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Find the perfect Santa Margarita real estate agent

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

Top Santa Margarita real estate agents

HomeLight analyzes all 111 Santa Margarita, CA real estate agents and compares them on their historical performance data. The top 3% of Santa Margarita real estate agents handle an average of 1043 properties and move them in 64 days.


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
California

Why you need a top real estate agent in Santa Margarita, CA

There are 111 real estate agents in Santa Margarita, CA right now. Properties are listed for 97 days on average. The difference in time spent on the market in Santa Margarita, CA for top agents is 33.31 less than the time an average agent spends on a given housing transaction.

Top Seller's Agents

Top seller’s agents, when compared again the average real estate agent in Santa Margarita, sell 1.9x the number of homes and sell them 33.31 days faster.

Sale price / List price (%)

Days on market
Lower is better

Homes sold / yr


Top Buyer's Agents

The top real estate agents in Santa Margarita help buy 1.9x more homes than average agents in the same area. Top agents, on average, also save home buyers $1,261,591 during the buying process.

Condos sold / yr

Homes purchased / yr

Sale price / list price (%)
Lower is better

See how some of the top real estate agents in Santa Margarita, CA stack up

Heather Roda

Platinum Properties

Santa Margarita Listings Sold

3

Average Over Asking

$2k

Single Family Home Transactions

160

Lisa J. Lewis

Re/max Parkside Real Estate

Single Family Home Transactions

160

Townhome Transactions

1

Condo Transactions

2

Lindsey Harn

Richardson Properties

Average Days on Market

72

Average Over Asking

$6k

Townhome Transactions

4

Richard Gonzalez

Central Coast Realty Group

Average Over Asking

$10k

Single Family Home Transactions

160

Condo Transactions

12

Greg Malik

Greg Malik Real Estate Group

Santa Margarita Listings Sold

3

Single Family Home Transactions

120

Condo Transactions

7

Kathryn Birkhahn

Patterson Realty

Single Family Home Transactions

19

Condo Transactions

1

TIC Transactions

0

Hal Sweasey

Re/max Del Oro

Average Days on Market

100

Condo Transactions

51

Single Family Home Transactions

420

Kay Cementina

Patterson Realty

Average Days on Market

80

Condo Transactions

11

Single Family Home Transactions

89

Joesef Jackson

SLO Life Realty Group

Average Over Asking

$6k

Average Days on Market

100

Condo Transactions

4

Ted Gillan

Home & Ranch Sotheby's Int'l Realty

Average Days on Market

76

Condo Transactions

1

Single Family Home Transactions

9


I had a home that I couldn't sell for 10 years. I decided to try HomeLight and chose the first agent they provided. My home sold immediately! If I sell another home, I will definitely call HomeLight.

Cynthia B


HomeLight was excellent in finding a real estate agent to sell our home, which took only 4 days! They offered various agents, all of which were top agents in our area. We couldn’t have been happier!

Cindy W


HomeLight found me the perfect Realtor. He did a great job of staging my home and took terrific pictures while respecting my wishes. The home sold in one day. I couldn't have had a better experience.

Sharon K

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Santa Margarita?

It's going to depend on the temperature of the Santa Margarita 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 Santa Margarita?

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 house, your odds of making more money on the transaction are higher if you work with a top performing agent.

Why do I need to hire a licensed real estate agent in Santa Margarita?

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 Santa Margarita?

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

How do I find a real estate agent that specializes in a specific Santa Margarita neighborhood?

Looking to buy or sell a home in a specific Santa Margarita neighborhood? We've got you covered. Either explore top real estate agents in Santa Margarita 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 Santa Margarita neighborhood?

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

Why should I use HomeLight to find a Santa Margarita real estate agent?

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

Do these Santa Margarita 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 Santa Margarita?

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.