There are a more than 34,000 agents to choose from in the state of Ohio. Most of these agents work in the major metro areas of Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati. However, choosing the right agent can take significant time and effort. That’s why we’ve selected and reviewed the top Ohio agents for you.
Top real estate agents in Ohio 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.
"Clever put us in touch with a fantastic agent. He and his team did an amazing job all around. Selling our house was a breeze."
The perfect Ohio 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 Cleveland Cavaliers to a high school team. Instead, we compare them to each other, ensuring that only the very best make our list.
A little about Ohio
Ohio has 11,689,100 residents and the population of the state is growing by 0.1% each year. This puts some natural pressure on home prices.
According to our market conditions team, Ohio is currently a hot market, which is good news if you’re a seller.
"Great service. Sold my house in about 60 days. Saved a good amount of money listing with them."
What is a home in Ohio worth?
As of February 2021, the average home value in Ohio is $170,492, which is a 11.0% 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 Ohio:
- Top 30% of homes: $297,411
- Average home: $170,492
- Bottom 30% of homes: $93,385
State of the Ohio Real Estate Market
The Ohio 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 Ohio, an average of 10,179 homes are available for sale each month. Of those, 17,193 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 Ohio can help you put your best foot forward and help you negotiate the best possible deal.
Is it a good time to invest in Ohio real estate?
With an average rent of $875 and 34% of the population being renters, that leaves plenty of room for investors to make money on Ohio rental properties.
"A really good experience, as good as selling a home can be, especially when we live 1600 miles away. We had an amazing agent, she was the absolute best! We could not have done anywhere nearly as well on our own."
— Penny and Clyde Byers
Ohio 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 Ohio.