Top 10 Real Estate Agents in St. Petersburg, Florida

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Dennis Shirshikov

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December 30th, 2020

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In St. Petersburg, we looked through over 200 real estate agents and evaluated them across more than 30 criteria, to get you a list of the best real estate agents. Below you'll find the list, but if you’d like our concierge team to match you with an agent, start here.

10 Best St. Petersburg Real Estate Agents

Real Estate Agent
Best For
Best overall 
Best overall for buyers
Best overall for sellers
Best overall for investors
Selling properties quickly
Selling a home under $300K
Buying a home under $400K
Buying slightly above budget
Worry-free buying experience
Selling in Central St. Petersburg

Services offered by top real estate agents

Top real estate agents can help sellers price, advertise, market, show, negotiate. and ultimately sell their home. For buyers, they can help them find, negotiate, and close on a home more quickly than they could themselves.

Top real estate agents offer these services in addition to exceptional customer service and high quality, frequent communication. Top agents also offer the service consistently to their clients whether they are handling a $200,000 listing or a $2,000,000 one.

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Carter Clarke

Website

Best at negotiating for buyers

Locations

Downtown St. Petersburg

Languages

English

Editorial Review

STRENGTHS: Negotiating for mid-priced and luxury properties in downtown St. Petersburg

  • Most past transactions that Carter has been involved with are priced at $400,000 or higher.
  • Buyers he represents routinely save between 3% and 4% off the list price.
  • Reviews indicate Carter was personable, informative, and made the process of purchasing a home enjoyable.

CONCERNS: If you're interested in buying an entry-level home, Carter isn't the best agent as he rarely deals with properties priced below $400,000.

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Leah Herzwurm & Team

Website

Best at customer service

Locations

St. Petersburg and Clearwater

Languages

English

Editorial Review

STRENGTHS: Ensuring buyers of mid-priced homes have a stress-free transaction

  • Leah's team mostly represents buyers.
  • Past transactions involve properties priced between $200,000 and $400,000.
  • Past reviews describe Leah and other members of her team as hardworking, professional, patient, and responsive throughout their transaction.

CONCERNS: Leah and her team aren't the best choice if you're interested in purchasing a luxury property as few of their past transactions involve properties priced above $400,000.

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Monica Crawford & Team

Website

Best at marketing

Locations

Throughout St. Petersburg

Languages

English

Editorial Review

STRENGTHS: Marketing properties at all price levels throughout the St. Petersburg area

  • Monica and her team are skilled at marketing properties, both by making them look their best through beautiful photographs as well as by using social media to attract potential buyers.
  • Most of the homes sold by Monica and her team are priced between $200,000 and $300,000, but they've represented sellers with properties in all different price ranges.
  • Reviews describe Monica and other team members as very reliable and communicative and commend them for providing regular updates throughout the sales process.

CONCERNS: If selling quickly is your top goal, consider a different agent as most of the properties sold by Monica and her team are on the market for around 90 days, which is a little longer than average.

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Sarah Knudson Strobel

Website

Best for investing

Locations

St. Pete Beach, Tierra Verda, and West St. Petersburg

Languages

English

Editorial Review

STRENGTHS: Helping investors purchasing second homes

  • Sarah's past transactions generally involve properties priced at $500,000 or higher.
  • Reviewers indicate Sarah is skilled at helping them to find second homes, vacation homes, or investment properties.
  • Sarah routinely helps clients to save as much as 2% to 3% off list price.

CONCERNS: Buyers on a tight budget may prefer a different agent, as most of the properties Sarah has helped clients to buy are priced at $500,000 or above.

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Becky McConnell & Team

Website

Best at negotiating for sellers

Locations

Throughout St. Petersburg

Languages

English

Editorial Review

STRENGTHS: Selling properties quickly for above list price

  • Becky's team mostly works with properties priced between $300,000 and $500,000.
  • Properties her team lists routinely sell for between 3% and 5% above the list price.
  • Her team's listings are typically on the market for just over 30 days, which is shorter than average for the area.
  • Reviews describe Becky's team as enthusiastic and many past clients commented that she was able to sell their homes quickly for a fair price.

CONCERNS: If you want someone to help you buy a new home after selling your old one, consider a different agent. Becky has not represented any buyers within the past year.

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Spyro Lefkimiotis

Website

Best at marketing

Locations

St. Petersburg

Langugages

English, Greek

Editorial Review

STRENGTHS: Marketing mid-priced properties throughout St. Petersburg

  • Spyro's listings are designed to attract the maximum number of buyers, with attractive photographs and detailed descriptions on many properties.
  • Most properties that Spyro sells are on the market for around a month, although a few take longer to sell.
  • His past transactions primarily involve properties priced between $200,000 and $300,000.
  • Reviewers describe him as informative and responsive.

CONCERNS: If you want an expert at pricing properties correctly, Spyro isn't the agent for you as many of the properties he lists experience multiple price changes.

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Kyle Hickey

Website

Best at negotiating for buyers

Locations

Throughout St. Petersburg

Languages

English

Editorial Review

STRENGTHS: Helping buyers purchase mid-priced homes at a fair price

  • Kyle is a skilled negotiator with buyers he represents often able to purchase properties for between 2% and 3% below the list price.
  • Most homes Kyle has been involved with sell for between $300,000 and $400,000.
  • Past reviewers indicated he is knowledgeable and made the process of purchasing a home stress-free.

CONCERNS: Kyle probably isn't the best choice if you're interested in working with the same agent to sell your house as well as buy a new one. He mostly works with buyers and many of the properties he does list for sale end up selling for between 3% to 4% below the list price.

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Kym Coyle & Team

Website

Best at negotiating for buyers

Locations

East St. Petersburg

Languages

English

Editorial Review

STRENGTHS: Negotiating on behalf of buyers purchasing mid-priced properties in St. Petersburg

  • Buyers routinely save as much as 3% off list price when represented by Kym or members of her team.
  • You won't have to worry about her splitting her focus between your home search and her listings, as Kym and her team mostly represent buyers.
  • Reviews tout Kym's negotiating skills, as well as her honesty throughout the purchasing process.

CONCERNS: Kym and her team aren't the best option if you're looking for someone to help you sell your home as well as buy one, as they rarely sell properties, and their listings often lack engaging descriptions.

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Jenny Roche

Website

Best at customer service

Locations

Downtown St. Petersburg

Languages

English

Editorial Review

STRENGTHS: Jenny simplifies the purchase of mid-priced homes in downtown St. Petersburg.

  • Most of Jenny's past transactions involve properties priced between $300,000 and $400,000.
  • She has 15 years of experience.
  • Past reviews indicate Jenny is very knowledgeable and provides top-notch customer service, working around buyer schedules, and always willing to offer informative advice.

CONCERNS: If you're looking for the toughest negotiator, consider a different agent as most of Jenny's past clients pay around the list price for homes they purchase.

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Sue Barber

Website

Best at marketing

Locations

Central St. Petersburg and Greater Pinellas Point

Languages

English

Editorial Review

STRENGTHS: Marketing starter-homes in Central St. Petersburg and Pinellas Point

  • Most of Sue's past transactions involve properties priced between $100,000 and $200,000.
  • Sue's listings can help attract the maximum number of buyers as the photographs are excellent and they all feature engaging descriptions of the property.
  • Past clients have described Sue as efficient and professional, and many reviewers were impressed with her ability to sell even difficult properties.

CONCERNS:  Sue isn't the right choice for sellers of luxury homes as she rarely sells high priced properties.

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