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Top San Diego real estate agents

San Diego, CA has gorgeous beaches, picturesque vistas, and a huge inventory of real estate agents (18,806) and homes for sale. Finding a good agent and your surfer’s paradise in that massive pool could be tough. Luckily, HomeLight can match you with real estate agents in the top 3% of performers who, on average, sell 1.4x faster and for 5.6% more money.

"HomeLight was very helpful in narrowing down the field of Realtors to choose from and importantly, giving an idea of the data and methodology behind the recommendations so I could feel confident in them."

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See how 20 of the top REALTORS® and real estate agents in San Diego, CA stack up

Darin T.
Triolo Realty Group- Keller Williams Realty
About Darin

Darin is President of award winning Triolo Realty Group- Keller Williams Realty in San Diego, California and has been in the real estate business for 13 years. Darin has completed transactions in several areas including San Diego, La Jolla, Oceanside, Chula Vista, Escondido, Santee and Vista. HomeLight ranks Darin as one of the top 1% of agents in San Diego for successfully selling homes for top market value and as one of the top 13% of agents who are able to successfully close transactions. Press coverage includes San Diego Magazine's best in client satisfaction award for five consecutive years, SD CityBeat's Best in Industry Award, WSJ's 1,000 nominee and many more. www.triolorealty.com HomeLight has information on 177 of Darin's transactions since 2009, 63 of which were in the past two years. Darin typically represents the seller (71% of the time), but has also completed 53 buyer transactions during this period. Darin has transacted in San Diego more than any other area helping to buy or sell 121 homes including a 5 bedroom, 5.5 bathroom single family home at 7485 Collins Ranch Court on June 18, 2014 which sold for $1,290,000 and a 5 bedroom, 4.0 bathroom single family home at 5335 Chelsea on April 14, 2015 which sold for $2,850,000.

Townhome Transactions
27
Condo Transactions
100
Single Family Home Transactions
190
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Whissel Realty Group W.
Whissel Realty Group brokered by eXp Realty
About Whissel Realty Group

Whissel Realty Group is a family-owned company built on relationships with our clients, colleagues, and co-workers. We're passionately committed to helping you and your family build a secure future in the home of your dreams. The Whissel family has been helping San Diegans realize "The American Dream" in San Diego since the 70's. Our goal is to help buyers find the perfect home at the perfect price and sellers sell their homes for top dollar in the shortest amount of time. Our team's proactive and innovative approach to marketing consistently delivers on these goals. As a result, our team was recently named the #1 real estate team in San Diego County and #6 in California by The Wall Street Journal, Zillow and Trulia.

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"Steve and his team, Zesty and Deana are simply awesome! They are very approachable, available, and e..."

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Townhome Transactions
280
Single Family Home Transactions
1.1k
Condo Transactions
290
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
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Matt B.
The Battiata Real Estate Group @ eXp Realty
About Matt

Matt Battiata is the lead agent for the Battiata Real Estate Group at eXp Realty. He was named the #1 agent in California & #5 worldwide in 2001 (RE Int.), was featured in the book “Billion Dollar Agent” by Steve Kantor and has been the among the top selling agents in North America since 2001, selling 200 to 300 homes per year. Matt trains real estate agents across the country and regularly appears on local network TV news and radio broadcasts as a real estate expert. He has been featured in The San Diego Union-Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The San Diego Daily Transcript & The San Diego Business Journal. In addition, Matt regularly holds free real estate seminars throughout Southern California on topics such as options for upside down homeowners and real estate investing. Matt is married to his wife of 15 years, Amy. They have 5 children.

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"Matt Battiata represented the seller as well as my wife and I as the buyers in the purchase of our n..."

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Condo Transactions
560
Single Family Home Transactions
1.1k
Townhome Transactions
67
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Greg C.
Compass
About Greg

Greg epitomizes integrity, hard work, honesty and knowledge in the real estate industry. As a San Diego coastal resident, Greg has unprecedented knowledge of the local communities. Well respected by his colleagues and past clients, Greg's sterling reputation in the industry has helped him achieve his goal of successfully and seamlessly helping hundreds of people with their real estate needs. Because of Greg's loyal clientele, repeat business and referrals are the foundation of Greg Cummings & Associates. With more than 16 years of experience in the real estate industry, Greg's work ethic and drive for continuing education and knowledge have earned him several Top Agent Awards for his outstanding performance. On average Greg attains 99% of his Seller's requested sales price. When representing Buyers, Greg successfully and consistently negotiated the sales down 5%. Greg's personal accreditation's include the Certified Condominium Specialist (CCS), a key designation for any agent working with condos and other Common Interest Development properties. Greg also obtained the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) Designation, which is the benchmark of Excellence in Buyer Representation - less than 1% of Real Estate agents hold this designation. These designations help Greg to stand out from his colleagues and ultimately give the client an advantage when making one of the biggest financial decisions of their life.

Condo Transactions
160
Townhome Transactions
15
Single Family Home Transactions
78
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
  • Cash Close Specialist 2020
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Sam R.
Compass Realty
About Sam

Sam Rasoul is an elite California real estate agent, ranked in the upper 7% of his/her peers at the 93rd percentile. 23+ YEARS EXPERIENCE / Licensed Broker / CEO 1200+ HOMES SOLD! MEDIA MARKETING EXPERTS - WE SELL LISTINGS FOR MORE $$ BUYER "HOT PROPERTY" EMAILS (On and Off Market Listings) REASONABLE FEES! (Call to discuss a plan that works for you). **Use our money to fix up your home; no interest & no fees!!** Want more info? Call us!

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" "I've been friends with Sam for the last several years but never thought we would move. When we did..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
1.1k
TIC Transactions
2
Condo Transactions
110
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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John R.
Reef Point Real Estate, Broker
About John

Mission: Through Real Estate, we exist to educate, empower, engage, and serve. Reef Point Real Estate specializes in helping people buy or sell their homes in the San Diego area. John Reeves launched his real estate career after several exceptionally negative experiences with the agents he worked with to buy and sell his own homes while serving the nation as a US Marine Officer. Simply put, John fights for his clients the same way he fought for his country. His systems, processes, and strategies change the way real estate is sold and the systematic trademarked approach he embraces guarantees his clients satisfaction and success. Unlike the typical real estate agent, John backs his words up with accountability. He will guarantee to sell his clients' home at a time and price they agree too, or he will buy it himself at a price he and the seller mutually agree on. 6 BIG Reasons to Call The John Reeves Team Today: 1. We Have the Buyers in Waiting We have 55,523 Buyers in Waiting in our Database. Your home may already be SOLD! 2. Your Home Will Sell Faster John Reeves and The Reef Point Team will get your home sold fast. Reef Point sells their homes at an average rate of only 17 days on the market compared to 33 days for other agents in the San Diego area. 3. Your Home is More Likely to Sell John Reeves and The Reef Point Team has an 97 percent success rate in selling homes versus the average agents 77 percent success rate. 4. Your Home Will Sell for More Money John Reeves and The Reef Point Team will get you top dollar for your home. It is a fact that our homes we list sell for 2.9 percent more than the average agent. 5. We Sell More homes In fact, we sell over 151x more homes than your average agent. Because we sell more homes, we can do more for you. We can market and advertise more diligently to ensure your success. In fact, we're willing to buy a buyer's home so they can buy yours. 6. There is NO risk and We offer Performance Guarantees* to our Clients. Your Home SOLD Guaranteed or I'll Buy it at a Price YOU Agree to!* *Conditions Apply. Seller & Broker Must Agree to Terms.

Townhome Transactions
170
Condo Transactions
360
Single Family Home Transactions
990
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
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Daniel B.
eXp Realty
About Daniel

Daniel Beer, CEO/Owner of Beer Home Team of eXp Realty of California, Inc. has changed the way real estate is sold through his 5 Day Blitz™ strategy as endorsed by Jeff and the Showgram on KyXy 96.5FM and Mike Slater and A&G from AM 760 KFMB. Unlike the "List It and Pray" plan of most agents, Dan creates a deep psychological advantage for his home sellers over the buyer through his proven and methodical process that is unlike anything other agents are doing. The strategy has proven so effective that Daniel Beer now leads workshops across the county showing home sellers how to apply these strategies to predictably sell their home faster and for more money. Daniel Beer and his team assume the position of top producers in the region for the largest residential real estate company in North America. His Team is ranked as one of the Top 150 Teams in the U.S.A per The Wall Street Journal and Real Trends and listed as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America across all industries by Inc. 5000. In 2018 alone, Dan sold 303 homes worth over $215 million in sales. The track record speaks for itself. Reach out to Dan and the Beer Home Team today!

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"As a seller, I highly recommend The Beer Team. We had listed our home with another realtor who did t..."

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Townhome Transactions
100
Condo Transactions
260
Single Family Home Transactions
870
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
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Chad D.
Dannecker & Associates | Compass
About Chad

Chad Dannecker is a native San Diegan and is proud to call “America’s Finest City” his home town. For Chad, success has always meant doing his absolute best in every situation. His dedicated work ethic and “never give up” philosophy have defined and made his business what it is today. Chad’s number one goal is to provide his clients with the BEST service in the industry with the highest ethical standards. Chad began his real estate career in 2002 with an accelerated learning process during one of the biggest real estate booms of all time. The high volume of clients whom he successfully assisted, gave him a solid foundation upon which to grow. To Chad, each new day is an opportunity to find creative and innovative ways to help clients reach their real estate goals. Chad is committed to increasing his expertise through continuing education. Chad has a Bachelors degree in Business and Spanish, a teaching credential, is a licensed Broker in the state of California, and is a Certified Residential Specialist. Chad strives to create lasting relationships based on trust, market expertise, aggressive negotiating skills, and monitored performance that will serve his clients’ best interests for many years to come. Chad is growing his family and business in San Diego and looks forward to representing buyers and sellers here for a lifetime. Chad is a firm believer that positive attitude, plus positive actions yield positive results. With cutting edge technology and an experienced, efficient support staff, Chad and his team provide their busy clients with a streamlined, stress-free experience that meets their individual needs. His clients can expect innovative marketing, constant contact, and most importantly, RESULTS!

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"I connected with Chad on a potential new condo but unfortunately the property wasn't a good fit. Hop..."

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Condo Transactions
410
Townhome Transactions
14
Single Family Home Transactions
66
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Alan S.
Shafran Realty Group
About Alan

Alan Shafran is one of the highest producing residential agents in the country based on sales volumes. He has dedicated more than 30 years to studying the finance and real estate world’s ins & outs. Alan’s decision to bring his financial expertise into real estate was pivotal in his career and personal life. This foundation has allowed him to excel as a Broker and aid his community in reaching their goals and dreams. Through the years, Alan has held many titles. The Wall Street Journal named Alan as one of the “Top 100 Realtors Nationwide” as well as “The #1 Realtor in San Diego County” and “The #3 Realtor in the State of California”. Highly regarded by his clients and his peers for having a high level of integrity, in-depth market knowledge, and an incredible work ethic, Alan created Shafran Realty Group with the mission of providing superior client service. These achievements have stemmed from his steadfast dedication to understanding the ever-changing market and a commitment to ongoing education. Technology has also played a significant role in Alan predicating his position as a leader in the industry. Never one to shy away from change - his ability to embrace new programs, ideas & non-traditional business methods allow Alan to adapt to the current market conditions and sustain continual productivity. This versatility, combined with his meticulous attention to detail, ensures every client experiences outstanding service. Alan’s unwavering enthusiasm and passion have allowed him to surpass his client’s expectations, making them clients for life.

Townhome Transactions
86
Single Family Home Transactions
780
Condo Transactions
170
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Eric M.
Windermere Homes & Estates
About Eric

ABOUT ERIC MATZ: As a professional Realtor, Eric’s commitment is to always represent the client’s best interest. He uses his extensive experience to secure top dollar for sellers and personally guide them through the transaction. Eric works with a wonderful team who devote themselves to serving the needs of their clients before, during and after the move. Eric’s business is built on repeat clients and their referrals. He wants to earn their respect, so he makes a constant effort to improve the level of service he provides. Eric is a relationship builder and prides himself on being the trusted advisor for so many homeowners. Whether you are buying or selling your next (or first) home, Eric is ready to help. Eric knows Poway well, as it’s the place where he grew up and raised his own family. Having been a lifelong San Diego resident, he is knowledgeable about most areas of the county and can assist with a home sale from the coast to the inland areas. When you’re ready to buy or sell, give Eric a call, he looks forward to earning your business and be your Realtor for life!

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"Eric sold several properties for my family over a several year period. Every step of the way, Eric ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
410
Townhome Transactions
23
Condo Transactions
68
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Find your perfect real estate agent in San Diego

Why you need a top real estate agent in San Diego, CA

To find your dream shack in the sun and surf of San Diego, you need a top agent. Top agents have sold 1.8x more Spanish style cottages and beach front condos in their careers than average agents. While average agents move properties off the market in 76 days, top agents can sell 1.8x faster. Top sellers agents could make you 5.6% more to put towards a boat. Top buyer’s agents may save you 7.1% more on that La Jolla cliff-side bungalow so that you can own your favorite taco truck.

Top Seller's Agents

Though homes in San Diego tend to sell for under asking, a top San Diego real estate agent sells for 103.4% of the list price. That’s $28,399 dollars you can spend on renovating your new home or on one of the (not) haunted rooms at the Hotel del Coronado. Just think about that sunrise!

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Top Buyer's Agents

Top buyer’s agents can save you an average of $59,662 more than average agents. The best buyer’s agents in San Diego have worked 1.8x as many properties in their careers than average agents. When you find a gem among the 4,608 San Diego listings, a top buyer’s agent might save you $97,654 on the purchase.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in San Diego, CA

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
5 stars

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

Recent reviews for San Diego real estate agents and REALTORS

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Georgia Mathison
Sep 16, 2020

“Massoud is extremely knowledgeable in every aspect of real estate. We counted on his expertise when we moved from Massachusetts to California. We made a weekend trip to visit, in which he showed us 22 homes in one day (he had already weeded out ones that weren’t worth showing). We very quickly narro...“

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Norma Castellanos
Kim Meeker Realty Group
Nov 05, 2020

“Kim Meeker was our agent during the selling and buying process. She was very experienced in both ways. She did an initial visit, did a walk thru of the potential sell. She pointed out great tricks of the trade for a amazing marketing photo. Her team was excellent and amazing at their craft. Once...“

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A K
Whissel Realty Group brokered by eXp Realty
Jul 06, 2020

“Steve and his team, Zesty and Deana are simply awesome! They are very approachable, available, and extremely responsive. Steve is one of those rare professionals that, if you are lucky, you will find a handful during your entire life. From day one he demonstrated his great organizationa...“

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Nabraham
Whissel Realty Group brokered by eXp Realty
Jul 07, 2020

“Clayton was amazing from beginning to end and we were not easy clients. Once we found the house we wanted he made so many things happens for us in a short amount of time(ex. Electrician, pool inspector, home inspector etc). He really went above and beyond what we could have expected. He also is j...“

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Stephanie and Ted Zimmerman
Pacific Real Estate Center
Dec 11, 2020

“We are so glad Markus Feldman was our selling agent! He just sold our Point Loma home and as far as we’re concerned Marcus earned the title Mr. Efficient, Hands-On, Real Estate Guru ! It didn’t matter that we had never sold a house before because Marcus took care of everything and kept us informed e...“

"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."

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"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. "

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HomeLight Client

"I was so pleased with HomeLight in the sale of my home, I contacted them to find a Realtor to assist me in purchasing another home."

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Meet top real estate agents who focus on these San Diego neighborhoods

La Jolla

Active Agents1,225
Time on Market98
Avg. Sale Price$1,393,227

La Jolla is a small town on a cliff. Look out over clear, turquoise water while the wind whips. Downtown La Jolla has an array of small coffee shops and restaurants that add to the friendly local atmosphere. Expect to climb up and down hills to get the most of this picturesque area. La Jolla is ideal for families who want upscale beach living and don’t mind the commute.

Pacific Beach

Active Agents2,740
Time on Market90
Avg. Sale Price$698,982

Pacific Beach connects to Mission Beach on San Diego’s Northwest side. Filled with Sand and shops and laid back residents, PB is walkable and ideal for beach-front dining. Pacific Beach is the place for the beach-lover who wants a home with great Airbnb rental income potential. Amazing weather, great food and surf, Pacific beach is outdoor San Diego living at its best.

Old Town

Active Agents138
Time on Market89
Avg. Sale Price$636,690

Old fashioned and quaint, Old Town San Diego lives up to its name. Dining options are all close by, as is park space and easy access to the freeway. A train station and historic park complete its old-timey slow paced feel. Old Town is speckled with low single family homes and apartment complexes for families and busy commuters who want some peace and quiet.

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