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Top real estate agents in Tempe, AZ

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

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

In Tempe, where homes stay on the market an average of 66 days, it’s crucial to have a top performing real estate agent. Top Tempe agents do 504 real estate transactions a year, compared to the average agent who does 171. Plus, our data shows the best agents save you time and money.

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See how 20 of the top REALTORS® and real estate agents in Tempe stack up

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!

Ben's reviews

"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
3
Single Family Home Transactions
34
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
  • Cash Close Specialist 2021
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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.

Mary Jo's reviews

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

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Single Family Home Transactions
120
Condo Transactions
24
Townhome Transactions
10
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
  • Cash Close Specialist 2021
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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.

Alisha's reviews

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

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Single Family Home Transactions
59
Condo Transactions
0
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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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 240 homes in 2021 with prices ranging from a $50,000 condo all the way to $4,500,000 million dollar estate. Kim has been an agent for 20 years and is one of the top agents out of 14,000 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.

Kim's reviews

"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
180
Townhome Transactions
8
Condo Transactions
7
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
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REALTOR®
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Chris Benson
NextHome Alliance
About Chris

Featured on HGTV's House Hunters in 2022! 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
27
Condo Transactions
1
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
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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
3
Condo Transactions
3
Single Family Home Transactions
15
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
  • Cash Close Specialist 2021
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John Cox
Call Realty - Cox Team
About John

John is a top producing real estate agent with Call Realty in Mesa, Arizona and has been in the real estate business for 10 years. John has completed transactions in several areas including Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe, Phoenix, Apache Junction, Queen Creek and Avondale. HomeLight ranks John as one of the top 1% of agents in Mesa for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 10% of agents who sell homes fast. HomeLight has information on 302 of John's transactions since 2008. John typically represents the buyer (66% of the time), but has also completed 107 seller transactions during this period. John has transacted in Mesa more than any other area helping to buy or sell 171 homes including a 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom single family home on November 22, 2017 which sold for $599,900 and a 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom single family home on April 25, 2018 which sold for $965,000.

John's reviews

"John was awesome, this was our first home and we had alot of questions. He was available anytime we ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
5
Townhome Transactions
3
Condo Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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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
35
Townhome Transactions
5
Condo Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
  • Cash Close Specialist 2021
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About James

3100 W Ray Rd Suite 201 Chandler, AZ 85226 - James Sanson is a local resident since 2004, and is the top local real estate expert. He is also ranked in the top 1% of Arizona and US realtors. In short if you want the best, you found the right realtor.

James's reviews

"Easy to work with and very professional!"

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Single Family Home Transactions
33
Townhome Transactions
0
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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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
13
Townhome Transactions
1
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Find the best real estate agent near you

Top Tempe real estate agent stats at a glance

There are 11,031 real estate agents in Tempe, AZ but we use data to find the best ones. HomeLight compares the agent performance data in your area to find real estate agents who get the job done 1.7x faster than the average Tempe, AZ real estate agent.

Top Seller's Agents

Tempe top real estate agents make $14,460 more on home sales and sell in under 40 days. That's 142.5% more money and 1.7x faster than a sale from an average agent's transaction.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market
Lower is better

Homes Sold / Yr


Top Buyer's Agents

Top Tempe buyer’s agents help 1.7x more buyers than average agents, and save their buyers 56.1% more money.

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.

"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."

Abi J.

HomeLight Client

"I registered with HomeLight and in less than 24 hours I had 2 real estate agents contact me eager to help me with my home selling needs. It was easy, no surprises, and my home closed without a hitch"

Leslie C.

HomeLight Client

"The references provided by HomeLight were the only ones that followed through and returned calls. The home sold much quicker than we expected and we sold it more than what I thought we would get out of it. Great experience thanks to HomeLight."

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Find the best 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

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