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Top Los Altos real estate agents

HomeLight analyzes hundreds of thousands transactions to identify the best real estate agents of Los Altos. And here's what we know about the top 3% of the 1,683 active Los Altos real estate agents: compared to the average agent, the top 3% work 1.8x more transactions and move homes 18.57 days faster.

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See how 20 of the top REALTORS® and real estate agents in Los Altos, CA stack up

James Holt
Compass
About James

Jim Holt is one of Silicon Valley s premier Realtors and was listed in The Wall Street Journals Top 100 Agents in the US. With an educational background in math and computer science at Stanford, technology and numbers play an enormous role in his life. When not responding to clients at lightning speed, you will find him analyzing past sales, current trends, and contemplating future trends. He never associates himself with the word 'salesman', but as a smiling, upbeat, and approachable real estate expert that views the industry from a perspective of listening, educating, and communicating.

Townhome Transactions
86
Condo Transactions
85
Single Family Home Transactions
360
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
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Royce Cablayan
Sereno Group
About Royce

Credentials Sales Manager for Coldwell Banker, Los Altos The #1 Residential Sales Agent in Silicon Valley for 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003 & 2004 the #1 Agent in No. Cal for 2002 & 2005 Top 10 Agent for Coldwell Banker nationwide for 1999-2002 "Top 1%" agent for the last 10 years Active, Full-Time Realtor Academic degree in marketing and sales Expertise in a variety of buyer programs In-depth knowledge of market area, neighborhoods, and related real estate services. Uniquely able to understand and appreciate your real estate needs Respected by clients and colleagues for honesty, fairness, and follow through Memberships and Affiliations SILVAR - Silicon Valley Association of Realtors NAR - National Association of Realtors CAR - California Association of Realtors Billy De Frank Center ITG Golden Gate Business Association I Offer You: Aggressive, Persistent Marketing, Dependable, Consistent Communication, Speed, Efficiency, and Dependability, Proven Marketing and Negotiation Skills, Competence, Experience, and Expertise, Integrity and Commitment

Townhome Transactions
260
Condo Transactions
200
Single Family Home Transactions
180
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Julie Wyss
Compass
About Julie

Complete Concierge Service from One of the Country’s Top Agents!   As one of Silicon Valley’s premier residential real estate brokers—and recently ranked as the #141 real estate agent in the country—Julie Wyss offers a world-class real estate experience. Closing over $100,000,000 in sales in 2020 while serving primarily on the seller’s side of the transaction, she orchestrates the entire home selling project from start to finish. Her system of checklists and a dedicated team of supporting professionals allow her to turn homes quickly and for top dollar while leaving her with time to focus on building lasting relationships with her clients and business partners. On the seller’s side, an intelligent selling strategy, aggressive marketing, complete project management, and expert negotiation are all part of the service clients get with Julie and her team of pros. Working to ensure sellers reap the highest returns on their homes, she and her team make an extraordinary difference in the value of the properties she represents. By implementing expert design, renovation, and staging plans, Julie transforms “pride of ownership” properties into turnkey treasures. For buyers, Julie secures the best possible home prices by combining sharp negotiating skills with her extensive knowledge of the Silicon Valley area—and knowing that some buyers find the home buying process to be extremely stressful, Julie is unflagging in her efforts to be a calming influence while helping her clients find the homes of their dreams. A professional at the top of her game, working with the #118 agent in the country means being treated to world-class service, extraordinary project management, and outstanding aftercare. Discover more at linktree.com/juliewyss. Awards, Qualifications, and Specialties: Ranked #29 all of SF Bay Area agents in The Leading 100 Nationally ranked #141 in the Wall Street Journal by Tom Ferry: The Thousand Ranked #39 of all California agents in America’s Best 400+ 5-star reviews on Zillow.com Specializes in Silicon Valley residential real estate sales Dedicated client advocate Expert negotiator Innovative home marketer Featured in an article by CNN Featured on the cover of Real Producers Magazine

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"Julie was very kind and helpful with my partner, aunt, and I after we inherited a house in very poor..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
830
Condo Transactions
100
Townhome Transactions
47
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 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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Condo Transactions
180
Single Family Home Transactions
840
Townhome Transactions
80
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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Alex Lehr
Guide Real Estate
About Alex

Alex Lehr has been working hard to cultivate a well-respected and trusted concierge-style real estate service for his clients since 1984. His extensive industry knowledge has been sought out by The New York Times, KPIX Channel 5 News, and through his book "The Unexpected Sale: Guidance for the Executor/Administrator Of An Estate." Always perfecting his craft, Alex diligently stays ahead of upcoming real estate trends and carefully evaluates current economic data and social inclinations. His keen attention to detail and real estate expertise allow Alex to position his clients for success in any market condition. In essence, he "sees around the corner." Alex also engages in a grassroots approach to staying in touch with tens of thousands of property owners each year, allowing him to provide his clients valuable insights from the real estate community, along with access to off-market properties that aren't available elsewhere. Alex is passionate about maximizing his clients' real estate assets and designing an experience that's tailored to their specific needs. Whether he's working with first-time homebuyers, clients managing family estates and trusts, or billionaire titans of tech, Alex is known for making the end-to-end process seamless. He specializes in reducing complexities and eliminating uncertainty along the way, and has done so during a number of unstable markets, including the recessions of the 1990s and early 2000s, 9/11, the Great Recession of 2008, and most recently, COVID-19. In his free time, Alex loves spending time with his wife, Denise, and their four children, who are all a vital part of the team at Guide Real Estate. Together, they enjoy a variety of activities such as riding motorcycles, racing, hunting, fishing, scuba diving, skiing, and giving back to the community by supporting the Second Harvest Food Bank and other local organizations.

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"Alex and his team were great. We worked well together. They held our hand through the process and ga..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
640
Condo Transactions
90
Townhome Transactions
38
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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About Dawn

Hello and thank you for visiting my HomeLight profile! I’m Broker Associate Dawn Thomas, a highly-experienced Silicon Valley and Santa Cruz County REALTOR® with a passion for negotiating the best possible transactions for my clients. I'm so passionate about negotiations that I went to the Harvard Negotiation Institute and hold a certificate from Harvard Law School's Program on Negotiations. The Dawn Thomas Team of Compass happily represents nice people in buying and selling real estate in the Silicon Valley in Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, Campbell, West San Jose, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Cupertino, and Sunnyvale. We also have expertise in the beach communities of Santa Cruz County: Santa Cruz, Capitola, and Aptos. Compass takes a tech-driven, personalized approach, combining a collaborative agent community, in-house creative agency, and the industry's most tenured leadership team. Our mission is to help everyone find their place in this world. We'd be honored to help you find yours!

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"Dawn originally help me list and sell my home in Los Altos approx. 2 years ago. I went back with he..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
150
Condo Transactions
24
Townhome Transactions
15
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Joe Velasco
Compass
About Joe

With more than 22 years of experience in all aspects of real estate, top-producing agent and Silicon Valley native Joe Velasco brings vast industry expertise and in-depth local knowledge to his role as Team Leader of the Joe Velasco Group, located in Palo Alto, CA. From residential real estate sales to lending, investment and home development, Joe understands what it takes to render quality representation in today’s competitive marketplace. Over the years, he has earned a stellar reputation for his full-service, innovative and dynamic approach to real estate, creating a recognized and proven brand in Silicon Valley. Working with everyone from luxury home buyers and sellers to investors and developers, Joe is committed to helping his clients fulfill their real estate goals. Over the course of his career, Joe has closed over $1 Billion in real estate sales and is on track to close over $120 Million in 2019 alone. He has ranked among the Top 200 real estate professionals in the country per REAL Trends for three years in a row.

Single Family Home Transactions
420
Condo Transactions
44
Townhome Transactions
9
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
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Cathy Jackson
Intero Real Estate
About Cathy

As a native Californian, Cathy Jackson brings over 30 years of real estate experience and a comprehensive understanding of the Bay Area market to each and every transaction. Her acumen with contracts, disclosures and pricing strategy among other things, has served her clients well. Cathy utilizes technology to be accessible to her clients whenever they need her. For buyers, Cathy’s extensive knowledge of the distinctively different neighborhoods throughout the San Francisco Bay Area helps her clients find the home they want. She is always prepared with information specific to her client's needs. For sellers, Cathy has a trusted database of professional resources for everything your home might need from painters and carpet cleaners to landscapers. An important component of Cathy’s successful marketing strategy is staging. As an accredited staging professional, Cathy can offer expert advice that will add an extra touch needed to distinguish your home from all the others.

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"I've known Cathy for a long time, we are part of the same social circle and i love the way she handl..."

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Condo Transactions
74
Single Family Home Transactions
230
Townhome Transactions
20
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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David Troyer
Intero Real Estate Services
About David

David Troyer is a real estate agent with Intero Real Estate Services in Mountain View, California and has been in the real estate business for 18 years. David's coverage area includes Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Loyola, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale. HomeLight ranks David as one of the top 1% of agents in Mountain View for successfully selling homes and as one of the top agents who are able to successfully complete transactions. Our database shows that David has completed 297 transactions since 2009, representing the buyer in 19% of those transactions and the seller in 81% of them. David has been most prolific in Mountain View including representing the seller of a single family home at 485 Arboleda Dr that sold for $4,000,000 in one transaction and a buyer of a single family home at 641 Mills Av that sold for $3,150,000 in another.

Single Family Home Transactions
460
Townhome Transactions
35
Condo Transactions
24
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
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Elaine White
Coldwell Banker
About Elaine

OUR PHILOSOPHY Our goal is to make every home sale or purchase a smooth and seamless experience. While every home is unique, what every real estate transaction has in common are dozens of details that require thoughtful organization, smart negotiation and painstaking attention. Our clients, typically busy professionals, rely on us to manage every step of the process. We feel privileged that our clients entrust us with the most important purchase or sale they will ever make. OUR SPECIAL EXPERTISE Certain types of real estate transactions require special expertise. We are Certified Home Marketing Specialists. We are also pleased to assist our clients with transactions that involve: 1031 Exchanges (investment properties) Relocation Probate and trust sales Divorce sales including "Special Master" service Out-of-area referrals Vacation homes Spanish speaking team members Green building needs SENIORS REAL ESTATE SPECIALIST ATTORNEY AT LAW

Single Family Home Transactions
350
Townhome Transactions
27
Condo Transactions
33
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Los Altos

Why you need a top real estate agent in Los Altos, CA

Why settle for any average agent when the top 3% of real estate agents can help you save $158,153 more on a home purchase and move a home 2.0x faster than the local average? Top Los Altos real estate agents are more experienced, work more transactions, and make more money on home sales.

Top Seller's Agents

The best Los Altos seller's agents make 1.6x more money for clients and get their homes sold 18.57 days faster when compared to the average agent.

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Top Buyer's Agents

When compared against the average real estate agent, the top Los Altos buyer's agents move about 286.13 properties and save buyers $180,468 on their home purchases.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Los Altos, CA

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
4.3 stars

Top real estate agents in Los Altos score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Los Altos agent who scores only 4.3 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Los Altos and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

Recent reviews for Los Altos real estate agents and REALTORS

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A S
Coldwell Banker
Sep 20, 2020

“Ramesh is amazing. She made home buying possible for us during a pandemic. We met Ramesh pre-covid and very early in our home buying process when we were not sure about location, size and house type. She kept in touch during covid and when we were ready to visit houses, she went through extra effo...“

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Amanda Leinhart
SELLING SILICON VALLEY® GROUP | Intero Real Estate Services
Nov 09, 2020

“As new homebuyers my husband and I thought we were equipped to get through the whole process. Boy were we wrong. Danny was a huge asset to us. He was diligent and hardworking. He took the time to get to know us and understand what stage of our life this home was going to be for. Most of all he was t...“

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Andrew-John Dittrich
Guide Real Estate
Sep 01, 2020

“Alex and his team were great. We worked well together. They held our hand through the process and gave us their best advice of selling during COVID. HE achieved multiple offers and we sold $165k over asking price. We closed escrow on time. Could not recommend them enough. Local team with local knowl...“

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Paul Rabanal
SELLING SILICON VALLEY® GROUP | Intero Real Estate Services
Nov 09, 2020

“Danny and his team have been the best representatives of our interests as both buyers and sellers. Danny provided thorough insight into the housing market in Silicon Valley and the communities where we were interested in moving to, and his negotiation abilities saved or made us tens of thousands of ...“

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Jack Bash
Intero Real Estate
Dec 29, 2020

“As a first time home seller I had no idea what to expect or do. I am pleased with the excellent services that Cathey Jackson of Intero Real Estate Services was able to provide. From the start She was enthusiastic and supportive. She was able to arrange all of the inspections and minor repairs th...“

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Meet top real estate agents who focus on these Los Altos neighborhoods

North Los Altos

Active Agents801
Time on Market40
Avg. Sale Price$2,014,205

South Los Altos

Active Agents503
Time on Market36
Avg. Sale Price$1,929,417

North Los Altos

Active Agents145
Time on Market38
Avg. Sale Price$3,097,215

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