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Top real estate agents in Rockford, IL

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

Why you need a top real estate agent in Rockford, IL

There are 971 real estate agents in Rockford, IL right now. Properties are listed for 152 days on average. The difference in time spent on the market in Rockford, IL for top agents is 2.4x less than the time an average agent spends on a given housing transaction.

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Toni VanderHeyden
Keller Williams Realty Signature
About Toni

Toni VanderHeyden is the founder and team leader for Sold On Toni powered by Keller Williams Realty Signature in Loves Park, Illinois. Toni started the team, Sold On Toni, in 2006. Since then, she has served her real estate clients with one goal: to help them make smart real estate decisions. To combat the status quo, she placed an emphasis on building a team of specialists focused on one area of expertise each. As a result, her team is able to represent 50 times the sales of the average real estate agent. Most importantly, her clients are happy, they are real estate smart, and they refer Toni and her team to their friends. Toni is a wife, a mother, a grammy, entrepreneur, Realtor, investor, and coach. After many, many years in business in the Stateline area, she has learned an important concept: Let each individual on our team do what they enjoy, and it won’t ever feel like work. That’s why we are a team. We want you Sold On Toni, too!

Single Family Home Transactions
540
Condo Transactions
28
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Matt Kombrink
RE/MAX All Pro
About Matt

The Kombrink Team at RE/MAX All Pro has been a market leader serving Kane & DuPage counties in all aspects of real estate since 1991. Our team approach guarantees that your needs are handled, and the process of buying or selling a home is a seamless and successful one. We’ve built a team of full-time licensed agents, systems and internet marketing specialists and hands-on administrative support to provide the necessary one-on-one relationship with each client. We’re proud to help over 350 families a year buy or sell a home. As trends in the industry shift, The Kombrink Team at RE/MAX All Pro has remained on the cutting edge providing residential sales, property management and short sale/distressed property consultation to clients from St Charles, Geneva, Batavia, North Aurora, Sugar Grove, Elburn, Maple Park, South Elgin, Wayne, West Chicago, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn and Naperville. Utilizing the latest home buyer tools, plus a staff of dedicated professionals, we make finding your dream home a success. Looking to sell your home? The Kombrink Team at RE/MAX All Pro utilizes innovative and proactive marketing to put your home in front of more home buyers than any other Realtor! When you work with our team, you’ll find honesty, integrity and a genuine interest in helping you! Our efforts have led us to become the #1 selling team in the local area as well as one of the top 3 selling teams in all of Northern Illinois among RE/MAX agents for the past 10 years.

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"Matt Kombrink & his team did an excellent job in selling our home. We were under contract (above ask..."

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Townhome Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
200
Condo Transactions
8
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Sarah Leonard
Remax Suburban
About Sarah

As a lifelong resident of the Chicagoland Suburbs, Sarah Leonard possesses an impeccable knowledge of the local market, its diverse neighborhoods, and everything in-between. Having been in the real estate business for over fifteen years and bringing a background as a loan processor to the table, Sarah’s expertise makes her the Realtor of choice to handle all your real estate needs. As your personal Realtor, you can be certain that Sarah will work hard to meet and exceed your expectations while keeping your best interests at heart. Throughout the years working with RE/MAX, Sarah has successfully navigated through a variety of real estate markets and is very proud to say that her team has managed to stay strong by listing and selling over 600 homes in the past 12 months alone, ranking her as a top Realtor in Illinois! Sarah believes that in order to have a successful home buying or selling experience, it’s important for her to build a strong rapport with her clients. She believes the foundation of a successful relationship starts with exceptional client service. Sarah prides herself in being readily available 24/7 to accommodate her clients schedules, questions, and inquiries. Contact Sarah Leonard today and receive the confidence and guidance you need to make your next real estate move a successful one. Sarah’s Accomplishments Ranked number 1 real estate team in Illinois and number 8 in the US, among all medium size teams, Closed 750 Homes in the Past 12 Months! Featured on the cover of the nationwide edition of Top Agent magazine, Featured Cover Story in Chicago Agent Magazine, Inducted into RE/MAX Circle of Legends and RE/MAX Hall of Fame, Recipient of Chairman’s Club, Executive Club, 100% Club, Five Star Agent Award through Chicago Magazine, WCKG AM/FM Radio Appearance: Real Estate Spotlight, and featured in the February 2016 Professional Women in Real Estate edition in the Daily Herald!

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"Very satisfied. Condo listing price seemed lower than I expected but it sold and closed quickly."

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0
Condo Transactions
23
Single Family Home Transactions
1.1k
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
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Fidel Batres
Keller Williams
About Fidel

Fidel is a real estate agent with Keller Williams Realty Signature and founder of Fidelity Real Estate Group.

Single Family Home Transactions
180
Condo Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
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Debbie Carlson
Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Starck Real Estate
About Debbie

I was born and raised on a family farm located on the outskirts of this friendly and quaint small community that I call home... Belvidere, Illinois. I help sellers and buyers in the Winnebago & Boone County area. As a life-long resident of Boone County, I am one of the area's Top Producing REALTORS®. I have a foundation of knowledge that only experience can develop. What you find in me is not text-book representation, instead, I offer high quality, personalized service, with attention to even the smallest detail. My past work experience includes farming, banking, hospital work, and well/septic systems. These experiences have given me a well-rounded background. My husband, Jeff, and I are proud parents of 3 fine sons and doting grandparents to their children. Family and community involvement are focal points of my life. I enjoy serving my community and volunteering to further local projects.

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"Debbie was very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. We enjoyed working with her."

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Single Family Home Transactions
74
Condo Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
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  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Jack Domanski
Brokerocity Inc
About Jack

No need to search any further for your new Real Estate Agent. Whether buying or selling, you have found a knowledgeable and full-time committed real estate professional! I have 6+ years of sales experience both within the Real Estate market and in other areas of business. With both residential and commercial experience, I can handle any of your needs. I know that whether you are selling your life long home and downsizing, purchasing your new dream home or are a first time buyer this can be one of the most emotionally challenging experiences in your life. I will respect your time, be accessible and involved throughout your real estate process. I want the best for you. My relationships are built on trust. I specialize in the Northern Fox Valley residential real estate markets of East/West Dundee, Sleepy Hollow, Elgin, South Elgin, Carpentersville, Algonquin, Lake in the Hills, Huntley, Hampshire, Gilberts, Pingree Grove, Marengo, Crystal Lake and more!

Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
19
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Barbara Erdmier
Re/max Property Source
About Barbara

Barbara is a real estate agent with RE/MAX PROPERTY SOURCE in Rockford, Illinois. Barbara's coverage area includes Rockford IL and Northern Illinois. Multi-Million Dollar Producer with over 50 Million in Career Real Estate Sales ( 2007-2016 ) Barbara has been most prolific in Rockford, IL including representing the sellers and buyers in all of Northern Illinois including the counties of Winnebago, Boone, and Ogle.

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"One word: EXCELLENT!"

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Single Family Home Transactions
20
Condo Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
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  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Teresa Stultz
Premier Living Properties
About Teresa

Committed to providing honest, professional service. Multi-million dollar producers. Specializing in residential new construction & resales, investment properties, luxury listings and more. Member: National Association of Realtors, Illinois. Association of Realtors and Realtor Association of the Fox Valley. Member: Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), the combined network of Multiple Listing Service of Northern Illinois and MAP Multiple Listing Service. As a past Real Estate Appraiser I have the experience and knowledge to know how to price properties accurately. Consistently in the Top 25 Agents in the County! As a local resident, wife and mother of three children, I can give a great perspective on what the Fox Valley has to offer. Member of The Leading Real Estate Companies of The World.

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"Teresa was great! Helped us purchase our first home. Very knowledgeable, protective of her buyers an..."

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Condo Transactions
6
Single Family Home Transactions
100
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Ben Broughton
Re/max Connections Ii
About Ben

My name is Ben Broughton and I have been working as a residential real estate advisor in the Mchenry county area for the past 13 years and haved lived in the area my entire life. I have expertise working with buyers, sellers, investors, foreclosures, & short sale clients to meet all their needs when it comes to anything related to real estate. I've received numerous awards including being one of Chicago Agent Magazine 2015 Top Producers. Whether you're looking for a trustworthy lender, a helpful home inspector, or just want to know what that house down the street sold for, my goal is to be your go-to-guy in the industry. Contact me today with questions!

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"he was on top of is game ,iI used Ben for 7 properties purchases and 3 sales. He was always availab..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
46
Condo Transactions
0
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Esther Zamudio
Zamudio Realty Group
About Esther

Esther is the managing broker for Zamudio Realty Group. Esther has completed transactions in several areas including Elgin, Carpentersville, Streamwood, South Elgin, Lake in the Hills and Marengo. HomeLight ranks Esther as one of the top 1% of agents in Elgin for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 12% of agents who sell homes for top dollar. Our database shows that Esther has completed 443 transactions since 2009, representing the buyer in 76% of those transactions and the seller in 24% of them. Esther has transacted in Elgin more than any other area helping to buy or sell 274 homes including a 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom single family home on October 22, 2015 which sold for $317,500 and a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom single family home on July 28, 2015 which sold for $275,000.

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"Esther was amazing. She went through the house and gave me recommendations on getting my house team ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
120
Condo Transactions
3
Townhome Transactions
0
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  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
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Top Rockford real estate agent stats at a glance

Rockford, IL has 971 real estate agents and HomeLight compares performance data on all of them to find you the absolute best. The top 3% of agents in Rockford do 1694 real estate transactions a year, while an average agent does 263. With expertise on your side, you’ll save significant time and money whether you’re a buyer, seller — or both!

Top Seller's Agents

The top 3% of seller's agents in Rockford sell 1.8x more homes in the same area as an average agent. They also make 6.1% more on their clients' home sales.

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Top Buyer's Agents

In comparison to average real estate agents in Rockford, top buyer's agents save clients 83.2% on their home and help buy 1.8x more properties.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Rockford, IL

Top Agents
4.9 stars
Avg. Agents
4.2 stars

Top real estate agents in Rockford score an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Rockford agent who scores only 4.2 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Rockford and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"Selling a home is a daunting process and choosing the right real estate agent is the first step. We're extremely pleased that we used HomeLight! Our home sold in 2 days for more than the list price."

Kate M.

HomeLight Client

"After 2 years of trying to sell our mixed-use commercial building with 5 different brokers, we decided to take a chance with HomeLight. A week after being connected... we had multiple offers and accepted a cash offer over asking price. "

Jane O.

HomeLight Client

"My father wanted to sell his home and Homelight gave us the names of three top-selling agents in the area. The agent we worked with was fantastic. HomeLight made the process easy for my father and me!"

Alice M.

HomeLight Client

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

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Rockford,top agents are frequently doing deals in Rolling Green, Great Bridge, and North Highland Square.

Rolling Green

Active Agents139
Time on Market99
Avg. Sale Price$66,025

Great Bridge

Active Agents43
Time on Market89
Avg. Sale Price$299,368

North Highland Square

Active Agents91
Time on Market97
Avg. Sale Price$82,576

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 Rockford?
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 Rockford?
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 Rockford, IL.
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When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Rockford?
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 Rockford 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 Rockford 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 Rockford?
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 Rockford real estate agent?
HomeLight analyzes all real estate agent in Rockford to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Rockford 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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