experience of nearly 30 years in the real estate market of Delaware’s Southern New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties is extensive. As a Top Producer throughout her career, clients can be assured that she understands how to successfully navigate through the state and local Real Estate rules and regulations. She can identify and assist in procuring any necessary vendors and services while simultaneously providing knowledge, advice, and negotiating skills to help the process go smoothly. Her primary goal is to assist her clients and customers in making the decisions that are best for them. Lisa is ranked in the top 1% of realtors nationwide and one of Real Trends 1,000 Best Agents every year since 2019. In both 2019 and 2020, Lisa was named one of America's Top 100 Agents, and she also achieved Five Star Professional Status. As business increased, Lisa realized the need to secure the assistance of additional professionals who shared the same high standard of customer service; a true team of professionals. The Lisa Mathena Group was formed in 2009, and has been consistently ranked among the top real estate teams in the state of Delaware ever since. The Lisa Mathena Group is a diverse team of experts specializing in residential real estate, property management, foreclosures, REO and bank-owned properties, Buyer and Seller Agency, and luxury home marketing via their affiliation with Luxury Portfolio. Their territory spans from South of the Canal all the way down to Rehoboth Beach and beyond. Very few real estate teams can cover such a vast market area as efficiently and effectively, and with proven results. The Lisa Mathena Group has been named one of the Best Teams in Delaware every year since 2016 by Real Trends.

Single Family Home Transactions
9
Condo Transactions
0
Townhome Transactions
1
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Ashley Brosnahan
Long And Foster - Bethany Beach
About Ashley

A walk on the beach with your Spouse or a bike ride with your Children. A day of boating or an early morning fishing trip. On the Delaware coast, every day is an opportunity to enjoy the good life with your loved ones and create another lasting memory. Ashley Brosnahan couldn't agree more. Sharing her passion for the "Quiet Resorts" with her family and creating memories to last a lifetime is what living on the Delaware coast is all about to her. As one of the Delaware coasts most respected real estate professionals, Ashley is helping others create their own lasting memories. When it comes to buying or selling a year-round residence or a vacation home, her in-depth knowledge of the local real estate market and leading market strategies are the tools she uses to help you achieve the results you desire. To make your next move a memorable one, put your trust in Ashley Brosnahan.Whether you are looking to buy your dream home in the "Quiet Resorts" of Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island, or in the beach towns of Rehoboth Beach and Lewes, or any town in between, Ashley Brosnahan has you covered. Looking for oceanfront or bayfront homes, areas for crabbing, fishing or surfing, or just to enjoy the scenic coastal towns of Sussex County, Delaware, Ashley is the realtor for you.

Condo Transactions
3
Single Family Home Transactions
31
Townhome Transactions
6
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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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
1
Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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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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32
Townhome Transactions
12
Condo Transactions
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Jeff Derp
Long & Foster
About Jeff

I'm here to assist you with your home buying and or selling needs. It is very important that you work with an experienced and knowledgeable agent that knows the ins and outs of the Delaware and Pennsylvania real estate market. I look forward to working with you and making your home buying/selling process as enjoyable and stress free as possible.

Condo Transactions
0
Townhome Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
1
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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.

Townhome Transactions
8
Single Family Home Transactions
29
Condo Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Dover

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

When it comes to making one of the biggest financial decisions of your life, you need the right real estate team by your side. Top agents do 77.4% more deals than average agents, and those negotiation skills pay off big time: Sellers save 3.0x more money and buyers save 1.5x more money with a top agent.

Top Seller's Agents

Dover’s top 3% agents save their sellers $8,617, while average agents save their clients -$8,692. Top agents also sell homes quicker and far more frequently, selling 1.8x more homes than their average-performing counterparts, and doing so 43.3% faster.

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Top Buyer's Agents

Finding the right real estate agent in Dover can have a big impact on your bottom line. A top 3% agent helps 1.8x more buyers, and can save you $18,272 more on your home purchase than an average agent.

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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.

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

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"HomeLight followed up to ensure I had found an agent I liked & offered additional help if needed. Advisors on the phone were very polite and helpful."

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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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