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Top Wakefield real estate agents

Wakefield, MA has 1.6x real estate agents, so how do you know who’s right for you? HomeLight looks at each agent’s historical performance data to identify those that will get you the best results. Wakefield’s top 3% of agents do 594 real estate transactions per year. Compare that to the average agent who does transactions a year — the top agent completes 70.3% more transactions! And that level of experience pays off for buyers and sellers alike.

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

Lisa J. Drapkin
Compass - Cambridge
About Lisa

Lisa is the Founder of True Home Partners and its Team Leader. She has a passion for excellence and likes to remind us that we are the Varsity team. There is no detail too small to follow-up on, and no situation that she doesn’t have a solution for, or at least a resource to pursue. There is nothing she likes better than a challenging problem or a complex negotiation. ‘Strategy’ and ‘tactics’ are two of her favorite words. As one of the top agents in this market area, Lisa’s name has been ‘all over town’ since she started in 1995. Some of the words people use to describe her are dependable, unflappable, strategic and resourceful. She helps her Sellers get their properties ready for the market, making suggestions that will maximize their return, yet balance the time and resources that Sellers have available. She is a big picture thinker and is a huge fan of staging. After 24 years at Coldwell Banker, she recently became a Managing Director at Compass and she and her team have set up shop at the new 1100 Mass Ave office, just steps to Harvard Square. She is a member of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board, is a certified GREEN Realtor, and is a Trained Mediator. One of her proudest accomplishments was being awarded Banker & Tradesman’s Women of Fire award in 2018. Lisa has a well-deserved reputation for her knowledge of real estate and is renowned for her high energy level and enthusiasm. In her spare time, Lisa is a real estate Investor, a small-time real estate Developer, a Board Member for Just-A-Start, a member of the Federal Club of the Human Rights Campaign, a top Pie Seller for Community Servings, a member of Arlington Street Church and most recently, a member of the Cambridge Solar Access campaign. Lisa lives in the Riverside neighborhood of Cambridge with her wife, Debbie.

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"Highly likely to recommend. Lisa is an excellent agent. Before finding my house, she looked at house..."

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Condo Transactions
13
Single Family Home Transactions
5
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Daniel Fabbri
Century 21 Advance Realty
About Daniel

Daniel is a real estate agent with Century 21 Advance Realty in Medford, Massachusetts and has been in the real estate business for 32 years serving Middlesex County. Daniel has completed transactions in many areas including Malden, Medford, Everett, Somerville, Melrose, Revere, Stoneham, Woburn, Cambridge, Wakefield, Reading, Andover, and many other cities and towns. HomeLight ranks Daniel as one of the top 1% of agents in Middlesex County and surrounding areas for successfully selling homes/Multi-family and condo's and as one of the top 2% of agents for single family homes Our database shows that Daniel has completed 1500 transactions since 2009, representing the buyer in 4% of those transactions and the seller in 96% of them. Daniel has been most prolific in Malden, Malden, Melrose, Somerville, Everett, including representing the seller of a single family home that sold for $647,500 and in Somerville for a home recently sold for over 1 million dollars. Dan sells a home on average every 5 Days!! He has sold over 1500 homes. Dan has a full team to serve you. Please email or call Dan at the email and number below. Thank you

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"From the moment Dan sat in our dining room and explained his approach and methodology to selling our..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
12
Condo Transactions
14
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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David Shorey
Compass Real Estate
About David

David is the founder and team leader of BEST OF BOSTON team, The Shorey Realty Group at Compass Real Estate and is a Top 1% Producing Realtor in the country, was the #1 producing agent in his offices with over 65 agents and was the #1 ranked agent for sales volume in all of the Boston/Cambridge. David is in his 26th year in real estate in Massachusetts working mostly in the Greater Boston area. With significant experience in condominiums, luxury homes, multi-family homes sales, commercial properties and rentals combined with ownership of investment property in the Boston area, David can knowledgeably guide you through the investment buying process while also giving great tips on being a Landlord. He can also provide guidance for future condominium conversions. The Shorey Realty Group has helped hundreds of buyers and sellers purchase and sell over $500,000,000 worth of real estate.

David's reviews

"Working with David Shorey has been absolutely phenomenal. He is thoroughly professional, incredibly ..."

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0
Condo Transactions
10
Single Family Home Transactions
11
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Nancy Rogers
LAER Realty Partners
About Nancy

Driving a successful real estate practice takes dedication, commitment, honesty and a passion for helping people. My business has been built on the individualized service and focus I provide to each of my clients. My goal is to help buyers and sellers , bring them to a smooth closing. I want you to be so happy with my service and results you will want to refer me to your friends , family and co-workers. I have to earn that! Proud Accomplishments: 2019,2018,2017,2016, 2015, 2014.... LAER Realty Partners Top Realtor Diamond Award Certified Residential Specialists) 2019, 2018,2017,2016,2015,2014,2013..... Top Platinum Producer with-in the Northeast Association of Realtors . For expert individualized Real Estate service and representation, please contact Nancy!

Nancy's reviews

"Nancy was the most professional and can do person that I have work with. I have dealt with many agen..."

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Townhome Transactions
1
Single Family Home Transactions
29
Condo Transactions
5
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Jennifer Schneider
Century 21 Elite Realty
About Jennifer

Jennifer Schneider is a Senior Real Estate Broker at Century 21 Elite Realty. Her area of focus is Boston proper, Charlestown, South Boston, Cambridge, South End, Beacon Hill, Back Bay, Brookline, Everett, Melrose, Marblehead, Stoneham, Reading, Wakefield, Wilmington, Waltham, Newton, Needham, Chestnut Hill, Wellesley, Weston, Andover & North Andover. In 2014 she was ranked the #1 Broker for All Century 21 offices in Eastern New England and was awarded the Grand Centurion Award for Exceptional Sales & Service. She is considered to be one of the top agents in the Boston area. Jennifer possesses exceptional negotiation skills, a wide range of industry knowledge and prides herself in taking a real hands on approach with buyers and sellers. Jennifer has built a reliable network of professionals, including real estate attorneys, mortgage brokers, contractors, and inspectors. Furthermore, Jennifer prides herself on a detail-oriented and communicative approach to all deals and market knowledge and customer service is her specialty. She has extensive experience with first-time home buyers, with whom she helps to better understand and navigate the local real estate market.

Jennifer's reviews

"Jennifer Schneider disappointed us. She was extremely dishonest and greedy. Working with her caused ..."

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Condo Transactions
36
Single Family Home Transactions
5
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Julie Gibson
Bowes Pennell & Thompson Real Living
About Julie

Julie Gibson is known in Arlington real estate as someone with energy and precision. She has lived in Arlington for the past eleven years and is attached to the people and the sense of community. Julie believes that Arlington has "the best of both worlds" in that Arlington is "so close to the vibrance of the city although still has the feel of a small town, with great schools to boot"! Julie is energetic, creative and enthusiastic. She transitioned to the real estate profession after working as a licensed social worker for many years. As a longtime homeowner in Arlington, she is very familiar with the housing stock, and diligently studies current market trends and ever changing bank policies. During her years as a social worker, Julie developed the necessary skills for identifying and prioritizing what people really want. Trust is a key element for a successful realtor/buyer or seller relationship—and Julie works hard to cultivate that, predominantly by being a careful listener with

Condo Transactions
20
Single Family Home Transactions
29
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Susan Gormady
Classified Realty Group
About Susan

As a full time Realtor servicing areas north of Boston, I strive to provide a unique experience in real estate; a concierge level of service focused on delivering personalized, thoughtful results which connect and empower clients on all levels. I put great emphasis on being responsive, accountable, accessible, ethical, transparent, and professional. My fierce negotiating skills, proven marketing strategies, and stellar sales record position me as a leader in today's market. I service clients looking to buy and/or sell residential property north of Boston, with focus on Reading, Wakefield, North Reading, Stoneham, Woburn and the surrounding towns. My clients can expect the highest level of service with an emphasis on integrity, professionalism, accountability, and accessibility. My service extends beyond standard business hours. I work tirelessly to ensure my clients are informed, satisfied, and thoroughly happy with the entire experience. With my expertise and dedication, I can walk you through the process and make buying or selling a home a pleasant experience. Together we will find not just the right home, but the best community which will fulfill all of your needs for today and tomorrow. My business is solely based from referrals. I want you to be 100% satisfied with my service so you will in turn entrust your closest friends, family and colleagues in my hands. Contact me today to experience a new and exciting approach to real estate. I look forward to hearing from you!

Townhome Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
54
Condo Transactions
9
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Laurie Cappuccio
Classified Realty Group, Llc
About Laurie

A North Shore Resident for the past 30 years, I can appreciate all that living in the suburbs North of Boston has to offer....great schools and wonderful communities with a close proximity to Boston! I am a FULL TIME, consistent Top Producer, coming to real estate after a successful career in medical sales and management. My results-oriented approach to helping clients buy and sell houses is a result of an in-depth knowledge of the real estate market, gained from over twenty-four years of experience. One of my top goals is to earn your respect and trust. I am committed to working diligently along with making sure I am available throughout the process to guide you. I am not afraid to tackle the most challenging negotiations and I make sure I listen to my clients' needs, manage expectations while utilizing my experience. I work with both sellers and buyers and am adept at managing simultaneous selling and buying transactions. Helping others accomplish their goals is what I find most fulfilling. In return, I hope to have my clients find comfort in my loyalty, sincerity, confidentiality and my unparalleled work ethic.

Laurie's reviews

"Laurie was incredibly helpful during the whole process. She made sure to point out all the positives..."

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0
Single Family Home Transactions
11
Condo Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
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Lisa Giannetto Santilli
Classified Realty Group, Llc
About Lisa

Lisa Santilli has been recognized as a top-producing Realtor since her first year in Real Estate when she was named Rookie of the Year and since then has been consistently ranked in the top 10% nationally. A longtime resident of North Reading, she has been a full-time Realtor since 2002, specializing in homes, condominiums, land and investment properties in the cities and towns North of Boston. Lisa began her career as a financial analyst and accountant at Fidelity Investments after graduating from Boston University Questrom School of Business. Her analytical background serves her well in practicing real estate where she consistently studies pricing trends and analyzes recent sales and market data. Lisa’s thorough understanding of the local real estate market guarantees that seller clients are priced correctly from the start and buyer clients do not overpay. Personally she is a friendly, caring, compassionate and honest professional who listens to her clients’ needs and goals and guides them through the process of buying and selling. Her strong work ethic and attention to detail ensures an efficient and well organized real estate experience. Whether representing a seller or buyer, Lisa assures that the transaction is structured to her client's best advantage. Her comprehensive grasp of contract negotiations, current market information, state-of-the-art marketing strategies, and a full-service team provide a strong advantage to her clients. In the interest of serving her clients to the fullest extent possible, Lisa belongs to a select network of top agents from the Boston area and several referral groups of highly successful real estate agents in their respective geographic areas. Lisa is married to Mike Santilli and the mother of two adult children. Her son, Michael, is a graduate of Elon University; and her daughter, Lauren, graduated from Boston College. Lisa resides in North Reading with Mike and their golden doodle, Harley.

Townhome Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
20
Condo Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Wendy Carpenito
Carpenito R. E., Inc.
About Wendy

Wendy Carpenito has been a licensed real estate agent in Massachusetts for 30 years and is currently with Carpenito R. E., Inc. in Saugus. Wendy has completed transactions in several areas including Saugus, Wakefield, Everett, Peabody, Stoneham and Revere. HomeLight ranks Wendy as one of the top 1% of agents in Saugus for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 1% of agents for single family homes. Wendy Carpenito of Carpenito Real Estate was the best thing we did in listing a property having a restrictive zoning issue. The right buyer was needed to be successful. Wendy continually kept the listing active pursuing potential buyers. With a tremendous effort she brought forward that buyer.

Single Family Home Transactions
23
Condo Transactions
5
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Wakefield

Why you need a top real estate agent in Wakefield, MA

Why settle for any average agent when the top 3% of real estate agents can help you save $20,742 more on a home purchase and move a home 1.6x faster than the local average? Top Wakefield real estate agents are more experienced, work more transactions, and make more money on home sales.

Top Seller's Agents

Compared to the average Wakefield real estate agent, top agents sell 1.7x more homes. They also sell properties 55.5% quicker, and get sellers 4.9% more for their homes.

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Days on Market
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Top Buyer's Agents

When working the top 3% of Wakefield buyer's agents, you can save up to $29,578 on your home purchase--that's 1.7x more savings than the average agent.

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Sale Price / List Price (%)
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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Wakefield, MA

Top Agents
4.6 stars
Avg. Agents
4.2 stars

Top real estate agents in Wakefield score an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Wakefield agent who scores only 4.2 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Wakefield and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"HomeLight provided a space for us to let Realtors know what we were looking for, and helped us contact them. We couldn't be happier with our choice of Realtor that the service helped us narrow down and choose. Everything was timely and professional!"

James W.

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"We had a great experience with HomeLight. We chose one of the referred agents who turned out to be excellent. The bottom line is that our home was under contract within two weeks. Thank you HomeLight!"

Bob M.

HomeLight Client

"I had been trying to sell my house for a few years, but despaired at my ability to pick out a real estate agent on my own. Using HomeLight, I quickly found an agent that was a real go-getter. He sold our house higher than the listing price in only eight days. Finding a great agent made all the difference! "

Sharon W..

HomeLight Client

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

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Wakefield, top agents are frequently doing deals in Montrose, East Side, and Downtown Wakefield.

Montrose

Active Agents230
Time on Market86
Avg. Sale Price$454,401

East Side

Active Agents163
Time on Market99
Avg. Sale Price$376,732

Downtown Wakefield

Active Agents69
Time on Market235
Avg. Sale Price$404,917

Find top real estate agents in cities near Wakefield, MA

Boston

Active Agents3,908
Time on Market68
Avg. Sale Price$635,000

Brookline

Active Agents863
Time on Market67
Avg. Sale Price$954,000

Lynn

Active Agents987
Time on Market63
Avg. Sale Price$360,000

Waltham

Active Agents940
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$600,000

Lawrence

Active Agents743
Time on Market63
Avg. Sale Price$310,000

Somerville

Active Agents748
Time on Market62
Avg. Sale Price$720,000

Wilmington

Active Agents978
Time on Market65
Avg. Sale Price$470,000

Beverly

Active Agents730
Time on Market63
Avg. Sale Price$505,000

Salem

Active Agents746
Time on Market60
Avg. Sale Price$385,000

Peabody

Active Agents854
Time on Market59
Avg. Sale Price$435,000

Cambridge

Active Agents800
Time on Market56
Avg. Sale Price$805,000

Newton

Active Agents1,235
Time on Market75
Avg. Sale Price$1,030,000

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