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Top Lafayette real estate agents

1,657 real estate agents are active in Lafayette, CA. HomeLight analyzes every agent's performance history to find the best ones in your area. Data from thousands of transactions show that the top 3% of Lafayette real estate agents sell homes in 34 days and work with 618 homes, which is 1.8x more than the average.

"I would highly recommend HomeLight to help you through the process of finding that just right, excellent Realtor. It will take a load off you and make the process of putting your house on the market much more enjoyable instead of a chore."

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

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.

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"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
28
TIC Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
5
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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About Andrea

Representing Sellers Together, we’ll strategize to attract the right buyers for your property. My comprehensive marketing program is tried and true. It has been tested time and again, and the bottom line is that it works. During negotiations, I’ll protect your interests and yours alone, and as a result you’ll get the highest price and best terms for your home for what the market will bear. Representing Buyers I am tireless in my pursuit to find you what you want. I have the patience to work with you for as long as it takes to find the home that resonates with your taste and lifestyle. I thoroughly understand what it takes to get an offer accepted and escrow closed. Home buyers in the competitive East Bay market need an experienced and reliable advocate to protect their interests. Not only am I conscientious, careful, and mindful of your needs, but I will aggressively negotiate for you during escrow. Through many years of practicing real estate in the Bay Area, My personal relationships are very useful in getting you the property in a multi-bid situation.

Andrea's reviews

"We are very, very fortunate to have Andrea. We are demanding clients yet she is ever so patient with..."

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Condo Transactions
5
Single Family Home Transactions
18
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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About Paddy

With over 20 years of experience in real estate, Paddy Kehoe has established himself as a top-producing agent in the Lamorinda area. Paddy’s complete commitment to his clients combined with his dedication to providing unparalleled service has contributed to his successful career. “This business is all about networking and creating good relationships with everyone around you, whether that be current clients, former clients, other real estate agents, mortgage brokers, etc. Maintaining these relationships can give you an edge over the competition.” Paddy prides himself on putting the right deals together for his clients. He listens to the concerns of his clients whether they be real estate related or personal. He is truly interested in preserving the relationships that he has, not the deals. Paddy gives back to the community with donations to the schools, volunteer coaching and local team sponsorships. His experience and vast network of friends, co-workers and neighbors ensure your property will get the greatest and best exposure possible.

Single Family Home Transactions
1
Townhome Transactions
2
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Renée White
Keller Williams Realty - Walnut Creek
About Renée

The Renée White Team has an average time on the market of 25 days and with over 145 sales per year, more than 10 times more than the average agent. Renée's depth of experience has led to her being in the top team agents in Contra Costa County. With over 489 million in sales, she has been consistently awarded through Keller Williams as one of the top agents in the Northern region. Clients are drawn to Renée because of her strong knowledge of the local market, dedication to helping sellers and buyers meet their goals, and integrity in conducting business honestly at all times. Another major reason that sellers and buyers choose to work with Renée is her dynamic team of Buyer's Specialists and Client Support Staff. The Renée White Team works together with the client from start to finish - ensuring an efficient, smooth, and communicative buying or selling process. The objective of The Renée White Team is to effectively serve the needs of sellers, buyers, and investors using skillful negotiation, local area expertise, and a strong focus on customer service.

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"A++ experience. I was born and raised in the Walnut Creek area. Renee was able to introduce us to a ..."

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Townhome Transactions
9
Single Family Home Transactions
91
Condo Transactions
15
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
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About Steve

You will find a wide variety of useful information and resources designed to help you buy or sell a home more effectively in the San Ramon Valley and the surrounding areas. From information on the local community, to advice about finding a mortgage or preparing your home to sell, it's all available here on my web site. You can also search for your ideal home by viewing current listings with detailed descriptions and photos. Or you can get help determining the value of your home by requesting a report that includes the prices of similar homes that recently sold or are currently for sale in the your area. After you have had the chance to review this information, contact me so I can tell you more about how I can help. I appreciate the opportunity to earn your business, Steve Maurer, REALTOR® 925-381-8629

Steve's reviews

"I first met Steve years ago when we sold our Townhouse and bough our house. He is very experienced a..."

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Condo Transactions
6
Townhome Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
26
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Aaron Brown
Perspective Real Estate
About Aaron

Perspective Founder Aaron Brown doesn’t believe in wasting time. He rose to the top of his brokerage two years after obtaining his real estate license in 2007, and he now ranks amongst the top 1% of all agents in the Oakland/Berkeley region. Aaron has been involved in well over over 300 transactions and now leverages his skills and experience as the leader of Perspective Real Estate. A critical thinker who consistently comes up with successful strategies for his clients, Aaron is at his best when working with clients who are looking for expert advice and direction. Direct yet never pushy, Aaron provides sound guidance with optimum results always the target. Aaron truly enjoys the process of transforming a home for sale and then pushing for its greatest results. Aaron came to real estate after years of experience in the hospitality industry where he learned to apply the same principles of excellence he now brings to real estate. Chief amongst Aaron’s strengths is having parents who are both attorneys, as growing up in a legal family has given him a deep understanding of contract law that few agents possess. Ultimately, his extensive experiences across the board allow him to always position his clients for success. A native of the East Bay, Aaron currently lives in Oakland, CA and owns investment property across the East Bay. While this background makes him something of an expert of the local market, being so well known in the community also makes him an on-demand asset. He has a well-earned reputation as a trusted community resource who shares freely. Aaron is the founding agent of Perspective and is involved directly with all aspects of the business. Clients working with any member of the team can rest assured that Aaron is personally supporting them at every step along the way.

Aaron's reviews

"Aaron Brown was outstanding in every regard as a real estate broker and friend. "

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Single Family Home Transactions
18
Condo Transactions
0
Townhome Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
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Kelly Gargiulo
Keller Williams Realty
About Kelly

With an average of 35+ sales per year, Kelly Gargiulo out performs the typical agent by 5 times. With over $186 million in sales, Kelly’s range of experience has led her to consistently rank in the top 2% of agents in Contra Costa County along with being awarded through Keller Williams as one of the top individual agents in the Northern California & Hawaii region, year after year. Clients are drawn to Kelly because of her ease & approachability, her strong knowledge of the market, her dedication to helping her clients meet their goals, and her integrity in doing the right thing. Another major reason that sellers and buyers choose to work with Kelly is her incredibly talented support staff. Kelly Gargiulo & her team focus on working together with their clients from start to finish - ensuring a smooth, efficient and communicative sales process. The objective of Kelly Gargiulo and her team is to effectively serve the needs of their clients using skillful negotiation, local area expertise, a strong focus on customer service, and adding in a little fun along the way. Kelly always provides the best service possible so that she can be happy and proud to stay connected with her clients for life.

Single Family Home Transactions
2
Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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About Trang

Experience and Dedication Working for Your Best Interest. Trang has extensive experience in all areas of real estate services. She is top 5% producer for Intero worldwide and she is a top 8% producer for Alameda County. She has been top producer 13 years in a row and has sold over 500 homes. Buying or selling real estate can be a pleasant or frustrating process depending on the REALTOR® that represents you. Your choice should be Trang Dunlap for that home buying or selling adventure. Trang is different than most real estate professionals, she developed a true passion for real estate when she bought her first condo at the age of 21 since then she has focused on what she can do for others to enhance their goals and real estate portfolios. Trang brings a vision of potential for real estate and wants to help you realize that potential in the property that you buy or sell. She understands that in today's market, it is critical to create market appeal. Buyers have less time to manage a remodel after the close of escrow and prefer to buy a "turn-Key" property that is in excellent condition. Those properties sell faster, command higher prices and generally have smoother closings. Trang understands that from her own personal experience. She has created specialized seminars that help sellers and buyers alike create properties that sell faster and for top dollar. Trang has compiled a list of subcontractors and other professionals to simplify the process for you. Together you and Trang can begin to greatly influence your sales price. She can offer referrals to professionals that do quality work at reasonable prices: - Painters - General Contractors - Plumbers - Gardeners/Landscapers - Stagers - And many more... Trang excels at not only uncovering a property's potential but creativity, problem solving, attention to detail and a driving need to provide the best client care possible. When you work with Trang you will find not only a competent REALTOR® but an advocate on your behalf, always putting your best interest first. She leverages her reputation for honesty, integrity and fair play with her colleagues on her client's behalf to find those "off market" and "coming soon" listings. Her reputation aids in creating smoother and more timely closings. Trang has been helping people make all the right moves since 2005, just ask her clients. Awards and Accolade 2019 Forbes Real Estate Council Member 2018 Intero Chairman's Club Member - The highest award given by Intero Real Estate for Sales Volume 2017 BayEast Realtor Pinnacle Award 2017 BayEast Pinnacle award is given to agents with 40+ transaction and over 20 million in sales for the year #1 East Bay Agent - Intero Real Estate Services 2016 Intero Real Estate Services "Chairman's Club" Top 1%. #1 in volume (sales) and #1 units 2016 Intero President's Circle Award 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 Intero Real Estate Services "Presidents Circle Award given to Intero agents who are in the top 5% of Gross Commission Income intero Chairman's Circle Award 2012 Intero Real Estate Chairman's Circle Award for Top 1% in Real Estate Sales. Intero Executive Circle Award 2010 Intero Real Estate Executives Circle Award given to agents that are in the top 10% of Gross Commission Income Keller Williams Rookie of the Year 2007 Award given to the best performing agent in their first year of real estate.

Condo Transactions
18
Townhome Transactions
5
Single Family Home Transactions
30
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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About Kevin

About Kevin & Naomi Kieffer, Realtors Our Client-First Philosophy There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional - integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how we work. That said, our experience as East Bay real estate professionals has taught us that providing the very best service is essentially about putting our clients first. This means remaining accessible, being good listeners as well as good communicators, and responding quickly to your needs. This "client first" philosophy has always been our approach, and it requires that we continually improve our skills and our way of doing business. In addition, we utilize the latest technologies which enable us to do everything we have always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. We are able to extend the range of services we provide

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"Kevin & Naomi are an amazing team that helped my husband and I during our first home buying experien..."

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Townhome Transactions
14
Condo Transactions
24
Single Family Home Transactions
54
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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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.

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

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Single Family Home Transactions
400
Townhome Transactions
33
Condo Transactions
81
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Lafayette

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

Why settle for any average agent when the top 3% of real estate agents can help you save $103,686 more on a home purchase and move a home 1.5x faster than the local average? Top Lafayette real estate agents are more experienced, work more transactions, and make more money on home sales.

Top Seller's Agents

San Francisco’s top 3% of agents sell 1.8x more properties than the average agent, and sell homes 18.45 days faster. Even better? A top Lafayette real estate agent nets you 13.4% more on your list price.

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Homes Sold / Yr


Top Buyer's Agents

When you hire a top Lafayette buyer’s agent, you’re getting the highest level of experience: They help 74.5% more buyers than the average agent, and save buyers $103,686 more.

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

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
3 stars

Top real estate agents in Lafayette score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Lafayette agent who scores only 3.0 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Lafayette and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"HomeLight was very helpful in narrowing down the field of Realtors to choose from and importantly, giving an idea of the data and methodology behind the recommendations so I could feel confident in them."

Harry G.

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"We were very pleased with HomeLight's easy application for finding us the perfect Realtor match. I joked with my friends and family and said I went to Match.com to find the best Realtors. We would highly recommend them. "

Jill D.

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

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

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Lafayette, top agents are frequently doing deals in Trails Area, Upper Happy Valley Area, and Burton Valley Area.

Trails Area

Active Agents205
Time on Market58
Avg. Sale Price$1,172,025

Upper Happy Valley Area

Active Agents165
Time on Market87
Avg. Sale Price$1,852,357

Burton Valley Area

Active Agents151
Time on Market60
Avg. Sale Price$1,365,788

Find top real estate agents in cities near Lafayette, CA

Oakland

Active Agents4,665
Time on Market41
Avg. Sale Price$759,000

Danville

Active Agents1,300
Time on Market46
Avg. Sale Price$1,230,000

Concord

Active Agents3,114
Time on Market42
Avg. Sale Price$596,000

Richmond

Active Agents1,792
Time on Market48
Avg. Sale Price$540,000

Dublin

Active Agents1,705
Time on Market48
Avg. Sale Price$883,000

San Ramon

Active Agents2,383
Time on Market46
Avg. Sale Price$1,020,000

Berkeley

Active Agents1,349
Time on Market36
Avg. Sale Price$1,245,000

San Francisco

Active Agents5,511
Time on Market52
Avg. Sale Price$1,350,000

Vallejo

Active Agents3,039
Time on Market57
Avg. Sale Price$413,000

Castro Valley

Active Agents1,545
Time on Market44
Avg. Sale Price$828,000

Walnut Creek

Active Agents2,226
Time on Market42
Avg. Sale Price$750,000

San Leandro

Active Agents2,013
Time on Market42
Avg. Sale Price$670,888

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