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Top Grand Rapids real estate agents

HomeLight crunches the numbers of 2,638 active real estate agents in Grand Rapids, MI to find the best ones. Grand Rapids's top 3% of real estate agents move homes off the market in 38 days, compared to the 74-day local average, and sell for $12,203 more than the average agent.

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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
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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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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
91
Condo Transactions
9
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
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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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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
18
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
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Luke Bouman
@HomeRealty Lakeshore
About Luke

We are committed to providing unparalleled West Michigan Real Estate expertise and service. We have the top rating of all West Michigan Agents and top 5 in the entire state according to Zillow. Luke was Nationally Recognized by Realtor Magazine as a top agent in the country. We are committed to providing unparalleled West Michigan Real Estate expertise and service. In 2006, Luke was "Rookie Of The Year" with his company. Over the past 13 years he has become a Top Producing agent in West Michigan, and an International President's Circle Award Winner! Luke's team also includes a full time office manager and 5 buyer specialists. As a team with 6 full time Real Estate Agents, a listing specialist and a full time Office Manager, our day is dedicated to you. Our mission is to redefine real estate representation with superior communication, careful listening, and thoughtful planning while utilizing the Internet and the latest technology. We will focus on your goals and needs while providing exceptional service that aligns with our teams values.

Luke's reviews

"Luke listed our house and priced it well. We had several offers within the first few days after list..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
93
Condo Transactions
12
TIC Transactions
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  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
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About Ashley

Ashley Dietch-Schaefer is the proud Broker/Owner of Hello Homes GR, an independent real estate firm in Grand Rapids, MI. Ashley is a multi-million dollar producer, averaging $10-12 Million in sales each year. She focuses on the Grand Rapids area with a special emphasis in Downtown Condos. Ashley was awarded '30 Under 30' in 2014 by the National Association of Realtors and was also given the title 'Realtor of the Year' by the West Michigan Women's Council of Realtors. In 2015 Ashley was awarded the 'Young Professional of the Year' by the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors and also currently serves on their Executive Board. Ashley serves on numerous committees at the local and state level and enjoys being a leader in the industry. When not selling real estate, Ashley spends time with her husband and their son. They love to travel, listen to live music, enjoy the local beer scene, and meet new people. Ashley is always welcoming new clients and looks forward to working together!

Condo Transactions
6
Single Family Home Transactions
31
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Ryan Ogle
Bluhouse Properties LLC
About Ryan

Ryan is a real estate agent with Blu house Properties in Grand Rapids, Michigan and has been in the real estate business since 2001. Ryan and his team have successfully completed over 1500 real estate transactions in the West Michigan Area. We service all of Grand Rapids and its surrounding areas. HomeLight ranks Ryan as one of the top 1% of agents in Grand Rapids for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 2% of agents for single family homes. HomeLight has information on 257 of Ryan's transactions since 2009. Ryan typically represents the seller (67% of the time), but has also completed 87 buyer transactions during this period. Ryan has been most prolific in Grand Rapids including representing the seller of a single family home that sold for $253,500 in one transaction and a buyer of a single family home that sold for $210,000 in another.

Single Family Home Transactions
75
Condo Transactions
14
TIC Transactions
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Santiago Gomez
Santiago Properties, LLC
About Santiago

Listening to client needs and good old fashioned hard work, coupled with cutting edge technology and some of the best real estate marketing in Grand Rapids- that’s how Santiago Gomez conducts his real estate business. Getting to the heart of what a client really wants out of the sale of their home and/or what the client is looking for in a new home, and achieving it, is what drives Santiago as an agent. Santiago came to the real estate business through a long-time interest in the Grand Rapids real estate market, and the positive experience of purchasing his own home through a knowledgeable Realtor. A natural at customer service, business savvy, and marketing minded, Santiago is a huge asset to his clients. Before real estate, a long successful career in sales and as an entrepreneur taught Santiago that asking the right questions is the key to obtaining optimal results. A hard worker with a quest for knowledge he believes that his integrity, attention to detail, and persistence are what define him as an agent. Born in the Dominican Republic, Santiago emigrated to the U.S. when he was three with his family. After 12 years in Miami, his family chose Grand Rapids as their new home and they have now remained here for over 25 years. The promise of a quality of life that West Michiganders have come to appreciate is what has drawn and kept Santiago here. Since then he has immersed himself in the rich culture that West Michigan has to offer. He enjoys exploring restaurants, neighborhoods and the unique diversity that has become a part of the city’s fabric. This enthusiasm is evident in how he serves his clientele.

Santiago's reviews

"Santiago helped us find and purchase our home during this challenging buyers market that we're exper..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
34
Condo Transactions
3
TIC Transactions
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  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • 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.

Mark's reviews

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

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Condo Transactions
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  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Grand Rapids

Why you need a top real estate agent in Grand Rapids, MI

In Grand Rapids, homes sit on the market an average of 74 days, and sell for 96.9% of the list price. Having a top agent by your side can save you serious time and money. The top 3% of Grand Rapids agents move homes off the market in 38 days, and get better price results: Buyers get 10.0% knocked off the list price, and sellers get 6.9% more than their list price.

Top Seller's Agents

What kind of results can you get with a top seller’s agent in Grand Rapids? They sell 1.8x more properties, save their sellers $12,203 more, and move homes 1.5x faster than average agents.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market
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Top Buyer's Agents

When compared against the average real estate agent, the top Grand Rapids buyer's agents move about 295.3 properties and save buyers $34,373 on their home purchases.

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Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Grand Rapids, MI

Top Agents
4.9 stars
Avg. Agents
3.5 stars

Top real estate agents in Grand Rapids score an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Grand Rapids agent who scores only 3.5 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Grand Rapids and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

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"HomeLight was a big help to me in selling my parents' house. I was amazed at the fast service... I would recommend HomeLight's services to anyone looking for an agent... "

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Find the perfect agent or REALTOR® for your favorite Grand Rapids neighborhood

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Grand Rapids, top agents are frequently doing deals in Creston, West Grand, and South East End.

Creston

Active Agents1,275
Time on Market80
Avg. Sale Price$112,638

West Grand

Active Agents861
Time on Market85
Avg. Sale Price$107,281

South East End

Active Agents812
Time on Market81
Avg. Sale Price$85,392

Find top real estate agents in cities near Grand Rapids, MI

Holland

Active Agents390
Time on Market51
Avg. Sale Price$204,500

Wyoming

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

Kentwood

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

Forest Hills

Active Agents985
Time on Market56
Avg. Sale Price$355,000

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