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Top real estate agents in Hayward, CA

We analyze millions of home sales to find the best performing real estate agents & REALTORS®.

Why you need a top real estate agent in Hayward, CA

You’re making one of the biggest financial transactions of your life. Don’t you want an expert by your side? The top 3% of agents in Hayward sell an average of 82.5% more homes than the city’s average agent, and they help 75.7% more buyers purchase homes. Top Hayward agents don’t only have more experience. They also save their clients serious time and money, and HomeLight’s got the data to back it up.

"Within minutes of registering, I was getting calls from some of the best Realtors in my area and ended up closing within a month of my first call. I’m recommending HomeLight to friends and family. It’s an amazing service I’ll certainly use it again."

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

Louise Lovewell
Re/max Accord
About Louise

Louise is a real estate agent with Re/max Accord. Louise has been in the real estate business for 40 years. She is the team leader of the Lovewell team, which includes her daughter Katie Lovewell, and other fabulous professionals. To read more about them, please go to their website. Louise has sold 51.38x the number of single family homes as the average agent in the area. We have data on 268 of Louise’s transactions. Louise has worked with sellers 74% of the time, and has represented the buyer in 76 recorded transactions. Here’s what we know about Louise’s work: - Louise has sold homes for as much as $1,700,000. - Louise is skilled in fast home sales: she has listings that have sold in as little as 11 days. - Louise is an agent who sells homes for top dollar. - HomeLight considers Louise a top negotiator because her homes almost always sell for 7% above their list price. HomeLight has data on 107 transactions Louise has done in San Leandro. Louise ranks in the top 2% of agents in San Leandro. Louise has closed 104 more home sales than the average agent in the area.

Single Family Home Transactions
13
Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
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Nicole Causey
Everhome Real Estate
About Nicole

Real estate isn’t about sales, it’s about service, and award-winning agent Nicole Causey delivers it in spades. Her ethics, integrity, accessibility, and communication have made her a sought-after professional whose clients eagerly enlist her services again and again. Canadian-born but Bay Area-raised, Nicole’s family moved to Fremont when she was 10 years old. While earning her B.A. in Business Administration, Nicole worked in retail, and after graduation, she was promoted to Business Account Manager. She excelled in that position until a serendipitous meeting with a friend led to a job interview with a local top-producing agent. The interview turned into a position that taught her the ins-and-outs of prospecting, marketing, and negotiating. It was a fantastic experience that enabled Nicole to personally manage over 200 home sales — and gain quite the real estate education! With her well-honed customer service skills and newly acquired real estate experience, she obtained her license in 2004, and has been a full-time agent ever since. In addition to her professional background, Nicole’s strong work ethic, self-challenging nature, and intrinsic motivation have made her a highly successful agent. That success has earned her recognition as a Pinnacle Agent with the Bay East Association of Realtors® every year since 2011 and the No. 2 spot out of 34,000 agents nationwide at her previous brokerage. To Nicole, the awards are a byproduct of her true passion — enriching her clients’ lives through homeownership. Nicole’s hobbies include traveling, reading, renovations, interior design, wine tasting, and spending time with her family. She also loves animals and has a menagerie, including a dog, two cats, and backyard chickens. She is on the Board of Directors for SAVE, which assists domestic violence victims in the Tri-City area, and she volunteers for Adopt an Angel, which provides holiday gifts for children in protective services and foster care in the East Bay.

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"Nicole is top-notch. As our listing agent, she moved fast with listing, repairs, and staging. She ..."

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Townhome Transactions
11
Single Family Home Transactions
88
Condo Transactions
19
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
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Leslie Peterson
Leslie Peterson Group | Evolve Real Estate
About Leslie

If you’re looking for a top-producing Realtor® with commitment, experience, drive, enthusiasm, and emotional intelligence, look no further than Leslie Peterson. Since 2005, Leslie has been guiding clients through every type of transaction imaginable. Her goal is to make each sale a seamless, successful one, and she’s determined that her clients meet their objectives, no matter how complicated. Leslie understands that buying or selling real estate is as much of an emotional event as it is a financial investment. As a former counselor, she is keenly aware that her clients are in transition, which whether positive or negative, can be stressful. She makes it her mission to relieve their anxiety with her calm assuredness, and since she’s the leading expert in Castro Valley real estate, they know they can trust her vast industry knowledge. Not only does Leslie have East Bay expertise, but she also brings cutting-edge marketing skills and an unparalleled level of empathy to the table. Particularly adept at finding opportunities in seemingly impossible situations, Leslie prides herself on her ability to create options where there seemed to have been none. She enjoys solving problems and negotiating the best possible deals for her clients, even during tough markets like the housing crisis of 2008. Leslie is a Certified Residential Specialist, Certified Negotiation Specialist, Accredited Seller’s Representative, Certified Distressed Property Expert, and Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS). She’s also earned the Graduate, Realtor® Institute (GRI) designation. Additionally, Leslie has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in counseling psychology. Leslie values every relationship deeply and considers her greatest accomplishments to be her 35+-year marriage to her husband, Jeff, and raising her amazing children, Kristen and Jake. Her passion for real estate filters into her personal life: She’s bought and sold many homes over the years and currently owns three.

Townhome Transactions
10
Single Family Home Transactions
31
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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About Joe

Joe works under Compass Joe is a single family home expert. Joe is also a real estate broker and ranks as the #1 AGENT IN CLOSED SALES VOLUME SINCE 2009 We have data on 118 of Joe’s transactions. This real estate agent most often represents the seller (84% of the time), but they also have experience representing the buyer side of transactions, with 32 deals recorded. Here’s a little about Joe’s real estate experience: - Joe has sold homes for as much as $3,594,500. - this real estate agent is skilled in fast home sales: they have listings that have sold in as little as 0 days. - Joe is a top dollar real estate agent. - this real estate agent is a top negotiator: they consistently sells homes above their list price. - this real estate agent is on a home selling roll: their transaction history shows that they have sold 291% more homes this year than last. Joe has completed 800+ lifetime transactions in the San Ramon/Dublin/Danville Area. HomeLight considers this real estate agent a closer because they have sold 66+ more homes than the average agent in the area. WSJ Ranked #70 USA Over $1.8 Billion Sold Joe is the #1 Realtor in total sales volume in Alameda/Contra Costa Counties. He is currently ranked in the top 100 teams nationwide on the Wall Street Journal’s list of the top 1,000 US agents. The combination of market knowledge, strong negotiation skills, tech forwarding thinking, and a can-do attitude have allowed Joe to become a leader in local real estate sales. Having listed and sold over 2,000 homes, Joe’s peers consider him an ally with his open, collaborative style, and willingness to help anyone who needs it. Joe loves helping his clients. His experience, passion, and energy in helping his clients get what they want is the cornerstone of his business. His team sets a new standard with it innovative marketing combined with industry leading technology and data. The Frazzano Tse Team supports local charities and schools.

Joe's reviews

"My husband and I recently listed our home with Joe Frazzano.  We had interview several other top pro..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
110
Condo Transactions
11
Townhome Transactions
10
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Derek Han
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate
About Derek

"Your Dream is My Passion!" As a consistent Top Agent who is trustworthy, responsible, experienced, patient, think outside the box, and friendly, my team and I strive to provide the highest level of service to help each and every client to meet their real estate goal. Our philosophy is simple: we care, we are trusted, we listen, and we deliver. Believe in: TEAM EFFORT, PERSONALIZED SERVICE. #1 Agent in Better Homes & Gardens Berkeley Region in 2016, 2018, and 2020. Better Homes & Gardens Company-Wide Top Producer 2010 to 2020. Zillow Premier Agent with 150+ 5-Stars Review Professional Associations / Designations: National, California, and Bay East Associations of Realtors Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) Certified Pre-Foreclosure Specialist (CPS) Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternate Specialist (HAFA) Cartus Network Marketing Specialist (CNMS) Cartus Network Buyer Specialist (CNBS)

Derek's reviews

"Derek provided excellent service through out the transaction! He was always available day and night...."

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Condo Transactions
6
Single Family Home Transactions
55
Townhome Transactions
4
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Brooke Crossland
Coldwell Banker
About Brooke

Brooke Crossland is a dedicated real estate professional and a consistent multimillion-dollar producer specializing in all facets of marketing and sales of single family residential properties. She is the consummate professional with unparalleled enthusiasm and passion that results in client satisfaction. Throughout the industry, she is greatly admired and respected for her flawless work ethic, keen dedication, and extensive knowledge. With over 18 years of real estate industry experience, Brooke offers the finest qualities of a professional realtor with integrity and sensitivity to her clients' needs. She is experienced both in developing effective marketing strategies when representing sellers with various real estate needs as well as helping buyers to find their "dream home." She makes herself readily available for her clientele and is very receptive to their needs even during the most complex of transactions. Her clients find her to be honest, devoted and refreshingly straightforward. Brooke has received numerous achievement awards throughout her distinguished career and graciously offers comprehensive service with a personal touch and the high level of quality and class you expect from a professional who loves what she does.

Brooke's reviews

"Brooks knowledge of the market and what to expect in price was exactly what I received.She guided m..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
31
Townhome Transactions
4
Condo Transactions
6
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Rama Mehra
Asante Realty
About Rama

Rama Mehra is a Top Realtor in San Ramon, with $900M+ in sales, Rama is the real estate agent whom clients want on their side, bar none, and she has garnered industry-wide praise from clients and agents alike. Rama moved to the U.S. in 1999 from Nairobi, Kenya and first made her mark in broadcasting and the nonprofit sector before entering real estate. Part of what makes Rama a dream agent is her abundance of tenacity and grit, much of which stems from her previously challenging adjustment to a new life in the U.S. She also learned how to survive her initial years as an agent during the 2008 market collapse, while offering her empathy to the homeowners who suffered the most from it. Over the years, there has been no shortage of reasons why Rama has secured both repeat and referral business, and her dozens of industry accolades dating back to 2006 are further testaments to her glowing reputation. Rama currently lives in San Ramon and is a proud mother to two artistic, successful sons.

Rama's reviews

"She did a short sale on my homr very quickly. She was always available to answer questions."

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Townhome Transactions
15
Condo Transactions
10
Single Family Home Transactions
86
Achievements
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Cash Close Specialist 2021
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Lester Belliveau
Coldwell Banker
About Lester

Professional Experience A full time realtor since 1988. Prior to that I had ten years of retail sales experience. I have had extensive real estate training on everything from foreclosures to tax strategies. Over $100 million in closed real estate transactions in the last 30 years. Education Bachelor of Science degree in Sales and Marketing from San Francisco State University Professional Philosophy Follow up and follow through! Les never leaves his clients unaware of what is happening in their transactions. he knows that buying and selling a home is a very big decision and takes pride in easing the stress of the situation and making the process more fun and fulfilling. Professional Affiliations Member of East bay MLS, South bay MLS and West bay MLS Member of Southern Alameda County Board of Realtors Member of California Association of Realtors Member of National Association of Realtors CCPS - Corporate and relocation Specialist Personal Background Married thirty years to wife, Patti Two daughters, Alexandria (28 years) and Rebecca (25 years), both are licensed Realtors and work with me. Enjoys bicycling, bowling, and basketball Marketing Our Premier marketing plan that contains agreesive internet advertising(showcased on Realtor.com, Californiamoves.com, Coldwellbanker.com, Zillow, Trulia and syndicated to over 600+ sites), internet search engine optimazation (keywords), internet responders (Leadrouter-immediate response to internet inquiries so no buyer lead is lost), your home advertised on TV, open house, Broker open house, office caravan, professional photographer and virtual tour, color brochures, your listing e-mailed to top buyer agents, professionally done youtube presentation, e-flyer with live links, #1 relocation company with many relocating CEO's and upper management looking for homes in this area and much more that no other real estate company can match!

Lester's reviews

"Les was the listing agent for our Glenmoor home which had been in the family for more than 60 years...."

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Condo Transactions
30
Townhome Transactions
7
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
  • Cash Close Specialist 2021
NAR Certifications
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Brett Jennings
Real Estate Experts
About Brett

Brett Jennings is an award-winning luxury home marketing specialist and also holds a certificate in negotiation from Harvard Law. In 2017, the Wall Street Journal recognized Brett and his team as one of the top 250 real estate groups in the United States. With over one million agents in the country, this prestigious award places Brett in the top 1/10th of the top 1% among his peers. Although these statistics are impressive, Brett’s true passion is helping families make smart real estate decisions that positively transform their lives. His extensive background in real estate, finance, home renovations and life coaching enables him to draw from a deep well of life experience as he helps his clients make informed, intelligent decisions. In a fluctuating real estate landscape, the expertise and attention he provides are necessary and rare. Described by his peers and clients as energetic, focused, determined, and engaged, Brett always goes above and beyond. He provides his buyers access to his curated list of over 250 off-market properties, and his sellers benefit from his market-proven home selling process that has set record-breaking prices in almost every neighborhood he sells in. His best-selling book, The New Rise in Real Estate, serves as a further resource for clients wanting to make the most of the current market. Brett is a charismatic leader who cares as much about his team as he does about his clients. His commitment to delivering a five-star service experience for every client is carefully crafted by a hand-picked, all-star team that consists of transaction coordinators, renovation, marketing, listing, and buyer specialists, all dedicated to offering the highest standard of care in the industry. When Brett isn’t creating success for his clients and team, he volunteers his time by teaching meditation, which he has been doing for the past eighteen years. He also enjoys spending time outdoors wakeboarding, running, hiking, mountain biking, and snowboarding.

Brett's reviews

"We recently sold our rental property that the tenants had completely destroyed. Brett Jennings & hi..."

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Condo Transactions
90
Single Family Home Transactions
460
Townhome Transactions
28
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
NAR Certifications
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Basil Yaqub
Pacific Realty Partners
About Basil

Basil has been working diligently in the real estate industry since 2003 and has established a distinguished career in real estate. He possesses a keen understanding of the business derived from his enthusiasm of the changing market. His reputation in the community is one of trustworthiness, integrity, and unrelenting dedication to his clients. Basil has a committed understanding of market values, contract negotiation and the escrow process. Most importantly he understands that buying or selling a home is a stressful process for any client and he works tirelessly to alleviate these stresses for his clients. Basil began his real estate career in 2003 during one of the area's most exciting and changing real estate times. He provides valuable insight on the various districts, buildings, and neighborhoods. Basil works extremely hard for his clients and his record speaks volumes of this commitment. Truly understanding his client's needs is his utmost concern and his client's will

Basil's reviews

"Awesome working team because of their negotiating expertise on sales, we were blown away!"

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Single Family Home Transactions
17
Condo Transactions
1
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Find the best real estate agent near you

Top Hayward real estate agent stats at a glance

HomeLight looks at the performance data of the top-performing real estate agents in Hayward, CA to show you only the best matches. This is what a top Hayward real estate agent looks like: they make their sellers $83,739 more money than the average agent, save $52,223 more for buyers, and work 78.4% more transactions.

Top Seller's Agents

The best Hayward seller's agents make 1.7x more money for clients and get their homes sold 23.33 days faster when compared to the average agent.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market
Lower is better

Homes Sold / Yr


Top Buyer's Agents

Top buyer's agents in Hayward save their clients $52,223 on their new home. Buyer's agents in Hayward buy 1.8x more houses than the average agent.

Condos Sold / Yr

Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
Lower is better

Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Hayward, CA

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
3.4 stars

Top real estate agents in Hayward score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Hayward agent who scores only 3.4 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Hayward and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"The house was listed on a Thursday night and we had an offer on Tuesday! Thank you HomeLight for recommending such a great realtor!"

Lorie D.

HomeLight Client

"We had the condo listed on a Sunday and the property sold quickly within a week and Escrow was also a breeze thanks to teamwork from a reputable Realtor who I couldn’t have found without HomeLight."

Donald C.

HomeLight Client

"HomeLight makes the process of finding a great agent who cares so much easier. Will use them again!"

Garth M.

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Find the best agent or REALTOR® for your favorite Hayward neighborhood

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Hayward,top agents are frequently doing deals in Glen Eden, Hayward Highland, and Fairway Park.

Glen Eden

Active Agents1,061
Time on Market82
Avg. Sale Price$392,632

Hayward Highland

Active Agents795
Time on Market88
Avg. Sale Price$597,021

Fairway Park

Active Agents779
Time on Market83
Avg. Sale Price$474,770

Find top real estate agents in cities near Hayward, CA

Fremont

Active Agents3,625
Time on Market47
Avg. Sale Price$1,003,180

Oakland

Active Agents4,675
Time on Market41
Avg. Sale Price$755,000

Danville

Active Agents1,305
Time on Market47
Avg. Sale Price$1,249,000

Dublin

Active Agents1,707
Time on Market47
Avg. Sale Price$885,000

Pleasanton

Active Agents1,689
Time on Market46
Avg. Sale Price$1,133,000

Union City

Active Agents1,689
Time on Market46
Avg. Sale Price$853,000

San Ramon

Active Agents2,384
Time on Market46
Avg. Sale Price$1,020,000

South San Francisco

Active Agents1,156
Time on Market40
Avg. Sale Price$1,010,000

San Mateo

Active Agents2,434
Time on Market38
Avg. Sale Price$1,310,000

Redwood City

Active Agents1,562
Time on Market39
Avg. Sale Price$1,515,000

Castro Valley

Active Agents1,547
Time on Market44
Avg. Sale Price$831,000

San Leandro

Active Agents2,017
Time on Market43
Avg. Sale Price$670,000

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