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Find the perfect Portola Valley real estate agent

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

Top Portola Valley real estate agents

HomeLight analyzes all 324 Portola Valley, CA real estate agents and compares them on their historical performance data. The top 3% of Portola Valley real estate agents handle an average of 360 properties and move them in 19 days.


We have not listed or sold a home in 42 years and so we had no clue where to turn for a good Realtor...We interviewed two of the names of Realtors that Home Light provided and were so happy to find someone that went above and beyond what we expected.

Cheryl Y

Why you need a top real estate agent in Portola Valley, CA

There are 324 real estate agents in Portola Valley, CA right now. Properties are listed for 36 days on average. The difference in time spent on the market in Portola Valley, CA for top agents is 16.83 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 Portola Valley, sell 1.7x the number of homes and sell them 16.83 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 Portola Valley help buy 1.7x more homes than average agents in the same area. Top agents, on average, also save home buyers $311,667 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 Portola Valley, CA stack up

Omar Kinaan

Golden Gate Sotheby's International Realty

Average Over Asking

$330k

Average Days on Market

29

Townhome Transactions

13

Chris Iverson

Golden Gate Sotheby's International Realty

Portola Valley Listings Sold

2

Average Over Asking

$180k

Average Days on Market

48

Boyenga Team

Compass Real Estate

Average Days on Market

31

Average Over Asking

$240k

Single Family Home Transactions

660

Bob Bredel

Dwell Realtors - San Carlos

Average Days on Market

33

Average Over Asking

$210k

Single Family Home Transactions

260

Dawn Thomas

Golden Gate Sotheby's International Realty

Average Days on Market

27

Portola Valley Listings Sold

2

Average Over Asking

$210k

Keri Nicholas

Parc Agency

Average Days on Market

51

Average Over Asking

$63k

Single Family Home Transactions

280

Elaine White

Coldwell Banker

Average Days on Market

29

Portola Valley Listings Sold

2

Average Over Asking

$210k

Erika Demma

Coldwell Banker

Portola Valley Listings Sold

4

Average Over Asking

$63k

Average Days on Market

64

Royce Cablayan

Sereno Group

Average Over Asking

$240k

Average Days on Market

32

Townhome Transactions

210

Alan Canas

INSYNC Real Estate

Average Over Asking

$360k

Average Days on Market

60

TIC Transactions

1

Meet top real estate agents who focus on these Portola Valley neighborhoods

Central Portola Valley

Active Agents163
Time on Market67
Avg. Sale Price$3,309,634

Los Trancos Woods - Vista Verde

Active Agents90
Time on Market81
Avg. Sale Price$2,168,242

Portola Valley Ranch

Active Agents72
Time on Market51
Avg. Sale Price$2,805,720


We were very pleased with HomeLight's easy application for finding us the perfect Realtor match. I joked with my friends and family and said I went to Match.com to find the best Realtors. We would highly recommend them.

Jill D


When my wife and I contacted HomeLight for help in finding a Realtor, they were in touch almost immediately. We interviewed 3, all were very professional. We found a good fit and the house sold in 9 days.

Jerry R


The Realtor I worked with did an excellent job, and made the home selling process quick and easy. I would recommend the HomeLight service to anyone looking for a Realtor.

Jennifer O

Frequently Asked Questions

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

It's going to depend on the temperature of the Portola Valley 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 Portola Valley?

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 Portola Valley, CA.

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

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 Portola Valley?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do these Portola Valley 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 Portola Valley?

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.