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Rancho Santa Margarita Real Estate Agents

Browse these real estate agents with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Rancho Santa Margarita.

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  • 15 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Paula S.
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Andrew Grunewald was very professional, yet personable and pleasant to do business with. His honest work ethic was very appreciated. I would highly recommend Andrew to anyone needing a real estate appraisor or agent.

  • 15 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
David S.
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Great job, trust worthy. Helped me close my deal.

  • 49 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Hannah T.
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Charming, yet straight to the point. He knows the Inland Empire like no one else! He helped me find an amazing investment property in Highland that had huge income potential. I was new to investing in real estate, but he guided me through every single step. He was able to market the property and rent it quickly with quality tenants, and has become my go to for real estate advice.

Realty ONE Group
4.6
from 9 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Steve W.
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So very thankful Sara stopped by the house to see if we were interested in selling. She was very professional from the start and we felt like she addressed everything in a prompt manner. Selling the home I grew up in was a difficult process but she was there to provide support every step of he way. Living out of state brought some challenges but she stepped in as needed. If you are thinking of buying or selling, she’s your agent!

Three Lagoons Realty
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Thaddeus K.
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Megan over at Three Lagoons Realty is a rock star. I shopped around for different Real Estate agencies and when I finally met with Megan it was an easy decision. Her knowledge about the market and overall attention to detail was amazing. If you are looking to buy or sell a home go with Three Lagoons Realty and you will never regret your decision. 5 STARS across the board. I will definitely use Megan for the sale and purchase of my next home.

  • 9 years in business
Denise W.
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I am so impressed with the property management connection, especially The president Justin Schaller. He manages my ocean front condo and has placed the best tenant and handles everything for me so I can focus on my life and not worry about my property! He is very thorough and professional, he goes above and beyond to do the job right. He covers everything from A to Z and I will be entrusting my property to his care for years to come. And when I’m ready to sell, I will definitely use Justin as my real estate agent. He makes everything efficient and stress free. He is also very kind and easy to work with. I highly recommend him for all real estate needs! Thank you Justin!

  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Maria O.
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I have lived in a TLC real estate property now for over a year. I feel comfortable and appreciate the privacy yet the responsiveness when I need something urgently.

DeJuan "DJ" Swanson
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Chelsea G.
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One of the best agents I have ever worked with!!! DJ helped me get in touch with the perfect lender to assist my mom with refinancing her home. My mother seen a major increase in her mortgage payment and screamed for help. DJ provided us with some of the best Direct Lenders in the real estates business and we were able to get my mothers mortgage payment down from $2,300 to $1,400!!! In addition to that, my brother moved from the state of Florida to California and wanted to buy a condo! He found my brother a condo I a matter of 6 days. And then....AND THEN..we closed in 15 days! I cant thank him enough for all he has done for me and my family! DJ and his Vantage Realty Team went above and beyond and will always be my realtor...PERIOD!!!

  • 32 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Linda R.
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Keystone Realty, Rob/Don have been professional and helpful in handling any real estate issues we have had in the past.

  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Zac C.
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The Moeller Team are the best real estate agents in Orange County. I have worked with them on multiple occasions and they have done nothing but exceed my expectations. If you are interested in buying or selling real estate I highly suggest you contact the Moeller Team immediately!

The Hanover Group
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Aaron C.
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If you need anything related to Real Estate. Selling. Buying. Inquiries. Window Shopping. Whatever you want, when it comes to Real Estate, The Hanover Group is there. I loved working with Vianey when I bought my house. She was patient and understanding of my naivete. I loved working Raoul when I sold my house. Not only did it sell quickly, but way over the asking price. If you are in SoCal and need anything to do with real estate, The Hanover Group should be your first call. Even though I am out of state, if I ever return to SoCal, The Hanover Group will be my first call to find me a residence.

Your Next Home, Inc.
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Melodie Y.
    Verified review

    My husband and I worked with Bill and Kami Ketchum. They were really wonderful. They were always there to fulfill our needs. They were extremely knowledgeable about Real Estate and we would highly recommend them!

    Tncr Management
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 14 years in business
    Thanh Lu
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    Samuel and his staff at TNCR are fantastic! They're professional, diligent, and always available to address concerns. Samuel knows the real estate and rental market in LA. I highly recommend him if you need a property manager.

    Lacey Khiev Real Estate
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 2 years in business
    Blanca S.
    Verified review

    Lacey is awesome, very knowledgeable! she dedicates her time to you like you are her only client, she listens, never rushes you, and she is always there for you for the entire process of your purchase/sell and even after. You would love working with her!

    • 23 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Patrick W.
    Verified review

    Rick operates with a level of integrity matched by very few. I've been doing business with Rick for over a year and have been pleased with his performance and the results he delivers. Without a doubt, Rick is one of the most consistent and thorough real estate professionals out there.

    About

    Our genuine concern for our clients is probably our biggest stand-out feature. We will never give up on a client, and we will never do anything but what is right for them. Over the years, we've watched so many Realtors that give up so easily when things get a little tough on a deal. Whether it takes two days or two years, we are with our clients until the end goal is reached. And we also stay around after our deals are done. We keep in touch, and we're there to help them when questions come up in the future. We care for our clients and we work hard to always show it.

    About

    With today's technology it is very easy for Realtors to lose that personal touch that is so crucial in a Real Estate transaction. One of the biggest reasons we became Realtors and why we stay in this business is because of the great relationships we've cultivated. When you SELL or BUY your house with our team, you'll experience the perfect combination of that personal touch complemented by the convenience of today's technology. You'll still be dealing with REAL PEOPLE that you can reach easily by phone, text, or web.

    • 9 years in business
    About

    Whether you are a first-time home buyer, a seasoned investor or looking to relocate, Taylor is committed to your interests and guiding you through your transaction. As a Certified Negotiation Expert (RENE), she is dedicated to reaching your goals and is prepared to skillfully negotiate on your behalf so you can get the results you want at the closing table.

    • 13 years in business
    About

    At 3 Leaf Realty, we specialize in providing complete real estate services to both buyers and sellers throughout the South Bay real estate market. Learn more about our commitment to you, our client, and the tremendous value we provide to each and every customer we service.

    About

    Whether you are a buyer or seller, the estate sales industry in Los Angeles can be particularly difficult to navigate. That is why so many trust Hughes. Unlike competing companies and individuals which mostly popped up during the recession, we are family owned, operated and have been the leading authority in estates sales for over 35 years. Our firm prides itself on providing a complete range of estate services across Southern California and occasionally other parts of the country, all from the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, which we still call home today.

    • 4 years in business
    About

    I am passionate about finding solutions and providing an individualized approach to help you buy or sell your home. I look forward to working with you soon.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What does a real estate agent do?

    Real estate agents help their clients buy, sell, and rent commercial and residential properties. There are also real estate agents that sell industrial and agricultural real estate, but the majority sell residential properties. To become a real estate agent, you must be at least 18 years old, successfully complete real estate courses, and pass a real estate exam. Be sure to check for any required licensing, too. Often real estate agents will earn 5 percent to 6 percent of the total home sale price for their work in representing their client. Typically this commission is split equally between the buyer’s agent and the seller’s agent. Here is an overview of what a real estate agent does, according to the United States Department of Labor:

    • Represent clients who are looking to buy, sell and rent properties.
    • Stay knowledgeable about regional real estate prices, mortgages, market conditions and related information, and advise clients accordingly.  
    • Determine competitive market prices by comparing properties.
    • Create and publicize lists of properties for sale, including details such as location and features.
    • Market properties through advertisements, open houses and listing services.
    • Show prospective buyers or renters properties.
    • Present purchase offers to sellers for consideration.
    • Mediate negotiations between buyer and seller.
    • Ensure that all terms of purchase contracts are met.
    • Prepare documents, such as loyalty contracts, purchase agreements and deeds.

    What should you look for in a real estate agent?

    When you’re hiring a real estate agent you want to find a qualified pro who can negotiate the best deal for your home — whether you’re buying or selling. Reading reviews will help you weed out obvious bad operators; you want to work with someone who treats their clients with fairness and respect. That said, you also want someone who can play hardball and maximize your real estate deal. Ask for references from recent clients, and be sure to call them.

    Experts encourage you to interview more than one prospective real estate agent before hiring. A home sale or home purchase is a big deal — sometimes the biggest deal in a person’s life — and you want to find an agent who will work hard for you. In today’s market, having a real estate agent who is social media savvy and has an attractive online presence is critical. Ask the agent how they plan to market your house. Review their listings, and ask yourself if they have professional photos with homes that are professionally staged. If the answer is no, they might not have the marketing savvy you’re looking for. Ask what price they would list your house at and why. Pay attention to how they communicate with you during your initial interviewing phase. Are they too busy to respond for several days? Are they clear and helpful? This information is a clue to how they’ll engage during the entire process.

    What's the difference between a real estate broker and an agent?

    Real estate agents and real estate brokers both help clients buy, sell, and rent residential and commercial properties. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, real estate brokers are licensed to manage their own real estate businesses. Real estate agents cannot have their own real estate office and must work under a broker. Real estate brokers often have real estate firms and employ real estate agents. Those real estate agents may be employees of the firm, or they may work on contract and earn part of any commission they bring into the firm.

    If you are a homeowner ready to sell or a buyer in the market for a new home, either a real estate broker or a real estate agent can help you achieve your goal. What is more important than their title is their track record and client success stories. When interviewing real estate agents or brokers to help you buy or sell a home, ask about their recent sales history as compared with the original listing prices. If you’re selling a home, ask how they would market your home and what price they would list it at. Whether you hire an agent or broker, you want a professional who will have your best interests at heart.

    What do real estate agents charge?

    Real estate agents typically don’t charge a set rate to their clients, but rather earn a commission on the price of the final home sale. In traditional real estate, there is a buyer’s agent and a seller’s agent. The two agents receive 5 percent to 6 percent of the final home sale price and split it evenly, meaning they each earn roughly 2.5 percent to 3 percent of the total home sale. If you are a home seller, you may have fees associated with the sale that are above and beyond the commission the agents earn. The real estate agent may have you pay marketing fees, MLS fees, early cancellation fees, or more. Always ask pricing details before signing a contract so you clearly understand your financial obligations. Here are some of the average (and common) costs that can arise when selling a home:

    • Home inspection: $200-$350 or more, depending on region.
    • Home appraisal: $250-$400 or more, depending on region.
    • Professional real estate photography: $275-$550 or more, depending on photographer, square footage of house, and special requests like sunset shots.
    • Closing costs: Often split between the seller and buyer. An average range for the buyer to pay is between 3 percent and 4 percent, with the seller paying a lower fee at 1 percent to 3 percent of the home’s price.

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    Need Real Estate Appraiser

    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    • Appraisal reason
      General assessment
    • Property type
      Home / Condo
    • Owner or agent
      I am the home owner
    • Total property square footage
      1000-1999
    • Year property built
      1981- 2000
    • Details
      We want to put a property up for sale and would like to know the appraised value first.
    • $270
      Average price
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