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Ben Swanson
Keller Williams Integrity First
About Ben

My Real Estate journey started in 1999 when I bought my first condo in Mesa. The agent used was very unprofessional and not very organized. On closing day, I went to sign final docs and the title company said; "You need $1000 in your account for “reserves” ". Not only did I not know what that was (at 19 years old), but didn’t have the money. Luckily, I was able to borrow it from a friend and close. I made a vow when I got my license to NEVER let that happen to a client, EVER! Market Expertise, extreme communication and negotiating EVERY TIME! From the seasoned investor that says, “STOP UPDATING ME, I know you are on your game” to the 1st time home seller/buyer that says, “ thanks for calling me for the 4th time today, I just don’t get it” the Swanson Team is here every step of the way to make it EASY, EDUCATIONAL and FUN, on a Silver Platter!

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"Ben is the best. He not only excelled at all of the areas in question but went far beyond to help so..."

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Townhome Transactions
4
Single Family Home Transactions
33
Condo Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
  • Cash Close Specialist 2020
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Mary Jo Santistevan
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
About Mary Jo

Mary Jo Santistevan is a licensed real estate agent in Arizona and is currently with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties. Mary Jo has completed transactions in several areas including Phoenix, Chandler, Gilbert, Ahwatukee, Scottsdale, Queen Creek, Mesa, Avondale and Maricopa. Our database shows that Mary Jo has completed over 700 transactions since 2007, representing the buyer in 53% of those transactions and the seller in 47% of them.

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"Excellent and extremely helpful. Very knowledgeable and courteous."

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Single Family Home Transactions
110
Condo Transactions
21
Townhome Transactions
11
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
  • Cash Close Specialist 2020
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Kim Panozzo
HomeSmart- The Panozzo Team
About Kim

The Panozzo Team likes to "Get to the Point" they are full-time Professional Real Estate Agents. They sold over 185 homes in 2020 with prices ranging from a $50,000 condo all the way to $4,500,000 million dollar estate. Kim has been an agent for 19 years and is one of the top agents out of 12,000 at HomeSmart, the team's company. Dave brings value to the buying/selling experience because of his many years of investing in homes and extensive construction knowledge. Both Kim and Dave lived in Germany for over two of their many years of service in the United States Air Force and the United States Army, respectively. They are proud parents of 2 girls, Courtney and Nicole who are both currently serving the United States Air Force. The Panozzo Team is the Google Maps of Real Estate, they will help you through every twist and turn during the sales process in the Arizona market.

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"My husband and I were looking to buy our first home and we were referred to Kim by a friend of ours...."

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Single Family Home Transactions
150
Townhome Transactions
10
Condo Transactions
4
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Alisha Anderson
West USA Realty
About Alisha

We pride ourselves on building a relationship with you and helping you during all stages of the buying or selling process. It is not just about getting a deal, but making sure you are comfortable and educated throughout! As parents of two very active young boys, and a hyper rescue dog, if we are not working to find you the best deal on a property, you will likely find us enjoying the great outdoors and camping in the beautiful Arizona mountains. Real Estate isn’t just a job – it is our full-time passion. As our 5-year-old says, we are a family of “real-estators”. So, from this “real-estator” family to yours, we would be honored to help you in your next real estate transaction! Alisha is an Arizona native and has been a Realtor since 2009. Combine that with her nearly 15 years selling in corporate America, she is an amazing asset to the clients she helps. Alisha is a graduate of Arizona State University (Forks Up!) with a Bachelors in Business Management. Alisha has successfully completed countless courses on negotiation and selling skills and has put that incredible talent to work while helping all our amazing clients. Her ability to help you net the highest dollar on your sale, or save you the most money on your purchase, is unparalleled in our industry. As a multi-million-dollar producer for West USA, Alisha is also a coach/mentor for new agents joining the Brokerage.

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"Alisha was a great realtor! She made the experience of selling our home so much easier, and she was ..."

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Condo Transactions
4
Single Family Home Transactions
61
Townhome Transactions
6
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Kenny Klaus
Keller Williams Integrity First Realty
About Kenny

Our vision is to be seen as a trusted advisory and the ultimate resource for all things real estate by our peers, communities, and clients. We offer instant competitive cash offers, as well as traditional real estate services. We are in the real estate solutions business serving our clients specifics needs. Call us today! Since 1999, The Kenny Klaus Team has been serving the East Valley. Experts in Arizona Real Estate, with over 100 years combined real estate experience, we strive to exceed our client’s expectations. The Kenny Klaus Team has consistently been ranked by the Wall Street Journal and Real Trends in the Top 125 teams in the U.S. since 2010. We have been voted Best Realtor numerous times by the Readers of the East Valley Tribune. The Kenny Klaus Team was named the Top Realtor of the East Valley by BREA for 2017, having sold more homes in all of the East Valley than anyone else. We were also named Top Realtor for the City of Mesa in both 2016 and 2017, selling more Mesa homes than anyone else in those years. The Kenny Klaus Team offers unparalleled service to ALL clients seeking Phoenix Arizona homes for sale. Your complete satisfaction with our service and representation is our number one priority. Our Team are experts in Phoenix Arizona homes for sale including the surrounding communities such as Mesa, Gilbert, Gold Canyon, Goodyear, Apache Junction and the San Tan Valley Whether you are considering buying a home, selling a home or both, we know this area inside and out. We are experts in Arizona Short Sale and with Arizona HUD Homes. If you are hoping to avoid foreclosure, we have resources to inform and help you. Let us know if there is something specific you are looking for and we’ll find what you need. Enjoy your visit and please contact us if there is anything we can do to make your next home buying or home selling experience the best it can be!

Kenny's reviews

"My husband and I worked with Kraig Klaus and he was a top notch realtor! Perfectly balanced between ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
180
Townhome Transactions
19
Condo Transactions
7
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Chris Benson
NextHome Alliance
About Chris

Chris Benson is a real estate broker in The East Valley Arizona and has been in the real estate business for 17 years. Chris has completed transactions in several areas including Mesa, Scottsdale, Gilbert, San Tan Valley, Tempe, Ahwatukee, Fountain Hills and Phoenix. HomeLight ranks Chris Benson as one of the top 1% of agents in the Phoenix Metro Area for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 19% of agents who sell homes fast. Our database shows that Chris has completed over 750 transactions, over 101 Million in volume since 2003, representing the buyer in 12% of those transactions and the seller in 88% of them. Chris has transacted in Mesa, Gilbert, Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, Tempe, Ahwatukee, Chandler, Scottsdale & Fountain Hills - more than any other area helping his customers sell or buy.

Chris's reviews

"Chris helped me buy a home with the Homes for Heroes program. This was our first home and we had som..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
37
Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
  • Cash Close Specialist 2020
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Fred Delgado
Keller Williams Realty Professional Partners
About Fred

Fred is a licensed real estate agent in Arizona and is currently with Keller Williams Realty Professional Partners. Fred's coverage area includes Phoenix, Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Goodyear, Avondale, Surprise, Glendale and Tolleson. HomeLight ranks Fred as one of the top 2% of agents in Phoenix for successfully selling homes and as one of the top agents for selling homes for top dollar. HomeLight has information on 837 of Fred's transactions since 2009, 499 of which were in the past two years. Fred typically represents the seller (53% of the time), and has also completed 313 buyer transactions during this period. Fred has transacted in Phoenix more than any other area helping to buy or sell 840 homes ranging from a 5 bedroom, 3.0 bathroom single family home on July 01, 2015 which sold for $299,000 to a 4 bedroom, 3.0 bathroom single family home on December 28, 2017 which sold for $1,984,000.

Fred's reviews

"Fred went above and beyond! I would recommend him highly!"

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Single Family Home Transactions
44
Townhome Transactions
6
Condo Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
  • Cash Close Specialist 2020
NAR Certifications
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Bill Watson
Keller Williams Realty Sonoran Living
About Bill

"The Hardest working Real Estate Professional". Just a few of the words customers associate with Bill Watson, a realtor in the Valley of the Sun for 20 years. Watson grew up in the real estate business. His father Ron has been a Real Estate broker for 30+ years in Yuma Arizona. Bill obtained a bachelor's degree in Real Estate in 1993 for ASU and this has been his first and only job. Bill is the recipient of many awards starting with the statewide Rookie of the year and following up with the Double Diamond Award each year on a regular basis. He has been married for six years to Alisha, they have three children and live in Phoenix. He does follow the motto of the "Hardest Working Real Estate Professional"

Bill's reviews

"I received an offer on my home one day after listing. Bill had good knowledge of the market. "

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Single Family Home Transactions
31
Townhome Transactions
8
Condo Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Becky Blair
Keller Williams Integrity First
About Becky

I have lived in Arizona for over 30 years. I work side by side with my sister Kim Carlson. We are a Full-time Full Service Real Estate Team. Our Team serves Maricopa & Pinal Counties, Cities such as: Phoenix, Mesa, Gilbert, Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Apache Junction, San Tan Valley, Queen Creek, Maricopa and Gold Canyon Arizona. As licensed Realtors and real estate professionals since 2004, our mission is to provide the best possible real estate services with a customer focus. Our pledge is to treat you with honesty and integrity. Whether you are buying, selling, or renting a property, We utilize the latest technologies, market research, and business strategies to exceed all of your expectations and help you accomplish your real estate goals. With our knowledge of Maricopa and Pinal Counties combined with our experience will find a real estate solution that is right for you. We are affiliated with Keller Williams Integrity First Realty in Mesa Arizona which allows us to provide real estate services and advice to anyone who is buying or selling a home across the United States or international. We are an international company. Voted the "Most Innovative Real Estate Company" by Inman News, Keller Williams Realty is the 3th largest and fastest growing residential real estate company in the US and Canada. Plus our office Keller Williams Integrity First was Voted Best Place to work in Mesa and Maricopa County. Please feel free to contact us we are always happy to help! Kim Carlson 480-993-9384 mesahomes@realtor.com Becky Blair 602-908-2740 beckyblair1@kw.com Integrity First, that says it all!

Townhome Transactions
4
Condo Transactions
1
Single Family Home Transactions
22
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Gregory Hagopian
Re/max Solutions
About Gregory

Unrivaled experience and success -- Greg consistently ranks as a top 1% selling agent in Maricopa County and the southwest region. He is a yearly multi-million dollar producer, and a recipient of a host of RE/MAX organizational awards, including a top 50 individual RE/MAX agent in Arizona in 2016, and top 30 RE/MAX agent in 2017. Greg prides himself on his sharp negotiation skills, high level of client satisfaction, and overall success for his clients. He works for you directly from start to finish, guaranteeing excellent service and experience. If you want your home sold quickly for top dollar, or are looking for a Realtor to negotiate the best purchase price for your home purchase, Greg is the right choice. Boasting over 18 years of Real Estate and Financial Services experience, Greg works with RE/MAX Solutions, a specialized boutique office in the East Valley. Greg was previously Vice President of Sales with Bank of America Home Loans, where he mentored top sales producers. Born in California, Greg has lived in Arizona since 2004. He earned a degree in Finance from the University of San Diego, with a background in monetary policy with the Federal Reserve Bank, as his employment out of college. Greg personally invests in a wide range of residential Real Estate, and owns and manages a portfolio of rental properties.

Townhome Transactions
1
Single Family Home Transactions
7
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
NAR Certifications
REALTOR®
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Tempe

Why you need a top real estate agent in Tempe, AZ

Why settle for any average agent when the top 3% of real estate agents can help you save $21,572 more on a home purchase and move a home 1.7x faster than the local average? Top Tempe real estate agents are more experienced, work more transactions, and make more money on home sales.

Top Seller's Agents

Compared to the average Tempe real estate agent, top agents sell 1.8x more homes. They also sell properties 70.4% quicker, and get sellers 4.8% more for their homes.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market
Lower is better

Homes Sold / Yr


Top Buyer's Agents

Tempe's top 3% of buyer's agents save their clients 55.2% more on their home purchases and transact 1.6x more in the same area when compared to average agents.

Condos Sold / Yr

Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
Lower is better

Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Tempe, AZ

Top Agents
4.9 stars
Avg. Agents
4.6 stars

Top real estate agents in Tempe score an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Tempe agent who scores only 4.6 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Tempe and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

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"I was pleased with how quickly HomeLight was able to match me with real estate agents in the area. My husband and I are extremely pleased with our home-buying experience. Thanks to HomeLight, my husband and I found a beautiful, new home."

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"When we decided to sell our home, we knew no one in real estate. So, we turned to HomeLight. Our house was under contract in six weeks. Thanks HomeLight for referring the agents!"

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Find the perfect agent or REALTOR® for your favorite Tempe neighborhood

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Tempe, top agents are frequently doing deals in Warner Ranch, Kiwanis Park, and Downtown Tempe.

Warner Ranch

Active Agents564
Time on Market70
Avg. Sale Price$361,708

Kiwanis Park

Active Agents548
Time on Market77
Avg. Sale Price$194,463

Downtown Tempe

Active Agents260
Time on Market129
Avg. Sale Price$408,481

Find top real estate agents in cities near Tempe, AZ

Scottsdale

Active Agents12,128
Time on Market72
Avg. Sale Price$500,000

Mesa

Active Agents13,816
Time on Market50
Avg. Sale Price$274,000

Avondale

Active Agents4,179
Time on Market50
Avg. Sale Price$247,500

Apache Junction

Active Agents1,854
Time on Market52
Avg. Sale Price$225,000

Phoenix

Active Agents27,323
Time on Market57
Avg. Sale Price$265,000

Glendale

Active Agents9,068
Time on Market54
Avg. Sale Price$258,000

Chandler

Active Agents10,270
Time on Market49
Avg. Sale Price$327,900

Gilbert

Active Agents10,792
Time on Market50
Avg. Sale Price$345,000

Maricopa

Active Agents3,304
Time on Market71
Avg. Sale Price$220,000

Queen Creek

Active Agents3,046
Time on Market66
Avg. Sale Price$370,000

Sun Lakes

Active Agents1,264
Time on Market58
Avg. Sale Price$315,000

Fountain Hills

Active Agents1,768
Time on Market66
Avg. Sale Price$420,000

Frequently Asked Questions

How is my mortgage rate determined?
Mortgage rates are a pretty complex business with many different factors influencing the rate you’re offered on a given day. Some of these factors are outside your control, like economic data and market forces. Other factors that lenders look at are based on your financial history and the details of your home purchase, including:
  • Your income and credit profile
  • Down payment amount and cash reserves
  • Any other assets
  • Property location and type
  • Loan type
  • Type of interest
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What’s the difference between fixed-rate and adjustable-rate?
A fixed-rate mortgage means your rate and mortgage payment will remain the same throughout the life of the loan (though your taxes and insurance can go up over time). With an adjustable rate mortgage, you start out with a lower introductory rate for a period of time and after that period ends, your rate adjusts with the market periodically.
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How do I evaluate lenders and choose the right one?
If you’re looking to save money on your mortgage, it’s important (and easy!) to do some comparative rate shopping. Getting five quotes can knock an average of 0.166% off your rate, and it only takes a few minutes. Here’s how to do it: Reach out to five prospective lenders and make sure to have the following information on hand: the home’s purchase price, your down payment amount, and your estimated credit score. Pro tip: Make sure to request a closing cost breakdown so you can see what kind of lender fees each company charges. Lender fees are one of the biggest ways buyers are surprised by higher mortgage costs than they prepare for. Once you’ve got your lender quotes, it’s time to crunch some numbers and compare:
  • Rates
  • Lender-specific fees (examples: origination fee, application fee, credit report fee, broker fee, rate lock fee, points)
  • APR
These three pieces of information should give you good context for comparing lenders. Though keep in mind, rate isn’t the whole story. Your lender should meet your other needs too. Are they communicative and do they get back to you quickly? Do they have a strong presence in your local market? Perhaps they boast some of the fastest closing timelines in your area? Don’t be afraid to ask questions and feel out different communication styles before landing on a favorite.
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How do I get the lowest rate? Is the lowest rate always best?
The lowest rates are typically reserved for the buyer with strong finances, a credit score of 740 or higher, and a down payment of at least 20%. Of course, most buyers don’t tick all those boxes. To get the lowest rate possible, improve your credit score, make a larger down payment, and keep your debt-to-income ratio low. And don’t skip shopping around for rates! But what if you’re nowhere near a 20% down payment, or your credit score isn’t quite where you’d like it to be? Talk to a lender. You might be more ready to buy a home than you think. Sometimes waiting to improve your situation so you can score a lower rate isn’t worth it, especially when home prices are escalating faster than what most buyers can save. Plus, low rates aren’t guaranteed — market forces could send them climbing at any time.
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Should I look at APR or rate? What’s the difference?
APR is the total cost of financing your home. It’s your base mortgage rate plus any lender fees and finance charges on your loan. Because APR factors in lender fees, it’s typically a better, more all-inclusive indicator of your loan costs than looking at rate alone.
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Why does a 15-year fixed mortgage have a lower rate than a 30-year?
APR stands for annual percentage rate. With a 15-year loan, you’re only paying interest for 15 years instead of 30, so you’ll enjoy a lower rate and pay significantly less interest over time. That said, your monthly payments will be much higher with a 15-year loan, because you’re paying off that balance in a much shorter time frame. Most buyers opt for a 30-year fixed loan so their monthly payments are more affordable.
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What’s the deal with points and credits?
Points allow you to “buy down” your mortgage rate by prepaying some of your interest. Usually, one discount point costs 1% of the loan amount and lowers your interest rate by 0.25%. Some lenders also offer credits, where you can pay a higher rate in exchange for cash to cover some of your closing costs. Credits are considered negative points, and a 0.25% increase in rate will usually give you 1% of your loan amount in cash to offset closing costs.
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What mortgage terms do I need to know?
  • Mortgage rate: Your mortgage rate is the interest you pay on your home loan.
  • APR: Your APR is the interest you pay on your home loan plus lender and financing fees, all rolled into one all-inclusive rate.
  • Fixed-rate mortgage: A fixed-rate mortgage has the same mortgage rate over the entire loan term and the payment amount never changes (except taxes and insurance can go up over time).
  • Adjustable-rate mortgage: An adjustable-rate mortgage features a lower introductory rate for a period of time, followed by periodic market rate adjustments.
  • Monthly payment: Your monthly mortgage payment is the amount you pay each month for your home loan, typically including principal, interest, taxes, and insurance.
  • Principal: Principal is the initial loan amount.
  • Interest: Interest is what the lender charges you to borrow money.
  • Points: Points allow you to lower your mortgage rate by paying the lender some interest upfront.
  • Closing costs: Closing costs are the fees you pay to close on your new home. They include lender fees and other third-party fees like property taxes, title insurance, and escrow.
  • Rate lock: Most lenders offer the opportunity to lock in your rate for period of time — typically between 30 and 90 days — while you close on your new home.
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