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Top St. Simons real estate agents

HomeLight analyzes hundreds of thousands transactions to identify the best real estate agents of St. Simons. And here's what we know about the top 3% of the 272 active St. Simons real estate agents: compared to the average agent, the top 3% work 1.9x more transactions and move homes 89.58 days faster.

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See how 20 of the top REALTORS® and real estate agents in St. Simons stack up

Brad Davis
Sea Palms Coastal Realty LLC
About Brad

Brad has been a licensed real estate agent in Georgia for 9 years and is an agent with Sea Palms Coastal Realty LLC. Brad has completed transactions in several areas including Athens, Statesboro, Brunswick, St. Simons Island. He has been selling homes on St. Simons Island for over 6 years now. HomeLight ranks Brad as one of the top 15% of agents in short sale and foreclosure transactions. Brad has been most prolific in St. Simons Island, where he sells between 14-18 homes and condos per year. He has been awarded a Circle of Excellence award for each of the past 5 years, meaning he has sold over $3,000,000 worth of property for four years in a row, and has been the top producing agent at Sea Palms Coastal Realty for the past 5 years.

Condo Transactions
6
Single Family Home Transactions
3
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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John Bailey
John Bailey Realty Inc
About John

John Bailey is a real estate agent with JOHN BAILEY REALTY INC. in Atlanta, Georgia and has been in the real estate business for 15 years. John has completed transactions in several areas including Atlanta, Avondale Estates, Belvedere Park, North Atlanta, Redan and Pine Lake. HomeLight ranks John as one of the top 1% of agents in Atlanta for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 19% of agents who sell homes fast. HomeLight has information on 401 of John's transactions since 2009, 210 of which were in the past two years. John typically represents the seller (77% of the time), but has also completed 94 buyer transactions during this period. John has been most prolific in Atlanta including representing the seller of a condominium that sold for $937,500 in one transaction and a buyer of a single family home at 4351 Skyland Dr that sold for $890,000 in another.

Condo Transactions
42
Townhome Transactions
20
Single Family Home Transactions
23
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Rhonda NeSmith
Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners
About Rhonda

It has been said that the buying or selling of one's home ranks among the top 5 of lifetime decisions. As the business of real estate is constantly changing, it is more important than ever to have a seasoned professional by your side. A REALTOR who specializes in YOU. A REALTOR who listens to YOU. A REALTOR who will provide a professional, personable, superior real estate experience. I value the opportunity to work for YOU. I am your connection for St Simons Island, Sea Island, Jekyll Island and the mainland of Brunswick, Georgia. We're on the Coast of Georgia and are known as the Beautiful Golden Isles. Reach out to me. I pledge to honestly, ethically and professionally provide the information necessary for YOU to make an educated decision regarding YOUR home. Put my 30+ years experience to work for YOU!!!

Townhome Transactions
2
Single Family Home Transactions
7
Condo Transactions
2
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Tom McBride
Avalon Properties Group
About Tom

Broker and Owner of Avalon Properties Group. Specialize in selling the coast of Georgia: Darien, St Simons Island, Brunswick, Jekyll Island, Waverly, Woodbine, Kingsland and St Marys. I have been an agent since 2001 and a broker since 2009. I hold several specialty certifications from NAR; Sellers Specialist and an Accredited Buyers Representative and hold an MBA. Awards and Leadership Positions: Realtor of the Year in 2016, President of the Golden Isles Association of Realtors in 2015 and President of the Golden Isles MLS in 2018. .

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Single Family Home Transactions
35
Condo Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
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Bonneau Ansley
Ansley Atlanta
About Bonneau

Bonneau Ansley III, a fifth-generation Atlantan, is the leader in luxury real estate sales and construction in Buckhead AND Metro-Atlanta. Before the age of 40, Bonneau developed, built and sold more than $1 billion in real estate, including more than a half a billion in luxury homes sales during the past five years. In December 2015, Bonneau expanded his position in the Atlanta real estate market with the launch of Ansley Atlanta Real Estate and Ansley Hewett Custom Homes, creating a one-stop shop for buying, renovating or constructing a home. Recognized as one of the top real estate professionals in America by The Wall Street Journal, Bonneau was consistently awarded the Top Agent and Large team in Georgia with his previous brokerage and their affiliates. At Ansley Atlanta Real Estate this performance continues as his sales YTD 2016 are 50% higher than his closest competitive agent in Buckhead. A consummate professional, he uses his knowledge and resources to consult with developers, equity partners, brokers, colleagues and clients to put buyers and sellers together. Ansley’s mission is to set the new standard in luxury real estate by providing the highest quality of service to meet client needs. His client’s best interests are always front-and-center. Out in the field every single day, Bonneau has an encyclopedic knowledge of the neighborhoods, streets, houses and current market conditions. This skill is beneficial not only to both home buyers and sellers but to developers looking to position a new project in the marketplace. Bonneau’s clients give him high praise for creative marketing, availability, communication and getting the deal done. Bonneau and his wife Jen live in Buckhead with their two children, Blakely and Beau and a cast of pets including two dogs, one hamster, four fish and two frogs. They are members of Northside Methodist Church and are very involved in the community. Bonneau is an active alumnus with his high school alma mater, Woodberry Forest School in Virginia. The family loves to vacation at both Mountaintop in Cashiers, North Carolina, and Sea Island, Georgia. $168 Million Closed Sales, Ansley Team, 2015 $144 Million Closed Sales, Ansley Team, 2014 #1 Sales over $1 Million in Buckhead and Atlanta #1 Agent, Company-Wide, 2013-2015 #1 Agent, Christie’s International Real Estate (Georgia) 2013-2015 Top Agent, Buckhead Office 2009-2015 Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate "Outstanding Rookie" award 2013 #1 Individual Agent City-Wide, Atlanta Board of Realtors® 2009

Single Family Home Transactions
130
Townhome Transactions
24
Condo Transactions
13
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
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Joe Wills
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Hodnett Cooper Real Estate
About Joe

Joe Wills has sold nearly 100 Million in real estate since he began his career in 2001. Joe strives to understand clients’ goals. Staying current with trends, opportunities and market conditions. Joe brings the disciplines of marketing, statistical analysis, market research, networking and service to the profession. His conviction that the Georgia Coast is the best of all places to live is infectious. He finds it rewarding to help people find their dream home here in the Golden Isles. Prior to launching his real estate career in 2001, Joe spent 30 years in high-end hospitality and private club operations. He has extensive experience with highly-regarded clubs including Augusta National Golf Club and Sea Island Resorts giving Joe a unique niche in Island communities that have private club, resort hospitality components. Joe is a Life Member and past president of the Golden Isles Association of Realtors “Circle of Excellence.”Joe is married with three sons and enjoys golf, cycling, fishing, kayaking, cooking, music and reading

Condo Transactions
4
Townhome Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Maria Jennings
Deloach Sotheby's International Realty
About Maria

Maria has been a licensed real estate agent for 17 years. Maria believes in a simple approach when working with clients. When working for the buyer, she gets them the best deal and biggest savings on a home. When representing the seller, she fights to get them the best return on their investment by negotiating fiercely on their behalf. She is committed to providing her client's superior service and to make it the most memorable transaction.

Single Family Home Transactions
7
Condo Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
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LeAnn Duckworth
Duckworth Properties
About LeAnn

For the majority of people the purchase or sale of a home is their largest single investment. My goal is to guide you successfully and easily through the contractual, investment and emotional decisions involved in the Real Estate process. I am committed to providing you and your friends with superior service and expertise and to make it the most memorable purchase of your life.

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"Leanne is very good at what she does and understand the market. I was happy that I hired her to sell..."

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Condo Transactions
6
Single Family Home Transactions
87
TIC Transactions
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Ginny O'Quinn
Duckworth Properties
About Ginny

Ginny has been a resident of Glynn County and Camden County her entire life and career. She graduated from College of Coastal GA with Associate of Sciences in Radiology, and immediately began her career with the Southeast Georgia Health System as a radiologic technologist. Ginny's outgoing personality and focused mentality contribute to her success as an agent, as this aspect of the home buying process can be stressful to buyers. Ginny focuses on developing relationships with her clients, which she believes is essential so she can fully understand their needs. Her goal is to exceed the expectations of all clients in every transaction.

Single Family Home Transactions
28
Condo Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
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Dana Gardner, Assoc. Broker/Owner
GardnerKeim Coastal Realty
About Dana

Dana is an active member of the local community, having deep roots and strong family ties in the Golden Isles. Born and raised here, she is committed to community service and feels that her real estate career is the perfect vehicle for her to continue that spirit of service as she assists people with their real estate needs. As a native, she has witnessed all the growth and evolution of our coastal community. She knows what it means to live and raise a family and develop lifelong relationships here as well. She has a deep understanding of what makes this area so truly unique and wonderful and loves sharing that with her clients every day. Dana has been a top real estate professional in the Golden Isles since 2004, all of those years alongside Bill Keim, her friend, colleague and mentor in the industry. The two of them decided to pool their talents and create the brokerage firm of their dreams – GardnerKeim Coastal Realty. Dana has served on and chaired numerous local Golden Isles Association of Realtors committees and is a Lifetime Member of the GIAR Circle of Excellence. "I have been very involved in this community where I've lived my entire life. Having grown up here, I have a wide network of friends and family. My work in the community has been vital to me and has become a large part of who I am. Serving others and helping people is what I do best. I hold myself to the highest standards and therefore offer my clients only the highest levels of customer service and professionalism to ensure their satisfaction. My goal is to help my clients reach their goals by guiding them through the transaction and helping them to make the decisions that are right for them. It's all about listening to the client and helping to satisfy my client's wants and needs."

Condo Transactions
8
Single Family Home Transactions
19
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
REALTOR®
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Find your perfect real estate agent in St. Simons

Why you need a top real estate agent in St. Simons, GA

St. Simons's top 3% of real estate agents save buyers 15.3% more on home purchases and help sellers make over 10% more on their home sales when compared to the average agent. Top real estate agents in St. Simons also work 1167 transactions, which is 1.9x more than the average in the area.

Top Seller's Agents

The best St. Simons seller's agents make 2.1x more money for clients and get their homes sold 89.58 days faster when compared to the average agent.

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Top Buyer's Agents

When you hire a top St. Simons buyer’s agent, you’re getting the highest level of experience: They help 85.1% more buyers than the average agent, and save buyers over 10% more.

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