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Rob Young
616 REALTY
About Rob

Rob Young has been a licensed real estate agent in Michigan for 22 years and is with Midwest Properties of Michigan in Grand Rapids. Robert's coverage area includes Ada, Byron Center, Caledonia, Cascade, Forest Hills, Grand Rapids, Grandville, Hudsonville, Jenison, Kentwood, Northview, and Wyoming. HomeLight ranks Robert as one of the top 1% of agents in Grand Rapids for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 6% of agents who sell homes fast.

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"Rob is a polished, competent, and responsive real estate professional. When we decided to sell our ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
56
Condo Transactions
4
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
REALTOR®
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Brian Bartholomew
Remax Grand Rapids
About Brian

Brian Bartholomew has been selling Real Estate in West Michigan for 12+ years and is in the top 1% of individual producing agents. $15,000,000 in 2020 sales. Featured 2020 agent in the prestigious TOP AGENT MAGAZINE. He takes the “Consultant First-Sales Second” approach and has successfully closed hundreds of transactions while receiving five-star reviews on zillow. Brian has received Career Awards such as: Executive Club, 100% Club, Platinum Club, Hall of Fame, Grand Rapids Magazine All Star. JD Power Awards in Buying & Selling.

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"We are first-time homebuyers and I don’t think that our experience could have been better! Brian was..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
27
Condo Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Kevin Yoder
Yoder Real Estate
About Kevin

Kevin Yoder is a real estate agent and owner of Yoder Real Estate in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Kevin has been in the real estate business for nearly 20 years. Kevin and his team of professionals help home sellers and home buyers in many areas- including Grand Rapids, Ada, Forest Hills, Wyoming, Kentwood, Hudsonville, Rockford, Cascade, Byron Center, Lowell, Northview and many more! HomeLight ranks Kevin as one of the top 0.6% of agents in Grand Rapids for successfully selling homes and as one of the top agents for selling homes fast, for the most money possible and with the leas amount of hassle for home sellers. For home buyers they are expert negotiators and are able to provide buyers with more home buying options through Yoder Real Estate's exclusive "Kevin's List", which includes many "off-market" homes that other agents do not have access to.

Single Family Home Transactions
89
Condo Transactions
9
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
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Ann Huizen
Five Star Real Estate Leaders
About Ann

I began working in the Real Estate Industry over 28 years ago. In that time I have become an expert at helping buyers and sellers in West Michigan realize the dream of home ownership. I am expertly trained in all areas, as well as first time home buyers. Real Estate is my passion, having the opportunity to assist in the real estate process is a privilege for me. If you or anyone you know is thinking or buying, selling or investing - Call me, I am your Answer Lady! Successfully working in the real estate industry and helping buyers and sellers in the West Michigan area/Greater Grand Rapids and Lakeshore for more than 20 years. Honesty & Integrity are very important to me along with servicing my clients quickly. A major part of my business has always been past client referrals. I Iove helping people navigate the local real estate market, and answering questions.

Condo Transactions
3
Single Family Home Transactions
17
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
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Scot Kellogg
616 Realty LLC
About Scot

Scot is the owner and broker of 616 Realty LLC in Grand Rapids, Michigan and has been in the real estate business for 15 years. Scot has completed transactions in several areas including Wyoming, Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Forest Hills, Cutlerville and Grandville. HomeLight ranks Scot as one of the top 3% of agents in Grand Rapids for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 3% of agents for single family homes. Scot typically represents the buyer (56% of the time), but has also completed 90 seller transactions during this period. Scot has been most prolific in Wyoming including representing the seller of a single family home that sold for $230,000 in one transaction and a buyer of a single family home that sold for $238,000 in another.

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"Scot was great to work with. He did an excellent job selling our house, as well as helping us to fi..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
29
Condo Transactions
0
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Mark Deering
RE/MAX of Grand Rapids | Deering Team
About Mark

Mark has been selling real estate in West Michigan since 1997! He spent all of those years with REMAX! In 2010 he joined REMAX of Grand Rapids to position himself with the largest REMAX in West Michigan. He is very active in the office with continuous training, business book clubs, and networking with other professionals. He has won many awards for his sales volume, productivity, marketing ability, and community efforts. His marketing is second to none with his photography, internet knowledge, professional home staging, aerial video tour, and blending them together for great market presence. He is known for his honesty, ability to listen, and problem solving skills. The phrase moves-made-easy best describes a transaction with Mark Deering! Mark outside of work enjoys camping, kayaking, hiking, everything outside! Mark is an avid softball player/coach for his REMAX team! Mountain bike racing and road bike riding are a couple of Mark's favorite activities. Search us on Zillow for reviews : Mark Deering Search us on Youtube : RE/MAX of Grand Rapids | markdeering The Mark Deering Team Mission Statement Our mission is to provide an experience that is very helpful, exciting, and informative! We have been trusted with many clients largest financial decisions since 1997. We create the type of experience you will remember, and talk about, whenever you think of real estate. We aim to think ahead, always sharpening the pencil, to ensure the clients first class experience. We want to be known for our integrity, eagerness to go the extra mile, our knowledge, and our commitment to our clients. Our mission is to grow in all aspects of life and encourage others to do the same.

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"Mark sold my home and found me another home in a couple weeks. I very strongly recommend him to anyo..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
68
Condo Transactions
4
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
REALTOR®
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Diane Griffin
Keller Williams Realty
About Diane

Diane Griffin is an international business woman with an insurmountable work ethic, a drive for building successful businesses and a desire to create endless opportunities for everyone around her. Overall, she plays a major role leading organizational strategy and elevating performance through innovative leadership. Diane is the Owner and CEO of the Griffin Properties Team and the Operating Principal for Keller Williams Grand Rapids North in Grand Rapids, MI. Internationally, Diane serves as Chairman of the Board for Keller Williams United Kingdom. She is President of Global Relations for her brand, Daisy Worldwide, a Keller Williams Worldwide Partner. Diane is the Operating Principal for the Keller Williams United Kingdom Leeds, the Regional Director of Training and Education for Keller Williams Belize and an investor in the Master Franchise for Keller Williams Poland. Diane’s entrepreneurial success over the last 25 years, combined with her passion for coaching and educating, brings a unique combination of experience, strategic direction and commitment to excellence into every new venture. In addition to her responsibilities as a business owner and coach, Diane is a competitive triathlete, a mother of two and a tireless advocate for the community to which she graciously attributes her livelihood. She serves on several non-profit boards and advisory committees in the Grand Rapids area.

Condo Transactions
2
Single Family Home Transactions
38
TIC Transactions
0
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Julie Rossio
Keller Williams Grand Rapids East
About Julie

DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR HER CLIENTS is Julie Rossio’s business mantra. In the emotionally charged world of residential real estate, parties to a transaction need a steady hand on the rudder to help them navigate the sometimes treacherous and often confusing waters. What are your priorities? Your criteria for making a decision? Your expectations for working with a Realtor? Hearing these questions will be the first clue that you are working with a Realtor who puts your interests first. A Realtor who will be a committed representative before, during, and after the sale. One who will provide peace of mind and work hard so you won’t have to. Julie Rossio treats every deal like it’s her own. Her positive attitude, passion for her work, and creative problem solving, coupled with her aggressive and zealous representation, sets her apart from the pack. Julie represents both buyers and sellers, and a high percentage of her business is generated by referrals from satisfied clients. Let her put her excitement and enthusiasm to work for you. Do what’s right by letting Julie do what’s right for you and become a client for life!

Single Family Home Transactions
14
Condo Transactions
6
TIC Transactions
0
NAR Certifications
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Jamie Rodriguez
Rodriguez Homes
About Jamie

Home ownership is the biggest lifelong investment for most people and finding the right home is a process. I bring 20 years of experience in business sales and marketing to the table. My prior experiences have taught me the best negotiation techniques and problem solving skills to get you the best value possible for your specific needs and goals. My proven Listing strategy includes a professional yard post sign, professional pictures by a photographer, staging advice, Local MLS exposure on GRAR®, nationwide exposure on Zillow®, Trulia®, Hotpads®, Realtor.com®, Estately®, Realestate.com®, and numerous other home search sites. I take the no-pressure approach. While working with me, you will find that I am patient. I listen to your needs and desires and work until we find exactly what you are looking for! I seek to educate you at the highest level to make sure you are making a informed choice. No surprises or hidden fees here! If you are looking to buy or sell a home, contact me today to talk more about my programs!

Condo Transactions
9
Single Family Home Transactions
44
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
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Mike Smallegan
Keller Williams Grand Rapids
About Mike

Mike Smallegan is a real estate agent with a great knowledge of Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas. Growing up in the Grand Rapids area has given Mike an excellent knowledge of all the best amenities this great city has to offer. Whether you are are looking on the north, west, south, or east Mike can help you find the home that best suits your needs. Mike understands that buying and selling a home is both a personal and emotional experience which is why you need to rely on someone who is experienced and knowledgeable. Trusting such an important life investment to someone who is well versed in the Grand Rapids area can make this next chapter in life a little more relaxing. Throughout Mike's real estate career he has helped many people buy and sell their home all over Grand Rapids and in a few other areas too. With a caring personality, Mike is well-suited to assist you through your journey of buying or selling your home leaving you with a lasting memorable experience. Mike has experience with numerous types of real estate throughout the all 32 neighborhoods in the Grand Rapids area. From luxury Heritage Hill mansions to popular downtown condos and even quaint cottages on the shores of Lake Michigan, he understands how to interpret your desires and find the right home for you. Having a real estate agent who you can trust to find you the right home comes from working with someone who has experience with all types of homes or condos. Not only does he have personal experience with helping people find their dream home, he has also been on the other side of a transaction when he purchased his own family home. Being on both sides of a transaction helps Mike to understand what it feels like to be the buyer in such an important transaction. In addition to owning a family home, Mike also owns several rental properties throughout the Grand Rapids area. Owning investment properties also gives Mike an advantage when helping people find the right home for rental purposes. Knowing the best places to rent where you will get the most out of your investment is helpful and knowledge that not everyone is equipt with. Whether you are looking for a single-family investment property or a property that has multiple units, you can rely on Mike to give you information from an investor's view. Having this extra knowledge has created a successful string of happy investor clients that are benefiting from their choice to invest in Grand Rapids. When Mike is not hard at work, he enjoys spending time with his family. Together Mike and his wife Hannah have four beautiful children, two boys, and twin girls. The family would not be complete without their lovable golden-doodle Stella. You can often find the family enjoying their boat out on the water or relaxing in Mackinac City. If Mike isn't working or boating with his family, Mike enjoys hobbies like watching college football, playing a couple of hands of poker, or going out for a round of golf.

Single Family Home Transactions
130
Condo Transactions
8
TIC Transactions
0
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  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Forest Hills

Why you need a top real estate agent in Forest Hills, MI

In Forest Hills, where homes stay on the market an average of 76 days, it’s crucial to have a top performing real estate agent. Top Forest Hills agents do 423 real estate transactions a year, compared to the average agent who does 149. Plus, our data shows the best agents save you time and money.

Top Seller's Agents

Forest Hills top real estate agents make $24,118 more on home sales and sell in under 39 days. That's 179.3% more money and 1.9x faster than a sale from an average agent's transaction.

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Top Buyer's Agents

Top buyer's agents in Forest Hills help home buyers purchase 1.7x more homes when they're measured against the average real estate agent in Forest Hills. Top buyer's agents also save clients $64,323 on transactions.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Forest Hills, MI

Top Agents
4.9 stars
Avg. Agents
4.3 stars

Top real estate agents in Forest Hills score an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Forest Hills agent who scores only 4.3 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Forest Hills and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

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Find top real estate agents in cities near Forest Hills, MI

Grand Rapids

Active Agents2,175
Time on Market41
Avg. Sale Price$176,000

Wyoming

Active Agents1,474
Time on Market43
Avg. Sale Price$162,100

Kentwood

Active Agents1,304
Time on Market44
Avg. Sale Price$214,000

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