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Find the perfect Montecito real estate agent

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

Top Montecito real estate agents

HomeLight analyzes all 42 Montecito, CA real estate agents and compares them on their historical performance data. The top 3% of Montecito real estate agents handle an average of 172 properties and move them in 78 days.

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

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

There are 42 real estate agents in Montecito, CA right now. Properties are listed for 106 days on average. The difference in time spent on the market in Montecito, CA for top agents is 28.23 less than the time an average agent spends on a given housing transaction.

Top Seller's Agents

Top seller’s agents, when compared again the average real estate agent in Montecito, sell 1.7x the number of homes and sell them 28.23 days faster.

Sale price / List price (%)

Days on market
Lower is better

Homes sold / yr

Top Buyer's Agents

The top real estate agents in Montecito help buy 1.7x more homes than average agents in the same area. Top agents, on average, also save home buyers $1,597,629 during the buying process.

Condos sold / yr

Homes purchased / yr

Sale price / list price (%)
Lower is better

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

Jose Munoz

Santa Barbara Realty

Average Over Asking


Average Days on Market


Single Family Home Transactions


Natalie Campbell

Coast Village Properties

Single Family Home Transactions


TIC Transactions


Townhome Transactions


Average Days on Market


Single Family Home Transactions


Condo Transactions


Average Days on Market


Single Family Home Transactions


Condo Transactions


Suzanne Perkins

Sotheby's International Realty

Louise Mckaig

Keller Williams Luxury Homes

Wendy Gragg

Distinctive Real Estate

Average Days on Market


Single Family Home Transactions


TIC Transactions


Diane Lightfoot

Diane Lightfoot Realtor

Average Over Asking


Average Days on Market


Condo Transactions


Delbert Jan

Principal Partners Real Estate

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Single Family Home Transactions


Susan Pate


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Single Family Home Transactions


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

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

I looked into HomeLight and filled out my information. Within the first day I received a phone call from an amazing realtor. Everything went smoothly and I’m amazed at what a great realtor can do!

Eryn F

Frequently Asked Questions

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

It's going to depend on the temperature of the Montecito 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 Montecito?

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 Montecito?

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 Montecito?

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

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

Looking to buy or sell a home in a specific Montecito neighborhood? We've got you covered. Either explore top real estate agents in Montecito 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 Montecito neighborhood?

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

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

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

Do these Montecito 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 Montecito?

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.