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Find the perfect San Marcos real estate agent

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

Top San Marcos real estate agents

HomeLight looks at every one of the 5,616 active San Marcos, CA real estate agents and measures how they stack up against the average agent. In San Marcos, the top 3% of agents buy and sell in 71 days and work on 509 homes.


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

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

Average real estate agents in San Marcos, CA leave homes on the market for 71 days, while top real estate agents sell in 43 days. San Marcos’s 5,616 real estate agents with active listings sell 67 homes on average.

Top Seller's Agents

Top seller’s agents in San Marcos make clients 4.5% more dollars, sell homes in 27.85 days more efficiently, and work with 1.8x as many homes as the average real estate agent in the same city.

Sale price / List price (%)

Days on market
Lower is better

Homes sold / yr


Top Buyer's Agents

Top buyer’s agents in San Marcos save their clients $74,754 on their new home. Buyer’s agents in San Marcos buy 1.7x more houses than the average agent.

Condos sold / yr

Homes purchased / yr

Sale price / list price (%)
Lower is better

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

Kyle Whissel

Whissel Realty Group brokered by eXp Realty

Average Over Asking

$19k

San Marcos Listings Sold

6

Average Days on Market

80

Goran and Lisa Forss

Team Forss - Allison James Estates & Homes

San Marcos Listings Sold

3

Average Over Asking

$9.7k

Single Family Home Transactions

1.9k

Matt Battiata

The Battiata Real Estate Group @ eXp Realty

San Marcos Listings Sold

170

Average Over Asking

$14k

Condo Transactions

550

John Reeves

Reef Point Real Estate, Broker

San Marcos Listings Sold

10

Average Over Asking

$19k

Average Days on Market

61

Sam Rasoul

Compass Realty

San Marcos Listings Sold

4

Average Over Asking

$9.7k

Average Days on Market

75

Daniel Beer

eXp Realty of California, Inc.

San Marcos Listings Sold

21

Average Over Asking

$14k

Average Days on Market

62

Jim Bottrell

Ardent Real Estate Serviceses

San Marcos Listings Sold

52

Average Over Asking

$19k

Average Days on Market

59

Serri Rowell

Sea Villa Realty

San Marcos Listings Sold

16

Average Over Asking

$14k

Average Days on Market

68

Ilana Huff

Pacific Sotheby's International Realty

San Marcos Listings Sold

220

Average Days on Market

54

Average Over Asking

$9.7k

Don Pelletier

The Don Pelletier Group

San Marcos Listings Sold

5

Average Days on Market

77

Single Family Home Transactions

460

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

Business District

Active Agents583
Time on Market103
Avg. Sale Price$165,749

Barham Discovery Community

Active Agents735
Time on Market94
Avg. Sale Price$340,457

Richland

Active Agents742
Time on Market98
Avg. Sale Price$249,796


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.

Jill D


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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I used HomeLight to find a real estate agent since I wasn’t in the city where the property was located. I found a great agent to sell my rental property. It was easy to use and saved me a lot of time!

Johnny N

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

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 Marcos, CA.

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

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 Marcos?

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

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

Looking to buy or sell a home in a specific San Marcos neighborhood? We've got you covered. Either explore top real estate agents in San Marcos neighborhoods or give one of our trained agent concierges a call at (888) 998-1909

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

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

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

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

Do these San Marcos 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 Marcos?

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.