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Find the perfect Malibu real estate agent

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

Top Malibu real estate agents

HomeLight examines the transaction history for the 989 active Malibu real estate agents to find the best ones. The top 3% of real estate agents in Malibu get homes off the market in 52 days and sell for $265,913 more than the average.

I used HomeLight to find a real estate agent since I wasn’t in the city where the property was located. I found a great agent to sell my rental property. It was easy to use and saved me a lot of time!

Johnny N

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

In Malibu, in general, homes sit on the housing market for 89 days. Out of the 989 active real estate agents, the average agents only work with 68 properties while the top 3% of agents work with 366. See how top real estate agents in Malibu compare on other aspects of the real estate business.

Top Seller's Agents

Top seller’s agents in Malibu work with 1.8x more properties, gain sellers 8.7% on sales, and move homes off the market 36.91 days quicker when compared with average seller’s agents.

Sale price / List price (%)

Days on market
Lower is better

Homes sold / yr

Top Buyer's Agents

In comparison to average real estate agents in Malibu, top buyer’s agents save clients $486,086 on their home and help buy 1.7x more properties.

Condos sold / yr

Homes purchased / yr

Sale price / list price (%)
Lower is better

See how some of the real estate agents in Malibu, CA stack up

Simon Mills

Mills Realty

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Ren Smith


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Oren Mordkowitz

Pinnacle Estate Properties

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Steven Moritz

Sotheby's International Realty - Moritz Properties

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Monte Hartman


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Jim Sandoval

Park Regency Realty

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Bill Rhodes

Coldwell Banker-malibu Colony

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Anthony Marguleas

Amalfi Estates

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Meet top real estate agents who focus on these Malibu neighborhoods

Central Malibu

Active Agents445
Time on Market184
Avg. Sale Price$2,101,585

Eastern Malibu

Active Agents363
Time on Market173
Avg. Sale Price$2,302,782

Western Malibu

Active Agents283
Time on Market195
Avg. Sale Price$2,397,866

I had a home that I couldn't sell for 10 years. I decided to try HomeLight and chose the first agent they provided. My home sold immediately! If I sell another home, I will definitely call HomeLight.

Cynthia B

HomeLight was excellent in finding a real estate agent to sell our home, which took only 4 days! They offered various agents, all of which were top agents in our area. We couldn’t have been happier!

Cindy W

Homelight sent us several realtors to choose from. This helped us find the right realtor to help us sell our house quickly and to get us the most money.

Jack M

Frequently Asked Questions

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

It's going to depend on the temperature of the Malibu housing market but we generally recommend that you hire a real estate agent as soon as you're thinking of selling your home. Generally speaking, that's anywhere from 3 to 6 months prior to your desired move date.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Looking to buy or sell a home in a specific Malibu neighborhood? We've got you covered. Either explore top real estate agents in Malibu neighborhoods or give one of our trained agent concierges a call at (888) 998-1909

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

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

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

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

Do these Malibu real estate agents work for HomeLight?

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

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

We compare real estate agents on a variety of data points in their transaction history. While we can't give away our exact algorithm, we can tell you that we consider things like: how fast a real estate agent sells, how many properties they work on, how much money they save or earn their clients, and what cities and neighborhoods they specialize in.