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Find the perfect Sarasota real estate agent

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

Top Sarasota real estate agents

Sarasota’s white beaches and turquoise waves make it a Florida destination where limited inventory sells fast: a top real estate agent gets a Sarasota home off the market in 56 days. Use transaction data to find a top real estate agent out of Sarasota’s 3,299 active real estate agents. That peach bungalow on a palm lined drive could be yours for $104,231 less than the list price.


HomeLight made it incredibly easy to locate and discuss the sale of my townhome 4 states away... HomeLight successfully paired me with the right person and got me what I wanted, full-service agent and a sold unit!

Jacob M

Why you need a top real estate agent in Sarasota, FL

Need a new place on one of Sarasota’s Keys, but also a boat? Top buyer’s real estate agents in Sarasota save clients $47,829 more than average agents. Put that cash towards the boat you’ve been daydreaming about. The top 3% of Sarasota real estate agents also sell 1.8x the number of homes, and each home sells 1.5x faster than average.

Top Seller's Agents

Selling your Sarasota mansion or bungalow with the white picket fence? The top real estate agents in Sarasota move properties off the market in 56 days. That’s 1.5x as fast as average Sarasota real estate agents. Enjoy your upgrade to that beachfront stunner with a private pool!

Sale price / List price (%)

Days on market
Lower is better

Homes sold / yr


Top Buyer's Agents

Sink your toes into white Sarasota sand, take in the sunrise from the deck of your beach house. Top buyers agents can get you that life for $104,231 under list price. Buyers only save $56,401 on the list price with an average Sarasota real estate agent. That’s a $47,829 difference.

Condos sold / yr

Homes purchased / yr

Sale price / list price (%)
Lower is better

See how some of the real estate agents in Sarasota, FL stack up

Marcus Vanzant

Marcus & Company Realty

Sarasota Listings Sold

3

Average Days on Market

140

Single Family Home Transactions

510

Joanne Owens

Keller Williams On The Water

Sarasota Listings Sold

8

Single Family Home Transactions

400

Townhome Transactions

18

Brett Keyser

Re/Max Alliance Group

Sarasota Listings Sold

7

Average Days on Market

99

Average Over Asking

$18k

Andree Huffine

Coldwell Banker Residential

Sarasota Listings Sold

50

Average Over Asking

$13k

Condo Transactions

74

Maureen Horn

Michael Saunders & Company

Sarasota Listings Sold

23

Average Days on Market

110

Average Over Asking

$3.9k

Pam Charron

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty

Sarasota Listings Sold

20

Average Over Asking

$8.5k

Average Days on Market

130

Candy Swick

Candy Swick & Company

Sarasota Listings Sold

120

Average Over Asking

$3.9k

Condo Transactions

200

John Keller

Jack Keller Inc., Realtors

Sarasota Listings Sold

9

Average Days on Market

96

Average Over Asking

$13k

Matthew & Jenny Cannon

Michael Saunders & Company

Average Over Asking

$13k

Average Days on Market

130

Condo Transactions

36

Andrew Duncan

Re/max Dynamic

Average Over Asking

$23k

Average Days on Market

95

Condo Transactions

380

Meet top real estate agents who focus on these Sarasota neighborhoods

Laurel Park

Active Agents178
Time on Market202
Avg. Sale Price$517,410

Laurel Park is a neighborhood on the mainland of Sarasota. Laurel Park is made up of two story yellow old fashioned houses on tree lined lanes. A historical district, the area has brick paved streets and funky-shaped commercial buildings. Laurel Park is full of streets with quaint names like Cherry Lane and Dolphin Lane.

Indian Beach

Active Agents91
Time on Market183
Avg. Sale Price$713,208

Indian Beach-Sapphire Shores sits on the shores of Sarasota Bay. The John and Mable Ringling Museum is on its northern tip. A neighborhood on the coast, Indian Beach is more garden than it is sand. The Sarasota Jungle Gardens take up 10 acres of real estate. Indian Beach is separated from the gulf of Mexico by Sarasota Bay and Longboat Key.

Lido Key

Active Agents335
Time on Market219
Avg. Sale Price$856,035

Lido Key is a barrier island with scenic beaches. The John Ringling Causeway connects the neighborhood to downtown Sarasota. South Lido County Park takes over the South tip of the island. Condos and houses populate the North end. The entire beach is peppered with resorts, except for the center stretch. People love this part of Lido for its quiet and its sunsets.


HomeLight provided a very prompt reply, that provided us with three agents who fit the criteria we were looking for in selling our home... The value in HomeLight providing the vetting was incalculable. We are very happy with the service provided by HomeLight.

Paul P


We had an offer for our home within days, and even when the sale fell through after the hurricane, in less than 24 hrs of that one falling through, we had another one and the house sold very quick. Best part, HomeLight was free to me, and it really helped us!

Jasmine L


Our experience with HomeLight could not have gone better... She got us about twenty thousand dollars more than we expected. I would recommend any of the three agents HomeLight recommended, it was a hard choice, they were all good.

Larry M

Frequently Asked Questions

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

It's going to depend on the temperature of the Sarasota 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 Sarasota?

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. We encourage you to explore all of your options if you're selling a house in Sarasota, FL.

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

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 Sarasota?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do these Sarasota 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 Sarasota?

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.