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HomeLight analyzes all 604 Ballard, Seattle, WA real estate agents and compares them on their historical performance data. The top 3% of Ballard, Seattle real estate agents handle an average of 691 properties and move them in 30 days.

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Jessica Livingston
Re/Max Northwest
About Jessica

You've found your BEST resource for your Seattle real estate needs! I am 110% passionate about what I do and my clients tell me that my passion is reflected in the outstanding level of service I provide. See what my clients are saying about me at: http://www.zillow.com/profile/Jessica-Livingston/ I have over a decade of proven experience in real estate acquisition, sales and negotiation. I have my Master Certified Negotiation Expert designation. I'm also a Seattle Magazine "Best in Client Satisfaction" award winner (every year since 2006!) and a RE/MAX Hall of Fame recipient. Please call or email me if you have any real estate needs or questions. I promise to exceed your expectations!

Single Family Home Transactions
16
Condo Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Jamie Reece
Keller Williams
About Jamie

We are a partnership with more than a fifteen years of experience serving the needs of homeowners and investors throughout the Puget Sound. Our Background Before starting the business, Sarah worked as a lead underwriter at major mortgage companies and managed a large local real estate office. A couple years later, Jamie joined the business bringing with him a degree from the UW’s Foster School of Business and 10 years of sales and marketing experienced in the information and medical technology. Our Life When serving our clients or growing our business, we enjoy sharing all the great Northwest has to offer with our daughter Ainsley through sailing, hiking, biking and attending community events and festivals, as well as traveling to other parts of our region and beyond.

Jamie's reviews

"He was very professional and his knowledge is beyond compare. "

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Townhome Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
26
Condo Transactions
6
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
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Lindsey Gudger
Every Door Real Estate
About Lindsey

Lindsey works under Every Door Real Estate. Lindsey has worked as a real estate agent for 5 years. Lindsey has sold 20.87x the number of single family homes as the average agent in the area. We have data on 560 of Lindsey’s transactions. Lindsey has worked with buyers 89% of the time, and has represented the seller in 59 recorded transactions. Here’s a little about Lindsey’s real estate experience: - Lindsey has sold homes for as much as $6,000,000. - this real estate agent is skilled in fast home sales: they have listings that have sold in as little as 8 days. - Lindsey is an agent who sells homes for top dollar. - this real estate agent is a top negotiator: they consistently sells homes above their list price. HomeLight has data on 161 transactions Lindsey has done in Seattle. Lindsey ranks in the top 1/10 of 1% of agents in Seattle. Lindsey has closed 152 more home sales than the average agent in the area.

Condo Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
3
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Doron Weisbarth
Weisbarth & Associates - Your Home Sold, Guaranteed!
About Doron

Your Home Sold, Guaranteed - no gimmicks! Doron and his team don't just promise to sell your home (sellers) or buy you a great home (buyers) - they GUARANTEE it in writing! We're among the top 1% of real estate brokers in Washington, selling a record number of homes in record time and for a record price. Our team has received the prestigious "Best in Client Satisfaction Award" from Seattle Magazine every year since 2012, backed up by hundreds of glowing reviews from satisfied clients on Zillow and Trulia. To find out more about the inner workings of our exclusive guarantee, visit our website.

Condo Transactions
5
Single Family Home Transactions
17
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Ann Nordling
TRI STAR Team | Re/max NW
About Ann

The TRI STAR Team is the premier real estate team in Washington State and the Pacific Northwest Region! We specialize in Greater Seattle real estate transactions and represent a full spectrum of buyer and seller needs—including residential, condominiums, multi-family properties, new construction, luxury homes, and land acquisition. Powered by a team of the area’s strongest Realtors and experienced staff—and a best-in-class systems-based approach—our clients receive superior service and communication from start to finish. We are the resulting “super team” of two highly successful Seattle real estate teams that have been guiding buyers and sellers since 1983. Tri Star Team has successfully navigated a multitude of Seattle market conditions (including recessions, the 2008 housing crisis, and even the more recent COVID-19 pandemic). We have delivered phenomenal results for our clients throughout all such events by offering honest guidance, unparalleled marketing, and superior negotiation. We are proud to represent home buyers and sellers in the greatest city on Earth!

Single Family Home Transactions
41
Condo Transactions
19
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
NAR Certifications
REALTOR®
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Brad Hinckley
Compass Washington
About Brad

Brad is a high-producing real estate broker in the Seattle metropolitan area. He has earned two degrees from Stanford University: a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Brad has 30 years of professional business experience, including 17 years of experience selling residential real estate in Seattle, originally with Windermere Real Estate and now with COMPASS. He has represented both buyer and seller clients in hundreds of successful real estate transactions. Brad's clients view him as their trusted advisor, someone who they are comfortable with in assisting them through their real estate transactions which by nature involve significant financial decisions. Brad has an analytical and problem-solving mindset, and he combines that with his extensive real estate sales experience to deliver superior advice to his clients. Brad is always available for his clients and prefers to have direct and frequent communication with them. He gives each of his clients the same level of dedication and focus, and he views himself as their strategic partner in achieving success. In both 2019 and 2020, Brad won the "Best of Zillow" award for delivering outstanding service based upon client feedback. Although Brad has handled real estate transactions in all of the major Seattle neighborhoods, since 2015 he has consistently been one of the top two agents in the re-sales of single-family homes within the neighborhood of Capitol Hill. Brad arrived in Seattle in 2003, after having lived in San Francisco, New York City, and Paris. Brad and his family currently enjoy living in a Craftsman home in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. He has 2 teenage sons and 2 small dogs.

Condo Transactions
9
Single Family Home Transactions
18
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Steve Laevastu
Windermere - Greenwood
About Steve

My Mission Statement I, Steve Laevastu, have the privilege of serving clients in the Seattle area with award winning real estate services. Supplying my clients with professional expertise in buying, selling, and investing in real estate with service so superior that he/she will be compelled to share their success stories with friends, family, and acquaintances is my goal. Attentively listening to my clients and then according to their needs, bringing a team of professionals with me, including lenders, appraisers, title companies, contractors, interior designers, photographers, and web designers to help my clients fulfill their goals is my commitment.Why Work With Steve?

Single Family Home Transactions
24
Condo Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
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Kari Haas
Windermere Bellevue Commons
About Kari

Kari exudes a passion for real estate that carries through to every client whether you are a buyer, a seller or both! Kari’s business practices are steeped in a philosophy of commitment, honesty, integrity and excellence while loving her clients and developing a strong team to produce the best results. Prior to becoming a Managing Broker, Kari owned her own graphic design & marketing firm. Six years ago, Kari brought her leadership and business expertise, her keen attention to detail and eye for beauty to the real estate industry, often exceeding client expectations and rising to top agent in her office. Kari specializes in selling for more and buying for less while managing the process and providing support, guidance, knowledge and education so you feel confidant from beginning to end.

Kari's reviews

"As first-time buyers about to move into our first house, we couldn't be happier about having worked ..."

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Condo Transactions
9
Single Family Home Transactions
26
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
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Michele Lussier
John L. Scott, Inc.
About Michele

As your agent my pledge to you is simple: whether you are buying your first home, making a transition, or selling your home, I will give you my full attention. I will listen to your needs and offer you honest and professional service. As your agent, you can always be assured that I am on your side of the negotiating table. Take the stress off of yourself and let me handle the work for you! 2006 Received 5 Star Award for Top in Client Satisfaction" Seattle Magazine. Winner of the 2003 Emerald Award. Winner of the 2004 President''''s Award

Michele's reviews

"She is exceptional, professional, attentive and smart. And so easy to work with!"

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Single Family Home Transactions
6
Condo Transactions
7
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
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John Anderson
Keller Williams Greater Seattle
About John

As a fourth generation Seattleite who was born and raised in Ballard, I love this city and have a great understanding of the various neighborhoods around Seattle. I love my job and enjoy helping clients find the perfect home, or get the best possible results selling their home. My approach to helping my clients buy is to be an educator and advocate. I pride myself in making sure my clients have the knowledge base to make an informed decision on their home purchase, and will use my experience to negotiate the best possible purchase for them once they have decided which home is right for their future. I also enjoy creating lasting relationships with my clients and making the home buying or selling process a fun and enjoyable experience. I look forward to working with you!

Condo Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
14
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Ballard, Seattle

Why you need a top real estate agent in Ballard, Seattle, WA

The top 3% of real estate agents in Ballard, Seattle, WA have worked on 368.26 more transactions than the average agent. With more experience, top Ballard, Seattle agents move homes in 33 days, which is 1.5x times faster than the local average of 50 days.

Top Seller's Agents

A top Ballard, Seattle seller’s agent sells 1.7x more properties, gets you 6.3% more for your home, and sells 37.8% faster than the average agent.

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Top Buyer's Agents

Top buyer's agents in Ballard, Seattle save their clients $55,291 on their new home. Buyer's agents in Ballard, Seattle buy 1.7x more houses than the average agent.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Ballard, Seattle, WA

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
4.3 stars

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

What does a top real estate agent do?
Top real estate agents have more local expertise, prepare in-depth market analyses, and have industry connections that you can’t find by yourself. They know your neighborhood like the back of their hand and use their market knowledge to sell your home faster than the average agent and for money.
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What should you look for when interviewing a real estate agent in Ballard, Seattle?
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 Ballard, Seattle?
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 Seattle, WA.
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When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Ballard, Seattle?
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 Seattle 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 Seattle 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 Ballard, Seattle?
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 Ballard, Seattle real estate agent?
HomeLight analyzes all real estate agent in Ballard, Seattle to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Ballard, Seattle 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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