The Seattle Metropolitan area and surrounding community is home to many unique, lively, and interesting neighborhoods within a thriving housing market. With so many great options and brilliant properties to choose from, you need a top-notch real estate agent to give you the guidance necessary to make the best choice.
When it comes time to choose an agent to represent your interests as a home buyer or seller, a sterling reputation for trustworthiness and great results are not negotiable. Knowledge of local markets, reliability, and experience are all key qualifications that you should look for.
Doing your due diligence in vetting your potential real estate agents, is not something to take shortcuts on- however, to help you out in this endeavor, we’ve compiled a short list of the areas finest agents. These top Seattle real estate agents have the background, the talent, and the integrity you’re looking for. Keep in mind, we’re not picking favorites out of these fine agents. Picking the one that’s right for your needs, is up to you.
Leighsa Balland & Patrick Crowthers specialize in serving home buyers, managing listings, consulting, and relocation. With an enormous amount of experience and integrity between these two dynamic partners, you can be sure to find what you’re looking for when you’re interested in buying a home.
“Great experience working with this team. Great people, very responsive and professional. I highly recommend them for any real estate needs.” -J. Benton
“I can’t say enough about working with this very professional and friendly team. They are highly knowledgeable and go above and beyond for clients. They helped us find our dream home and advised us on how to put together our best and most competitive offer to help us win the house – not easy to do in this crazy market!” -Kelsey Heyer
A highly experienced and knowledgeable agent working in the Seattle area, Julie Finstad has been managing deals for buying clients for just over 34 years. She specializes in working with buyers, negotiating for listings, consulting, and relocation. When you’re looking for the consummate professional in local markets, Finstad is the agent for you.
“Julie covers the spectrum of expertise in the real estate business as well as being an expert on the personal side of the process of buying or selling your home. Her name is synonymous with professionalism. We’re happy to continue our relationship with her.” -Lara McDonald
“Julie helped me to both buy and sell a home. When I was looking to buy, she had great advice that helped me get into a house that best suited me. It's invaluable to find a real estate who will tell you what you need to hear, not just what you want to hear.” -Brook W.
Having lived in Seattle for over 26 years, Dierdre specializes in working with home buyers, relocation, listing publication, property management, and interior design. She has worked hard over the years to develop an encyclopedic knowledge not only of the local real estate market but of the city itself during her 17 years as an active agent. She is one of the area’s leading sellers with 26 home sales in the last 12 months!
“Deirdre helped us to sell our 1900s farmhouse and get into a wonderful craftsman in Ravenna. Our house sold much more quickly than we expected and we were in a big hurry to find something new.” -Darcy Dixon
“I recommend Deirdre Doyle of Doyle and Hinckley Capitol Hill Windermere very highly. She was very professional and gracefully handled our new home purchase and we could not have been happier. Deirdre's a terrific listener, a very sharp businesswoman, and on top of that – she always answered her phone!” -C. Bodie
Leading an enormous team of highly capable real estate agents at RPA, Gordon has nearly thirty years of experience as a real estate professional. He specializes in working with buyers, listing publications, property management, and consulting. Working with a team of more than 70 professionally licensed agents, Gordon has access to enormous recourses to draw on as he serves his clients.
“Devon is just amazing! From our first phone conversation, she was ready to show us potential properties. She answered all of my emails and phone calls quickly and was always eager to help. We couldn't have done it without her help and expertise.” -Jasmine Del Rio
“An outstanding realtor! We were interested in selling our home to a developer, as the lot was zoned for multi-unit development. Jennifer reached out to a number of different developers for us and got several attractive bids for our property.” -DJ