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Find the perfect Oakland real estate agent

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

Top Oakland real estate agents

There are 7,804 real estate agents in Oakland, CA but we use data to find the best ones. HomeLight compares the agent performance data in your area to find real estate agents who get the job done 1.8x days faster than the average Oakland, CA real estate agent.


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
California

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

The 7,804 active real estate agents in Oakland move 40 off the market in 58 days on average. Top Oakland real estate agents move properties off the housing market 25.73 days faster than average agents.

Top Seller's Agents

A top seller’s agent in Oakland makes 12.9% more dollars for sellers, wraps up the selling process 25.73 days faster, and sells 1.8x more homes than the average agent.

Sale price / List price (%)

Days on market
Lower is better

Homes sold / yr


Top Buyer's Agents

Top buyer’s agents in Oakland help home buyers purchase 1.7x more homes when they're measured against the average real estate agent in Oakland. Top buyer’s agents also save clients $77,658 on transactions.

Condos sold / yr

Homes purchased / yr

Sale price / list price (%)
Lower is better

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

Daniel Winkler

Winkler Real Estate Group

Oakland Listings Sold

210

Average Over Asking

$17k

Average Days on Market

68

David Gunderman

Alain Pinel Realtors

Oakland Listings Sold

36

Average Days on Market

56

Single Family Home Transactions

220

Basil Yaqub

Pacific Realty Partners

Oakland Listings Sold

21

Average Days on Market

65

Single Family Home Transactions

290

David Higgins

The Grubb Company

Oakland Listings Sold

110

Average Over Asking

$63k

Average Days on Market

53

Hope Broderick

The Grubb Company

Oakland Listings Sold

120

Average Over Asking

$57k

Average Days on Market

43

Cameron Platt

Abio Properties

Oakland Listings Sold

35

Average Over Asking

$34k

Single Family Home Transactions

90

Patrick Lam

Century 21 Realty Alliance

Average Over Asking

$57k

Oakland Listings Sold

5

Average Days on Market

54

Shelly Flynn

Highland Partners/BHG

Oakland Listings Sold

50

Average Over Asking

$40k

Average Days on Market

64

Kathleen Wilson

Red Oak Realty

Average Over Asking

$98k

Oakland Listings Sold

10

Average Days on Market

43

Remy Weinstein

Golden Gate Sotheby's

Oakland Listings Sold

31

Average Over Asking

$57k

Average Days on Market

54

Meet top real estate agents who focus on these Oakland neighborhoods

Maxwell Park

Active Agents854
Time on Market72
Avg. Sale Price$487,622

Redwood Heights

Active Agents766
Time on Market69
Avg. Sale Price$601,104

Upper Rockridge

Active Agents596
Time on Market56
Avg. Sale Price$1,298,696


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 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 a tremendous resource for helping us find the perfect realtor to sell our Ephrata home. Our home sold the first day on the market!

John B

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

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 Oakland?

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 Oakland?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do these Oakland 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 Oakland?

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.