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Top Downey real estate agents

Downey, CA has 4,797 real estate agents and HomeLight compares performance data on all of them to find you the absolute best. The top 3% of agents in Downey do 575 real estate transactions a year, while an average agent does 117. With expertise on your side, you’ll save significant time and money whether you’re a buyer, seller — or both!

"We had the condo listed on a Sunday and the property sold quickly within a week and Escrow was also a breeze thanks to teamwork from a reputable Realtor who I couldn’t have found without HomeLight."

Donald C.

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

Marni Jimenez
Grove Realty
About Marni

For Marni Jimenez, real estate isn’t about commissions; it’s about connection. It’s about helping people to come home. Since moving to Riverside County and getting her license in 1990, Marni has become a top producer who consistently ranks in the highest 1% of local agents. Her success can be attributed to multiple factors — most notably, her hard work, honesty, and reliability. But what truly sets Marni apart from her peers is her lifelong commitment to serving others. At an early age, Marni learned what it would take to be successful in real estate: friendliness, hard work, excellent service, problem-solving skills, and personability. She grew up in Orange County, and although her family didn’t have much, they worked hard and made their own way. Her childhood taught her to take nothing for granted, and she feels an immense appreciation for every family that chooses to work with her. Marni approaches real estate like she approaches everything else — with her whole heart. She genuinely cares about her clients and gives them the same service she’d give a close friend or family member. Due to her impeccable reputation, a significant part of her business comes from repeat and referral customers. When you work with Marni, you can be confident that she’s working with your best interests in mind. Her goal is to make your real estate dreams a reality. Outside of real estate, Marni stays equally engaged with her community. She’s a co-founder of the Titus Mentorship Program and is on the Dean’s Leadership Council at Cal Baptist University. She’s also a long-time usher at her church. As a devoted mother of five and grandmother of six, she loves spending time with her family. She follows a healthy lifestyle by eating well and staying active, and enjoys the beach and RV camping with her husband.

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"Marni was wonderful to work with! She was quick, knowledgeable and helped us get the best price on o..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
110
Condo Transactions
12
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
  • Cash Close Specialist 2020
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Melinda Elmer
Century 21 Masters
About Melinda

Ranked among the top 1% of agents in today's market, Melinda has consistently been awarded the designation of top buyers agent and top listing agent as well as highest transaction volume by her company and has been recognized for her outstanding achievements by the Women's Council of Realtors. She has also been a multi-year recipient of the prestigious Los Angeles Magazine's Five Star rating.

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"a master communicator for first time buyers, when the process is scary and overwhelming. You cannot ..."

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Condo Transactions
42
Townhome Transactions
15
Single Family Home Transactions
73
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
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Oriana Shea
The Oriana Shea Group
About Oriana

Oriana Shea has been in business over 20 years, closing well over $400 million in sales and receiving numerous accolades and top producer awards. What sets Oriana apart is her ability to apply her creative background in design, marketing and business to an uncompromising work ethic. Her team's approach has always been and will always be “The client comes first”. “We built a team that understands the vital importance of delivering a level of service and knowledge that we would expect during this process.” This client centric approach, creative background along with her and her team's thorough market knowledge is the foundation of Oriana’s business. The Oriana Shea Group is a small boutique firm that has become known for their exceptional service, skilled negotiations, creative approach to marketing and problem solving. Oriana and her team are constantly striving to find new ways to deliver the best possible service to their clients and utilize the newest and most innovative marketing technology. Working hard, staying current on trends, having integrity, being adaptable and ultimately delivering a positive and memorable experience are the key components to longevity and long term success in this business. We will always strive to deliver an outstanding real estate experience and be worthy of your trust. This is what our clients have come to expect and why they come back.

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"The Oriana Shea Group was completely professional with regards to selling my house. I originally so..."

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Condo Transactions
24
Single Family Home Transactions
33
Townhome Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Linda Domis
Keller Williams Whittier
About Linda

My optimistic attitude, caring approach and professional expertise are why clients keep coming back and recommending me to their family and friends. With my solid experience in real estate sales, I have upheld the time honoured practice of putting the customer first! Whether you are purchasing for the first time, wish to upgrade your current property or are relocating to the Whittier area, my sound real estate direction, accurate property evaluations, and proven marketing game plans, tough negotiation and open communication, guarantee results every time!

Single Family Home Transactions
21
Condo Transactions
0
Townhome Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Elizabeth Do
Keller Williams- The Elizabeth Do Team
About Elizabeth

The Elizabeth Do Team has the drive, energy, and ability to make them a number one contender in the Market. They have the expertise and resources needed to serve their clients efficiently and effectively. Together, all twenty five team members, work in sync on each service opportunity. Proof is in the numbers. FOUNDATION Five years ago with just two members, Elizabeth Do quickly realized that in order to give her customers the attention they deserved she would need to grow her operation. Now with a group of sixteen members, she finds her team’s level of professionalism is unparalleled. Each individual member is highly intelligent and has a particular talent. Her members work as a network of continuous resource for each other and their clients. They are family, some by blood, all by trust, working as one unit to achieve a common goal, “Excellence in Service.” FOCUS This exclusive client-centric team offers a concierge level of attentiveness for their customers. An Associate is accessible to answer questions and meet their client needs. Their response time is fast. There is always someone to reach. Their commitment to service builds a customer base that extends into multiple generations. As their client’s needs change, they provide the proper amenity. Every aspect of the housing market is handled: selling, buying, and renting. Locally and globally, they work diligently. No matter what the interest of the customer may be, the Elizabeth Do Team is on point. CULTURE Aligned with Gary Keller’s ideals, this team works to seek excellence as Real Estate Professionals. Following the Keller Williams philosophy, they seek to be the best they can be. Following the Millionaire Real Estate Agent Model, they have found that through the addition of systems and the hiring of great people, they have successfully grown in their business servicing abilities.

Condo Transactions
62
Townhome Transactions
10
Single Family Home Transactions
73
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Gabriela Ruiz
Excellence RE Real Estate Inc.
About Gabriela

Gabriela Ruiz Gabriela is a professional Realtor, licensed since 1983. Her clients enjoy the benefit of her knowledge and experience as a top producing real estate sales agent. She is detail oriented, and conducts her business in a competent and diligent manner. Gabriela’s clients received extra attention, and service from her professional full time assistant Maria B. Ramirez Gabriela treats her clients in a friendly,relaxed,low pressure She is patient, caring and strives to understand her client’s needs. “INSIST IN EXPERIENCE” is her slogan. She practices real estate with honesty and integrity. Gabriela’s word is her bond. Equally comfortable working with first time Buyers or move-up Buyers and Sellers. Gabriela works hard to keep in constant contact with her clients, so they are always fully informed of their transaction progress. Awards Consistent Top Producer Closed Dollar Volume Consistent Top Producer Listing Agent Consistent Top Producer Buyers Sales

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"I worked with Grabiela for about 5 years before I bought my house. Every time I called her she took ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
26
Townhome Transactions
1
Condo Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Judi Reimer
First Team Real Estate
About Judi

As a Broker Associate since 1996 my #1 Goal is to provide my clients with the best service available within the real estate industry. I am a full time professional realtor specializing in residential and investment property. My philosophy is to make your needs my number one priority. I have been a top producer in the industry over the past several years and am ranked among the Top 1% of Realtors in the United States If you are looking to purchase a home or investment property I will help negotiate the best possible deal and search until I find the perfect property. If you are selling your home or investment property as a listing agent I will customize a marketing plan for your specific property to maximize exposure and get you the most value for your property. Thank you for visiting my website and choosing Judi Reimer as your on-line South Bay real estate source.

Single Family Home Transactions
140
Townhome Transactions
1
Condo Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Scott Kato
Keller Williams Pacific Estates
About Scott

At Kato Group we believe in providing a creative work environment that supports freedom and autonomy in turn, it helps each team member work in our client’s best interest. As a learning-based, innovative company, who refuses to become complacent with mediocrity, we continually invest in our teams’ education, technology and tools to stay ahead of trends and our competition. We believe as long as we take care of each other and support one another, together we achieve more. As a result, each member of our team is an expert in his or her field and delivers unparalleled customer service to our clients. Our office is open, modern, creative and fun. VISION - We have a fiduciary responsibility to our clients to provide the highest value possible when buying or selling their most valuable asset. MISSION - Our business is a negotiating and marketing firm. CULTURE - To be an industry leader and a reputable business that focuses on culture within the team. Doing so will translate into a five star experience that our clients can come to expect and deserve, and will inspire them to refer us to their friends and family without hesitation. Some say that customer service is faltering in our industry. Our team wants to change that opinion, every chance we get. A brand that has vision, culture, innovation, ethics, leadership, and high profitability.

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"Scott provided confidence and assurance through what I believed to be one of the most important tran..."

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Condo Transactions
1
Single Family Home Transactions
16
Townhome Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Luther Sanchez
Century 21 Allstars
About Luther

Luther is a real estate agent with Century 21 Allstars in Pico Rivera, California and has been in the real estate business for 20 years. Luther has completed transactions in several areas including Santa Fe Springs, Whittier, Los Angeles, Downey, Long Beach and Compton. HomeLight ranks Luther as one of the top 1% of agents in LA County for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 6% of agents for single family homes. Our database shows that Luther has completed 125 transactions since 2009, representing the buyer in 64% of those transactions and the seller in 36% of them. Luther has been most prolific in Santa Fe Springs including representing the seller of a single family home that sold for $570,000 in one transaction and a buyer of a single family home that sold for $430,000 in another.

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"I was a first-time homebuyer and Luther Sanchez was a pleasure to work with. He was always very resp..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
33
Townhome Transactions
3
Condo Transactions
5
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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John Fontamillas
Re/Max Time
About John

For the past 10 years as a Real Estate Broker/Associate, I have focused on my client's best interests and needs. With these core values in addition to an unwavering positive attitude, success has followed me. Before, during and after the real estate transaction, I look forward to making the process as stress free as possible, give my clients the right tools to help them make the right informed decisions and continue to cultivate long lasting relationships. Whether it is finding my clients their first home, helping them find a great bargain, selling their homes above list price or helping expedite a 1031 exchange I love helping people achieve each client's different goals and dreams. Specialties:Trustee Sales, Short Sales, Certified Distressed Property Expert, Certified Investor Agent Specialist.

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"This is my second time working with John. He again made this process as stress-free as possible.He h..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
15
Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
1
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  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Downey

Why you need a top real estate agent in Downey, CA

Average real estate agents in Downey, CA leave homes on the market for 77 days, while top real estate agents sell in 41 days. Downey's 4,797 real estate agents with active listings sell 76 homes on average.

Top Seller's Agents

Compared to the average agent in Downey, the top 3% of real estate agents sell 1.8x more homes in the same area, close 35.93 days faster, and help clients earn 103.0% more on their home sales.

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Top Buyer's Agents

Finding the right real estate agent in Downey can have a big impact on your bottom line. A top 3% agent helps 1.8x more buyers, and can save you $33,994 more on your home purchase than an average agent.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Downey, CA

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
4.7 stars

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

"The house was listed on a Thursday night and we had an offer on Tuesday! Thank you HomeLight for recommending such a great realtor!"

Lorie D.

HomeLight Client

"I would highly recommend HomeLight to help you through the process of finding that just right, excellent Realtor. It will take a load off you and make the process of putting your house on the market much more enjoyable instead of a chore."

Lori D.

HomeLight Client

"...We found HomeLight, searched for agents with experience, and connected with our agent in one day. She helped us snag a property in a competitive part of town, largely due to her relationships in the area."

Evelyn H.

HomeLight Client

Find top real estate agents in cities near Downey, CA

Whittier

Active Agents2,173
Time on Market55
Avg. Sale Price$570,000

Cerritos

Active Agents1,132
Time on Market54
Avg. Sale Price$715,000

Bellflower

Active Agents1,341
Time on Market57
Avg. Sale Price$520,000

Lynwood

Active Agents729
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$465,500

Compton

Active Agents1,886
Time on Market57
Avg. Sale Price$425,000

Pico Rivera

Active Agents1,373
Time on Market55
Avg. Sale Price$494,000

Paramount

Active Agents809
Time on Market54
Avg. Sale Price$365,000

Lakewood

Active Agents2,758
Time on Market46
Avg. Sale Price$593,000

South Gate

Active Agents1,045
Time on Market63
Avg. Sale Price$453,000

South Whittier

Active Agents1,449
Time on Market50
Avg. Sale Price$535,000

Norwalk

Active Agents2,601
Time on Market51
Avg. Sale Price$500,000

Montebello

Active Agents982
Time on Market57
Avg. Sale Price$520,000

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 Downey?
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 Downey?
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 Downey, CA.
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When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Downey?
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 Downey 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 Downey 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 Downey?
While individual real estate agent commissions do vary, most real estate agents in Downey work for 6% of the home price.
Why should I use HomeLight to find a Downey real estate agent?
HomeLight analyzes all real estate agent in Downey to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Downey 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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