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Top real estate agents in Sarasota, FL

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

Why you need a top real estate agent in Sarasota, FL

Need a new place on one of Sarasota’s Keys, but also a boat? Top buyer’s real estate agents in Sarasota save clients $50,295 more than average agents. Put that cash towards the boat you’ve been daydreaming about. The top 3% of Sarasota real estate agents also sell 1.8x the number of homes, and each home sells 1.5x faster than average.

"HomeLight provided a very prompt reply, that provided us with three agents who fit the criteria we were looking for in selling our home... The value in HomeLight providing the vetting was incalculable. We are very happy with the service provided by HomeLight."

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About Brian

Since 2003, Brian has been helping families and individuals buy and sell real estate. With lifetime achievements of over 500 MILLION DOLLARS in real estate transactions and more than 2000 individuals and families helped, he has consistently ranked among the Top of all Realtors according to the Board of Realtors. Year after year, Brian and his team sell 225+ properties. What does this mean to you? This means that he has acquired the experience and knowledge of the market to be able to properly price property, skillfully negotiate contracts, and ultimately provide you with the quality of service you deserve. Call Brian now to set up a time to see how his marketing plan will sell your home for more money in the least amount of time on the market.

Brian's reviews

"Five offers in three days need I say more"

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Condo Transactions
49
Single Family Home Transactions
220
Townhome Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
  • Cash Close Specialist 2021
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Brett Keyser
Re/Max Alliance Group
About Brett

About Brett Brett is a real estate agent with RE/MAX Alliance Group in sunny Sarasota Florida, where he has been a Real Estate Consultant for over 10 years. Brett is a native to Sarasota and holds a degree in Finance and a MBA from the University of Florida. Brett has studied Spanish most of his life and has worked with dozens of Spanish speaking clients. His coverage areas include Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch, Nokomis, Osprey, Venice, Bradenton, Palmetto, Ellenton, and Parrish. In 2020 Brett ranked in the Top 1% of all Active Realtors in Sarasota and Manatee Counties in Total Number of Sales, and in the last 2 years has sold 109 Homes! Brett sells houses at an alarming rate. In 2021 Brett the median active days on a listing on the market is 4 days! Brett is also a very competent negotiator and received 106% list to sale price for his clients in 2021! Brett works very hard for his clients, and in turn they often recommend Brett to their friends and family members to help them with their Real Estate needs. In 2021 Brett has sold 37 Properties so far, with 21% being past clients! For buyers, Brett goes the extra mile to find the right property for you! For sellers, Brett provides a customized marketing and advertising plan to sell your property. Brett knows the area extremely well, and will provide you with an in depth market analysis. Brett looks forward to working with you!

Brett's reviews

"We were looking for an investment house which isn't a high-ticket sale, but Brett stuck with us thro..."

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Condo Transactions
14
Single Family Home Transactions
30
Townhome Transactions
3
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Matt &
Coldwell Banker
About Matt

Matt is a native of Indiana who moved from Indiana to Sarasota 18 years ago with over 27 years of experience in both general and new home real estate sales. Jenny joined Matt as a partner in 2010 after 15 years specializing in new home sales with both local and national homebuilders throughout the country. Matt holds a broker associates license in addition to having his MBA, CRB, CRS, GRI and ABR. Jenny is a licensed realtor and has several awards from homebuilders both in sales volume and customer satisfaction. Working now as a team to sell fine sarasota homes in the Sarasota area including Siesta Key, Longboat Key, Bird Key, Downtown Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch. Matt & Jenny's goal is to assist clients in finding their dream home by creating a positive and memorable experience in either buying or selling a home. Matt & Jenny enjoy their careers in real estate but still set aside time to enjoy their family including 3 girls Jaclynn, Juliana, and Riley and their 2 sons Chase and Connor. They appreciate the beauty and culture that Sarasota has to offer including weekly trips to the Sarasota Beaches. As a team Matt & Jenny Cannon have sold over 41 million in volume over the past three years! We look forward to assisting you in your home search!

Matt's reviews

"Matt's dedication to the sale of my condo and attention to detail got us the fairest price possible...."

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Condo Transactions
3
Single Family Home Transactions
15
Townhome Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Claude Pierre
CP Realty International
About Claude

Claude Pierre is a real estate agent with Cp Realty International in Florida and has been in the real estate business for more than 15 years. Claude has completed transactions in several areas including Palmer Ranch, Siesta Key, Desoto Lakes, Gulf Gate Estates, South Sarasota . HomeLight ranks Claude as one of the top 2% of agents in Palmer Ranch for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 13% of agents who sell homes fast. HomeLight has information on 120 of Claude's transactions since 2009. Claude typically represents the buyer (66% of the time), but has also completed over 100 seller transactions during this period. Claude has been most prolific in Palmer Ranch and Siesta key and The southern Sarasota area including representing the seller of a single family home at 1640 Bay Harbor lane and the adjacent lot for $5,200,000.00. Claude has had over 250 residential transactions in the last few years alone.

Claude's reviews

"Great experience-very professional, friendly, knowledgeable and proactive."

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Townhome Transactions
1
Single Family Home Transactions
23
Condo Transactions
1
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
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Andrew Duncan
Re/max Dynamic
About Andrew

Andrew Duncan is the leader of Tampa Bay's Most Innovative Real Estate Team - The Duncan Duo Team at RE/MAX Dynamic. As the team's CEO, Andrew's focus is managing the leadership, coaching the agents, and accelerating the growth and marketing of the business and its listings. His marketing innovation and culture focused leadership has propelled the team to a laundry list of awards and accomplishments: Inc5000 Fastest Growing Company 5 years in a row, Top 5 within all of RE/MAX for nearly a decade, #1 RE/MAX agents in Florida, and Top 25 on the Real Trends/Wall Street Journal annual list of top producing real estate teams in the country. Andrew leads a creative team that has helped the business be recognized through TV, radio, billboards and as the Official Real Estate Agents of the Tampa Bay Lightning. He created a foundation to help affordable housing needs and has a goal of raising more than $100k annually for other local charities. Andrew has a daughter that keeps him busy and he enjoys sports, fast cars, and traveling.

Andrew's reviews

"I had a commercial property on the market with another agent for several months and had very little ..."

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Townhome Transactions
49
Condo Transactions
56
Single Family Home Transactions
400
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Timothy Lester
Tim Lester Internat'l Realty
About Timothy

Team Lester has been the top selling real estate team in Manatee and Sarasota counties since 2013. Managing Broker Tim Lester is the owner of Tim Lester Internat'l Realty in Florida and has completed transactions in several areas including Palmetto, Ellenton, Memphis, Bradenton, Samoset, AMI, and LBK as well as Sarasota and West Bradenton since 2004. HomeLight ranks Team Lester as one of the top 1% of agents in Ellenton and Palmetto for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 1% of agents for single family homes in both counties. Our database shows that the team has completed over $55,000,000 in 2021 representing the buyer in 50% of those transactions and the seller in 50% of them. This team has been most prolific in the North Manatee are since Tim Lester was born and raised there. Please call today to see how this team has been so successful. We are the difference between listing your home and selling your home!

Timothy's reviews

"Robert had excellent knowledge of the area. He helped me sell my home and then buy a condo. He did..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
79
Townhome Transactions
7
Condo Transactions
26
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
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Timothy Parr
Century 21 Aztec & Associates
About Timothy

Timothy works under Century 21 Aztec & Associates. Timothy is a single family home expert. We have data on 47 of Timothy’s transactions. Timothy prefers to work with both sellers and buyers. Here’s what we know about Timothy’s work: - Timothy has sold homes for as much as $1,340,000. - this real estate agent is skilled in fast home sales: they have listings that have sold in as little as 15 days. - Timothy is a top dollar real estate agent. Timothy has completed 133 transactions in Port Charlotte. HomeLight considers this real estate agent a closer because they have sold 25 more homes than the average agent in the area.

Timothy's reviews

"house hunting with tim parr was like spending the day with a good friend"

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Single Family Home Transactions
17
Condo Transactions
3
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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John and Anja Buetergerds
Keller Williams Realty Select
About John and Anja

Why do so many buyers, sellers and investors choose to work with The Buetergerds Group and repeatedly give them 5 Star reviews? We negotiate the best deals for our customers. Our Sellers get exceptional marketing, communication and selling experience. Buyers that work with our team get the best information, guidance, tools and communication to make the right purchase and have a great experience. We have been helping Buyers and Sellers since 2007 so we have real knowledge of local neighborhoods on the Suncoast, we have years of experience marketing, negotiating and selling real estate, and we keep our eyes on national housing trends to keep our customers informed. Our goal is for our customers’ experience to be exceptional, positive and worthy of praise. We pledge to create an exceptional experience and build a great relationship with our customers, so much so that our customers will help us grow our business through referrals. If our Buyers and Sellers are not helping us grow, then we know we have not done our job.

Single Family Home Transactions
12
Condo Transactions
2
Townhome Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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About Pam

Originally from New England, Pam Charron moved her business to Sarasota Florida in 2007. Since, she has successfully completed hundreds of transactions in several areas including Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch, Casey Key, Longboat Key, Venice, Bradenton and Parrish Florida. HomeLight ranks Pam as one of the top 1/2% of agents in Sarasota and in the nation for successfully selling homes. She takes special care to listen to her client's needs and will customize a marketing strategy for each property she represents. Her hard work and dedication to the profession is obvious from the moment you meet her. Pam is on the Professional Standards Committee and an Ombudsman for the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee. Allow Pam to share her local area knowledge and marketing expertise.

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"Pam is an experienced knowledgeable professional. I highly recommend utilizing her services for any ..."

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Condo Transactions
7
Single Family Home Transactions
22
Townhome Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
NAR Certifications
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Brooke O'Malley
Club Realty
About Brooke

Brooke O’Malley and her team at CLUB REALTY specialize in handling buying and selling Real Estate in the Sarasota, Bradenton, and Venice areas. Her commitment to assisting in achieving the goal of purchasing a second home or vacation property connects her with buyers from all over the world. Ms. O’Malley becomes your eyes and brings to attention all of the important details that need to be factored in during the process. Being at the forefront of technology allows her to guide you through transactions with ease, making buying or selling from a distance easily attainable and successful.

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Townhome Transactions
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Single Family Home Transactions
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Find the best real estate agent near you

Top Sarasota real estate agent stats at a glance

Sarasota’s white beaches and turquoise waves make it a Florida destination where limited inventory sells fast: a top real estate agent gets a Sarasota home off the market in 55 days. Use transaction data to find a top real estate agent out of Sarasota’s 5,023 active real estate agents. That peach bungalow on a palm lined drive could be yours for $104,132 less than the list price.

Top Seller's Agents

Selling your Sarasota mansion or bungalow with the white picket fence? The top real estate agents in Sarasota move properties off the market in 55 days. That’s 1.5x as fast as average Sarasota real estate agents. Enjoy your upgrade to that beachfront stunner with a private pool!

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Top Buyer's Agents

Sink your toes into white Sarasota sand, take in the sunrise from the deck of your beach house. Top buyers agents can get you that life for $104,132 under list price. Buyers only save $53,836 on the list price with an average Sarasota real estate agent. That’s a $50,295 difference.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Sarasota, FL

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
4.3 stars

Top real estate agents in Sarasota score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Sarasota agent who scores only 4.3 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Sarasota and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

"There are many, many, real estate agents in the South Florida area. HomeLight whittled down the choices to 3 agents, or teams of agents, which then allowed us to choose the best of the best for our needs... This is the way to go for getting a great agent."

James H.

HomeLight Client

"Thanks to HomeLight's immediate response to my request and a perfect match with an outstanding realtor, we sold our home in record time."

Nancy M.

HomeLight Client

"We found the questions to be very helpful in directing us to agents who focused on the area and homes in which we would be most interested... Without HomeLight, our buying process would have been much more time-consuming and complicated. "

John M.

HomeLight Client

Find the best agent or REALTOR® for your favorite Sarasota neighborhood

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Sarasota,top agents are frequently doing deals in Laurel Park, Indian Beach, and Lido Key.

Laurel Park

Active Agents188
Time on Market204
Avg. Sale Price$520,042

Indian Beach

Active Agents104
Time on Market172
Avg. Sale Price$821,289

Lido Key

Active Agents369
Time on Market211
Avg. Sale Price$858,715

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Bayshore Gardens

Active Agents1,078
Time on Market78
Avg. Sale Price$165,000

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