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Find the perfect Newton real estate agent

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

Top Newton real estate agents

HomeLight analyzes all 2,226 Newton, MA real estate agents and compares them on their historical performance data. The top 3% of Newton real estate agents handle an average of 526 properties and move them in 64 days.


HomeLight made it extremely easy to navigate the world of Realtors and pick the correct one the first time. Next time I buy or sell a house I will definitely be using HomeLight to find my Realtor.

Jeremy B.

Why you need a top real estate agent in Newton, MA

There are 2,220 real estate agents in Newton, MA right now. Properties are listed for 102 days on average. The difference in time spent on the market in Newton, MA for top agents is 38.79 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 Newton, sell 1.8x the number of homes and sell them 38.79 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 Newton help buy 1.7x more homes than average agents in the same area. Top agents, on average, also save home buyers $61,217 during the buying process.

Condos sold / yr

Homes purchased / yr

Sale price / list price (%)
Lower is better

See how some of the real estate agents in Newton, MA stack up

Julie Gibson

Bowes Pennell & Thompson Real Living

Average Days on Market

65

Average Over Asking

$38k

Condo Transactions

150

John Popp

Keller Williams Realty

Average Days on Market

76

Newton Listings Sold

4

Average Over Asking

$8.4k

Lisa Johnson Sevajian

North of Boston Living at Bentley's

Average Days on Market

87

Average Over Asking

$8.4k

Single Family Home Transactions

290

Randal Engelmann

William Raveis R.e. & Home Services

Average Over Asking

$28k

Average Days on Market

88

Condo Transactions

230

Jennifer Schneider

Century 21 Elite Realty

Average Over Asking

$18k

Average Days on Market

92

Condo Transactions

270

Norman O'Grady

Prime Realty Group, Inc.

Average Days on Market

79

Average Over Asking

$18k

Condo Transactions

110

Newton Listings Sold

24

Average Over Asking

$8.4k

Average Days on Market

98

Newton Listings Sold

190

Average Over Asking

$8.4k

Average Days on Market

98

Jeffrey Chubb

Chubb Realty Group of eXp Realty

Newton Listings Sold

6

Average Days on Market

97

Condo Transactions

180

Steven Cohen

Keller Williams Realty International - Boston - Back Bay

Average Days on Market

86

Average Over Asking

$8.4k

Condo Transactions

490

Meet top real estate agents who focus on these Newton neighborhoods

West Newton

Active Agents668
Time on Market101
Avg. Sale Price$939,534

Newton Corner

Active Agents556
Time on Market102
Avg. Sale Price$899,574

Waban

Active Agents344
Time on Market110
Avg. Sale Price$1,285,573


We have demanding schedules and HomeLight was able to connect us with an agent who was flexible to work within our availability and time frames. If you’re searching for a realtor, I highly recommend HomeLight to help you find the best one for you!

Paula C


I had been trying to sell my house for a few years, but despaired at my ability to pick out a real estate agent on my own. Using HomeLight, I quickly found an agent that was a real go-getter. He sold our house higher than the listing price in only eight days. Finding a great agent made all the difference!

Sharon W.


HomeLight provided a space for us to let Realtors know what we were looking for, and helped us contact them. We couldn't be happier with our choice of Realtor that the service helped us narrow down and choose. Everything was timely and professional!

James W

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

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. We encourage you to explore all of your options if you're selling a house in Newton, MA.

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

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 Newton?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do these Newton real estate agents work for HomeLight?

No. All of the real estate agents you see on HomeLight.com 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 Newton?

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.