Top Real Estate Agents in Houston

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Ben Mizes

Updated 

January 15th, 2021

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Top agents by specialty

Getting a good outcome on your home sale or purchase requires finding a great real estate agent. But with more than 6,299 active agents in Houston, TX, that can be easier said than done.

Our team spent 80 hours analyzing 2,000 data points to identify the top 45 local agents across a variety of categories. Use the menu below to view the best Houston agents for your situation.

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Top agents in Houston, TX for buyers

When selecting the best buyer's agents, we looked for:

  • Frequency with which they worked in the area recently, to understand familiarity
  • Consistent discounts off the list price when representing buyers
  • Positive reviews that indicated a willingness to give you the time and space to make a decision

Top Buyer's Agents
Phone Number
(713) 230-8620
(281) 843-9397
(713) 766-5452
(832) 769-3842
(832) 462-7382

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Top agents in Houston, TX for sellers

When selecting the best listing agents, we looked for:

  • Consistent professional photography and well-written listing descriptions
  • An ability to get top dollar for properties and low discounts accepted by sellers
  • Reviews that indicated their willingness to go the extra mile for transactions

Top Listing Agents
Phone Number
(281) 843-9397
(713) 230-8620
(281) 827-3051
(281) 769-8909
(832) 648-1826

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Top agents in Houston, TX for upsizing

When selecting an agent that can help with buying and selling we considered:

  • History of handling multiple transactions for a client
  • Record of negotiating good deals for buyers and sellers
  • Specialization in a particular area and price range

Top Agents for Upsizing
Phone Number
(713) 230-8620
(281) 843-9397
(713) 766-5507
(832) 271-7001
(281) 769-8909

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Top agents in Houston, TX for investing

When choosing the best agent to help you invest, we considered:

  • Experience working with other investors
  • Knowledge of the local market and any opportunities
  • Reviews that indicated the agent had many connections in the real estate industry

Top Agents for Investors
Phone Number
(713) 230-8620
(832) 648-1826
(832) 664-7967
(281) 843-9397
(832) 462-7382

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Most experienced real estate agents in Houston

Choose an experienced agent if you:

  • Expect a complex transaction
  • Need to buy or sell multiple properties
  • Want access to references (like contractors)

Most Experienced
Years of Experience
Phone Number
41
(713) 702-6334
35
(281) 730-8856
24
(713) 766-4892
24
(713) 766-5507
23
(832) 789-1275

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Most active real estate agents in Houston

Choose an active agent if you:

  • Need help pricing a property
  • Want to sell or buy on a tight schedule
  • Don’t need too many questions answered

Most Active
Recent Sales
Phone Number
358
(936) 229-4872
350
(832) 664-7967
280
(713) 230-8620
182
(713) 636-5531
177
(281) 306-2265

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Highest rated real estate agents in Houston

Pick a highly reviewed agent in your area if you:

  • Worry about going through the real estate process
  • Want to receive exceptional personal service
  • Are buying or selling a home for the first time

Highest Rated
Number of Reviews
Phone Number
90
(832) 307-0462
69
(832) 430-2821
127
(832) 462-7606
58
(281) 767-2951
37
(713) 503-8110

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Agents in Houston with the highest transaction volume

Your best choice is an agent with the most sales if you:

  • Have a very unique property
  • Want a large track record to evaluate their performance
  • Need advice on the local market

Most Transactions
Number of Transactions
Phone Number
2,078
(713) 230-8620
1,919
(281) 843-9397
1,017
(832) 771-4663
846
(832) 772-5626
774
(832) 527-4989

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Top multilingual real estate agents in Houston

Each of the agents or teams listed below offer services in multiple languages. We recommend asking to speak to someone in your native language and discussing your individual needs before making a selection.

Top Agent
Languages
Phone Number
English, French, Mandarin, Russian, Cantonese, Arabic, Vietnamese, Korean
(713) 230-8620
English, Spanish, Vietnamese
(281) 213-0274
English, Vietnamese
(832) 957-0761
English, Spanish
(713) 609-1468
English, Spanish
(281) 524-3021

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Houston market trends in Jan 2021

Median home value
$227,154
Homes on market
30,591
Median listing price
$346,965
Days to pending
15
Median sale price
$264,078
Based on Zillow data (January 2021)

In Houston, TX, the median home value is $227,154. However, the median listing price for Houston homes is $346,965, and the median sale price is $264,078. On average, Houston, stay on the market for 15 days.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average real estate agent commission in Houston?

Nationwide
Texas
Clever
5.5%
5.5%
4.0%
Based on Clever data (January 2021)

That’s right, if you’re selling in Texas, you’re paying about the same in commission as the national average. 

» LEARN: Average Commission Rates in Texas

Why is it important to work with a top real estate agent?

Key benefits of selling with a top agent
Key benefits of buying with a top agent
Faster sale
Local market expertise
Best possible price
Best possible deal
Access to vetted contractors and service providers
Automatic MLS alerts and early scoop on up-and-coming listings
Less stress and time investment throughout the process
Comfortably navigate the complex home-buying process

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Methodology

Agents Considered
Sales Analyzed
Factors Considered
Hours Invested
240
2,000
10
80

The best real estate agents have a few things in common. They are all experienced, receive frequent positive reviews, get their clients consistent results, and usually specialize in an area, price point, or type of client.

The factors we consider when evaluating top agents include:

  • Experience: The number of years an agent has worked and the number of transactions they’ve completed in that time
  • Reviews: How consistently and frequently the agent receives positive reviews
  • Results: How frequently an agent’s skill set benefits their clients
  • Specialization: The degree to which an agent works within a specific price range, area, or with buyers, sellers, or investors