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Top real estate agents in San Luis Obispo, CA

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

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

San Luis Obispo's top 3% of real estate agents save buyers 7.8% more on home purchases and help sellers make $151,728 more on their home sales when compared to the average agent. Top real estate agents in San Luis Obispo also work 754 transactions, which is 1.9x more than the average in the area.

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See how 25 of the top REALTORS® and real estate agents in San Luis Obispo stack up

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Top San Luis Obispo real estate agent stats at a glance

There are 1,110 real estate agents in San Luis Obispo, CA but we use data to find the best ones. HomeLight compares the agent performance data in your area to find real estate agents who get the job done 2.4x faster than the average San Luis Obispo, CA real estate agent.

Top Seller's Agents

A top seller's agent in San Luis Obispo makes $151,728 more dollars for sellers, wraps up the selling process 46.47 days faster, and sells 642.64 more homes than the average agent.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market
Lower is better

Homes Sold / Yr

Top Buyer's Agents

Top agents in San Luis Obispo help 1.8x more buyers than average agents, and save you 51.7% more money.

Condos Sold / Yr

Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
Lower is better

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

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
4.4 stars

Top real estate agents in San Luis Obispo score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical San Luis Obispo agent who scores only 4.4 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in San Luis Obispo and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"We had the condo listed on a Sunday and the property sold quickly within a week and Escrow was also a breeze thanks to teamwork from a reputable Realtor who I couldn’t have found without HomeLight."

Donald C.

HomeLight Client

"We were very happy with the Realtor that HomeLight recommended. We are new to the area so it was nice to have someone experienced and full of tips about the different towns."

Jim W.

HomeLight Client

"Realtors can claim anything, but the objective data that HomeLight collects on number of homes sold, price range, and time period, are facts that cannot be challenged."

Shirley S.

HomeLight Client

Find top real estate agents in cities near San Luis Obispo, CA

Santa Maria

Active Agents979
Time on Market56
Avg. Sale Price$395,000

Morro Bay

Active Agents398
Time on Market74
Avg. Sale Price$690,000

Arroyo Grande

Active Agents635
Time on Market62
Avg. Sale Price$650,000


Active Agents713
Time on Market59
Avg. Sale Price$515,000

Paso Robles

Active Agents703
Time on Market66
Avg. Sale Price$520,000

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