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Top real estate agents in Petaluma, CA

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

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

The 2,281 active real estate agents in Petaluma move 113 homes off the market in 75 days on average. Top Petaluma real estate agents move properties off the housing market 31.29 days faster than average agents.

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Liz McCarthy
McCarthy+Moe Group - Compass
About Liz

Liz McCarthy’s top priority is providing exemplary service to each and every client she works with as a top producing real estate broker with Compass Real Estate in Marin County. Liz and her Partner Shenna Moe are the Founders of the McCarthy+ Moe Group, a Top 5 Team in the County of Marin. Liz has been serving devoted clients since 2004 and has closed over $400M in lifetime sales. Liz and Shenna are always found in the highest rankings of National Realtors, reaching the top 1% and appearing in media forums such as The ​Wall Street Journal’s Real Trends: America’s Best Real Estate Agents. As a highly effective negotiator and problem solver, she excels at merging the needs of both buyers and sellers which results in successful home sales. Liz negotiates the best ​possible outcome for every transaction. The key to her success lies in her thoroughness, honesty and attention to detail, which results in getting the highest price for sellers and the best deal for buyers. “It doesn’t just begin and end with the transaction”, says McCarthy, “Service is my top priority, as I am building relationships for life.” Read what Liz’s clients say about choosing her as their Realtor and Partner and you’ll see that they agree! As a member of both the “Marin Platinum Group” and the “Marin Top Agent Network”, the McCarthy + Moe Group are recognized as among the leading 100 real estate agents in Marin County and have access to the members-only list of “off-market” properties. (eg, homes that aren’t MLS listed). The requirements for membership are strictly enforced. While most of her time is devoted to working with clients, Liz enjoys spending time with her children, family and friends and engaging in the outdoor activities that Marin is known for. She is mom to a 15-year old miracle surviving-twin daughter who was born 14 weeks prematurely and weighed only 1.5 pounds at birth, as well as a 12-year old son. Liz still actively runs a number of support groups for parents whose babies were born extremely premature. Fun Fact: Liz is a World Champion Ultimate Frisbee player.

Liz's reviews

"Very happy with the entire staff. They were responsive and helpful with selling my house."

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Single Family Home Transactions
52
Condo Transactions
4
Townhome Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Adam Menconi / Team Lead
Prosper Real Estate
About Adam

Adam is the Broker/Owner of Prosper Real Estate in Santa Rosa CA. Adam Menconi and his team embody what it means to be a top ranking agent in Sonoma County. With over 85 transactions completed in 2018 and over 55M in sales, his high energy, in-depth knowledge and extreme passion for Real Estate have allowed him to consistently outrank other Real Estate experts since 2003. Adam believes that in order to be the best educator and consultant in his field, he needs to know his product like no other. Experience in building, development, financial planning all help create the building blocks of an outstanding customer experience. A gifted straight shooter with mastery in all aspects of Real Estate, paired with out-of-the-box marketing techniques, Adam's leadership and long-range thinking has proven instrumental to his clients financial wealth building through real estate. Adam's team is committed to your success and involves everyone from inspectors to general contractors and stagers, all focused on the single goal of giving you the best possible customer experience during your real estate transaction. Top .5 % of Realtors in Sonoma County since 2004

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"Adam was amazing to work with as was his staff. They were friendly, professional and so knowledgabl..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
160
Townhome Transactions
3
Condo Transactions
13
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Denise Lucchesi
Century 21 Bundesen
About Denise

In 2020, Denise was ranked #7 among top producing Century 21 agents in California, and #22 in the United States. Expect communication, honesty and an eclectic background that will help new and experienced buyers paint real estate in a positive light with a recognized REALTOR® like Denise Lucchesi. What sets REALTOR® Denise Lucchesi, 2020 Grand CENTURION® Award winner, apart from other REALTORS®? She combines business experience, communication skills and her artistic abilities with her love for homes. Denise knows about giving her clients the necessary time to find the right home for their family. Getting to know the individual inside the client is Denise’s focus and she uses her background experience and effective communication skills to do so. For example, Denise’s former experience in a medical field as a Licensed Registered Dental Assistant helps her sense non-verbal comfort levels. This skill is especially helpful with first-time buyers, as the fear of the unknown is a powerful force that can deter hopeful homeowners. Denise is a REALTOR® and a person who will speak openly and truthfully, so words are just as important.” I am going to express my opinion to clients. My goal is not to just make a sale, but I am looking after my client’s best interest both short and long term.” Denise knows about giving clients the gift of time to find what is right for one’s family. “Basically, I would rather a client take their time, or pass up a real estate opportunity than to purchase a home that will not benefit their lifestyle in the long run.” Having been raised in Novato and a Petaluma resident for the past 29 years, Denise knows the location of your home is a reflection of your lifestyle. Being concerned over the future of others is what steers Denise in the right directions with her clients.

Single Family Home Transactions
39
Condo Transactions
5
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
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Laurie Parris
Better Homes & Gardens Wine Country Group Real Estate
About Laurie

When asking Laurie why she fell into the real estate field she’ll tell you it’s because she has a passion for HOME. Home is where the heart is…. Laurie has managed the building of two homes for her family. She is creative and knowledgeable in design. This transfers into her marketing for sellers, and construction knowledge for buyers. For the past 26 years Laurie Parris has specialized in Real Estate. She starting as a mortgage lender, then moved into new home sales, residential appraising, and is now focused on helping Sellers and Buyers with their Real Estate needs. With this depth of experience Laurie has helped her clients relocate across the globe, over the Bridge, and just around the corner. She has an intuition that enables her to guide her clients into environments and neighborhoods that almost seem designed for their specific needs and wishes. Laurie has an impressive team of experts to help in e valuating property. In negotiations she is positive and diplomatic, while still being tenacious. You will always feel that Laurie is listening closely to your needs, and representing your best interest. Laurie Parris will consistently impress you with her adept navigation of the home buying and selling process. She is a pleasure to work with, charming and efficient, and always follows through. Professionalism is important to Laurie wanting each transaction to be a fair and honest transaction for both the buyer and the seller. She really knows her field, and goes way beyond what is expected. While serving her community and clients Laurie has raised two active children,her son Devin, a recent graduate of Sonoma State University and her daughter Julia,a Junior at SSU. On Sunday afternoon you might find Laurie running in Ragle Park, mountain biking Annadel, water skiing Lake Sonoma or wine tasting in Healdsburg.

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"Laurie, is really a very impressive realtor. She is highly knowledgeable and fully immersed in the c..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
17
Condo Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Hetti Schramm
Coldwell Banker
About Hetti

Hetti makes her clients feel welcome by taking the time to listen to their needs. She explains the intricacies of the entire process, and is by your side from the first house tour to the last signature required. Hetti negotiates equity and distressed sales on behalf of home sellers and buyers. She is a top producing Realtor, closing 40 transactions annually. With so much change in the market place, it is important more than ever, to be represented by an agent that is keeping pace with this fast shifting market. Working in all facets of the market and having an in-depth knowledge of the different types of sales gives her a competitive edge on how to negotiate for her clients. (SRES) Senior Real Estate Specialist (CDPE) Certified Distressed Property Expert

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"Fabulous! Let us know every step. Made the entire selling process EASY. I would recommend Hetti to ..."

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Condo Transactions
4
Single Family Home Transactions
3
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Peg & Jeremy King
Coldwell Banker
About Peg & Jeremy

We are a mother and son team with over five decades of combined real estate experience, impressive credentials, and a commitment to personalized customer service with all our clients! We utilize our local expertise in Petaluma and all the surrounding Sonoma County communities to help you achieve your real estate goals. Whether you’re looking to purchase your first home or sell a luxury estate, we will work tirelessly to make your property goals a reality. We want to be your agents for life! These strategies have earned us substantial professional recognition. We are one of the top 10 Coldwell Banker teams globally and certified Global Luxury Specialists that consistently close 100-125 escrows each year. We are members of Coldwell Banker’s International Society of Excellence, a designation enjoyed by less than 1% of all teams worldwide. We’ve also earned People’s Choice Awards for Best Realtors from both The Press Democrat and the Petaluma Argus-Courier. We also pride ourselves as members of the Petaluma, California and National Associations of REALTORS®, the Petaluma Chamber of Commerce and Northern California’s Connect Bay Area.

Single Family Home Transactions
110
Condo Transactions
3
Townhome Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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About Rick

As a long-time Marin and Sonoma county resident, Rick Warner has deep roots in the North Bay communities and offers expert knowledge of area neighborhoods, pricing trends, and opportunities for families and investors. Rick has been a full-time, top-producing agent for almost 15 years and ranks among the nation's top 1% in production. He offers valuable perspective and wisdom accumulated from hundreds of completed purchases and sales. Rick's career in real estate started with the founding of his own local company, PricePoint Realty in 2004. After six highly successful years, he merged with Keller Williams, a national real estate firm, where he enjoyed continued success and expanded the Warner Real Estate Team. In 2016, Rick and the Warner Team joined forces with Bradley Real Estate, the largest independently owned real estate brokerage. Bradley's reputation as an innovator in real estate coupled with their commitment to community has proven an outstanding match. Prior to real estate, Rick worked as a Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley for five years. Rick says it was an experience that "taught me how to add big numbers correctly." A committed family man, Rick is deeply engaged in his community. He serves on the school board at his children's schools and assists local non-profits that are dedicated to enhancing the community. When professional, family, and community activities leave a brief space, Rick enjoys a competitive game of tennis or a round of golf.

Rick's reviews

"Absolutely awesome. Rick listened to what we were looking for and found us the perfect home."

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8
Condo Transactions
5
TIC Transactions
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  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Daphne Peterson
Keller Williams Realty
About Daphne

Daphne Peterson has been a licensed real estate agent in California for 25 years and is currently with Keller Williams in Santa Rosa. Daphne has completed transactions in several areas including Santa Rosa, Windsor, Rohnert Park, Cotati, Sebastopol and Forestville. HomeLight ranks Daphne as one of the top 1% of agents in Santa Rosa for successfully selling homes and as one of the top agents who are able to successfully complete transactions. HomeLight has information on 139 of Daphne's transactions since 2009, 63 of which were in the past two years. Daphne typically represents the seller (51% of the time), but has also completed 69 buyer transactions during this period. Daphne has been most prolific in Santa Rosa including representing the seller of a single family home at 5656 Channel Dr Santa Rosa, Ca 95409-5612 that sold for $1,070,000 in one transaction and a buyer of a single family home that sold for $936,000 in another.

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"Daphne helped both of our children buy their homes and has sold several homes for us as well and eac..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
19
Condo Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
  • Cash Close Specialist 2021
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Daniel Casabonne
Sotheby's International Realty
About Daniel

Daniel Casabonne has a proven track record only a handful of real estate professionals have attained worldwide. He has been long recognized as one of both Sonoma Valley and Sonoma County’s Top Producing agents. Part of his success is that he represents all price points within the market and quite often represents as many buyers as sellers. Along with Daniel being ranked as the #11 individual agent associated with Sotheby's International Realty, Inc., the company-owned brokerages, he ranked #21 for individual agents within the entire brand. NRT ranks Daniel in the top half of 1% of over 42,000 esteemed sales associates since joining Sotheby's International Realty. The Wall Street Journal named Casabonne as #123 of the "Top 250 Agents" in the United States in 2018. In this same year, Real Trends named him "#40 in the State of California" and the Luxury Marketing Council named him one of the "Top 50 Agents" in the Bay Area. Most of Daniel’s new clients are referrals from past clients. He treats his clients like family because he sees the relationship as long term…it is not just about the current transaction, it is about future business. Since becoming a real estate agent, he has had the opportunity to help many buyers and sellers and this has lead to many industry awards and designation. Recent Accomplishments: Nearly $1 Billion in Sales. "Ranked #123 of all agents in the United States" by the Wall Street Journal. "Ranked #40 of all agents in the State of California" according to Real Trends. "Ranked #11 of all Sotheby's International Realty agents worldwide". "Ranked #26 by Sales Volume" in The Leading 100 featured in Real Trends. “Top half of 1% of All Real Estate Agents Nationwide” according to “The Thousand” ranking by the Wall Street Journal. “Most Homes Sold in Sonoma Valley” every year since 2002. Sonoma County’s Highest producing agent in dollar volume since 2010. “Best Realtor in Sonoma Valley” KVON 1440 AM & 99.3 FM The Vine Annual Survey. Voted Best Realtor in the People's Choice Awards every year since the award was created. 2018 Neighborhood Favorite winner on nextdoor.com for favorite Real Estate Agent. Along with the dedication to his clients, Daniel is wholeheartedly generous to Sonoma Valley and beyond in his philanthropy donating and sponsoring programs such as Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Friends in Sonoma Helping (F.I.S.H.), LaLuz, Greenbelt Alliance, Home for a Home, Sonoma International Film Festival, Sonoma Valley Youth Soccer Association, Presentation School Scholarships, Education Scholarships, Sonoma Community Center, Quarry Hill Botanical and more. Our homes are our most valuable and cherished assets. That's why it's important to partner with a trusted advisor who has a deep understanding of the real estate market and who can expertly price a property to help the seller find the highest possible offer in a timely manner. The best agents put their sellers first. They inform the seller of marketplace realities and can help market a home so that it attracts the greatest number of qualified buyers.

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"He is just hands down the best. Honest, hard working, super knowledgeable, and really cares about ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
49
Condo Transactions
3
TIC Transactions
0
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  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Jennifer Rosdail
Jennifer Rosdail Real Estate Sales, a KWSF Partner
About Jennifer

I am great at my job because I can’t get enough of San Francisco - the people, the neighborhoods and, of course, the intricacies of our housing market. I have made a lifelong study of the trends, neighborhoods, and life of this city and I write about them on my blog at Living415.com. I’ve even named a neighborhood. The results of this enthusiasm are incredible: I have consistently been in the top 1% of San Francisco Realtors, and in 2017 I was in the top 10 agents in the city out of 4700 (for closed transactions; #21 in terms of closed dollar volume). This helps my clients because the more transactions I do, the more data points and relationships I can leverage to get their business done.

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"Jennifer did a great job helping me view several sites, pointing out the pros/cons, then helping me ..."

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Condo Transactions
46
Single Family Home Transactions
63
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  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Find the best real estate agent near you

Top Petaluma real estate agent stats at a glance

HomeLight analyzes hundreds of thousands transactions to identify the best real estate agents of Petaluma. And here's what we know about the top 3% of the 2,281 active Petaluma real estate agents: compared to the average agent, the top 3% work 1.8x more transactions and move homes 31.29 days faster.

Top Seller's Agents

If you’re wanting to save time and cash, look no further than Petaluma’s top 3% of real estate agents: they sell homes 31.29 days faster than the average agent, and save their sellers 1.9x more money along the way.

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Top Buyer's Agents

When working the top 3% of Petaluma buyer's agents, you can save up to $65,986 on your home purchase--that's 1.7x more savings than the average agent.

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Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
Lower is better

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Find the best agent or REALTOR® for your favorite Petaluma neighborhood

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Petaluma,top agents are frequently doing deals in Adobe, Western Petaluma, and College Heights.

Adobe

Active Agents56
Time on Market86
Avg. Sale Price$448,933

Western Petaluma

Active Agents32
Time on Market85
Avg. Sale Price$551,971

College Heights

Active Agents36
Time on Market83
Avg. Sale Price$489,669

Explore other neighborhoods in Petaluma, CA

Find top real estate agents in cities near Petaluma, CA

Richmond

Active Agents1,795
Time on Market48
Avg. Sale Price$540,000

Vallejo

Active Agents3,052
Time on Market57
Avg. Sale Price$415,000

Novato

Active Agents1,369
Time on Market69
Avg. Sale Price$825,000

Napa

Active Agents1,250
Time on Market68
Avg. Sale Price$692,000

Santa Rosa

Active Agents2,954
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$579,000

San Rafael

Active Agents1,342
Time on Market63
Avg. Sale Price$1,100,000

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a top real estate agent do?
Top real estate agents have more local expertise, prepare in-depth market analyses, and have industry connections that you can’t find by yourself. They know your neighborhood like the back of their hand and use their market knowledge to sell your home faster than the average agent and for money.
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What should you look for when interviewing a real estate agent in Petaluma?
When you sell a house, your real estate agent becomes your business partner, financial advisor, and emotional support system. It’s crucial to partner with someone you trust, so make sure you’re looking for an agent who can answer all of your questions with confidence during the interview. During this process, you want to get to know the agent’s business and find out how well they know the area. You’re listening for things that signal experience, expertise in your community, and workload. Selling a home takes an enormous amount of work, so you need an agent who’s got a plan for prep, pricing, and marketing and who is ready to roll up their sleeves to get the job done.
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How important is it to hire a top real estate agent in Petaluma?
Our data shows that the top 5% of listing agents sell homes for as much as (+9%) more than the average real estate agent. A great agent makes a difference when you buy a house, too: We’ve found that the top 5% of buyer's agents on average save their clients 2.5% more on their home purchase. So, whether you’re in the market to find your dream home or sell your house at a great price, the right agent matters. We encourage you to connect with a top real estate agent if you’re buying or selling a home in Petaluma, CA.
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When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Petaluma?
The best window to contact an agent to sell your home is anywhere from three to six months in advance of your list date. When you start the search for an agent several months before hitting the market, there’s plenty of time to find the best agent, make key renovations, and market your home effectively, all of which are essential steps in selling your home for a great price. You can also hire an agent based on the best time to sell in Petaluma to take advantage of seasonal and cyclical trends in the market. The right time to hire a real estate agent depends on the temperature of the housing market. For example, the best time to sell in Petaluma is in May. And since it takes around 3 months to close on a home, you should list in February. We 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.
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What is the average real estate agent commission for agents in Petaluma?
While individual real estate agent commissions do vary, most real estate agents in Petaluma work for 6% of the home price.
Why should I use HomeLight to find a Petaluma real estate agent?
HomeLight analyzes all real estate agent in Petaluma to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Petaluma real estate agent and will only introduce you to the top performing agents. They do not pay to advertise on our site and we do not pay to list them. To give you the best object recommendations, 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. You can trust that we’ll match you with the right agents for your needs.
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