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Top Waukegan real estate agents

HomeLight crunches the numbers of 2,088 active real estate agents in Waukegan, IL to find the best ones. Waukegan's top 3% of real estate agents move homes off the market in 64 days, compared to the 123-day local average, and sell for $8,672 more than the average agent.

"Once we signed the contract, our house was sold within 10 days of listing! HomeLight made it possible for me to easily interview the right agents and sell my home quickly and for a great price. "

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

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Lisa Wolf
Keller Williams North Shore West
About Lisa

Lisa Wolf, Real Estate broker and founder of wolfpartners GROUP serves all of the Chicagoland area. The Lisa Wolf Team - wolfpartners GROUP agents of Keller Williams North Shore West consists of 23 ROCKING team members - 11 highly skilled licensed agents that represent our buyers and sellers, a Home Transformation/Staging team of 6 that make our listings beautiful, and an incredible HUB/MARKETING/ADMIN team of 6 that maximize your listings presence online and always strive to create a 5 star experience for our clients. When representing SELLERS, our team's niche is STAGING every home we list (a FREE Service when you list with our team) which drives more showings and ultimately nets our sellers top dollar! This coupled with unparalleled marketing inclusive of premium professional photography, drone photography and 3D virtual imaging & floorpans along with superior negotiation skills wins our sellers and incredible experience and of course we accomplish their goals by netting them selling their home for top dollar. When representing BUYERS - we are skilled at identify your wants & needs and then passionately search both the private and public listing network until we find YOU the right Home/Lifestyle that you are looking for. Because our team spans from the north suburbs to the south suburbs and also the City and beyond - we have the ability to serve our clients anywhere in Chicagoland. At wolfpartners GROUP, our company’s core values are to always operate with integrity, passion, consistent communication, and a tenacious mission to achieve YOUR GOALS. When partnering with us on this journey our main focus and mission is providing you a 5 star experience and while satisfying YOUR home goals! Call us today and let the journey begin!

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"Kimberly was our agent and she was amazing in every way! Always available, always explained things ..."

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Townhome Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
250
Condo Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Jay Reid
HomeSmart Connect
About Jay

Realtor Estate Broker Jay Reid is a premier listing agent. With over 23 years of practical experience. Jay Reid and The Reid Group have developed the formula for success in selling our clients homes for maximum value and in the least amount of time. HomeLight has ranked the Reid Group in the top 3% for agents. Using a tried and proven 14 point marketing plan The Reid Group showcases its listings using innovative marketing including virtual staging, drone videos, HDR pictures, full colorized brochures. We post our listings on over 300 websites. More importantly The Reid Group understands that buyers and their agents sometimes lack experience and understanding of the market your home is in. High touch service to all parties involved will promote a quicker sale and as our statistics show, we sell on average in 50 days and for 98% of listing price. We firmly believe that the equation for selling homes looks like this. Optimize your home for sale to get highest price. We know what buyers feedback is going to be. We prepare you for that and provide you the necessary advice and referrals to get your home looking its best. You only have one chance to make a first impression. Percent of list price the home will sell for. We average a 98% of list price. What about other agents? Percent of commission the home will sell for. The Reid Group offers a variable commission rate. Ask how we can help protect your equity. Equals the best possible net for the sale of your home. Every offer will come with a net sheet showing your bottom line after all expenses (just not the commissions). Call The Reid Group for a confidential consultation regarding the sale of your home. You will be glad you did!

Jay's reviews

"Jay is the most knowledgeable real estate agent. With his experience and empathy he knows exactly h..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
51
Condo Transactions
1
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Alexander Attiah
d'aprile properties
About Alexander

Actively involved in Real Estate since 1999 as an Investor - and Real Estate Broker since 2001 - Alex Attiah is a Real Estate GENERALIST servicing every facet of residential Real Estate, including buying, selling, investing, & managing investment properties. Alex started his real estate career with the CLIENT in mind and with the purpose of providing comprehensive & exceptional Real Estate & Property Management services, tailored to each Clients' needs. d'aprile properties offers a professional staff of Brokers, Agents, & Administrative Office Managers, who serve a large regional geographic area around Chicagoland, including Lake, Cook, McHenry, Du Page & Kane Counties, as well as the City of Chicago.

Single Family Home Transactions
53
Condo Transactions
0
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Royal Hartwig
Royal Family Real Estate
About Royal

Royal is a real estate agent with Royal Family Real Estate in Schaumburg, Illinois and has been in the real estate business for 14 years. Royal's coverage area includes the northwest suburbs. HomeLight ranks Royal as one of the top 17% of agents who sell homes fast and as one of the top 1% of agents who sell homes for top dollar.

Condo Transactions
1
Townhome Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
41
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Jane Lee
RE/MAX Top Performers
About Jane

After nearly ten years of working as a highly-productive Sales Associate with RE/MAX, Jane achieved #1 Agent status in the Northern Illinois region. In 2000, she purchased her own RE/MAX Brokerage and formed her award-winning team of agents and industry experts, The Jane Lee Team. Jane leads more than 35 industry professionals, including decorated sales agents and administrative and support specialists who are experts in their areas of focus. Collectively, her team offers comprehensive representation in every area of real estate, specifically helping clients with luxury properties.

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"Jane and her team are amazing. I wouldn’t go with anyone else. "

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Single Family Home Transactions
490
Condo Transactions
0
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
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Matthew Lawrence
Re/max Showcase
About Matthew

Matthew Lawrence began his real estate career in 2004 with ReMax. He has been a Lake County resident for most of his adult life. His areas of expertise include residential investments and sales. As a Real Estate Broker for 10 plus years, he has been able to successfully meet the goals of his clients who are buying and selling homes in the constantly changing real estate markets. With his dynamic listing plan to get homes sold, he has been meeting and exceeding the expectations of his sellers with his astute attention to detail and strong negotiating skills. On the Buying end, his clients receive first class services that begin with a comprehensive education of the current market and prospects for resale. Matt''''s extensive network of lenders, short sale negotiators, attorneys and his partner Buyers Agents that are the leading experts for in their neighborhoods, are at your disposal. Matt is a broker that practices what he preaches in regards to successfully holding properties for passive income or reselling investment properties for High Returns! You will love our service and communication during the entire process.

Matthew's reviews

"Matthew Lawrence is the best realtor in town."

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Single Family Home Transactions
56
Condo Transactions
0
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Ron and Kat Becker
Re/max Advantage Realty
About Ron and Kat

We have built a team of real estate agents and professionals to help us be in 10 places at once, and therefore greatly enhances the quality of service we can deliver to our clients. And on top of this, we use cutting edge technology to dramatically improve the speed, efficiency and innovative capabilities of every part of the service we deliver. Whatever your needs may be, you will want a team of professionals who understand Internet technology and knows how to apply it to the real estate process; how to expertly negotiate and communicate with buyers and/or your lender(s); and agents who excel at marketing to get top dollar regardless of market conditions. The Becker Group is licensed in both Illinois and Wisconsin. We are very pleased to represent buyers and sellers in all of Lake, McHenry, and Cook County in Northeastern IL; as well as Kenosha County, and parts of Walworth County, in Southeastern WI.

Ron and Kat's reviews

"absolutely wonderful, Kat did everything very professional, easy to communicate with, no extra step ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
63
Condo Transactions
0
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Helen Oliveri
Helen Oliveri Real Estate
About Helen

Helen has been a licensed real estate agent in Illinois since 2003. Helen has an office exclusive for her team in Hawthorn Woods, strategically located to service not only HW, but surrounding areas as well. Helen has completed over 2,000+ transactions in several areas including Hawthorn Woods, Long Grove, Kildeer, Lake Zurich, Chicago, Morton Grove Glenview, Northbrook, Des Plaines, Wheeling, Morton Grove and surrounding neighborhoods. HomeLight ranks Helen as one of the top 1% of agents in Hawthorn Woods for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 15% of agents who sell homes fast. HomeLight has information on 1902 of Helen's transactions since 2009, 377 of which were in the past two years. Helen typically represents the seller (84% of the time), but has also completed 274 buyer transactions during this period. Helen has been most prolific in Hawthorn Woods including representing the seller of a single family home that sold for $1,175,000 in one transaction and a buyer of a single family home that sold for $650,000 in another. Helen's experience is expansive and she has a local presence in the North Shore and throughout all of Northern Cook and Lake County.

Helen's reviews

"Amazing job - Helen and her team were terrific! I would highly recommend Helen!"

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0
Condo Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
56
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  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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About Tom & Dana

I grew up in Lincolnshire and graduated from Stevenson High School. After graduating from college my wife Dana and I decided to stay in the area to work and raise our family. We are very proud of our daughter Mia, a senior at the University of Illinois studying to be a Spanish teacher and our son Frank who is a senior at Stevenson High School and plays on the varsity baseball team. We are very involved in the schools that our children attend. Our Real Estate business philosophy is simple...give our clients the best possible service at all times and give back to the communities we serve.

Townhome Transactions
5
Condo Transactions
1
Single Family Home Transactions
38
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Dawn Bremer (The Bremer Team)
Keller Williams Success
About Dawn

Dawn Bremer is an award winning agent that specializes in buyers and sellers! The Bremer Team is available to help you with selling, buying, foreclosures, short sales, tax appeals and more!

Dawn's reviews

"Dawn was absolutely spectacular. We love our new home and would never have been able to make the mov..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
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Condo Transactions
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TIC Transactions
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  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Waukegan

Why you need a top real estate agent in Waukegan, IL

Waukegan, IL has 2,088 active real estate agents. The average real estate agent in Waukegan sells about 215 homes and each home spends about 123 days on Waukegan's housing market. Let's see how the top 3% perform in comparison.

Top Seller's Agents

Sellers working with a top real estate agent in Waukegan can make 6.6% more on their home sale and sell 58.51 days faster than the local average.

Sale Price / List Price (%)

Days on Market
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Top Buyer's Agents

Top agents in Waukegan help 1.8x more buyers than average agents, and save you 57.9% more money.

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Homes Purchased / Yr

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

Top Agents
4.9 stars
Avg. Agents
4 stars

Top real estate agents in Waukegan score an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Waukegan agent who scores only 4.0 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Waukegan and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"As first-time home buyers, we had no idea where to start. We wanted to make sure we selected a Realtor that fit our exact needs. Homelight matched us with a genuine, honest real estate agent. "

Leah C.

HomeLight Client

"The young lady... who handled the sale of the home was energetic, positive and attentive to detail and keeping us updated. She sold in 1 month. Thanks for the recommendation; HomeLight was fast and easy to use, and led me to a successful sale."

Cris M.

HomeLight Client

"My father wanted to sell his home and Homelight gave us the names of three top-selling agents in the area. The agent we worked with was fantastic. HomeLight made the process easy for my father and me!"

Alice M.

HomeLight Client

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

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Waukegan, top agents are frequently doing deals in Marquette Highlands, Lake Cogardens, and The Links at Midlane.

Marquette Highlands

Active Agents294
Time on Market114
Avg. Sale Price$112,502

Lake Cogardens

Active Agents210
Time on Market98
Avg. Sale Price$77,734

The Links at Midlane

Active Agents259
Time on Market118
Avg. Sale Price$191,872

Find top real estate agents in cities near Waukegan, IL

Kenosha

Active Agents998
Time on Market51
Avg. Sale Price$175,000

McHenry

Active Agents1,441
Time on Market65
Avg. Sale Price$185,000

Buffalo Grove

Active Agents2,437
Time on Market67
Avg. Sale Price$291,000

Palatine

Active Agents3,497
Time on Market66
Avg. Sale Price$250,000

Glenview

Active Agents2,479
Time on Market76
Avg. Sale Price$418,000

Arlington Heights

Active Agents3,409
Time on Market68
Avg. Sale Price$305,000

Evanston

Active Agents2,381
Time on Market71
Avg. Sale Price$330,000

Mount Prospect

Active Agents2,434
Time on Market64
Avg. Sale Price$285,000

Northbrook

Active Agents1,808
Time on Market78
Avg. Sale Price$470,000

Skokie

Active Agents2,761
Time on Market72
Avg. Sale Price$305,000

Des Plaines

Active Agents3,267
Time on Market63
Avg. Sale Price$244,950

Park Ridge

Active Agents1,940
Time on Market63
Avg. Sale Price$390,000

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