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Find the perfect San Francisco real estate agent

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

Top San Francisco real estate agents

This city by the Bay is one of the most competitive housing markets in the US so you need one of the best real estate agents in San Francisco. HomeLight analyzes all of San Francisco’s 7,384 real estate agents to match you with one who sells homes for $155,337 more on average and 2.0x faster than average agents.


When my wife and I contacted HomeLight for help in finding a Realtor, they were in touch almost immediately. We interviewed 3, all were very professional. We found a good fit and the house sold in 9 days.

Jerry R

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

Average real estate agents in San Francisco sell a total of 38 properties and each sale takes an average of 59 days. The top 3% of agents, on the other hand, move properties in 30 days, which is 2.0x faster than the average agent.

Top Seller's Agents

When compared to the average seller’s agent in the Bay, the best seller’s agents make their clients 116.4% of the list price and move homes 29.5 days faster, while average agents make only 104.7%.

Sale price / List price (%)

Days on market
Lower is better

Homes sold / yr


Top Buyer's Agents

SF’s best real estate agents save buyers $102,820 on a home purchase. Top buyer’s agents in San Francisco buy 1.7x as many homes as the average buyer’s agents because they know how to negotiate in San Francisco’s competitive real estate climate.

Condos sold / yr

Homes purchased / yr

Sale price / list price (%)
Lower is better

See how some of the real estate agents in San Francisco, CA stack up

Anthony Navarro

Harper Real Estate

San Francisco Listings Sold

96

Average Over Asking

$95k

Average Days on Market

56

Ron Abta

Polaris Realty

San Francisco Listings Sold

150

Average Over Asking

$36k

Average Days on Market

50

Todd Montgomery

Compass Real Estate

San Francisco Listings Sold

170

Average Days on Market

58

Condo Transactions

280

Andrea Swetland

Vanguard Properties

San Francisco Listings Sold

69

Average Days on Market

57

TIC Transactions

20

San Francisco Listings Sold

230

Average Over Asking

$1.3k

Average Days on Market

74

Jennifer Rosdail

Jennifer Rosdail Real Estate Sales, a KWSF Partner

San Francisco Listings Sold

73

Average Over Asking

$120k

Average Days on Market

69

Robyn Kaufman

Pacific Union International

San Francisco Listings Sold

110

Average Days on Market

68

Condo Transactions

140

Adam Gavzer

Compass

San Francisco Listings Sold

84

Average Days on Market

59

Condo Transactions

110

Average Over Asking

$140k

San Francisco Listings Sold

28

Average Days on Market

74

San Francisco Listings Sold

12

Average Days on Market

75

Townhome Transactions

34

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

Inner Sunset

Active Agents561
Time on Market66
Avg. Sale Price$1,194,445

Home to Golden Gate Park, Ocean Beach, the colorful tiles on the 16th avenue steps, and cozy eats like Park Chow and Sunset Reservoir Brewing Company, the Sunset District is one of the only neighborhoods in San Francisco that is relatively flat. Affordable housing and mellow streets make this a great spot for families.

Mission

Active Agents1,069
Time on Market75
Avg. Sale Price$1,018,880

Chow down on orange Papalote salsa, munch on a quiche at Tartine, absorb the sun and street art while you spoon ice cream from Bi-Rite on your way to lounge with the masses at Dolores Park. Rowdy nightlife, delicious food, an eclectic beat and vibrant murals make the Mission a favorite spot for SF’s fresh out of college demographic.

Pacific Heights

Active Agents1,069
Time on Market81
Avg. Sale Price$2,166,708

Pac Heights boasts the most expensive houses in San Francisco. Views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Palace of Fine Arts and killer hills, shops and eats down Fillmore St, and intricate classic Victorian styles create its posh personality. Families flock to great private schools in the area. You’ll pay big bucks but here your home is a one of a kind place.


I would highly recommend HomeLight to help you through the process of finding that just right, excellent Realtor. It will take a load off you and make the process of putting your house on the market much more enjoyable instead of a chore.

Lori D


Within minutes of registering, I was getting calls from some of the best Realtors in my area and ended up closing within a month of my first call. I’m recommending HomeLight to friends and family. It’s an amazing service I’ll certainly use it again.

Noah H


The quality of the real estate agent that HomeLight referred me to was exceptional. As a first time seller, I knew nothing about the real estate market, and this referral walked me through every aspect of the process.

Rob S

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in San Francisco?

It's going to depend on the temperature of the San Francisco 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 San Francisco?

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 home, your odds of making more money on the transaction are higher if you work with a top performing agent. We encourage you to explore all of your options if you're selling a home in San Francisco, CA.

Why do I need to hire a licensed real estate agent in San Francisco?

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 San Francisco?

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

How do I find a real estate agent that specializes in a specific San Francisco neighborhood?

Looking to buy or sell a home in a specific San Francisco neighborhood? We've got you covered. Either explore top real estate agents in San Francisco neighborhoods or give one of our trained agent concierges a call at (855) 999-7959

What are the most important questions to ask when interviewing San Francisco neighborhood?

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

Why should I use HomeLight to find a San Francisco real estate agent?

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

Do these San Francisco 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 San Francisco?

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.