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Top Fort Lauderdale real estate agents

Fort Lauderdale, FL’s Los Angeles style beaches, Venetian style canals, and sunshine make it a popular market for buyers and sellers. Fort Lauderdale’s top real estate agents sell 1.4x faster and save buyers $53,417 more than average agents. Out of 10,611 Fort Lauderdale real estate agents, HomeLight knows your perfect match.

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

Laura Sanders
RE/MAX Direct
About Laura

I pride my business on Referrals from Past Client's based on the exceptional service I provide. I have been with Remax for 17 years and I am their number one agent. I know what it takes to get my customers homes sold. My track record is proven and documented. You will not be disappointed with my services!!!

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"We used Laura to sell out condo on water, she helped us Short Sale a home & years later buy another ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
3
Condo Transactions
1
Townhome Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
  • Cash Close Specialist 2020
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Daniel Galapo
RE/MAX First
About Daniel

Dan has lived in South Florida for over 20 years since moving here from Brooklyn, New York in 1996. He obtained his real estate license in 2004 and has been a full time top producing Realtor every year of his career. His focus is in east Fort Lauderdale and its surrounding city’s with an extensive list of satisfied customers. The most important thing when choosing a real estate professional is to find someone you can trust. Dan has a history of success and integrity in real estate that you can depend on. Dan is an experienced negotiator with expert knowledge of the local market. You can count on him to always work with your best interest in mind, and to represent you and your wishes to the best of his ability. Good communication is the cornerstone of any successful relationship. You can count on me to provide you with the information you need on a schedule and in a manner that suits you best... Thank you For reviewing my information and I look forward to the opportunity to serve all of your real estate needs!

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"My experience with Dan was fantastic. He sold my home in less than a week and helped me find my new..."

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Condo Transactions
12
Single Family Home Transactions
16
Townhome Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Aaron Novello
Keller Williams Partners
About Aaron

Aaron Novello went into the Real Estate business in 2006 right after graduating from the University of Florida. Since he started, he has personally helped more than 1,800 people buy and sell a home. Aaron and his team, The Novello Group, have been able to help so many people accomplish their goals and objectives because of their e xceptional service, assertive sales skills, top-of-the line marketing, cutting edge technology and most importantly-- hard work. Aaron is the lead generator, prospects daily for qualified buyers, lists properties, negotiates offers and manages staff. Aaron consistently sells a home every 72 hours and made REAL TRENDS top 1000 agents in the country in 2014, 2015, 2016,2017,2018,2019 & 2020.

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"Extremely satisfied, he is very knowledgeable, and very confident Would highly recommend him to othe..."

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Condo Transactions
78
Single Family Home Transactions
51
Townhome Transactions
10
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Claudia & Justin Willard
Willard Realty Team Corp
About Claudia & Justin

The Willard Realty Team: A husband and wife team, combining 39 years of real estate experience, catering to the Floridian Lifestyle in the South Florida Community. As full-time dedicated real estate professionals, Justin and Claudia, understand the intricacies of the real estate market and are well suited to achieve the goals of both buyers and sellers. Quadruple Platinum Awarded; Multi-Million Dollar Producers; TOP 5% Realtor-Brokers Nationwide; Five Star Rated Zillow Primer Agents; one of the Highest Volume Sales Teams serving Southern Florida, CLOSING 70+ Transactions Annually…… Justin Willard Broker-Consultant/CAM/GRI/CDPE/REOS/eAgent Justin is a native of South Florida and holds a Masters’ Degree from the University of Florida. A Licensed Real Estate Broker since 2002, Community Association Manager since 1998, Public Notary. Industry Designations include: Graduate Realtor Institute, Certified Distressed Property Expert, REO Certified and eAgent. Served on the Agent Leadership Council as Chair of the Advertising & Education Committees; in addition, Justin, is a Certified Top Producer Pro Manage Instructor/Trainer. Justin worked as Community Association Manager for Associa Property Management prior to becoming a Realtor. Duties: Managing Condominium and Home Owners Associations. The experience has afforded him a unique understanding and ability to deal with diverse types of properties in all markets. In addition, Justin has managed property portfolios for National Lenders & Hedge Funds. Duties: property acquisition, valuation, renovation oversite and management. Thus, Justin is well qualified to assist with your investment needs. Justin enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with clients and prides himself on acting in a consultative role. Claudia L. Willard P.A. Broker-Consultant/GRI/CDPE/REOS/eAgent A native of Venezuela, Claudia has resided in South Florida since 1999. A Licensed Real Estate Broker-Associate since 2003. Public Notary. Industry Designations include: Graduate Realtor Institute, Certified Distressed Property Expert, REO Certified, eAgent, and served on the Agent Leadership Council. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Claudia worked in the Property Management Division of Algebra International GMAC Real Estate, overseeing leasing and management of residential properties. Fluent in Spanish & English, with cultural insight, Claudia excels with International Clients!

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"Justin helped us relocate from Pembroke Pines to Jupiter. He got us the best price we could ask for..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
65
Townhome Transactions
9
Condo Transactions
16
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
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Heather Lefebvre
Adache Real Estate, LLC.
About Heather

Heather Lefebvre aspired her true passion of Real Estate and became a licensed Broker 14 + years ago after spending 4 years as a top producing loan processor and officer. Heather''s high level of loyalty and integrity resonates with buyers and sellers as she approaches each real estate transaction with enthusiasm, knowledge of the market and intellect. Her vast knowledge of South Florida''s multifaceted market and close attention to detail complement her collaborations with clients. You will see by her reviews that all of her clients note how she goes well above their expectations. Inspired by her exceptional degree of service, Heather''s client base is largely repeat buyers and sellers and their referrals of friends, family and associates. A South Florida resident for 33+ years, Heather specializes in waterfront & vacation homes condos and new construction opportunities. With over 10 years of vast experience, she has become a veteran in the fields of foreclosed(REO) properties. Heather has handled successful corporate relocation''s from different parts of the world with ease that includes commercial properties. Ask Heather about her creative program for out of state and international buyers that will help you attain your dreams of owning a Florida home. Heather Lefebvre currently works with Adache Real Estate, and has now for over 11 years. Adache is a full service brokerage with a strong buyer and seller database that reaches internationally and out of state clients with our dedicated marketing program. Their architecture firm Adache Architecture was honored in 2014 with Architect of the Year. Her certifications include: Certified Négociations Expert Certified Residential Specialist Luxury Home Market Specialist International Property Specialist Member Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) Recognizes agents as the mark of accomplishment in luxury markets around the world, the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) designation assures affluent buyers and sellers that the agents who have earned it have the knowledge, experience, competence, and confidence they require. Members of The Institute who hold the CLHMS designation have documented performance in the TOP 10% of their markets, and have successfully demonstrated their expertise in the luxury home and estate market.

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"Heather helped my wife and me purchase our dream home on the beach in Pompano Beach, FL. She is the ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
5
Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
3
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Alexander Haigh
EXP Realty LLC
About Alexander

Alexander is a 3rd generation real estate professional. He has lived in South Florida for over 10 years and has been working with buyers and sellers full time during that time. His experience includes working with luxury home sellers, investors, and first time home buyers. Alexander owns and manages a real estate team and full time staff. Alexander and his team are a full service client focused group that can handle all of your real estate needs. Alex and his team have a firm understanding the Real Estate marketplace from small single family residences to ultra-luxury estates. We have experience selling homes not only locally but throughout the whole South Florida area. Our knowledge and experience in this industry allow us to give you a precise market analysis for your property as well as a customized marketing plan that will maximize the sale price of your home and lower the days on the market.

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"We couldn't have asked for a better home sale experience! The pictures and videos that Alex used on ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
190
Townhome Transactions
2
Condo Transactions
25
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Bob Benson
NextHome Realty Professionals
About Bob

Bob Benson has over 18 years full time experience as an agent selling in the greater Broward County area of Fort Lauderdale Florida. He is a 2nd Generation native Floridian and brings a vast knowledge of neighborhoods, development trends and overall expertise of the South Florida market. Whether you are looking to sell a property, or buy a property, Bob specializes in homes, waterfront property, condos, investment property and multi family properties. Bob's education and former career as a licensed CPA makes him adept at analyzing the financial aspects of a real estate investment helping guide a client through a very important decision in their financial portfolio.

Single Family Home Transactions
1
Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
0
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  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Dean Ehrlich
RE/MAX Direct
About Dean

Dean Ehrlich, PA – CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL SPECIALIST (CRS) The Buying or Selling of a home is one of the most important and largest financial decisions you will ever make. It is important you select an agent who has the skill set to represent you in the best way possible. What makes Dean Ehrlich and his Team unique is the level of professionalism and attention to detail they provide to their customers. Items you should consider when selecting your Real Estate Agent: 1. PROFESSIONALISM - Other than obtaining a sales license at their local real estate school what else have they done to improve their knowledge and skill set? Dean Ehrlich is a CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL SPECIALIST (CRS) – This is the highest and most prestigious designation that a real estate professional can obtain. This designation assures customers that their Realtor has the necessary experience, sales volume, and additional education to represent them the way they deserve. Why would you work with someone who isn't a Certified Residential Specialist? 2. CUSTOMER SERVICE IS PARAMOUNT - We take a personal interest in every customer we work with. It is of the highest importance that we understand and listen to what matters to YOU. Our team is focused on making sure you understand every aspect of your Real Estate transaction and providing you an OUTSTANDING home purchase / selling experience. 3. HONESTY – There are many aspects to a real estate transaction. It is our PROMISE to you that we will always provide you the best advice. With over $100 million in sales, Dean Ehrlich and his Team have the experience and will always provide you the information you need to know even if it means advising you to walk away from a deal. 4. DEDICATION, COMMUNICATION, AND DILIGENCE – This is our full time job. We are dedicated to our profession and are always looking to provide our customers with the best possible experience. There is always someone available to assist you. Whether it is Dean Ehrlich or a member of his support team, someone is there for YOU! We strive to do to everything to the BEST of our ability. We do not cut corners. 5. CUSTOMERS FOR LIFE – The vast majority of our business comes in the form of past customer referrals. It is never about just one real estate transaction for us. Our objective is to become your resource for ALL things Real Estate for life. Before, during, and after we will be there for you. Educational Background – Graduated Florida State University Cum Laude in 1995 with degrees in Finance & Marketing. Dean attended Florida State University on a Tennis scholarship. Resident of South Florida since 1974, Dean currently resides in Parkland with his wife Katie and their three sons, Dylan, Preston, and Cameron. I look forward to serving your real estate needs.

Single Family Home Transactions
32
Townhome Transactions
8
Condo Transactions
5
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Sandra Rathe
Keller Williams Legacy
About Sandra

Sandra and her team have been top agents in South Florida for the past 12 years, outselling thousands of other agents with their determination, customer service, and top-notch skills. Selling over $55 million in real estate in 2020 alone and over $383 Million since 2009 gives the team the knowledge and experience needed to best help you with any real estate needs you may have. Sandra and her team rank in the top ½ of 1% of all agents nationwide, earning top awards year after year and earning an elite membership in KW Luxury. Sandra began her career with an undergraduate degree in Accounting from George Mason University. Simultaneously, she obtained her Certified Public Accountant's (CPA) license. Directly out of college she began working at Price Waterhouse as a CPA. Sandra later moved to Illinois to work in corporate accounting and then marketing at Caterpillar. During this time, she earned her MBA graduate degree from Bradley University. Another move brought Sandra to Hartford, Connecticut and United Technologies where she ultimately became a corporate controller responsible for business entities located throughout the United States and Israel. A final move brought Sandra to sunny South Florida in 2005 when she decided to start her own business in real estate. Sandra's strong business background makes her a unique real estate professional who not only understands the marketing needs for your home but also understands the complexities of the numbers, the negotiations, and the dedication needed to make your real estate transaction a success. Sandra has created a team of top agents and extraordinary support staff in order to best serve you and all your real estate needs. While Sandra and her agents are out selling your home or helping you buy a new home, the support staff is in the office making sure that your transaction goes smoothly and gets closed on time. No matter what day or time you need help, someone is always available to attend to you and all your needs. Sandra and her team would love to help you with your next real estate transaction. Please call us today!

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"Sandra and her team were true professionals. They exceeded my expectations in marketing and got me f..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
120
Townhome Transactions
16
Condo Transactions
40
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
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David Magua
Keyes Illustrated Properties
About David

• ***We are SINGLE MINDEDLY dedicated with our customers 5-star experience! *** Nobody knows the Real estate market like we do at the Dave Magua Group . We have a 32-year devotion to the real estate business. As a Multi-Million Dollar Top Producer, Dave and his team are responsible for Over 300 Million dollars in Real Estate Sales and have been recognized in the Top 1 percent of all Realtors in the Nation! As full time dedicated real estate professionals, Dave and his team understand the unique challenges that face both buyers and sellers in this market and have the latest innovations and tools to overcome them. With their business experience and the latest technology and cutting-edge marketing, The Dave Magua Group streamlines the buying and selling process for his customers. With single property websites, professional photos and content, aerial drone photography, virtual tours, YouTube videos, and property tours optimized for mobile devices, sellers are assured of unparalleled marketing coverage across both web-based and social media platforms, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram. Our team is dedicated to not only meeting...but exceeding every customers expectations, regardless of the size of their transaction. As a testament to that commitment, most of their new business comes from past client referrals.

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"Ours was an exceptional experience. Considering that we only needed a rental, David devoted as much ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
32
Townhome Transactions
1
Condo Transactions
37
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
NAR Certifications
REALTOR®
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Fort Lauderdale

Why you need a top real estate agent in Fort Lauderdale, FL

The top 3% of Fort Lauderdale’s 10,611 real estate agents make a big impact on your Florida dream home search, because top Fort Lauderdale real estate agents can sell 1.4x faster, earn sellers 229.4% more, and save buyers 8.7% over average agents.

Top Seller's Agents

Top real estate agents in Fort Lauderdale gain sellers 103.9% on the list price, while average Fort Lauderdale agents only score 94.9% on list out of the deal. That $55,348 difference gets you that much closer to your ideal home.

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Top Buyer's Agents

Need to save some extra cash on your home purchase for a boat to cruise around the canals? The average agent closes a deal for 90.4% of list, while a top Fort Lauderdale real estate agent can get the same place for 81.7% of the list price. That $111,954 saved is enough to put towards a yacht.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
3.6 stars

Top real estate agents in Fort Lauderdale score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Fort Lauderdale agent who scores only 3.6 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Fort Lauderdale and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"We found the questions to be very helpful in directing us to agents who focused on the area and homes in which we would be most interested... Without HomeLight, our buying process would have been much more time-consuming and complicated. "

John M.

HomeLight Client

"HomeLight will make your decision making so much easier. They give you three choices and all choices have proven track records. They take the hassle out of finding the right real estate firm!"

Debra K.

HomeLight Client

"Within hours of providing HomeLight with my contact information, I was contacted by two agents from the list they provided. Both subsequently came by my home and made their 'pitch'. I'll never know if I made the best choice, but my house sold in 19 days! "

Robert G.

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Find the perfect agent or REALTOR® for your favorite Fort Lauderdale neighborhood

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Fort Lauderdale, top agents are frequently doing deals in Victoria Park, Colee Hammock, and Sailboat Bend.

Victoria Park

Active Agents955
Time on Market152
Avg. Sale Price$470,017

Colee Hammock

Active Agents306
Time on Market175
Avg. Sale Price$800,355

Sailboat Bend

Active Agents663
Time on Market130
Avg. Sale Price$297,987

Find top real estate agents in cities near Fort Lauderdale, FL

Hollywood

Active Agents5,252
Time on Market90
Avg. Sale Price$275,000

Oakland Park

Active Agents1,920
Time on Market71
Avg. Sale Price$239,000

Margate

Active Agents2,734
Time on Market79
Avg. Sale Price$215,000

Tamarac

Active Agents3,640
Time on Market80
Avg. Sale Price$195,000

Sunrise

Active Agents3,167
Time on Market75
Avg. Sale Price$235,000

Davie

Active Agents3,021
Time on Market77
Avg. Sale Price$338,000

Pompano Beach

Active Agents3,980
Time on Market90
Avg. Sale Price$228,000

Plantation

Active Agents4,801
Time on Market78
Avg. Sale Price$315,000

Lauderhill

Active Agents2,275
Time on Market89
Avg. Sale Price$110,000

Hallandale Beach

Active Agents2,236
Time on Market114
Avg. Sale Price$200,000

Coconut Creek

Active Agents2,424
Time on Market77
Avg. Sale Price$202,000

North Lauderdale

Active Agents1,416
Time on Market73
Avg. Sale Price$207,000

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