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Top Traverse City real estate agents

When you’re buying or selling a home, having the right real estate agent makes all the difference. That’s why HomeLight analyzes performance data from each of Traverse City, MI’s 273 agents — so we can find the best fit for you. And what a difference having a top agent makes: The top 3% of agents in Traverse City complete 88.9% more real estate transactions than the average agent. What’s more, these top agents save their sellers 4.0% more money than the average agent, and save their buyers 80.0% more.

"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."

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See how 12 of the top REALTORS® and real estate agents in Traverse City stack up

Dean Baker
RE/MAX Bayshore Properties Ltd
About Dean

As a RE/MAX agent, I'm dedicated to helping my clients find the home of their dreams. Whether you are buying or selling a home or just curious about the local market, I would love to offer my support and services. I know the local community - both as an agent and a neighbor - and can help guide you through the nuances of our local market. With access to top listings, a worldwide network, exceptional marketing strategies and cutting-edge technology, I work hard to make your real estate experience memorable and enjoyable. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you. Please don't hesitate to contact me today!

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About Hastings

My business is based on more than 85 percent referrals from satisfied clients. Most important to me is providing the most excellent service to buyers and sellers in order to earn their trust, referrals, and repeat business. Exceeding expectation, raising the bar and creating a positive experience for all of my clients-that's my promise.

Single Family Home Transactions
3
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  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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David Hricik
Century 21 Northland
About David

Passionate Realtor who will not stop until I help you realize your home needs and dreams.

Single Family Home Transactions
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  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Team Quist
RE/MAX Central
About Team

Team is a licensed real estate agent in Michigan and is currently with RE/MAX Central in Cadillac. Team has completed transactions in several areas including Cadillac, Mesick, Farwell, Houghton Lake, Manton and Haring. HomeLight ranks Team as one of the top 4% of agents in Cadillac for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 4% of agents who sell homes for top dollar. Our database shows that Team has completed 40 transactions since 2013, representing the seller in every transaction. Team has transacted in Cadillac more than any other area helping to buy or sell 13 homes including a 5 bedroom, 5.0 bathroom single family home at 721 Arbutus Dr on September 30, 2015 which sold for $372,500.

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  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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John Wentworth
Wentworth Real Estate Group
About John

Our Team is in the Top 500 Nationwide w/Over 250 Zillow 5 Star Reviews 1) We LISTEN to our clients needs & deliver on our promises - just take a peek at our reviews! 2) We are a STRONG NEGOTIATORS! The #1 thing that you are hiring a real estate agent for is to get you the best price, terms & secure the home of your dreams possible if buying and the highest price possible if selling. JohnWentworthGroup.com Ask about our "Coming-Soon" Listings and our "Private Listing Portfolio"! We have access to properties that are not in the MLS, but which may be a perfect match for you! We have a robust "Buyer's Advantage Program" which offers you discounts, tips, and special access to properties when you engage our team as your exclusive agent. Thinking of Selling your home? We spend over 10 times what the average agent makes a year, each month on Marketing our Listings and generating buyer traffic for our sellers! You've obviously found, and trust, Zillow. Our Premier placement here is a representation of how we market all homes we have for sale, and not just here. Check the other search engines and you'll find the same results. We are Ranked in the Top 500 Teams Nationwide out of over 1.2 Million Agents by Real Trends Magazine!

Condo Transactions
14
Single Family Home Transactions
140
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Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Crawford Angela
Keller Williams-greater Gt
About Crawford

Crawford is a real estate agent with Keller Williams-greater Gt.

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Kati Ross
RE/MAX TOGETHER
About Kati

Kati Ross decided to pursue a career in Real Estate because of her love for people. She has a huge heart for helping others and knows that buying or selling a home is a giant personal decision. Kati relishes the idea of making their dreams of owning a home come true. She has just the knack of letting people feel like family, which gives those in contact with her, the utmost of confidence with the choices they must resolve. Kati's ideal clients will say that she was so inviting and extremely helpful throughout the entire process. She really went above and beyond any of our expectations and made it very personable. Kati is extremely passionate about the service her clients get. Experience means everything to her. From the moment you meet her to the goodbye she will make sure every detail is wonderful! Personally Kati is very passionate about her family, community and baking. When she is not at work she is spending time with her husband and 3 daughters. Anything they can turn into a family event they do! She loves baking with her 4 year old Sophia; it can be anything from cookies to pies or muffins. Don't be surprised if she bakes goods for you! Kati has just completed her 3rd year in real estate but has been in the sales and customer service industry for 10 years. She has a lot of experience with clients and meeting their needs. Kati loves to volunteer and do anything to help out the community! She is on the board for the Big Rapids Jaycees, Board of the YPN and BRPS PTO. Kati has been awarded many Top Sales producing awards along with Favorite Co-Worker of the Year. She is quite a gem to work with.

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  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Jamie Gray
Coldwell Banker Schmidt
About Jamie

Born and raised in Northern Michigan. After graduation and moving away to get a Bachelors/Masters in Business and work in the corporate world I missed my hometown. So glad to have the amazing opportunity to work at a brokerage that has the best team and tools to market homes and navigate buyers needs. Happy to be working at Coldwell Banker Schmidt, doing what I truly love; utilizing my education and love of people to best navigate the real-estate market.

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Kuschell Emily
Keller Williams-greater Gt
About Kuschell

Kuschell works under Keller Williams-greater Gt.

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Hills Rene
Real Estate One - Front
About Hills

Hills works under Real Estate One - Front. Hills is a single family home expert. We have data on 14 of Hills’s transactions. Hills has worked with buyers 85% of the time, and has represented the seller in 2 recorded transactions. Here’s what we know about Hills’s work: - Hills has sold homes for as much as $295,900. - Hills has sold homes in as little as 33 days. - Hills is a top dollar real estate agent. - HomeLight considers Hills a top negotiator because their homes almost always sell for 2% above their list price. - this real estate agent is on a home selling roll: their transaction history shows that they have sold 150% more homes this year than last. Hills has completed 6 transactions in Traverse City.

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Find your perfect real estate agent in Traverse City

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

In Traverse City, in general, homes sit on the housing market for 77 days. Out of the 273 active real estate agents, the average agents only work with 102 properties while the top 3% of agents work with 914. See how top real estate agents in Traverse City compare on other aspects of the real estate business.

Top Seller's Agents

Traverse City’s top 3% agents save their sellers $1,721, while average agents save their clients -$11,847. Top agents also sell homes quicker and far more frequently, selling 1.9x more homes than their average-performing counterparts, and doing so 45.1% faster.

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Days on Market
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Top Buyer's Agents

When working the top 3% of Traverse City buyer's agents, you can save up to $68,838 on your home purchase--that's 1.7x more savings than the average agent.

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Homes Purchased / Yr

Sale Price / List Price (%)
Lower is better

"HomeLight just played a fantastic role in connecting us with a real estate agent we loved! ... It all happened in a timely manner and we are grateful that HomeLight narrowed down the options to a professional and reliable agent."

Charissa K.

HomeLight Client

"Our family was very pleased with the service HomeLight provided us with. Your company did a great job being prompt, answering our concerns and matching us up with the right Realtor. If given the opportunity again, we would use HomeLight to assist us!"

Bert T.

HomeLight Client

"I was very pleased with the service provided by HomeLight. The process was easy and the results were terrific. I would recommend HomeLight... "

Matt W.

HomeLight Client

Find the perfect 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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