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Top Kalamazoo real estate agents

Kalamazoo, MI has 1,155 active real estate agents. But how do you know whether the one you hire will do their job well? That's why HomeLight analyzes each agent's performance history to find the best ones in your area. Work with the top 3% of real estate agents in Kalamazoo and you can make $5,071 more on a home sale and save up to over 10% more on a home purchase.

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

William Thompson
Troxel Realty Company, Llc
About William

"Over 750 Successful Real Estate Transactions" William is a real estate agent with Troxel Realty Company, Llc in Battle Creek, Michigan and has been in the real estate business for 25 years. William has completed 685 transactions in several areas including Battle Creek, Portage, Marshall, Albion, Kalamazoo and Richland. HomeLight ranks William as one of the top 1% of agents in Battle Creek for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 10% of agents who are able to successfully complete transactions. Our database shows that William has completed over 750 transactions since 1996, representing the buyer in 28% of those transactions and the seller in 72% of them.

William's reviews

"We are veterans who moved from Washington state, and we started the buying process in late January/e..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
47
Condo Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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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.

Rob's reviews

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

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Condo Transactions
4
Single Family Home Transactions
50
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
REALTOR®
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Shelly Pattison
REMAX Advantage
About Shelly

Shelly has been a licensed real estate agent in Michigan for 26 years and is currently with REMAX Advantage in Portage. Shelly has completed transactions in several areas including Portage, Kalamazoo, Mattawan, Westwood, Eastwood and Parchment. HomeLight ranks Shelly as one of the top 11% of agents in Portage for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 19% of agents who sell homes fast. HomeLight has information on 166 of Shelly's transactions since 2015. Shelly works with both buyers and sellers. Shelly works all of Kalamazoo County and travels as far as Van Buren County, Allegan & parts of Barry Counties. Shelly sold 73 homes in 2018 and 75 homes in 2017.

Single Family Home Transactions
32
Condo Transactions
0
TIC Transactions
0
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Jason Veenstra
Veenstra Team brokered by eXp Realty
About Jason

Jason is a second-generation REALTOR® and Team Leader for the Veenstra Team. Jason was raised in Kalamazoo and has spent most of his life here. He is a graduate of Kalamazoo Christian High School, attended Calvin College and graduated from Trinity Christian College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Communication. Jason and his wife, along with their 5 children, attend The River Church in downtown Kalamazoo where Jason serves as the Chair of the Deacon Committee and volunteers on a regular basis in the audio/video department. Jason serves as a Board Director for the Greater Kalamazoo Association of REALTORS® (GKAR), Board Manager for Michigan Regional Information Center (MichRIC), sits on the GKAR MLS Committee, is a member of the Kalamazoo Area Rental Housing Association (KARHA), a member of the Rental Property Owner’s Association (RPOA), and he and his wife have been class facilitators for Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University multiple times.

Condo Transactions
4
Single Family Home Transactions
22
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Cassie Scramlin
Keller Williams Realty, Mitten Homes Group
About Cassie

I love having the opportunity to work for you! I currently service four counties in SW Michigan and have been licensed since 2001 with thousands of successful transactions completed. My no nonsense approach to real estate means you will receive superior service, integrity and honesty during the transaction. You can enjoy a smooth transaction netting you the most money, (if you are selling a home), and a good value on your new home, (if you are purchasing a home). I have the unique ability to match a home to a buyer. I am certified as a Professional Stager. You will benefit from my experience being a Dave Ramsey ELP. Being an ELP, I am different than most realtors asI look at things differently. Real estate is truly my passion and I enjoy helping everyone I can from listing and selling local properties to referring clients to my fabulous associates around the world. I will never put my commission at a higher value than your real estate goals. In my spare time, I love spending time with my grandchildren, family and friends. I enjoy camping, crafts and baking/cooking. My husband and I have two doodles that are important to our daily routine. I am a breast cancer survivor and support our military, firemen, police officers and first responders.

Cassie's reviews

"I highly recommend Cassie she did things for me that I didn't even realize you could do selling my h..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
18
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
89
Condo Transactions
9
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
REALTOR®
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Melody Stirk
Keller Williams Realty
About Melody

Melody Stirk is the founder of the Stirk Realty Group, and also a top producing agent within her office at the Kalamazoo Keller Williams Market Center in Portage, Michigan. Melody is a native of Southwest Michigan, graduating from Western Michigan University with a B.A. in 1979. She has been highly active in the Real Estate community, having over 40+ continuous years of experience in Marketing Residential and Income Properties. She is a true Southwest Michigan Gal! In her spare time she is a shore lover, horseback rider, and she loves to craft! She is a black belt in Karate, as well as the 3rd licensed Female Jockey in the U.S.A. Melody’s formula for success involves personalized service, a high degree of professionalism, and a commitment to client satisfaction! She is extremely proud of her team having sold over 265 homes in the last 2 years!

Melody's reviews

"We were able to meet Melody by signing up with Homelight. We were given 5 realtor recommendations in..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
22
Condo Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Pamella Knapp
RE/MAX of Michigan
About Pamella

The Knapp/Knight Team is dedicated to helping people find the perfect home focused and on getting homes sold! The Knapp/Knight Team aims high to achieve the goals set for their clients and last year sold over 135 homes. To ensure excellent customer service and the highest level of communication, Pamella Knapp & Shauna Knight have developed a 8 member team. "Our clients find that we not only know real estate, but will also exceed expectations either finding you the home of your dreams or getting your home sold quickly and at the best price." With this level of commitment to customer service and professionalism you will find your experience will be unsurpassed through the home buying/selling process. There are many factors affecting the real estate market locally and nationally day to day. It is imperative to have the right representation and team to guide and prepare you every step of the way. Pamella and her team have been successful in the market through both good and challenging times. The Knapp/Knight team's experience and commitment has built a group of realtors® that will deliver results.

Single Family Home Transactions
15
Condo Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Richard Roy
Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices
About Richard

Richard Roy is a premier Listing Specialist. Richard has extensive knowledge of the market and has been very successful marketing and selling homes. He specializes in representing sellers and previous for sale by owner listings, and enjoys referral and repeat business from satisfied customers. Please call or email today to put his expertise to work for you.

Single Family Home Transactions
29
Condo Transactions
0
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Jennifer Copeland
Five Star Real Estate
About Jennifer

I am a mom of 3, wife, and love all things design. I graduated from WMU with a BA in Art (graphic design), and have had an interior design business, Art of Design, since 1999. After staging homes for agents for many years, in 2013 I became a REALTOR® and in 2014 earned my Home Staging® accreditation. I stage my clients' listings for free, and also enjoy giving interior design suggestions for my buyers. Negotiating the best deal for my clients and guiding them through the process is gratifying. Superior graphics, photography, and videography is essential for marketing my properties. I absolutely love my job.

Single Family Home Transactions
14
Condo Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Kalamazoo

Why you need a top real estate agent in Kalamazoo, MI

In Kalamazoo, where homes stay on the market an average of 84 days, it’s crucial to have a top performing real estate agent. Top Kalamazoo agents do 615 real estate transactions a year, compared to the average agent who does 159. Plus, our data shows the best agents save you time and money.

Top Seller's Agents

Top seller's agents in Kalamazoo sell 40.45 days faster than the average agent, make sellers 7.0% more on the sales, and move 1.9x more properties.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market
Lower is better

Homes Sold / Yr


Top Buyer's Agents

In Kalamazoo, top buyers agents help home buyers save $37,419 on a home. The top agents, on average, place 1.7x the number of transactions as average agents in Kalamazoo.

Condos Sold / Yr

Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
Lower is better

Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Kalamazoo, MI

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
4.4 stars

Top real estate agents in Kalamazoo score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Kalamazoo agent who scores only 4.4 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Kalamazoo and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

Recent reviews for Kalamazoo real estate agents and REALTORS

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Paul King
Troxel Realty Company, Llc
Oct 16, 2020

“Where your web site was helpful was in identifying Bill Thompson as a potential realtor. Bill was one of three agents suggested for the area where my Mom's home was located. From the available data on your web site about home sales for the respective agents and conversations with Bill, I quickly d...“

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Valarie Brocato
Realty Execuitves Pro Brokers
Nov 06, 2020

“We had been considering a move to the southwest Michigan area for better than 3 years. I was referred to Mary Kay Sverid by my Illinois real estate agent, whom I trusted implicitly. He said Mary Kay was tops, and she sure proved him right! From the beginning she listened to our desires and needs and...“

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Jackie
Attila Real Estate
Apr 28, 2021

“Chris was absolutely amazing. His knowledge of the area and the homes we looked at were outstanding. He didn’t use a cookie cutter detail from the listing he would dig a bit deeper to get real details. He answered any calls, emails, or texts very quickly. He has been very easy to work with and as a ...“

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Carol Ladd
Keller Williams Realty
Jul 23, 2021

“We were able to meet Melody by signing up with Homelight. We were given 5 realtor recommendations in our area and Melody contacted us within minutes! She set up an interview/meeting for 2 days later and came well prepared with comparables in our neighborhood and an extensive real estate background. ...“

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"HomeLight provided me the best realtor we could ask for. We ended up choosing the top match for us and selling our home faster than we thought we would."

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"Prior to using HomeLight, we had found a Realtor through the yellow pages. Our property was sold within a week of listing and for a price that we had anticipated.... more than what the Realtor found through the yellow pages had estimated."

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Find the perfect agent or REALTOR® for your favorite Kalamazoo neighborhood

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Kalamazoo, top agents are frequently doing deals in Westwood, Millwood, and Eastwood.

Westwood

Active Agents453
Time on Market92
Avg. Sale Price$114,905

Millwood

Active Agents450
Time on Market97
Avg. Sale Price$97,742

Eastwood

Active Agents369
Time on Market93
Avg. Sale Price$60,911

Find top real estate agents in cities near Kalamazoo, MI

Portage

Active Agents780
Time on Market56
Avg. Sale Price$220,000

Battle Creek

Active Agents475
Time on Market59
Avg. Sale Price$119,500

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