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Top Essex real estate agents

HomeLight looks at every one of the 307 active Essex, MA real estate agents and measures how they stack up against the average agent. In Essex, the top 3% of agents buy and sell in 70 days and work on 550 homes.

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See how 19 of the top REALTORS® and real estate agents in Essex, MA stack up

Peter Lane
North Shore's Gold Coast Realty
About Peter

Peter and Pam Lane of Lane Team are licensed real estate agents in Gloucester Massachusetts and are currently with North Shore's Gold Coast Realty in Gloucester. Lane's coverage area includes Gloucester, Rockport, Manchester, Beverly, Essex, Ipswich, Danvers, Hamilton, Wenham, Salem and Topsfield. HomeLight ranks Lane as one of the top 1% of agents in Gloucester for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 8% of agents for condos. HomeLight has information on 119 of Lane's transactions since 2009, 24 of which were in the past two years. Lane typically represents the buyer (60% of the time), but has also completed 47 seller transactions during this period. Lane has been most prolific in Gloucester including representing the seller of a two family home at 1236 Washington St. that sold for $1,135,000 in one transaction and a buyer of a single family home at 81 Eastern Point Boulevard. that sold for $3,000,000 in another.

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Single Family Home Transactions
11
Condo Transactions
5
TIC Transactions
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Ingrid Miles
Keller Williams Realty
About Ingrid

Ingrid Miles professional background in real estate finds her as an award winning REALTOR serving investors, buyers and sellers on the North Shore of Boston including Rowley, Essex, Hamilton, Wenham, Manchester, Newbury, Boxford, Newburyport Georgetown, Groveland Topsfield and Ipswich where she served as Chair of the Board of Selectmen and served on the Finance Committee for the Town of Ipswich overseeing ~50MM budget. Received numerous Ipswich Rotary Distinguished Service Citations in honor of devoted and unselfish "Service Above Self" to Club and Community as its Past President. She brings that devotion and conscientious service to every interaction with her customers and clients in the buying and selling of property with a special talent and love for heritage properties with a winning approach for all. She was a member of the REMAX Executive Club for 2007--2008 and a silver member of Keller Williams for 2008, 2009 and top agent in the company for 2010 --2018 (quadruple and triple gold medal) and has been agent of the month numerous times with highest volume of sales including #3 in Keller Williams New England Region and in the top 3% internationally.

Single Family Home Transactions
3
Condo Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
0
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  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Holly Chiancola
Holly C & Co. Fine Homes
About Holly

As a lifelong resident of Cape Ann, I offer in-depth knowledge of the area and market. Through continuing education on current laws and market trends within the industry, I offer expertise in the field. Professionalism, knowledge, service, client commitment and satisfaction are my goals to ensure success for my client and myself. Work History: 2006 – Present Gloucester, MA Holly C. & Co. – Fine Homes Owner Broker, Realtor Responsibilities include Seller and Buyer representation, accurate evaluation of property values, client interest negotiator, transaction follow-through and consultations. 1995-2006 Gloucester, MA Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Vice President Sales Associate, Realtor, Appraiser o Top 3 ranking for sales on the North Shore 2005 o International President’s Elite 2005 (Representing top 1% of Coldwell Banker agents nationally) o Top 10% ranking in Coldwell Banker nationally 2004 o Ranking 8th in top 50 CBRB agents northeast region 2004 o Ranking #4 in sales in Esse

Single Family Home Transactions
8
Condo Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
NAR Certifications
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About Robert

As the #1 agent in this market for the last nine years in a row since 2011 and just over 650 sales, I have the experience, Sale skils and I am an expert in this local area, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate here. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. a skill set for success and a strong team in place to make it happen. I have 54 agents and a full time staff of seven high level business savvy employees doing everything I should not. Here are some of the things I can do for you: Find Your Next Home You need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter - not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home Sell a Home When it's time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. I can take care of everything you need, from start to close. Consult on Home Selling Tactics Often times buyers don't visualize living in your home the way you do. I have a full time professional staging and design expert on my team you will provide you with a full written report of what to do and how to prepare and not only that she can execute for you!

Single Family Home Transactions
15
Condo Transactions
20
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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John Wells
Wellsco Realty Newburyport
About John

ZILLOW has selected John as one of the top agents in the Boston area: "Zillow''s going coast-coast shining the spotlight on some of the best agents in cities around the country. John P. Wells as wowed his clients with speedy responses to questions and has taken a direct role in creating a positive online presence for his community." Prior to becoming a real estate professional, John served as dean of undergraduate studies at a business school in Europe and economic advisor to the State of Utah in Brussels. John grew up in Massachusetts and returned to get involved in real estate planning and development. In 2011 he decided to create his own boutique real estate brokerage, Wellsco Realty, headquartered in Newburyport MA and serving MA and NH. To provide exceptional service to its rapidly growing client base, John has attracted a team of seasoned professionals who share the same work ethic and are always responsive and available to their clients.

Condo Transactions
5
Single Family Home Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Lillian Montalto
Lillian Montalto Signature Properties International, LLC
About Lillian

Lillian has been the #1 Agent in New England for the past 19 years. Lillian is the founder, broker and principal of Lillian Montalto Signature Properties at 34 Park Street, in Andover Massachusetts. Lillian has closed over $2 Billion dollars worth of real estate in her career! She also personally coaches several of America’s top real estate agents. Lillian has also been recognized by the National Association of Realtors as America’s #1 Female Real Estate Agent. She is active in several community activities including the Andover Montessori School, North East Builders Association. YWCA, YMCA, and North Andover Lions Club. Lillian is only one of 67 real estate associates nationwide to have achieved 8 educational designations. Her firm also is a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, the #1 relocation company internationally. Lillian has been a Brinton Super Star, a member of Bill Barrett’s Top 50 and has been a keynote Speaker at NAR, the National Association of Realtors annual conference, and numerous Real Estate and Business seminars around the world, including Bali, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United States. Lillian is active in several community activities including the Bellesini Academy, North East Builders Association, YWCA, YMCA, and North Andover Lions Club. She and her husband Bob were recently recognized by Art and Antiques Magazine as being one of America’s Top 200 Art Collectors in two different categories: Primitive Art and Decorative Arts. Their home was recently featured in Boston Magazine, Art and Antiques, and the North Shore Magazine. Their collections have been featured in Art and Antiques, Veranda, Shelter and various Wood Art Magazines.

Single Family Home Transactions
2
Condo Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
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Pamela Cote
RE/MAX 360
About Pamela

Pamela Cote of Pam Cote & Associates RE/MAX 360 in Beverly, MA is a fulltime professional since 1984. Keeps up with the Real Estate market with technology in mind. Pam is ready to assist & negotiate in the North Shore of Boston area. Pam is an experienced Realtor who listens and provides service tailored to clients.

Single Family Home Transactions
5
Condo Transactions
0
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
REALTOR®
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John McCarthy
Rowley Realty, LLC.
About John

John McCarthy is a Broker Associate here at Rowley Realty. He has been with us since June of 2003, and in that short time has sold over $200 million in property and has earned the Top Achiever status for 6 consecutive years. He was recently awarded the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) award. Realtors who receive the CRS Designation have completed advanced courses and have demonstrated professional expertise in the field of residential real estate. Fewer than 38,000 Realtors nationwide have earned the credential. His experience and success makes him the perfect sales agent for you whether you are buying for the first time or selling your present home. John would be happy to provide a free Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) to estimate the market value of your home. He also offers clients a Customized Buyer Program (CBP) to target properties that meet your specific needs if you are looking to purchase your home. All these services are provided at no cost or obligation

Single Family Home Transactions
19
Condo Transactions
7
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
NAR Certifications
REALTOR®
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Philip Dennesen
Keller Williams Realty
About Philip

Having the right real estate agent means having an agent who is committed to helping you buy or sell your home with the highest level of expertise in your local market. This means also to help you in understanding each step of the buying or selling process. This commitment level has helped me build a remarkable track record of delivering results. Nothing is more exciting to me than the gratifying feeling I get from helping people meet their real estate needs. You can count on me to always do what's in your best interest. I pride myself on being honest, trustworthy, and knowledgeable in the real estate market. I know how important it is to find your dream home or get the best offer for your property. Therefore I will make it my responsibility to help you achieve those goals. Whether you are an experienced investor or a first time buyer, I can help you in finding the property of your dreams. Please feel free to browse my website or let me guide you every step of the way by calling or e-mailing me to set up an appointment today.

Single Family Home Transactions
11
Condo Transactions
0
TIC Transactions
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  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Robert Cohen
Engel & Völkers Boston
About Robert

Robb brings a unique perspective to the industry by tailoring a dedicated client experience that requires the highest-level of service, one that is worthy of the time, emotional and financial investment at hand. With 20+ years working in the Greater Boston Real Estate market, Robb Cohen and his team earned a reputation as an industry leader, being responsible for approximately $1 Billion in sales, representing approximately 950 closed property sides. Due to his in-depth market knowledge, top sales volume and experience in the Boston marketplace and surrounding towns he is considered to be one of the Top Listing Brokers and Most Dedicated Buyer's Representative. Being available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, he is part of his client's journey, from conception to closing and for life. He works diligently to ensure his clients are fully educated in all existing properties, off-market properties and new properties coming to market and any potential concerns for the area. You can rest assured when working with Robb that he will assemble the best team of experts in construction, home inspection, attorneys, mortgage, and private bankers to assure a worry-free experience. Robb works tirelessly until his clients are beyond satisfied with the purchase, or sale of their property. To provide the highest level of service to his clients, Robb has brought together a true dream team of exceptional advisors to form The Robb Cohen Team with combined experience of over 75 years all under the industry's premier International brand Engel & Völkers.

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Condo Transactions
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Single Family Home Transactions
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TIC Transactions
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  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Essex

Why you need a top real estate agent in Essex, MA

In Essex, where homes stay on the market an average of 126 days, it’s crucial to have a top performing real estate agent. Top Essex agents do 401 real estate transactions a year, compared to the average agent who does 155. Plus, our data shows the best agents save you time and money.

Top Seller's Agents

Top seller's agents in Essex sell 56.39 days faster than the average agent, make sellers 4.9% more on the sales, and move 1.7x more properties.

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Top Buyer's Agents

When you hire a top Essex buyer’s agent, you’re getting the highest level of experience: They help 68.8% more buyers than the average agent, and save buyers $38,712 more.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Essex, MA

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
4.4 stars

Top real estate agents in Essex score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Essex agent who scores only 4.4 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Essex and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

Recent reviews for Essex real estate agents and REALTORS

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Karen Carreiro
North Shore's Gold Coast Realty
Dec 05, 2020

“Peter is thorough, professional and great to work with. He is honest and forthright and explained everything in a way that was easy to understand, from making the offer to working with the mortgage lender. I always received a call back from Peter within a reasonable amount of time and he answered or...“

"HomeLight provided a space for us to let Realtors know what we were looking for, and helped us contact them. We couldn't be happier with our choice of Realtor that the service helped us narrow down and choose. Everything was timely and professional!"

James W.

HomeLight Client

"HomeLight made it extremely easy to navigate the world of Realtors and pick the correct one the first time. Next time I buy or sell a house I will definitely be using HomeLight to find my Realtor. "

Jeremy B..

HomeLight Client

"I had been trying to sell my house for a few years, but despaired at my ability to pick out a real estate agent on my own. Using HomeLight, I quickly found an agent that was a real go-getter. He sold our house higher than the listing price in only eight days. Finding a great agent made all the difference! "

Sharon W..

HomeLight Client

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