Top Real Estate Agents in Virginia

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By Jessica Johansen Updated April 15, 2024


There are a more than 34,000 agents to choose from in the state of Virginia. Most of these agents work in the major metro areas of Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, and Richmond. However, choosing the right agent can take significant time and effort. That’s why we’ve selected and reviewed the top Virginia agents for you.

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Top real estate agents in Virginia 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 Virginia 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 an Olympic team 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 Virginia

Virginia has 8,535,519 residents and the population of the state is growing by 0.4% each year. This puts some natural pressure on home prices.

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

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What is a home in Virginia worth?

As of February 2021, the average home value in Virginia is $311,877, which is a 8.3% 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 Virginia:

  • Top 30% of homes: $584,105
  • Average home: $311,877
  • Bottom 30% of homes: $174,968

State of the Virginia Real Estate Market

In Virginia, an average of 5,078 homes are available for sale each month. Of those, 12,836 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 Virginia can help you put your best foot forward and help you negotiate the best possible deal.

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

With an average rent of $1,315 and 34% of the population being renters, that leaves plenty of room for investors to make money on Virginia rental properties.

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Virginia 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 Virginia.

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