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Find the perfect Independence real estate agent

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

Top Independence real estate agents

HomeLight looks at every one of the 20 active Independence, IA real estate agents and measures how they stack up against the average agent. In Independence, the top 3% of agents buy and sell in 137 days and work on 91 homes.


After contacting HomeLight, two fabulous realtors contacted us. Our recommended realtor was absolutely fantastic, and we accepted an offer on our house 3 days after it was listed.

Cynthia L
Iowa

Why you need a top real estate agent in Independence, IA

Average real estate agents in Independence, IA leave homes on the market for 137 days, while top real estate agents sell in 122 days. Independence’s 20 real estate agents with active listings sell 25 homes on average.

Top Seller's Agents

Top seller’s agents in Independence make clients 9.2% more dollars, sell homes in 15 days more efficiently, and work with 1.7x as many homes as the average real estate agent in the same city.

Sale price / List price (%)

Days on market
Lower is better

Homes sold / yr


Top Buyer's Agents

Top buyer’s agents in Independence save their clients $9,222 on their new home. Buyer’s agents in Independence buy 1.0x more houses than the average agent.

Condos sold / yr

Homes purchased / yr

Sale price / list price (%)
Lower is better

See how some of the top real estate agents in Independence, IA stack up

Single Family Home Transactions

4

TIC Transactions

0

Townhome Transactions

0

Condo Transactions

2

Single Family Home Transactions

24

TIC Transactions

0

Kari Kremer

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services One Realty Centre

Independence Listings Sold

8

Average Days on Market

230

Single Family Home Transactions

9

Independence Listings Sold

3

Single Family Home Transactions

6

TIC Transactions

0

Independence Listings Sold

4

Average Days on Market

220

Single Family Home Transactions

8

Curtis Martin

RE/MAX INDEPENDENCE REALTY

Independence Listings Sold

6

Single Family Home Transactions

9

TIC Transactions

0

Independence Listings Sold

3

Single Family Home Transactions

4

TIC Transactions

0

Katherine Cole

Iowa REALTOR

Single Family Home Transactions

4

TIC Transactions

0

Townhome Transactions

0

Average Days on Market

220

Single Family Home Transactions

2

TIC Transactions

0

Independence Listings Sold

6

Average Days on Market

220

Single Family Home Transactions

6


Selling a house is a daunting experience. I was fortunate that I became aware of HomeLight. The agent referral was spot on. He gave us recommendations for staging and setting the price. Thanks!

Sheldon L


HomeLight was instrumental in the sale of my home. Our referred agent got us an offer over list price the first weekend after listing. I highly recommend HomeLight and would certainly use them again.

Sheila Z


We contacted the first realtor that HomeLight suggested and this proved to be the realtor we chose to list with. We had four offers on the property within the week.Thank you HomeLight!

Phillip H

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Independence?

It's going to depend on the temperature of the Independence housing market but we generally 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.

How important is it to hire a top real estate agent in Independence?

On average, the top performing 5% of seller's agents generally command a higher selling price (+9%) than the average real estate agent. The top performing 5% of buyer's agents generally save their clients 2.5% more than the average real estate agent at closing. So, whether you're buying or selling your house, your odds of making more money on the transaction are higher if you work with a top performing agent.

Why do I need to hire a licensed real estate agent in Independence?

Always ensure you’re working with a trained, accredited real estate professional. That's the best way to protect you and your property. Every listing agent should be prepared to deliver proof of their license to sell in your area.

What is the average real estate agent commission for agents in Independence?

While individual real estate agent commissions do vary, most real estate agents in Independence work for 6% of the home price.

How do I find a real estate agent that specializes in a specific Independence neighborhood?

Looking to buy or sell a home in a specific Independence neighborhood? We've got you covered. Either explore top real estate agents in Independence neighborhoods or give one of our trained agent concierges a call at (855) 999-7959

What are the most important questions to ask when interviewing Independence neighborhood?

We've put together a list of 24 questions to ask your real estate agent. Make sure to ask them of your Independence real estate agent during interviews.

Why should I use HomeLight to find a Independence real estate agent?

HomeLight analyzes all real estate agents in Independence to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Independence real estate agents and will only introduce you to the top performing agents.

Do these Independence real estate agents work for HomeLight?

No. All of the real estate agents you see on HomeLight.com are unaffiliated with us. They do not pay to advertise on our site and we do not pay to list them. That's how we keep our recommendations objective.

What factors does HomeLight consider when evaluating real estate agents in Independence?

We compare real estate agents on a variety of data points in their transaction history. While we can't give away our exact algorithm, we can tell you that 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.