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Find the perfect Rancho Santa Margarita real estate agent

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

Top Rancho Santa Margarita real estate agents

HomeLight analyzes all 4,697 Rancho Santa Margarita, CA real estate agents and compares them on their historical performance data. The top 3% of Rancho Santa Margarita real estate agents handle an average of 438 properties and move them in 41 days.


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
California

Why you need a top real estate agent in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

There are 4,697 real estate agents in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA right now. Properties are listed for 74 days on average. The difference in time spent on the market in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA for top agents is 32.42 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 Rancho Santa Margarita, sell 1.8x the number of homes and sell them 32.42 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 Rancho Santa Margarita help buy 1.7x more homes than average agents in the same area. Top agents, on average, also save home buyers $57,534 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 Rancho Santa Margarita, CA stack up

Michael Kelly

First Team Real Estate

Average Days on Market

78

Single Family Home Transactions

290

Condo Transactions

45

Devin Doherty

Doherty Real Estate Group @ KW

Local Listings Sold

9

Average Over Asking

$21k

Condo Transactions

140

Jeff & Kristin Boyd

Keller Williams Realty

Local Listings Sold

12

Average Days on Market

60

Average Over Asking

$5.2k

Fred Sedighravesh

Keller Williams Elite Reality

Local Listings Sold

13

Average Over Asking

$16k

Average Days on Market

82

Susan Piazza

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Average Over Asking

$27k

Local Listings Sold

6

Condo Transactions

37

Heather Gennette

Legacy 15 RE Brokers

Local Listings Sold

17

Townhome Transactions

14

Single Family Home Transactions

110

Elizabeth Do

Keller Williams Realty

Average Days on Market

67

Average Over Asking

$5.2k

Condo Transactions

290

Steve Mino

Coldwell Banker Beachside

Local Listings Sold

7

Condo Transactions

67

Single Family Home Transactions

110

Jordan Bennett

Keller Williams Realty

Local Listings Sold

9

Average Days on Market

62

Average Over Asking

$5.2k

Christopher Robin

The Virtual Realty Group

Local Listings Sold

19

Average Over Asking

$5.2k

Townhome Transactions

6

Meet top real estate agents who focus on these Rancho Santa Margarita neighborhoods

SAMLARC

Active Agents3,796
Time on Market82
Avg. Sale Price$479,074

Dove Canyon

Active Agents515
Time on Market99
Avg. Sale Price$869,597

Trabuco Highlands

Active Agents311
Time on Market82
Avg. Sale Price$776,061


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 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!

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HomeLight made the agent-hiring experience quick and simple, with a superb agent match for us. The agent we chose did an exceptional job in marketing our home for sale.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Rancho Santa Margarita?

It's going to depend on the temperature of the Rancho Santa Margarita 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 Rancho Santa Margarita?

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 Rancho Santa Margarita?

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 Rancho Santa Margarita?

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

How do I find a real estate agent that specializes in a specific Rancho Santa Margarita neighborhood?

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

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

Why should I use HomeLight to find a Rancho Santa Margarita real estate agent?

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

Do these Rancho Santa Margarita 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 Rancho Santa Margarita?

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.