Find the Best Real Estate Agents in Malibu, CA

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Top Malibu Real Estate Agents

In Malibu, no matter what real estate needs you have, you’ll need one of the best real estate agents to get you the price you want. There are a total of 559 real estate agents active in Malibu, but the top real estate agents in the area are proven to get better outcomes for their clients.

According to real estate transaction data analysis, the top 5% of seller’s agents in Malibu, on average, sell homes for $466,441 more money than the average Malibu real estate agent. The top 5% of buyer’s agents generally save clients 0.62% more than the average real estate agent in Malibu.

Find your top agent  out of the 559 real estate agents active in Malibu. 
How We Find Top Agents in Malibu

U.S. News has partnered with HomeLight to use actual real estate sales data to compare the performance of real estate agents and Realtors® across the United States. For Malibu, we analyzed real estate data including, but not limited to: how many properties the real estate agents have worked with, how quickly they’ve sold or bought properties for their clients and how much money they’ve earned or saved their clients.

U.S. News’ Find an Agent tool identifies your individual needs, maps your needs to an advanced real estate database, and then connects you with the most qualified real estate agents for you in Malibu. Your top real estate agent and RealtorⓇ recommendations are unbiased: Agents can't pay for placement and your matches are based solely on how the agents handled properties like yours in the past. Agents are compared to all other agents in the area on key performance indicators like transaction volume, listings, days on market, sale price to list price ratio, property type expertise, and other relevant data points in their transaction histories. To learn more about HomeLight's real estate database and algorithm visit How We Identify Top Real Estate Agents.

Finding Your Top Agent
How HomeLight identifies your top agent:
  • Objective Agent Performance Data
  • Your Inputs and Individual Needs
  • Local Real Estate Market Conditions
HomeLight's Matching Engine incorporates 20+ quantitative and qualitative data points to identify the top-performing agents in your city for your specific criteria.
When you find Top Real Estate Agents in Malibu through U.S. News, we will email you up to three top real estate agents we've identified that meet your criteria, as well as call you to learn more about your real estate needs. We will share with you these real estate agents' past transactions, areas of expertise, and reviews from past clients. Then you can ultimately decide which real estate agent best suits your needs.
Top Agents
Name Recent Transactions Avg Price
Ren S.
24 $775,000 - $3,065,000
Simon M.
127 $347,500 - $1,175,000
Stephanie V.
Keller Williams
500+ $380,000 - $1,230,000
Jordan O.
168 $345,000 - $1,450,000
Oren M.
89 $524,000 - $2,325,000
Ron W.
176 $1,002,000 - $4,225,000
Jim S.
289 $399,000 - $725,000
Steven M.
Sotheby's Realty
29 $955,000 - $5,460,000
Stephen C.
102 $459,950 - $1,500,000
Monte H.
17 $533,483 - $2,017,981
Top Agents as of 17 Apr, 2019
Recent Transactions are the agent’s total number of transactions
across the past three years.
Top Agents
Ren S.
Recent transactions 24
Avg. price range $775,000 - $3,065,000
Simon M.
Recent transactions 127
Avg. price range $347,500 - $1,175,000
Stephanie V.
Keller Williams
Recent transactions 500+
Avg. price range $380,000 - $1,230,000
Jordan O.
Recent transactions 168
Avg. price range $345,000 - $1,450,000
Oren M.
Recent transactions 89
Avg. price range $524,000 - $2,325,000
Ron W.
Recent transactions 176
Avg. price range $1,002,000 - $4,225,000
Jim S.
Recent transactions 289
Avg. price range $399,000 - $725,000
Steven M.
Sotheby's Realty
Recent transactions 29
Avg. price range $955,000 - $5,460,000
Stephen C.
Recent transactions 102
Avg. price range $459,950 - $1,500,000
Monte H.
Recent transactions 17
Avg. price range $533,483 - $2,017,981
Top Agents as of 17 Apr, 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions
  • When should I hire a real estate agent in Malibu?

    It all depends on the current state of the Malibu real estate market, but we recommend speaking to a real estate agent as soon as you’re thinking of buying or selling a home in the area, which may be anywhere from three to nine months before you want to move.

  • How important is it to hire a top real estate agent in Malibu?

    Whether you’re buying or selling a home, the odds of getting the price you want are higher if you work with a top performing real estate agent. The top 5% of seller’s agents, on average, secure selling prices that are 0.41% more than the list price. The top 5% of buyer’s agents typically save their clients 0.62% more at closing than the average real estate agent.

  • What questions should I ask when interviewing Malibu real estate agents?

    It’s important to understand a potential real estate agent’s experience and expertise. Some essential questions to ask when interviewing real estate agents are:

    - How many homes have you sold/closed in the last 6 months?
    - Can you provide me with referrals?
    - What is your marketing and/or negotiation strategy?
    - Do you work with a team?
    - How many days, on average, do your listings take to sell?

    Any real estate agent that can’t answer one of these questions should raise a red flag.

  • What is the average real estate agent commission in Malibu?

    Individual real estate agent commissions may vary, but most real estate agents in Malibu work for 2.58% of the home price.

  • Do the recommended real estate agents work for U.S. News?

    No. The Malibu real estate agents in this list were selected based on objective performance data and are not affiliated with U.S. News.

Malibu's Real Estate Market Snapshot

In the past 12 months, the price of homes sold in Malibu ranged between $550,000 and $10,000,000. Last year, 222 homes were sold while median home prices decreased by 0.1%. Malibu properties typically sell for 91.18% of the list price. The average Malibu house stays on the market for 137 days.

Annual sales rate


Median Days on Market


Price Range

$550,000 - $10,000,000

Malibu, CA Residential Real Estate
Malibu has a population of 12,885 people in 19.83 square miles. There are 5,460 households in the city, 61% of which are families. If you move to Malibu, you can generally expect to commute to work between minutes.

City Area

19.8 Sq. miles

City Population








Homes Occupied


Age of Population