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Top real estate agents in Traverse City, MI

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

Why you need a top real estate agent in Traverse City, MI

The 276 active real estate agents in Traverse City move 107 homes off the market in 77 days on average. Top Traverse City real estate agents move properties off the housing market 34.85 days faster than average agents.

"Prior to using HomeLight, we had found a Realtor through the yellow pages. Our property was sold within a week of listing and for a price that we had anticipated.... more than what the Realtor found through the yellow pages had estimated."

Marjorie M.

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Top Traverse City real estate agent stats at a glance

HomeLight examines the transaction history for the 276 active Traverse City real estate agents to find the best ones. The top 3% of real estate agents in Traverse City get homes off the market in 42 days and sell for $4,018 more than the average.

Top Seller's Agents

Work with a top Traverse City seller's agent who sells homes 34.85 days faster than the average agent and make sellers 4.4% more on their home sales.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market
Lower is better

Homes Sold / Yr

Top Buyer's Agents

Top agents in Traverse City help 1.9x more buyers than average agents, and save you 64.3% more money.

Condos Sold / Yr

Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
Lower is better

Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Traverse City, MI

Top Agents
4.8 stars
Avg. Agents
3.3 stars

Top real estate agents in Traverse City score an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Traverse City agent who scores only 3.3 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Traverse City and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

Recent reviews for Traverse City real estate agents and REALTORS

Geno D'Angelo headshot
The Geno D'Angelo Group
Feb 01, 2022

“As a licensed Realtor myself, I had high expectations in place for choosing another Realtor to represent me on my purchase. I found Geno after being let down by another agent ...“

By Lindsay Dunlop

Don Fedrigon headshot
RE/MAX of Elk Rapids
Jul 21, 2022

“Don is very unprofessional and rude. We put an offer of $55,000 over listing price on a property he had listed and didn't give us the time a day and completely ignored our ag...“

By Lidia

Geno D'Angelo headshot
The Geno D'Angelo Group
May 23, 2022

“Flawless and friendly process. Communication is very important when making a remote purchase. These folks made it seamlessly simple, and provided us with the information we ne...“

By Damien

Geno D'Angelo headshot
The Geno D'Angelo Group
Dec 22, 2021

“The Geno D’Angelo Team as a whole, is experienced and fast paced. They have great relationships with local key players, which we found to be one of our biggest hurdles when we...“

By Lindsey Luch

"HomeLight was helpful for me in finding a quality Realtor in an area I was not familiar with. HomeLight provided the research and information I needed to select and hire the right Realtor for my needs. "

Greenstone F.

HomeLight Client

"The reason we used HomeLight was to help find the right Realtor for us. HomeLight called us right away and the website was very useful in helping us with our decision. It definitely made the process of finding the right Realtor easier for us."

Bryan W.

HomeLight Client

"HomeLight made it happen! After approximately 1 month, we had an offer which we accepted and finally sold the home. The entire experience with HomeLight was amazing and quite simple. "

Roberto O..

HomeLight Client

Find the best agent or REALTOR® for your favorite Traverse City neighborhood

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Traverse City,top agents are frequently doing deals in Traverse Heights, Slab Town, and Central Traverse City.

Traverse Heights

Active Agents67
Time on Market105
Avg. Sale Price$154,349

Slab Town

Active Agents72
Time on Market131
Avg. Sale Price$279,068

Central Traverse City

Active Agents46
Time on Market129
Avg. Sale Price$268,017

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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 Traverse City?
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 Traverse City?
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 Traverse City, MI.
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When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Traverse City?
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 Traverse City 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 Traverse City 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 Traverse City?
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 Traverse City real estate agent?
HomeLight analyzes all real estate agent in Traverse City to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Traverse City 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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