America’s Best Real Estate Professionals List is Now LIVE!

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REAL Trends, Inc., the Trusted Source in residential brokerage, released today the 2018 REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Professionals list. The list, now in its sixth year, ranks the most productive agents by state and metropolitan area based on closed transaction sides and closed volume. Agents and brokers selected for the 2018 REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents list will receive custom marketing collateral and discounts on ad campaigns from Adwerx to help them grow their business.

“With today’s release of the 2018 America’s Best Real Estate Professionals list, an elite group of real estate agents across the country are receiving well-deserved recognition. These sales associates have built enormously successful small businesses in an extremely competitive field,” said Steve Murray, president of REAL Trends.

Over 13,800 real estate sales associates from every state are featured. To be included in the ranking, agents must have closed at least 50 transactions or $20 million in closed sales volume in 2017. Teams must have closed 75 transaction sides or $30 million in closed sales volume in 2017 to be included. All production numbers are independently verified by a third-party to ensure accuracy and report integrity.

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The individuals ranked in America’s Best Real Estate Agents had an average of 73.88 transaction sides and an average sales volume of almost $38 million. “The average residential real estate agent in the United States closed 8.0 transactions in 2017 and had less than $1.3 million in sales,” said Murray. Teams ranked in America’s Best Real Estate Agents had an average of 147.4 sides and an average sales volume a little over $62 million. This ensures that only the best of the best are included on the prestigious list.

Here’s a breakdown of the states that had the most sales associates qualify for America’s Best Real Estate Professionals:

California

  • Number of Agents on America’s Best: 1376
  • Number of Teams on America’s Best: 725
  • Individual by Sides: Brian Hicks, Brian Hicks Real Estate Group, Bakersfield, Calif.
  • Individual by Volume: Chris Cortazzo, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage – Greater Los Angeles, Malibu, Calif.
  • Top Team by Sides: Kevin Blain Team, Keller Williams Realty, Tulare, Calif.
  • Top Team by Volume: Halton Pardee + Partners, Halton Pardee + Partners, Los Angeles, Calif.

Florida

  • Number of Agents on America’s Best: 464
  • Number of Teams on America’s Best: 346
  • Individual by Sides: Phil Rotondo, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate – Florida, Melbourne, Fla 
  • Individual by Volume: Christian Angle, Christian Angle Real Estate, Palm Beach, Fla.
  • Top Team by Sides: Robert Slack Fine Homes, Robert Slack Fine Homes, LLC., Ocala, Fla.
  • Top Team by Volume: The Jills, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate – Florida, Miami Beach, Fla.

 Illinois

  • Number of Agents on America’s Best: 296
  • Number of Teams on America’s Best: 235
  • Individual by Sides: Mary Wallace, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage – Chicago, Oak Lawn, Ill.
  • Individual by Volume:  Dawn McKenna, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage – Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
  • Top Team by Sides:  John Murray, Key Realty, Rockford, Ill.
  • Top Team by Volume:  The Lowe Group , Compass, Chicago, Ill.

New York

  • Number of Agents on America’s Best: 576
  • Number of Teams on America’s Best: 265
  • Individual by Sides: Larry Magguilli, Hunt Real Estate ERA, Rochester, New York
  • Individual by Volume: Alexa Lambert, Stribling & Associates, New York, New York
  • Top Team by Sides: The Serhant Team, Nest Seekers International, New York, New York
  • Top Team by Volume: The Serhant Team, Nest Seekers International, New York, New York

Texas

  • Number of Agents on America’s Best: 357
  • Number of Teams on America’s Best: 406
  • Individuals by Sides: Ben Caballero, HomesUSA.com, Inc., Addison, Texas
  • Individuals by Volume: Ben Caballero, HomesUSA.com, Inc., Addison, Texas
  • Top Team by Sides: The Loken Group, Inc., Keller Williams Realty, Houston, Texas
  • Top Team by Volume: The Loken Group, Inc., Keller Williams Realty, Houston, Texas

Go to www.AmericasBestRE.com to see the 2018 REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Professionals list. The 2018 REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Professionals list is sponsored by Adwerx, one of the fastest growing companies in real estate technology.

METHODOLOGY

REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Professionals honors America’s finest real estate agents and their companies and is compiled and analyzed by REAL Trends.

The rankings are compiled based on surveys from virtually every national branded network, many state and local associations of Realtors®, multiple listing services, all applicants from past years’ rankings, and the 1,752 largest brokerage firms in the United States. Verification from an independent source is required for all submissions. Also, REAL Trends senior staff reviews every submission for completeness and accuracy.

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