There are a more than 33,000 agents to choose from in the state of Michigan. Most of these agents work in the major metro areas of Detroit, Ann Arbor, and Grand Rapids. However, choosing the right agent can take significant time and effort. That’s why we’ve selected and reviewed the top Michigan agents for you.
Top real estate agents in Michigan by city
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Our team researches hundreds of agents and analyses their transactions to select the best ones. Our mission is to present agents that can meet the individual needs of our readers. That’s why we share both the strengths and weaknesses of each agent.
Whether you're looking for an agent to buy your first home or a luxury agent experienced with multimillion-dollar real estate, we've got you covered.
"After not getting any traction trying FSBO, Clever Real Estate was able to provide referals for 2 local highly credentaled agents to list our house. We were able to get our house sold for full asking price which was able to net more than our FSBO option could have provided!"
The perfect Michigan real estate agent for you
The agents we select for our list represent the top 0.1% to 0.5% of their area. Put another way, for every 1,000 agents in a city, just 1 to 5 meet our strict criteria.
We don’t just compare them to the average agent either, that would be like comparing the Detroit Pistons to a high school team. Instead, we compare them to each other, ensuring that only the very best make our list.
A little about Michigan
Michigan has 9,986,857 residents and the population of the state is growing by 0.0% each year. This puts some natural pressure on home prices.
According to our market conditions team, Michigan is currently a cool market, which is good news if you’re a buyer.
"The experience with Clever was the best. Several agents reached out to us via Clever, and we chose Tori. She knew the market and got our house sold in 17 hours! She kept us informed every step of the way. I highly recommend Clever if you want to sell your home!"
— Eric & Katie Buder
What is a home in Michigan worth?
As of February 2021, the average home value in Michigan is $196,088, which is a 10.6% increase over the last year.
The exact price of your home, however, will depend on its size, condition, and how it stacks up to comparable properties. Here's the tiered breakdown of home values in Michigan:
- Top 30% of homes: $336,898
- Average home: $196,088
- Bottom 30% of homes: $101,369
State of the Michigan Real Estate Market
The Michigan Market
Number of Active Listings
Time on Market
Average Listing Price
Price per Square Foot
Percentage of Homes that Increase Price
Percentage of Homes that Decrease Price
Based on Realtor.com data (February 2021)
In Michigan, an average of 11,916 homes are available for sale each month. Of those, 9,526 are sold.
So buyers have plenty of options, but if you’re selling, you'll need to find a way to make your home stand out from all that competition.
In either case, a top agent in Michigan can help you put your best foot forward and help you negotiate the best possible deal.
Is it a good time to invest in Michigan real estate?
With an average rent of $972 and 28% of the population being renters, that leaves some room for investors to make money on Michigan rental properties.
"I'm glad to have come across your site when searching for agents. You gave me 2 great agents to work with and the one we selected we would totally use again. He was awesome. We loved being able to save money on our agent fees!"
— Laura Mathews
Michigan real estate resources
To help you make the best possible decision we’ve compiled some resources that will help you make the most of your real estate experience in Michigan.