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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 3,340 active real estate agents. That peach bungalow on a palm lined drive could be yours for $104,709 less than the list price.


So many times advertising is overblown but this time it wasn’t. HomeLight put us in touch with an extremely knowledgeable and professional real estate agent... I think HomeLight’s prescreening and matching process is next to none. Thanks HomeLight.

Richard G

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 $47,986 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 $104,709 under list price. Buyers only save $56,723 on the list price with an average Sarasota real estate agent. That’s a $47,986 difference.

Condos sold / yr

Homes purchased / yr

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Lower is better

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

Matthew & Jenny Cannon

Michael Saunders & Company

Sarasota Listings Sold

4

Average Over Asking

$14k

Average Days on Market

130

Brett Keyser

Re/Max Alliance Group

Sarasota Listings Sold

9

Average Days on Market

98

Average Over Asking

$14k

Joey Lamielle

Re/Max Alliance Group

Average Days on Market

60

Average Over Asking

$33k

Single Family Home Transactions

110

Zarghami Group KW

Keller Williams Realty

Sarasota Listings Sold

23

Average Days on Market

94

Average Over Asking

$19k

Carolyn Barker Collins & Roberta Tengerdy

Signature Sothebys Internat'l

Sarasota Listings Sold

25

Single Family Home Transactions

120

Condo Transactions

34

Tina & Dane Renta

Keller Williams Island Life Real Estate

Average Days on Market

0

Condo Transactions

14

Single Family Home Transactions

28

Pam Charron

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty

Sarasota Listings Sold

20

Average Over Asking

$9.5k

Average Days on Market

130

Maureen Horn

Michael Saunders & Company

Sarasota Listings Sold

24

Average Days on Market

110

Average Over Asking

$4.8k

Allen Conrad

RE/MAX Alliance Group

Sarasota Listings Sold

22

Average Days on Market

150

Single Family Home Transactions

140

Lawrence Brzostek

Re/Max Alliance Group

Sarasota Listings Sold

17

Single Family Home Transactions

120

Condo Transactions

28

Meet top real estate agents who focus on these Sarasota neighborhoods

Laurel Park

Active Agents188
Time on Market204
Avg. Sale Price$520,042

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 Agents94
Time on Market184
Avg. Sale Price$699,759

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 Agents336
Time on Market218
Avg. Sale Price$850,363

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.


The service and experience was EXACTLY what was portrayed and what I was hoping for... As promised- we sold our house within days and for more than we were asking. I would highly recommend HomeLight- they delivered exactly what they promised!

Michele W


We went under contract in less than 30 days! HomeLight saved me time and reduced my home sale stress. Thank you!

Ann N


HomeLight simplified the process of finding a Realtor to sell my first ever home... The website is easy to navigate and their service is professional. I would recommend using HomeLight for help with deciding on a Realtor.

Bill H

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 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 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.