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Top Downtown Fort Lauderdale real estate agents

In Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL, the top 3% real estate agents buy and sell homes 80.3% faster than their competitors. HomeLight compares real estate agents in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale using their objective sales data to identify the top performing agents.

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See how 20 of the top REALTORS® and real estate agents in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale stack up

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Aaron Novello
Keller Williams Partners
About Aaron

Aaron Novello went into the Real Estate business in 2006 right after graduating from the University of Florida. Since he started, he has personally helped more than 1,800 people buy and sell a home. Aaron and his team, The Novello Group, have been able to help so many people accomplish their goals and objectives because of their e xceptional service, assertive sales skills, top-of-the line marketing, cutting edge technology and most importantly-- hard work. Aaron is the lead generator, prospects daily for qualified buyers, lists properties, negotiates offers and manages staff. Aaron consistently sells a home every 72 hours and made REAL TRENDS top 1000 agents in the country in 2014, 2015, 2016,2017,2018,2019 & 2020.

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"Extremely satisfied, he is very knowledgeable, and very confident Would highly recommend him to othe..."

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Condo Transactions
80
Single Family Home Transactions
45
Townhome Transactions
10
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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Daniel Galapo
RE/MAX First
About Daniel

Dan has lived in South Florida for over 20 years since moving here from Brooklyn, New York in 1996. He obtained his real estate license in 2004 and has been a full time top producing Realtor every year of his career. His focus is in east Fort Lauderdale and its surrounding city’s with an extensive list of satisfied customers. The most important thing when choosing a real estate professional is to find someone you can trust. Dan has a history of success and integrity in real estate that you can depend on. Dan is an experienced negotiator with expert knowledge of the local market. You can count on him to always work with your best interest in mind, and to represent you and your wishes to the best of his ability. Good communication is the cornerstone of any successful relationship. You can count on me to provide you with the information you need on a schedule and in a manner that suits you best... Thank you For reviewing my information and I look forward to the opportunity to serve all of your real estate needs!

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"My experience with Dan was fantastic. He sold my home in less than a week and helped me find my new..."

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Condo Transactions
9
Single Family Home Transactions
15
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
  • Cash Close Specialist 2021
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Larry Revier
TrustLarry Real Estate
About Larry

Former Broker/Owner and Founder of RE/MAX Partners, Larry has brokered more than 65,000 transactions generating over $17 billion dollars in home sales for Broward County. Today Larry specializes in the Coral Ridge market, Lauderdale Beach development, new construction luxury homes, and investor purchases.

Single Family Home Transactions
28
Townhome Transactions
6
Condo Transactions
10
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Stephen B McWilliam
Florida State Realty Group, Inc
About Stephen

Stephen, originally from Boston Massachusetts, began his real estate career in 1984 with Century 21 in Worcester, MA. He has been living in the Fort Lauderdale beach area since 1989. He has ABR,CRB,CRS,GRI real estate accreditations, is a Florida licensed Mortgage Loan Originator and Florida licensed real estate instructor. Steve has extensive marketing and management experience. Steve served on the Florida REALTORS® Board of Directors from 2008 until 2017, serving as the District XI Vice President, and the National Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors from 2011 until 2017. Steve also was elected in 2012 as the President of the Greater Fort Lauderdale REALTORS®, one of the country's largest REALTOR® associations, and served on its' Board of Directors as an elected Director and Officer from 2010 through 2013. Most recently Steve served as the Florida RPAC (REALTORS® Political Action Committee) Trustee for District XI from 2014 through 2016. We’ve recorded data for 30 of Stephen’s most recent transactions. Stephen prefers to work with both sellers and buyers. Here’s what we know about Stephen’s work: - Stephen most recently sold one home for $1,470,000 and his highest residential sale to date was $9,900,000. - Stephen is a Florida licensed real estate broker. - Stephen is the qualifying broker for Florida State Realty Group, Inc. - Stephen has sold homes in as little as 26 days. - Stephen is a top dollar REALTOR®.

Condo Transactions
4
Townhome Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
0
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Teri Arbogast, PA
Keller Williams Realty SW
About Teri

Specialties: Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Luxury Sales and Relocation. My business is large enough for worldwide Internet marketing, exquisite photography and local mailings but it's not so big that I lose the personal touch. When you call me, it's me you talk to. After all, this is not just about real estate... this is about YOUR LIFE! Each client is important to me, no matter the price point. For most people the sale or purchase of their home may be the biggest transaction they have ever made. I understand the importance of this and that is why even though I run a large business, I am still involved in EVERY aspect your real estate transaction. When I am hired to do a job, you can be assured I am actively involved in all the details, no matter how small or large. My business means more to me than just real estate sales... this is about people's lives and I respect that. I am a multi award winning and top producing Broward County agent. I have consistently ranked in the top 1%. Through my hard work, dedication, experience and strong work ethic, I have earned the reputation in my community as an agent that "treats clients like family." My Team has helped hundreds of people find or sell their home.

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"Teri and her team are fantastic! Not only did she sell our home in a day, but she supported our hom..."

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Townhome Transactions
11
Single Family Home Transactions
50
Condo Transactions
23
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Producer 2021
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Loredana Valad
Florida Professional RE
About Loredana

Broker Associate, CRS, GRI, SFR Specialties: Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Relocation, Water front homes, luxury sales, Foreclosure, & Short-Sales. While holding myself to the highest professional and ethical standards, I will strive to help my clients make prudent real estate decisions and in the process prove worthy of their trust and friendship, so that I may become a long term friend and advisor. Professional Designations CRS: Agents must meet stringent education and experience requirements. That's why only 3% of REALTORS® are Certified Residential Specialists. CRS agents are dedicated professionals. They work to ensure success for their home-buying and selling clients by tapping into their superior training, exceptional professional referral network, and timely and cutting edge industry resources. GRI: The Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) symbol is the mark of a real estate professional who has made the commitment to provide a high level of professional services by securing a strong educational foundation. SFR: The Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR®) certification is for REALTORS® who have honed skills that will allow them to help buyers and sellers of distressed properties. Biography: Long time resident of Fort Lauderdale area with extensive local knowledge. Bi-lingual, English and Italian. Married with two children. My hobbies are traveling, hiking, boating, snorkeling, cooking, and spending time with friends and family. Travelled extensively throughout Europe and United States. Also travelled to Africa, Canada, and The Middle East. Expertise: Servicing all of Broward County FL. A top producer. Specializing in homes sales, short sales, REO's, relocation, condominiums, town homes, and international sales. Represent buyers, sellers, and investors. Graduate of Florida Atlantic University, Cum Laude honors.

Single Family Home Transactions
4
Condo Transactions
5
Townhome Transactions
0
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JOHN SCALIA
EXP Realty LLC
About JOHN

For some REALTORS® real estate sales is just a job, but for me it is a passion. I enjoy being a part of people’s lives and helping them with the difficult transition that a move can bring. I am dedicated to doing this job in a way that will lead to the very best outcome for my clients. I have a long list of referrals and pride myself on never having a client that was not completely satisfied with my services. I always go above and beyond what is necessary to make sure my clients are happy.  

Townhome Transactions
4
Single Family Home Transactions
17
Condo Transactions
5
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Timothy Singer
Coldwell Banker Residential Re
About Timothy

In my 20 years of experience as a Fort Lauderdale real estate professional, I have found that providing the very best service is about putting my clients first. This means keeping myself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs. This "client first" philosophy has always been my approach and it requires me to continually improve my skills and ways of doing business. I have been fortunate to build a team of six full-time agents to help me provide seamless attention to the details of your real estate transaction. We use the latest technologies enabling us to do everything we have always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. The size and professionalism of our team allows us t to extend the range of services we provide to our clients.

Townhome Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
4
Condo Transactions
2
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Georgia Salaverri
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate
About Georgia

Originally from Dallas, Texas, I moved 11 times before settling in Florida in 2000. Having lived in many different areas of the United States and in Hong Kong and Toronto, Canada, my experience relocating and buying and selling homes was one of the main reasons I became interested in real estate as a career. I have empathy for the challenges faced by both buyers and sellers. I work diligently to make their experience as stress-free as possible. Prior to real estate, I worked in the hospitality industry. I held sales and marketing positions with Le Meridien Hotels, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts of Asia and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. My involvement in marketing luxury hotels has helped guide my sales and marketing philosophies in real estate. Truly, I am “customer centric,” I make every effort to exceed your expectations. I welcome the opportunity to work with you on any of your real estate needs. Please let me know how I can best help you.

Single Family Home Transactions
5
Townhome Transactions
1
Condo Transactions
14
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Liz Caldwell
Premier Estate Properties
About Liz

Liz Caldwell is a real estate agent with Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell in Weston, Florida and has been in the real estate business for 19 years. Liz has completed transactions in several areas including Weston, Fort Lauderdale, Davie, Pembroke Pines, Plantation and Coral Springs. HomeLight ranks Liz as one of the top 1% of agents in Weston for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 1% of agents for single family homes. HomeLight has information on 229 of Liz's transactions since 2009, 51 of which were in the past two years. Liz typically represents the seller (61% of the time), but has also completed 90 buyer transactions during this period. Liz has transacted in Weston more than any other area helping to buy or sell 76 homes including a 6 bedroom, 7.0 bathroom single family home at 2760 Paddock Rd on May 01, 2009 which sold for $3,900,000 and a 7 bedroom, 6.5 bathroom single family home at 2548 Sanctuary Dr on December 30, 2010 which sold for $1,760,000.

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1
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Find your perfect real estate agent in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale

Why you need a top real estate agent in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale's top 3% of real estate agents save buyers 7.1% more on home purchases and help sellers make $48,493 more on their home sales when compared to the average agent. Top real estate agents in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale also work 689 transactions, which is 1.8x more than the average in the area.

Top Seller's Agents

What kind of results can you get with a top seller’s agent in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale? They sell 1.8x more properties, save their sellers $48,493 more, and move homes 1.4x faster than average agents.

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Top Buyer's Agents

When working the top 3% of Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale buyer's agents, you can save up to $103,356 on your home purchase--that's 1.4x more savings than the average agent.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
3.3 stars

Top real estate agents in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale agent who scores only 3.3 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

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"We believe we received the highest price for our home through her tireless efforts. We would highly recommend HomeLight in the future for anyone desiring to find a reputable real estate agent in their area."

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HomeLight Client

"I was delighted with the service that HomeLight provided to assist in my search for a good Realtor to act for me in the sale of my condo.. My condo sold in three days and was the easiest property transaction I have ever had. Thank you."

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Find top real estate agents in cities near Fort Lauderdale, FL

Hollywood

Active Agents5,531
Time on Market90
Avg. Sale Price$277,000

Oakland Park

Active Agents1,988
Time on Market71
Avg. Sale Price$237,100

Margate

Active Agents2,741
Time on Market79
Avg. Sale Price$215,000

Tamarac

Active Agents3,811
Time on Market79
Avg. Sale Price$195,000

Sunrise

Active Agents3,369
Time on Market75
Avg. Sale Price$235,000

Davie

Active Agents3,156
Time on Market77
Avg. Sale Price$336,000

Pompano Beach

Active Agents4,149
Time on Market90
Avg. Sale Price$227,500

Plantation

Active Agents4,952
Time on Market78
Avg. Sale Price$315,000

Lauderhill

Active Agents2,373
Time on Market87
Avg. Sale Price$110,000

Hallandale Beach

Active Agents2,243
Time on Market114
Avg. Sale Price$200,000

Coconut Creek

Active Agents2,512
Time on Market77
Avg. Sale Price$205,000

North Lauderdale

Active Agents1,472
Time on Market74
Avg. Sale Price$205,000

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