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Top real estate agents in Poughkeepsie, NY

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

Why you need a top real estate agent in Poughkeepsie, NY

Here's why you should work with a top Poughkeepsie real estate agent: the average agent in the city closes around 98 deals, but the top 3% of agents work on 536 transactions in the same area. On top of that, top Poughkeepsie agents make $23,747 more and move homes 1.7x faster than the average agent.

"We're so relieved that the whole house-buying process is complete. We went with HomeLight at the beginning of it because we... needed a great, reliable agent working for us. Made the entire process so much easier. Thank you Homelight for your help!"

Kevin M.

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Top Poughkeepsie real estate agent stats at a glance

HomeLight crunches the numbers of 518 active real estate agents in Poughkeepsie, NY to find the best ones. Poughkeepsie's top 3% of real estate agents move homes off the market in 78 days, compared to the 132-day local average, and sell for $17,138 more than the average agent.

Top Seller's Agents

In contrast with the average Poughkeepsie real estate agent, the top seller's agents sell 334.15 more homes, close deals 53.51 days faster, and earn sellers an extra 6.1% on each home sale.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market
Lower is better

Homes Sold / Yr

Top Buyer's Agents

The right buyer's agent in 51.5% can show you more homes and save you up to $46,150 on home purchases, and work 1.8x more homes than the average agent.

Condos Sold / Yr

Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
Lower is better

Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Poughkeepsie, NY

Top Agents
4.9 stars
Avg. Agents
4.5 stars

Top real estate agents in Poughkeepsie score an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Poughkeepsie agent who scores only 4.5 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Poughkeepsie and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"I would like to thank you for finding my local real estate agent. Within a week, we had multiple offers at a substantially higher price. We ended up selling the home to a buyer with an all cash offer and we were able to close very quickly."

Roger P..

HomeLight Client

"Your recommendation... proved to be spot on. We listed our house and in 2 weeks it was sold. We were always informed as to what was next in the process from contract to closing. I would definitely recommend you to anyone selling their house."

Debbie M.

HomeLight Client

"HomeLight provided us with an outstanding real estate agent... She helped us through every step of the house-selling process. The closing was not too early, or too late -- it was just right. Very happy."

Carla M.

HomeLight Client

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

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Poughkeepsie,top agents are frequently doing deals in Monroe, Marlboro, and Washington Heights.


Active Agents33
Time on Market178
Avg. Sale Price$287,245


Active Agents15
Time on Market233
Avg. Sale Price$217,204

Washington Heights

Active Agents10
Time on Market152
Avg. Sale Price$213,197

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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 Poughkeepsie?
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 Poughkeepsie?
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 Poughkeepsie, NY.
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When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Poughkeepsie?
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 Poughkeepsie 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 Poughkeepsie 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 Poughkeepsie?
While individual real estate agent commissions do vary, most real estate agents in Poughkeepsie work for 6% of the home price.
Why should I use HomeLight to find a Poughkeepsie real estate agent?
HomeLight analyzes all real estate agent in Poughkeepsie to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Poughkeepsie 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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