Top Real Estate Agents in Minnesota

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By Jessica Johansen Updated April 15, 2024


There are a more than 21,000 agents to choose from in the state of Minnesota. Most of these agents work in the major metro areas of Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Rochester. However, choosing the right agent can take significant time and effort. That’s why we’ve selected and reviewed the top Minnesota agents for you.

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Top real estate agents in Minnesota by city

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.

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The perfect Minnesota 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 Vikings to a high school team. Instead, we compare them to each other, ensuring that only the very best make our list.

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Don’t see an agent who is right for your situation? Speak with our Concierge Team to get hand-picked agent matches for you. Our service is free with no obligation.

A little about Minnesota

Minnesota has 5,639,632 residents and the population of the state is growing by 0.6% each year. This puts some natural pressure on home prices.

According to our market conditions team, Minnesota is currently a warm market, which is good news if you’re a seller.

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What is a home in Minnesota worth?

As of February 2021, the average home value in Minnesota is $285,690, which is a 8.5% 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 Minnesota:

  • Top 30% of homes: $430,541
  • Average home: $285,690
  • Bottom 30% of homes: $180,449

State of the Minnesota Real Estate Market

In Minnesota, an average of 7,668 homes are available for sale each month. Of those, 8,099 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 Minnesota can help you put your best foot forward and help you negotiate the best possible deal.

Is it a good time to invest in Minnesota real estate?

With an average rent of $1,018 and 28% of the population being renters, that leaves some room for investors to make money on Minnesota rental properties.

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Minnesota 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 Minnesota.

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