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Top Kansas City real estate agents

There are 3,938 real estate agents in Kansas City, KS but we use data to find the best ones. HomeLight compares the agent performance data in your area to find real estate agents who get the job done 1.9x faster than the average Kansas City, KS real estate agent.

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

Shanan Steere
Keller Williams Realty Partners, Inc.
About Shanan

Shanan Steere leads Shanan Group as the lead listing and buyer’s agent. She has a 22-year career in real estate and a prior 7 years in the pharmaceutical & surgical sales industry. The first 8 years in the KC metro area she sold around 550 homes then launched a real estate national franchise in the Shawnee area. She is a certified John Maxwell coach and trainer and has trained/coached over 3500 realtors in a 7 weeks sales/mindset class across North America. She understands customer service from her experience in coaching others to build systems around consistency and performance. She is first a Mom, then a tenacious entrepreneur. Shanan has sold 16.2x the number of single family homes as the average agent in the area. We have data on over 700 of Shanan’s transactions. Shanan prefers to work with both sellers and buyers. She also has a team that supports sales in listings and buyers to get 100% coverage! With marketing and strategizing her strength, the first session is all about the strategy to assist you in your move. The team also offers a national discount with Sherwin Williams to save you money during the 'getting ready' stage. Here’s what we know about Shanan’s work: - Shanan recently sold one home for $1,050,000. She was the 6th agent over 9 years and got it under contract in 60 days! - they are skilled in fast home sales: they have listings that have sold in as little as 19 days and uses 'Pre-Marketing' as an advantage for top exposure prior to listing. - Shanan Group is in the top 1% of KC Metro agents - Ranked #34 in Kansas City Business Journal for Realtors in KC 2019 - Shanan Group sold 45% more homes this year than they did last year. Shanan has completed 52 transactions in Shawnee in the last 2 years. HomeLight considers this real estate agent a closer because they have sold 47 more homes than the average agent in the area. Shanan Group consists of the owner, Shanan, Eddy Morales (speaks Spanish), and our incredible Director of Operations, Hayley Pacheco. Please read our reviews to find out that we have 'NO LIMITS' to our service!

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"Shanan Steere Raines and her team made selling our home incredibly easy. She and her team are very c..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
110
Townhome Transactions
3
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Scott Strevell
Keller Williams - KC Homes 365
About Scott

Scott Strevell is a real estate agent and group leader of The KC Homes 365 Team. He is affiliated with Keller Williams Partners, Inc., in Overland Park, Kansas, and has been in the real estate business for 39 years. Scott has completed thousands of transactions in several areas in and around the Kansas City Metro, including Overland Park, Olathe, Shawnee, Lenexa, Prairie Village, and Leawood. HomeLight ranks Scott as one of the top 1% of agents in Overland Park for successfully selling homes, and as one of the top 12% of agents who sell homes fast. **DISCLAIMER: The days on market (DOM) on this profile is calculated incorrectly (listing date to closing date). Our correct average DOM (listing date to pending) for 2019 was actually 5 days.**

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"Scott had amazingly creative ideas for selling our house. We felt like he gave us individualized att..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
57
Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Kristi Soligo
RE/MAX Revolution
About Kristi

As your RE/MAX Revolution real estate agent I will do everything I can to provide you a remarkable home buying and selling experience. Please contact me for the latest information in the housing market. I will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Thank you for visiting and I look forward to working with you. Kristi was born and raised in the Kansas City Area. She graduated from William Jewell College and was quickly drawn to the hustle and bustle of the real estate world in 1997. From there, she began growing her business and establishing a world renown real estate team. Kristi leads her team with focus, dedication, and motivation. Clients describe Kristi as committed, professional, honest, and a woman of integrity. Kristi takes an aggressive approach in finding buyers for our sellers’ homes. Through active prospecting, a proven marketing plan, and consistent follow through, she’ll sell your home in a fraction of the time of an average agent. Even while personally selling 70+ homes a year, Kristi finds time to spend with her two children and husband. Kristi and her family enjoy the outdoors and traveling. Want to know a fun fact about her? She’s a die-hard daredevil! Kristi Soligo's brokerage of record is RE/MAX Revolution where she primarily serves clients with Single Family properties in Kansas City, Liberty and Smithville.

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"Highly recommend Kristin, great communication, very knowledgeable, addressed all our concerns, and j..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
5
Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
0
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  • Top Producer 2020
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Gina Walton
Keller Williams Realty Partners, Inc.
About Gina

Prepare to experience the home purchase or selling process with confidence knowing you have someone LISTENING to you, CONSULTING you with your interest top priority and EQUIPPING you with current market knowledge. Gina combines her experience since 2005 with new innovative techniques for a successful experience in today’s housing market. Her individual consulting & high level of service are the foundation of her business. In fact, over 73% of her business comes from past clients & those they have introduced her too. Contact Gina today to experience her Personal & Professional Guaranteed Service while reaching your home goal. Vision: To empower each client with the highest personal & professional consulting in an ever changing housing market. Mission: To build relationships based on trust, integrity & commitment while achieving a client’s real estate goals through listening to their needs & using proven market knowledge and resources. Gina is a real estate agent with Keller Williams Partners, Inc. in Overland Park, Kansas. Gina has completed transactions in several areas including Olathe, Overland Park, Shawnee, Lee's Summit, Prairie Village and Lenexa. HomeLight ranks Gina as one of the top 1% of agents in Olathe for successfully selling homes and as one of the top agents for selling homes fast. Our database shows that Gina has completed 240 transactions since 2009, representing the buyer in 48% of those transactions and the seller in 52% of them. Gina has transacted in Olathe more than any other area helping to buy or sell 112 homes including a 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom single family home on August 04, 2009 which sold for $465,000 and a 4 bedroom, 4.0 bathroom single family home on July 10, 2015 which sold for $350,000.

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"I'm young and a first time home buyer, so I was more than a little nervous to start the process of b..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
7
Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Larry Hackett
Realty Executives of KC
About Larry

Larry works under Realty Executives of Kansas City. Realty Executives has 5 offices throughout the metro. Larry Hackett has Brokers License's in both Kansas & Missouri Larry is a Single family home, Land, Commercial, Multi family, New Home Construction expert. We’ve recorded data for over 200 of Larry’s transactions. This real estate agent most often represents the buyer (70% of the time), but he also has great experience representing the seller or both. Here’s a little about Larry’s real estate experience: - Larry has sold homes for as much as $650,000. - This real estate agent is skilled in fast home sales: they have listings that have sold in as little as 8 days. Land sales of over $750,000 Multi-Family transaction of over 1 Million Dollars - Larry is a Top Dollar Real Estate Agent. Home Light considers this real estate agent a closer because they have sold 37 more homes than the average agent in the area.

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"Larry took so much extra time to make sure my husband and I understood every step in the process of ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
30
Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Jennifer Smeltzer
Keller Williams Platinum Partners
About Jennifer

Named one of America’s Top 100 Real Estate Agents, Jennifer Smeltzer has become Kansas City’s “Go to” agent, investment adviser, and real estate trainer. Why I’m Different Leveraging my experience as a successful business owner and real estate investor, I am known for outstanding client service and availability, high tech marketing techniques, consistent communication, and personal touches. Additionally, I am recognized as a skilled negotiator with my client’s best interests at heart. I cut my teeth ten years ago working in real estate investment and property management firm, then became a Realtor, both selling and teaching other agents across the Kansas City market area and beyond as an instructor with Career Education Systems. As my clientele has rapidly grown, I now focus exclusively on sellers, buyers, and investors, averaging 70+ sales a year. Listing Agent When selling your property, my team and I use system-based models alongside cutting edge technology, to make sure your property reaches qualified buyers. My extensive agent and client databases ensure that I find the right buyer and get you the most money for your property. Buying Agent I make house buying simple, from learning your needs, navigating your home search, sharing proprietary market values, negotiating favorable terms, handling the paperwork, connecting you with local service professionals, and more!

Single Family Home Transactions
35
Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Dani Beyer
Keller Williams
About Dani

Buying! Whether you are a first-time buyer, an investor purchasing your 5th rental house, or someone building a custom home from the ground up, our experience is sure to benefit you. Our goal is to make sure that our buyers are informed during every step of the process. At Dani Beyer Real Estate, we strive to make the buying experience as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. Why You Should Buy with KC’s Top Real Estate Team: Experience – Dani Beyer has been a licensed agent in both Missouri and Kansas since 2004. She was raised in the northland and moved back to KC when she graduated college so she’s very familiar with (and loves!) Kansas City and it’s awesome suburbs. Dani has helped buyers purchase condos, investment properties, vacation homes, new construction homes, and resale homes. Dani has helped hundreds of families find the best Kansas City homes for sale and she’s consistently of the top northland agents for sales volume and units sold. Technology – Dani Beyer has a BS in Computer Science, so we’re a little more tech-savvy than your average agent. At Dani Beyer Real Estate, we are huge advocates for using technology to help facilitate a smoother buying process. In a competitive buyers market, it’s important to have the latest information at your fingertips at all times. For example, we set up detailed searches for our buyers so that they are notified as soon as new listings come on the market. When buyers find “the home”, our mobile office is ready to put an offer together for the sellers ASAP. We incorporate digital signatures into the contract writing process so our buyers don’t have to have a printer or scanner (or a fax machine, remember those?!) in order to submit offers and negotiate a counter offer with a seller. Client Satisfaction – Over 90% of our business is via referrals from past and current clients. We take very good care of our clients and they trust that we will do the same for their friends and family. Selling! Selling your home can be stressful and challenging, unless you have the right agents guiding you through the process. From start to finish, we are here to help our clients sell their homes for top dollar in the shortest amount of time possible. Preparation – When selling a home, preparation is key. We provide professional home staging services for our clients and advise them on repairs/projects to tackle before a potential buyer ever walks in the front door. Having a perfectly staged, well-maintained home increases the price a buyer is willing to pay and reduces the number of days a home is on the market. Professional Photography – Let’s face it, with over 90% of buyers looking for homes online, the internet is probably going to be the marketing vehicle that sells your home. We need to make sure that high-quality, realistic photographs of your home are attached to your listing and the best home buying sites, where your home will be advertised. We’ve all seen the homes for sale where the agent took their own photos with their flip phone, or the photos that clearly enlarge rooms by 200%. Even worse — a listing with no photos. We hire professional photographers for our clients, at no cost, to take great photos of your beautifully staged home and to film a virtual tour. Information – It’s important for you to know the current market conditions so that we can price your home accordingly. Did you know that by pricing a home, even a single dollar, off of its’ optimal price point can cause a home to be overlooked in common online searches? We would love to tell you more about that when we meet. You should also be aware of the costs associated with selling your home before we find a buyer (e.g. providing title insurance, paying taxes at closing, etc.) and to know what concessions a buyer may be expecting.

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"Dani made the home selling & buying process super easy for our family. We were skeptical we would b..."

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Townhome Transactions
11
Single Family Home Transactions
130
Condo Transactions
4
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Tim Ray
HomeSmart Legacy
About Tim

Tim Ray has been serving the Kansas City area since 1997 and helps hundreds of sellers each year with his proven systems and processes and excellent customer service. Tim is the Broker and Owner of HomeSmart Legacy, comprised of real estate brokers, agents, and professionals whose primary goal is to provide and facilitate unique, competent and responsive, real estate services in a dynamic real estate market. Put his Experience, Knowledge, Service and Professionalism to work for you.

Single Family Home Transactions
250
Condo Transactions
1
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Kyle Lee
The Crossroads Real Estate Group - Keller Williams
About Kyle

Kyle was born in upstate New York. Due to his father being in the United States Army, Kyle moved around the country. He moved to San Francisco in 1992 and then to the Kansas City area in 1999. Kyle graduated from Olathe South High School, then attended Johnson County Community College and studied education. After college, Kyle taught Science and Social Studies at an urban Charter school in Kansas City, MO. After three years and much debate, he decided to pursue a career in real estate teaching people how to buy and sell their homes. Kyle Lee lives with his wife (Kristin Webster-Lee) in Olathe, Kansas. In his spare time he enjoys staying active by going to the gym, fishing, grilling and spending time with friends and family. He also enjoys helping Kristin out at her Portrait Studio in Topeka, Kansas. During football season you can find Kyle Lee cheering on the Kansas City Cheifs. Kyle is proud to call Kansas City his home and will be here forever.

Kyle's reviews

"Kyle was wonderful. His communication was excellent, he was always available through text messages ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
94
Townhome Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Joe Nelson
Keller Williams Kc North
About Joe

Joe is a real estate agent with Keller Williams Kc North. Joe has sold 1.38x the number of single family homes as the average agent in the area. We’ve recorded data for 25 of Joe’s transactions. This real estate agent most often represents the seller (88% of the time), but they also have experience representing the buyer side of transactions, with 4 deals recorded. Here’s a little about Joe’s real estate experience: - Joe recently sold one home for $350,000. - Joe’s fastest selling home sold in 21 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 sold 1050% more homes this year than they did last year.

Joe's reviews

"Joe is very supportive and professional. He helped me out quite a bit gave good direction when nee..."

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150
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0
TIC Transactions
0
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  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Kansas City

Why you need a top real estate agent in Kansas City, KS

In Kansas City, in general, homes sit on the housing market for 72 days. Out of the 3,938 active real estate agents, the average agents only work with 139 properties while the top 3% of agents work with 545. See how top real estate agents in Kansas City compare on other aspects of the real estate business.

Top Seller's Agents

Top seller's agents in Kansas City make clients 5.6% more dollars, sell homes in 33.27 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

When working the top 3% of Kansas City buyer's agents, you can save up to $26,322 on your home purchase--that's 1.6x more savings than the average agent.

Condos Sold / Yr

Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Kansas City, KS

Top Agents
4.9 stars
Avg. Agents
4.2 stars

Top real estate agents in Kansas City score an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Kansas City agent who scores only 4.2 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Kansas City and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"We are so grateful for HomeLight’s referral. Our agent sold our home in two days! Plus we received the price we hoped for. Thank you HomeLight for referring the top notch realtor we needed!"

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"I am very happy that I came across HomeLight... The agent I was connected with was so easy to work with and sold my house within two days on the market. Thank you again for making the search for the perfect agent so much less stressful! "

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"I would have to say that HomeLight really helped me in regards to finding a great Realtor to get my home sold. I would definitely recommend this service to anyone, and was able to get my house sold in less than two months! "

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Find the perfect agent or REALTOR® for your favorite Kansas City neighborhood

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Kansas City, top agents are frequently doing deals in Victory Hills, I-435 West Kc-ks, and Prairie - Piper-kc-ks.

Victory Hills

Active Agents971
Time on Market101
Avg. Sale Price$98,663

I-435 West Kc-ks

Active Agents768
Time on Market133
Avg. Sale Price$211,876

Prairie - Piper-kc-ks

Active Agents602
Time on Market122
Avg. Sale Price$219,291

Find top real estate agents in cities near Kansas City, KS

Kansas City

Active Agents6,223
Time on Market55
Avg. Sale Price$195,000

Blue Springs

Active Agents1,345
Time on Market52
Avg. Sale Price$210,000

Prairie Village

Active Agents1,166
Time on Market50
Avg. Sale Price$305,000

Overland Park

Active Agents3,146
Time on Market54
Avg. Sale Price$315,000

Olathe

Active Agents2,656
Time on Market52
Avg. Sale Price$283,000

Independence

Active Agents1,787
Time on Market49
Avg. Sale Price$134,900

Leawood

Active Agents1,354
Time on Market69
Avg. Sale Price$475,000

Lenexa

Active Agents1,568
Time on Market56
Avg. Sale Price$317,500

Shawnee

Active Agents1,969
Time on Market49
Avg. Sale Price$277,000

Lee's Summit

Active Agents2,111
Time on Market55
Avg. Sale Price$260,000

Gladstone

Active Agents895
Time on Market47
Avg. Sale Price$167,500

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