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Top Elgin real estate agents

Here's what you can expect when working with the top 3% of the 5,014 active real estate agents in Elgin, IL: the top Elgin real estate agents can sell your home 63.21 days faster than the local average, save up to $27,738 on a home purchase, and make -$539 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 Elgin stack up

Royal Hartwig
Royal Family Real Estate
About Royal

Royal is a real estate agent with Royal Family Real Estate in Schaumburg, Illinois and has been in the real estate business for 14 years. Royal's coverage area includes the northwest suburbs. HomeLight ranks Royal as one of the top 17% of agents who sell homes fast and as one of the top 1% of agents who sell homes for top dollar.

Townhome Transactions
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Single Family Home Transactions
41
Condo Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Robert Wisdom
RE/MAX Horizon
About Robert

Our business relationships are created through quality referral, generated from our past and present clients & we value the confidence you put into us in selling or buying one of the most important assets you'll ever have. Through referrals from friends, family, and clients, we believe in offering you a smooth real estate experience built around your needs. We hope this website may help you decide that we are the best real estate agents for all your real estate needs. We are here to help you in any way we can. Bob and Lisa Wisdom are both life-time residents born and raised in the area and attended the local schools K-12. They know this area hands down vs. their competition. We have over 25+ years experience in real estate. Let us help you make your next move the best ever!

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"Have been a long time client of Team Wisdom, from start to finish they make selling and buying a bre..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
130
Condo Transactions
6
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Mimi Geiger
Berkshire Hathaway Starck
About Mimi

MIMI GEIGER - Team Lead Following a rewarding Airline Career, in Customer Service and Sales, Mimi and her husband, Jim, moved to Huntley from Algonquin, IL. Mimi became a Licensed Realtor in 2004, and worked as a Buyer's Agent on a Team. In 2008, Mimi started her own Team and is now a Top Real Estate Producer. Mimi prides herself on her Negotiating, and Sales skills, timely followup and Expertise that experience and continuing education provide. KAREN CZARNEY - Team Member/Buyer's Agent Karen Czarny has lived in Huntley since 2002 with her husband, Wally and their children Max & Mary. Karen has a BS in Communications from Illinois State University with a minor in Biology. Karen has always be interested in real estate and earned her Broker's License in 2017. Shortly after joining Berkshire Hathaway Stark Real Estate in Huntley, Karen became a member of the Mimi Geiger Team. With her excellent communication skills and attention to detail, Karen has been a welcomed addition and already has many satisfied clients, both buyers and sellers. CHOOSING THE RIGHT REALTOR, DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

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"Mimi was attentive and helpful in the process from the beginning to end. She also has an excellent t..."

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50
Condo Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
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  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Lisa Wolf
Keller Williams North Shore West
About Lisa

Lisa Wolf, real estate broker and founder of wolfpartners REAL ESTATE serves all of the chicagoland area. wolfpartners REAL ESTATE team now consists of 9 team members - 4 licensed agents, home stager, and 4 team EA's/admins. The team's niche is staging every home they list to show beautifully and maximizing their sellers net. Also, because the team spans from the north to the south - they have the ability to serve their clients anywhere. At wolfpartners, our company’s core values are to always operate with integrity, passion, consistent communication, and a tenacious mission to achieve designedRESULTS. When partnering with us on this journey our main focus and mission is satisfying your home goals. Call us today and let the journey begin!

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"Kimberly was our agent and she was amazing in every way! Always available, always explained things ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
230
Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
10
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Matt Kombrink
RE/MAX All Pro
About Matt

The Kombrink Team at RE/MAX All Pro has been a market leader serving Kane & DuPage counties in all aspects of real estate since 1991. Our team approach guarantees that your needs are handled, and the process of buying or selling a home is a seamless and successful one. We’ve built a team of full-time licensed agents, systems and internet marketing specialists and hands-on administrative support to provide the necessary one-on-one relationship with each client. We’re proud to help over 350 families a year buy or sell a home. As trends in the industry shift, The Kombrink Team at RE/MAX All Pro has remained on the cutting edge providing residential sales, property management and short sale/distressed property consultation to clients from St Charles, Geneva, Batavia, North Aurora, Sugar Grove, Elburn, Maple Park, South Elgin, Wayne, West Chicago, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn and Naperville. Utilizing the latest home buyer tools, plus a staff of dedicated professionals, we make finding your dream home a success. Looking to sell your home? The Kombrink Team at RE/MAX All Pro utilizes innovative and proactive marketing to put your home in front of more home buyers than any other Realtor! When you work with our team, you’ll find honesty, integrity and a genuine interest in helping you! Our efforts have led us to become the #1 selling team in the local area as well as one of the top 3 selling teams in all of Northern Illinois among RE/MAX agents for the past 10 years.

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"Matt Kombrink & his team did an excellent job in selling our home. We were under contract (above ask..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
190
Condo Transactions
7
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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Teresa Stultz
Premier Living Properties
About Teresa

Committed to providing honest, professional service. Multi-million dollar producers. Specializing in residential new construction & resales, investment properties, luxury listings and more. Member: National Association of Realtors, Illinois. Association of Realtors and Realtor Association of the Fox Valley. Member: Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), the combined network of Multiple Listing Service of Northern Illinois and MAP Multiple Listing Service. As a past Real Estate Appraiser I have the experience and knowledge to know how to price properties accurately. Consistently in the Top 25 Agents in the County! As a local resident, wife and mother of three children, I can give a great perspective on what the Fox Valley has to offer. Member of The Leading Real Estate Companies of The World.

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"Teresa was great! Helped us purchase our first home. Very knowledgeable, protective of her buyers an..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
89
Condo Transactions
7
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Jay Reid
HomeSmart Connect
About Jay

Realtor Estate Broker Jay Reid is a premier listing agent. With over 23 years of practical experience. Jay Reid and The Reid Group have developed the formula for success in selling our clients homes for maximum value and in the least amount of time. HomeLight has ranked the Reid Group in the top 3% for agents. Using a tried and proven 14 point marketing plan The Reid Group showcases its listings using innovative marketing including virtual staging, drone videos, HDR pictures, full colorized brochures. We post our listings on over 300 websites. More importantly The Reid Group understands that buyers and their agents sometimes lack experience and understanding of the market your home is in. High touch service to all parties involved will promote a quicker sale and as our statistics show, we sell on average in 50 days and for 98% of listing price. We firmly believe that the equation for selling homes looks like this. Optimize your home for sale to get highest price. We know what buyers feedback is going to be. We prepare you for that and provide you the necessary advice and referrals to get your home looking its best. You only have one chance to make a first impression. Percent of list price the home will sell for. We average a 98% of list price. What about other agents? Percent of commission the home will sell for. The Reid Group offers a variable commission rate. Ask how we can help protect your equity. Equals the best possible net for the sale of your home. Every offer will come with a net sheet showing your bottom line after all expenses (just not the commissions). Call The Reid Group for a confidential consultation regarding the sale of your home. You will be glad you did!

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"Jay is the most knowledgeable real estate agent. With his experience and empathy he knows exactly h..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
50
Condo Transactions
1
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0
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  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Helen Oliveri
Helen Oliveri Real Estate
About Helen

Helen has been a licensed real estate agent in Illinois since 2003. Helen has an office exclusive for her team in Hawthorn Woods, strategically located to service not only HW, but surrounding areas as well. Helen has completed over 2,000+ transactions in several areas including Hawthorn Woods, Long Grove, Kildeer, Lake Zurich, Chicago, Morton Grove Glenview, Northbrook, Des Plaines, Wheeling, Morton Grove and surrounding neighborhoods. HomeLight ranks Helen as one of the top 1% of agents in Hawthorn Woods for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 15% of agents who sell homes fast. HomeLight has information on 1902 of Helen's transactions since 2009, 377 of which were in the past two years. Helen typically represents the seller (84% of the time), but has also completed 274 buyer transactions during this period. Helen has been most prolific in Hawthorn Woods including representing the seller of a single family home that sold for $1,175,000 in one transaction and a buyer of a single family home that sold for $650,000 in another. Helen's experience is expansive and she has a local presence in the North Shore and throughout all of Northern Cook and Lake County.

Helen's reviews

"Amazing job - Helen and her team were terrific! I would highly recommend Helen!"

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Single Family Home Transactions
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  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Dawn Larsen
Baird & Warner
About Dawn

Dawn is passionate about making your home buying or selling experience not only as stress free as possible, but also fun! She realizes that buying or selling a home is one of the most important financial decisions you may make in your life and is ready to help you "think outside the box" if necessary to accomplish your goals. She is hard working and dedicated to providing honesty, professionalism, timely and quality services to all of her clients. She is ready to listen, really listen, to your needs, wants, and desires to ensure that you are satisfied with your experience. She has consistently been one of the top five agents of the Schaumburg office since 2010 and achieved the honor of being the number one agent in 2014 and 2015. She has trained for the CREN (Certified Real Estate Negotiator) and CSC (Certified Staging Consultant) certifications to aid her clients in achieving the best pricing on their home. She is also a member of the Baird & Warner Relocation Team and the E-Business Team. Dawn's motto is "Helping people find a new beginning!" as she feels every new phase of life begins a new chapter in your life story and becomes an opportunity to start fresh! Her personal experience of buying and/or selling eight homes in four different states gives her the ability to understand and empathize with her clients who are relocating to a different state, or just across town. Before beginning her career at Baird & Warner, Dawn's list of previous occupations were as a administrative assistant in a nuclear engineering research facility, a wife, a stay at home mom, a transcriber of home inspections for a leading home inspector, and as a teacher/moderator home schooling her two children. She has been married to her high school sweetheart since 1985 and has two married adult children. She has lived in the Hoffman Estates area since 1999 and is active in her church and community. Some of her favorites are a good book, cycling (both pedal and motor), kayaking, exploring, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

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TIC Transactions
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Dave & Candy Goddard
Garry Real Estate
About Dave & Candy

Dave and Candy work under Garry Real Estate. Dave has won the award for 5 Star multiple years in a row. Dave has sold 25.98x the number of single family homes as the average agent in the area. We have data on 337 of Dave’s transactions. Dave has worked with buyers 63% of the time, and has represented the seller in 126 recorded transactions. Here’s a little about Dave’s real estate experience: - Dave recently sold one home for $1,365,000. - this real estate agent is skilled in fast home sales: they have listings that have sold in as little as 0 days. - Dave is an agent who sells homes for top dollar. HomeLight has data on 66 transactions Dave has done in Bartlett. Dave ranks in the top 5% of agents in Bartlett. Dave has closed 63 more home sales than the average agent in the area.

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"Dave had a lot of homes for me to look at & I could contact him anytime. I found my home quickly af..."

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Find your perfect real estate agent in Elgin

Why you need a top real estate agent in Elgin, IL

Here's why you should work with a top Elgin real estate agent: the average agent in the city closes around 191 deals, but the top 3% of agents work on 829 transactions in the same area. On top of that, top Elgin agents make $15,084 more and move homes 2.0x faster than the average agent.

Top Seller's Agents

Top seller's agents, when compared again the average real estate agent in Elgin, sell 1.8x the number of homes and sell them 63.21 days faster.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market
Lower is better

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Top Buyer's Agents

Compared to average agents, top Elgin agents help 75.3% more buyers purchase homes, and save those buyers $15,084 more on their new homes.

Condos Sold / Yr

Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
Lower is better

Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Elgin, IL

Top Agents
4.9 stars
Avg. Agents
4.9 stars

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

"As first-time home buyers, we had no idea where to start. We wanted to make sure we selected a Realtor that fit our exact needs. Homelight matched us with a genuine, honest real estate agent. "

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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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"HomeLight found a number of Realtors and provided a baseline for me to compare them. We were in a bit of a time crunch to sell and HomeLight made finding a local agent quick and easy."

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

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Elgin, top agents are frequently doing deals in Northeast Elgin, College Green, and Southeast Elgin.

Northeast Elgin

Active Agents553
Time on Market116
Avg. Sale Price$132,556

College Green

Active Agents586
Time on Market103
Avg. Sale Price$149,983

Southeast Elgin

Active Agents427
Time on Market113
Avg. Sale Price$100,258

Find top real estate agents in cities near Elgin, IL

Huntley

Active Agents1,453
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$260,000

Palatine

Active Agents3,497
Time on Market66
Avg. Sale Price$250,000

Lake in the Hills

Active Agents1,587
Time on Market60
Avg. Sale Price$225,000

Carol Stream

Active Agents1,801
Time on Market58
Avg. Sale Price$245,000

Streamwood

Active Agents2,416
Time on Market61
Avg. Sale Price$205,000

St. Charles

Active Agents1,425
Time on Market72
Avg. Sale Price$291,500

Crystal Lake

Active Agents2,040
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$230,000

Hoffman Estates

Active Agents2,551
Time on Market67
Avg. Sale Price$260,000

Schaumburg

Active Agents3,650
Time on Market58
Avg. Sale Price$215,001

Wheaton

Active Agents2,027
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$325,000

Bartlett

Active Agents2,398
Time on Market60
Avg. Sale Price$272,000

Algonquin

Active Agents1,850
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$248,000

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