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Top real estate agents in Rochester, MI

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

Why you need a top real estate agent in Rochester, MI

In Rochester, where homes stay on the market an average of 69 days, it’s crucial to have a top performing real estate agent. Top Rochester agents do 925 real estate transactions a year, compared to the average agent who does 297. Plus, our data shows the best agents save you time and money.

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See how 30 of the top REALTORS® and real estate agents in Rochester stack up

William Frohriep
CENTURY 21 Town & Country
About William

As one of the most experienced Realtors® in the area, I will make your next real estate transaction a pleasant experience. Whether you are buying or selling, my in depth knowledge of the local real estate market, my formal and real estate education, and my extensive use of the latest technology will directly benefit you. From the initial consultation, to the negotiation process and through to the closing details, your real estate transaction will be handled promptly, comprehensively and professionally. My goal is to get you the very best price, within a reasonable time and to handle all of the details professionally. Call today for a professional market analysis of your home or for complete details on purchasing a home. Getting the results you want is my specialty!

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"Bill delivers excellent, timely service. He is a pleasure to work with."

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Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
3
Single Family Home Transactions
18
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Kate Hayman
Keller Williams Domain
About Kate

Hour Detroit Magazine "Real Estate All Star" Wall Street Journal-Real Trends "America's Best Real Estate Agents" Kate is an Associate Broker and Attorney who lives in Bloomfield Hills and concentrates her business in Oakland County. She is a top producer representing both buyers and sellers, and consistently ranks in the Top 1% of Realtors nationwide in annual sales volume.

Kate's reviews

"I interviewed 3 realtors when it came time to sell...and I picked Kate because she was no BS and lis..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
35
Condo Transactions
11
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
NAR Certifications
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Brandon Schmidt
The Estate Group - eXp Realty
About Brandon

Raised in a real estate family in Metro Detroit, Brandon Schmidt attended Oakland University’s marketing and communications program. Beginning his career in 2000 at RE/MAX Suburban in Sterling Heights, he served as a buyer’s agent for his father, Russ. Brandon rapidly increased the duos visibility by partnering in the creation of their home renovation company, Gemini Opportunities. Brandon carries on his father’s legacy by being one of the top agents in Southeastern Michigan. After his father’s retirement, Brandon’s brother, Brett, joined which created the next generation focusing on offering clients a collaborative and personalized service they deserve. Brandon now leads a full time team of professionals and has been recognized by HOUR Detroit magazine as a “Real Estate All Star” and has been inducted into the RE/MAX International Hall of Fame, a designation reserved for elite agents. Brandon serves territories from his hometown of Macomb County through Oakland County, where he currently resides as well as Northern Wayne, Southern Lapeer & Southern St Clair Counties.. Brandon is an enthusiastic member of the community and enjoys, golfing, the outdoors and showing clients the best that Metro Detroit has to offer!

Single Family Home Transactions
4
Condo Transactions
0
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Glenda Lagrois
Century 21 Town & Country
About Glenda

Glenda is an Associated Broker with Century 21 Town & Country. Glenda has completed transactions in several areas including Sterling Heights, Warren, Mount Clemens, Rochester, Utica and Fraser. HomeLight ranks Glenda as one of the top 1% of agents nationally, top agent in Sterling Heights for successfully selling homes for top dollar averaging 98.7% of list price. With over 35 years of experience, Glenda has the expertise to guide the buyers and sellers through the Real Estate transaction.

Glenda's reviews

"Glenda is the ultimate professional in every way! We complicated the sale of our home by leaving it ..."

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Condo Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Kimberly Drescher
Real Estate One - Shelby Township
About Kimberly

Kimberly is a Top Agent & Associate Broker at Real Estate One that gets things done for you! A Listing Specialist and Team Leader of The Macomb Hometeam and in the Top 1% of Realtors Nationwide. She is an Hour Magazine's Real Estate All-Star. She specializes in North Macomb County and has a Bachelor's Degree from The University of Detroit Mercy. Kimberly has several designations; Certified Residential Specialist, Certified Negotiation Expert, Seller Representative Specialist, Accredited Staging Professional Realtor, Pricing Strategy Advisor & Leading RE Sales Specialist. She ensures that your home is marketed effectively to sell in a timely matter for the most money the market will bear. Her goal is to work successfully with each client to provide the highest level of service so that they are comfortable referring others knowing that they will get the same level of care and attentiveness. Homes are one of the largest investments that we make. She will do her best to represent her clients in their real estate purchase or sale so that they are satisfied that they are accomplishing their goals with the best possible outcome. Let's face it buying or selling a home is stressful! It's important to work with a Realtor that you have confidence in. Kimberly is a Realtor that will guide you through the process, return phone calls, and is timely with information. She maintains high ethical standards and conducts herself in a professional manner. She is the highly organized professional realtor that you have been looking for. Call Kimberly today!

Kimberly's reviews

"Every step of the transactions was problem free and effortless o my part. I will always return to ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
1
Condo Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
NAR Certifications
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Stacy Peardon
Keller Williams Rlty Lakeside
About Stacy

Stacy Peardon and The Peardon Team service Metro Detroit, Michigan including Macomb, Oakland, Wayne, St. Clair, and Lapeer counties. Stacy sold 155 homes in 2017 and is ranked as the #1 Team in Keller Williams Realty in our county. Stacy and her team have helped over 1,750 families buy or sell real estate over the years and prides herself on GREAT negotiating skills, stellar marketing for sellers and swift response/staying on top of the market for buyers. As the 2016 Metro Detroit market continues to improve, Stacy positions her sellers to WIN with an unmatched, highly aggressive marketing program designed to produce the best possible results! Her buyers have the advantage of working with a highly skilled Buyer's Specialist to help locate and secure homes quickly, as many of the best deals sell even BEFORE they hit the Multiple Listing Service. During the challenging economic times experienced in Michigan, Stacy has become a specialist in short sales (from small homes up to the luxury market). She successfully completes 99% of her short sales and is able to negotiate with the banks for a favorable, debt free outcome for her sellers. Call or email Stacy today to obtain a FREE phone consultation and start planning your next move!

Stacy's reviews

"Stacy handled my difficult condo sale, in the midst of the epidemic lockdown, with skill and encoura..."

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Condo Transactions
45
Single Family Home Transactions
15
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Jennifer Toomajian
Real Estate One
About Jennifer

As a Full Time Realtor specializing in residential sales and the first time home buyer experience - I am confident I can help you find the perfect home and get your home SOLD! ** In this fast pace market, you'll need to work with an agent that will put YOU first! ** In 1986 I started my career in Property Management in the Metropolitan Detroit Area where I gained experience in investment property searches, negotiations, purchases, finance, accounting & management. In 1999, I began a journey with my family living & working overseas in Europe, South East Asia, & South America. Overseas I was able to experience the trials & tribulations of relocation, worked with relocation management, and developed rewarding & memorable experiences with many people of different cultures & communities. Upon my return to the United States in 2010, I began focusing my career in residential real estate sales, relocation, and cultural awareness. I know my strength and experience in accounting, real estate management & sales, and my hands on experience in relocation will assist in fulfilling the needs of ALL my clients. As a FULL TIME Realtor and local area expert - I hope you will chose me to assist you in the search for a home that fulfills a dream. I believe HOME is where life happens, families grow, and friendships begin. Best to you on your search for a new home ...

Jennifer's reviews

"I was very lucky Jennifer connected with me. She explained the housing market, understood the buyer..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
55
Condo Transactions
6
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Lynn Purpura
eXp Realty LLC
About Lynn

Lynn currently works at eXp Realty LLC and has worked as a real estate agent for 31 years. Lynn has sold 10.91x the number of single family homes as the average agent in the area. We have data on 137 of Lynn’s transactions. Lynn prefers to work with both sellers and buyers. Here’s a little about Lynn’s real estate experience: - Lynn recently sold one home for $578,000. - this real estate agent is skilled in fast home sales: they have listings that have sold in as little as 4 days. - Lynn is an agent who sells homes for top dollar. HomeLight has data on 25 transactions Lynn has done in Utica. Lynn has closed 20 more home sales than the average agent in the area.

Condo Transactions
2
Single Family Home Transactions
20
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Mark Gibeau
eXp Realty
About Mark

Your home is more than a roof over your head, it represents your life, your dreams, your hopes for the future. A real estate transaction should be both a monetary and emotionally rewarding experience. That's my goal as a Realtor - to help you meet your goals, whatever they are, in the best way possible. My background includes serving honorably in the US Navy. I am also college educated with a B.A degree from Michigan State University in 1993. From cutting edge marketing, to transparency in business, this is real estate for a new world: smart, tech-savvy, and well informed.

Condo Transactions
2
Single Family Home Transactions
23
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
NAR Certifications
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Michael Perna
Keller Williams Advantage
About Michael

The Perna Team has sold over 850 homes in the past 12 months at a total of $235 million. We have a proven track record of getting results while providing an exceptional client experience. The Perna Team has Five offices throughout Southeastern Michigan to make sure out clients get connect with the best local specialist for their location: Novi, Ann Arbor, Royal Oak, Birmingham, and Rochester.

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"Michael Perna and his entire team were a pleasure to work with! I was a first time home buyer, but h..."

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Condo Transactions
53
Single Family Home Transactions
300
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
NAR Certifications
REALTOR®
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Find the best real estate agent near you

Top Rochester real estate agent stats at a glance

Rochester, MI has 3,194 active real estate agents. But how do you know whether the one you hire will do their job well? That's why HomeLight analyzes each agent's performance history to find the best ones in your area. Work with the top 3% of real estate agents in Rochester and you can make $4,195 more on a home sale and save up to $24,395 more on a home purchase.

Top Seller's Agents

Top seller's agents in Rochester work with 1.8x more properties, gain sellers 4.8% on sales, and move homes off the market 25.88 days quicker when compared with average seller's agents.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market
Lower is better

Homes Sold / Yr


Top Buyer's Agents

In Rochester, top buyers agents help home buyers save $46,866 on a home. The top agents, on average, place 1.7x the number of transactions as average agents in Rochester.

Condos Sold / Yr

Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
Lower is better

Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Rochester, MI

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
4.7 stars

Top real estate agents in Rochester score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Rochester agent who scores only 4.7 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Rochester and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"Homelight sent us several realtors to choose from. This helped us find the right realtor to help us sell our house quickly and to get us the most money."

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