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Top Vista real estate agents

Here's what you can expect when working with the top 3% of the 5,908 active real estate agents in Vista, CA: the top Vista real estate agents can sell your home 28.51 days faster than the local average, save up to $89,717 on a home purchase, and make $22,999 more on a home sale when compared to the average agent.

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Whissel Realty Group With Kyle Whissel
Whissel Realty Group brokered by eXp Realty
About Whissel Realty Group

Whissel Realty Group is a family-owned company built on relationships with our clients, colleagues, and co-workers. We're passionately committed to helping you and your family build a secure future in the home of your dreams. The Whissel family has been helping San Diegans realize "The American Dream" in San Diego since the 70's. Our goal is to help buyers find the perfect home at the perfect price and sellers sell their homes for top dollar in the shortest amount of time. Our team's proactive and innovative approach to marketing consistently delivers on these goals. As a result, our team was recently named the #1 real estate team in San Diego County and #6 in California by The Wall Street Journal, Zillow and Trulia.

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"Steve and his team, Zesty and Deana are simply awesome! They are very approachable, available, and e..."

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Townhome Transactions
22
Single Family Home Transactions
360
Condo Transactions
35
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
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Darin Triolo
Triolo Realty Group- Keller Williams Realty
About Darin

Darin is President of award winning Triolo Realty Group- Keller Williams Realty in San Diego, California and has been in the real estate business for 13 years. Darin has completed transactions in several areas including San Diego, La Jolla, Oceanside, Chula Vista, Escondido, Santee and Vista. HomeLight ranks Darin as one of the top 1% of agents in San Diego for successfully selling homes for top market value and as one of the top 13% of agents who are able to successfully close transactions. Press coverage includes San Diego Magazine's best in client satisfaction award for five consecutive years, SD CityBeat's Best in Industry Award, WSJ's 1,000 nominee and many more. www.triolorealty.com HomeLight has information on 177 of Darin's transactions since 2009, 63 of which were in the past two years. Darin typically represents the seller (71% of the time), but has also completed 53 buyer transactions during this period. Darin has transacted in San Diego more than any other area helping to buy or sell 121 homes including a 5 bedroom, 5.5 bathroom single family home at 7485 Collins Ranch Court on June 18, 2014 which sold for $1,290,000 and a 5 bedroom, 4.0 bathroom single family home at 5335 Chelsea on April 14, 2015 which sold for $2,850,000.

Townhome Transactions
5
Condo Transactions
5
Single Family Home Transactions
26
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  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Matt Battiata
The Battiata Real Estate Group @ eXp Realty
About Matt

Matt Battiata is the lead agent for the Battiata Real Estate Group at eXp Realty. He was named the #1 agent in California & #5 worldwide in 2001 (RE Int.), was featured in the book “Billion Dollar Agent” by Steve Kantor and has been the among the top selling agents in North America since 2001, selling 200 to 300 homes per year. Matt trains real estate agents across the country and regularly appears on local network TV news and radio broadcasts as a real estate expert. He has been featured in The San Diego Union-Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The San Diego Daily Transcript & The San Diego Business Journal. In addition, Matt regularly holds free real estate seminars throughout Southern California on topics such as options for upside down homeowners and real estate investing. Matt is married to his wife of 15 years, Amy. They have 5 children.

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"Matt Battiata represented the seller as well as my wife and I as the buyers in the purchase of our n..."

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10
Single Family Home Transactions
40
Townhome Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Jordan Clarke
eXp Realty
About Jordan

Recipient of The Five Star Award (and countless other awards) and has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, ABC World News Tonight, LA Times, SD Union Tribune, and more including being incurring the nickname "Tech Ninja" by the Inman News (the real estate industry's go to news website). With over 400 sales and 11 years of experience, I'm an extremely knowledgeable realtor who knows that customer service is what matters most. Having been raised in a real estate family, I am well suited to give you dependable guidance and advice. You can be assured that no one else will put more energy and enthusiasm into helping you find the right house and negotiating the very best terms. I treat every customer as if they were my family, and I am even known in some of my client's households as Uncle Jordan.

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"Jordan is very personable & super knowledgeable. When I had questions, he always responded in a time..."

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0
Townhome Transactions
3
Single Family Home Transactions
35
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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Jim Bottrell
Ardent Real Estate Serviceses
About Jim

Your Home Sold or I'll Buy It!* Specialties: Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Military, Property Management 6 BIG REASONS TO CALL THE BOTTRELL TEAM TO SELL YOUR HOME!* 1.) THE BOTTRELL TEAM HAS THE BUYERS The Bottrell Team currently has OVER 57,000 Buyers in our own proprietary database. These are Buyers that have contacted us, given us their contact information, and have told us that they are most likely to buy. Your home may already be SOLD! In fact, it's likely that the Buyer for YOUR home has already been in our database for 6 months! Call us to see The Bottrell Teams list of Buyers in Waiting for yourself. 2.) THE BOTTRELL TEAM WILL SELL YOUR HOME FOR $19,000 MORE MONEY Over the last two years according to MLS statistics, The Bottrell Team sold its listings for an average of 3.8% MORE MONEY than the average agent sold their listings for. 3.) THE BOTTRELL TEAM WILL SELL YOUR HOME FASTER Over the last two years according to MLS statistics, The Bottrell Team averages selling our clients homes in just 16 days while the average area agent sells their listings in 47 days (if they sell it at all). 4.) THE BOTTRELL TEAM IS MORE LIKELY TO SUCCESSFULLY SELL YOUR HOME Over the last two years according to MLS statistics, The Bottrell Team successfully sold its listings 93.6% of the time while the average agent successfully sold their listings only 61.7% of the time. Not only does The Bottrell Team sell its listings for more money and faster than average area agent, your home is also MORE LIKELY to sell. 5.) OTHER PEOPLE SAY ITS SO We are in the top 100 in the United States for 5-Star customer reviews. 6.) YOUR HOME SOLD GUARANTEED OR THE BOTTRELL TEAM WILL BUY IT*. No gimmicks! List your home with The Bottrell Team and if we cannot sell it, we will buy it!* 6 BIG REASONS TO LOOK FOR HOMES WITH THE BOTTRELL TEAM: 1.) The Bottrell Team has access to homes that cannot be found on the MLS, Zillow, or other websites. In fact, other agents don't even know about many of these houses. 2.) People that work with the Bottrell Team often get better deals on homes than they would with other agents. 3.) People that work with the Bottrell Team typically find the right home faster than they would with other agents. 4.) People that work with the Bottrell Team are more likely to find that perfect home than they would with other agents. 5.) Other people say that the Bottrell Team is the BEST team to work with when they are buying or selling a home. 6.) The Bottrell Team GUARANTEES your satisfaction with the home you buy through us or we will BUY IT BACK from you*. ** The Bottrell Team' supports WOUNDED WARRIOR HOMES and has committed a portion of their income for every person that you refer to us that leads to a closed sale be donated to WOUNDED WARRIOR HOMES on your behalf (Agents - industry standard referral fees apply to you so please send us your referrals so we can take excellent care of them). The Bottrell Team is owned and operated by Jim Bottrell, a former United States Marine and combat veteran. Jim Bottrell always seeks to hire military, police, first responders, and their spouses. The Bottrell Team has been recognized for its philanthropies, charity work, sales volume, and customer service by many organizations throughout North America. We've also been featured as a Forbes Top 100 Team and have also gotten recognition for VA Loan transactions and much more! *Data using combined 2019 & 2020 sales data. Jim and the Seller must agree on price and terms.

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"DO NOT TRUST THIS TEAM. I have proved in multiple situations that their team is lying to me. Additio..."

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Townhome Transactions
9
Single Family Home Transactions
190
Condo Transactions
38
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Alan Shafran
Shafran Realty Group
About Alan

Alan Shafran is one of the highest producing residential agents in the country based on sales volumes. He has dedicated more than 30 years to studying the finance and real estate world’s ins & outs. Alan’s decision to bring his financial expertise into real estate was pivotal in his career and personal life. This foundation has allowed him to excel as a Broker and aid his community in reaching their goals and dreams. Through the years, Alan has held many titles. The Wall Street Journal named Alan as one of the “Top 100 Realtors Nationwide” as well as “The #1 Realtor in San Diego County” and “The #3 Realtor in the State of California”. Highly regarded by his clients and his peers for having a high level of integrity, in-depth market knowledge, and an incredible work ethic, Alan created Shafran Realty Group with the mission of providing superior client service. These achievements have stemmed from his steadfast dedication to understanding the ever-changing market and a commitment to ongoing education. Technology has also played a significant role in Alan predicating his position as a leader in the industry. Never one to shy away from change - his ability to embrace new programs, ideas & non-traditional business methods allow Alan to adapt to the current market conditions and sustain continual productivity. This versatility, combined with his meticulous attention to detail, ensures every client experiences outstanding service. Alan’s unwavering enthusiasm and passion have allowed him to surpass his client’s expectations, making them clients for life.

Townhome Transactions
23
Single Family Home Transactions
120
Condo Transactions
23
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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John Reeves
Reef Point Real Estate, Broker
About John

Mission: Through Real Estate, we exist to educate, empower, engage, and serve. Reef Point Real Estate specializes in helping people buy or sell their homes in the San Diego area. John Reeves launched his real estate career after several exceptionally negative experiences with the agents he worked with to buy and sell his own homes while serving the nation as a US Marine Officer. Simply put, John fights for his clients the same way he fought for his country. His systems, processes, and strategies change the way real estate is sold and the systematic trademarked approach he embraces guarantees his clients satisfaction and success. Unlike the typical real estate agent, John backs his words up with accountability. He will guarantee to sell his clients' home at a time and price they agree too, or he will buy it himself at a price he and the seller mutually agree on. 6 BIG Reasons to Call The John Reeves Team Today: 1. We Have the Buyers in Waiting We have 55,523 Buyers in Waiting in our Database. Your home may already be SOLD! 2. Your Home Will Sell Faster John Reeves and The Reef Point Team will get your home sold fast. Reef Point sells their homes at an average rate of only 17 days on the market compared to 33 days for other agents in the San Diego area. 3. Your Home is More Likely to Sell John Reeves and The Reef Point Team has an 97 percent success rate in selling homes versus the average agents 77 percent success rate. 4. Your Home Will Sell for More Money John Reeves and The Reef Point Team will get you top dollar for your home. It is a fact that our homes we list sell for 2.9 percent more than the average agent. 5. We Sell More homes In fact, we sell over 151x more homes than your average agent. Because we sell more homes, we can do more for you. We can market and advertise more diligently to ensure your success. In fact, we're willing to buy a buyer's home so they can buy yours. 6. There is NO risk and We offer Performance Guarantees* to our Clients. Your Home SOLD Guaranteed or I'll Buy it at a Price YOU Agree to!* *Conditions Apply. Seller & Broker Must Agree to Terms.

Townhome Transactions
9
Condo Transactions
44
Single Family Home Transactions
110
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
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Daniel Beer
eXp Realty
About Daniel

Daniel Beer is the CEO/ Owner of Beer Home Team at eXp Realty and respected as an innovator and influencer in the worlds of real estate, marketing & leadership. Daniel founded Beer Home Team in 2005 and has since grown the company which is now the #1 Residential Real Estate Team in San Diego County as audited by San Diego Business Journal. His team has also been ranked as one of the Top 50 Teams in the nation per Real Trends and The Wall Street Journal and named as one of America’s Best Companies To Work For according to Inc. Magazine. Dan has established a concrete 5-year plan that will magnify the business tremendously as well as a tangible strategy to reach a billion in sales per year within the next 10 years. Daniel and his full-service team have a track record of proven success by helping over 2,300 San Diego area families, and they are on track to close more than 700 homes this year alone. By now, you have probably seen Dan’s face around town on billboards, buses, commercials and featured as an expert guest on various local news stations. Dan and his team are known for their highly professional process that goes against the grain of traditional status quo home selling methods. Dan offers a menu of services and options that fit every client’s situation and circumstances. He is so confident in his team’s ability to deliver the best possible results that he exclusively offers a hassle-free listing contract with a “minute to minute”, no questions asked cancellation guarantee. In his rare off hours, Dan can be spotted on one of San Diego’s many golf courses and spending as much time as possible with the most important people in his life: his wife, Liat, and their three children.

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"As a seller, I highly recommend The Beer Team. We had listed our home with another realtor who did t..."

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Townhome Transactions
52
Condo Transactions
48
Single Family Home Transactions
150
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
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Ilana Huff
Pacific Sotheby's International Realty
About Ilana

Ilana Huff has built her real estate career on a reputation for delivering unparalleled service and building long-lasting relationships with her clients. Well-respected among her peers, Ilana's clients know they are her number one priority and appreciate her can-do attitude every step of the way. Ilana's family moved from Mexico City to Solana Beach when she was just nine years old. Growing up in North County and now raising her own family here, Ilana's relationships and knowledge of the area are widespread. She also speaks fluent Spanish. As a mother of four, Ilana is always active with the schools - volunteering, sponsoring events and supporting charities. She loves giving back to her community and raising awareness for the organizations and causes in her backyard. With over 15 years of experience and over 500 transactions under her belt, Ilana knows what it takes to get a deal done and to do it with the highest level of service. She has her ABR designation and has received Five Star Real Estate Agent Award for the las 10 years as well as the 2016,2017 & 2018 Recognition of Excellence Award. What makes Ilana Huff truly special as an agent, however, is the way she makes you feel throughout the transaction as she provides the highest level of service and respect. She loves that moment when you receive the keys to your new home and knowing she has worked hard on your behalf to ensure your goals are successfully fulfilled.

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"Ilana exceeded all of our expectations and came through to help us close on the house in a very shor..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
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Condo Transactions
6
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  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Don Pelletier
The Don Pelletier Group
About Don

DONS BIO 37 years as a professional Realtor, and 2,200+ successful home sales. One home, every 4.5 days, for over 30 years-ranked in the top 1% of agents in the USA. Don is recognized as one of San Diego's foremost experts on residential real estate, having sold more homes over his career than 97.3% of all Realtors in San Diego. Don's been an Expert Witness for the San Diego Courts and served on the Professional Standards Committee (Ethics & Arbitration) for SDAR, for 16 years, and was appointed Chair. CREDENTIALS: Certified Luxury Home Specialist (CLHS) Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Pre-Foreclosure Specialist (PSC) Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) Graduate of Realtor Institute (GRI) Certified e-professional (e-PRO) RE/MAX Hall of Fame & Lifetime Achievement Award

Single Family Home Transactions
17
Condo Transactions
2
Townhome Transactions
2
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  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Vista

Why you need a top real estate agent in Vista, CA

Here's why you should work with a top Vista real estate agent: the average agent in the city closes around 129 deals, but the top 3% of agents work on 647 transactions in the same area. On top of that, top Vista agents make $55,392 more and move homes 1.7x faster than the average agent.

Top Seller's Agents

Top seller's agents, when compared again the average real estate agent in Vista, sell 1.8x the number of homes and sell them 28.51 days faster.

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Top Buyer's Agents

Top Vista agents help buyers purchase 1.8x more homes, and save their buyers $22,999 compared to the average agent who saves buyers -$13,063.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Vista, CA

Top Agents
4.7 stars
Avg. Agents
4.5 stars

Top real estate agents in Vista score an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Vista agent who scores only 4.5 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Vista and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"Realtors can claim anything, but the objective data that HomeLight collects on number of homes sold, price range, and time period, are facts that cannot be challenged."

Shirley S.

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"HomeLight was excellent in finding a real estate agent to sell our home, which took only 4 days! They offered various agents, all of which were top agents in our area. We couldn’t have been happier!"

Cindy W.

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"The house was listed on a Thursday night and we had an offer on Tuesday! Thank you HomeLight for recommending such a great realtor!"

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Find top real estate agents in cities near Vista, CA

Carlsbad

Active Agents4,196
Time on Market55
Avg. Sale Price$859,000

San Diego

Active Agents17,019
Time on Market52
Avg. Sale Price$610,000

Oceanside

Active Agents5,141
Time on Market55
Avg. Sale Price$540,000

Encinitas

Active Agents2,174
Time on Market55
Avg. Sale Price$1,255,000

Poway

Active Agents1,937
Time on Market57
Avg. Sale Price$705,000

Fallbrook

Active Agents1,629
Time on Market77
Avg. Sale Price$572,860

Escondido

Active Agents4,411
Time on Market56
Avg. Sale Price$515,000

San Marcos

Active Agents2,980
Time on Market56
Avg. Sale Price$615,000

Santee

Active Agents2,063
Time on Market48
Avg. Sale Price$499,900

Temecula

Active Agents4,605
Time on Market58
Avg. Sale Price$469,900

San Clemente

Active Agents2,289
Time on Market65
Avg. Sale Price$939,000

Murrieta

Active Agents4,676
Time on Market58
Avg. Sale Price$433,000

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