This Page Was Last Updated: May 20, 2022

Top Real Estate Agents in Vancouver.

WOWA.ca rates agents based on their transactions, experience, and customer reviews to find you the top real estate agents in Vancouver.

Vancouver's Top Agents

Naru M.
TEAM 3000 RLTY LTD
7 Years of Experience
James W.
(12)
eXp Realty
10 Years of Experience
Casey A.
(52)
RE/MAX Crest Realty
9 Years of Experience
Frank Y.
(38)
RE/MAX Crest
8 Years of Experience
Anders F.
(20)
Coldwell Banker Prestige Realty
6 Years of Experience
Axel Z.
(6)
Maxit Realty
8 Years of Experience
Grant G.
Royal LePage Sussex
35 Years of Experience
Kris K.
(23)
West Coast Realty
12 Years of Experience
Han L.
Royalty Group Realty Inc
12 Years of Experience
Jonny D.
(7)
Re/Max Crest
3 Years of Experience
Connor J.
faithwilson | Christie's International Real Estate
5 Years of Experience
Raif W.
(6)
Royal LePage Sussex
11 Years of Experience

Vancouver Commission Structure

Real estate commissions are the fees that home sellers pay to the seller and buyer real estate agents for their services. In Vancouver, the total commission rate is structured as 7% for the first $100,000 of a home’s sale price and 2.5% on the remaining balance. Seller agents usually get half or 50% of this total commission with buyer agents getting the other half. To calculate your real estate commission for Vancouver, see our calculator below. For other cities in B.C., please visit our BC real estate commission calculator page for more information.

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You will pay around...
$25,72526k
7%
on first $100k
2.5%
on remainder
Buying Agent Commission
$11,26311k
Selling Agent Commission
$13,23813k
5% GST
$1,2251.23k












The seller of the property will pay for both buying and selling agents' commission. For example, if the seller agent commission is 2.5% and the buyer agent commission is 2.5%, you will pay a total commission of 5%.

Criteria of Top Real Estate Agents in Vancouver

There are a few critical criteria for a top Vancouver real estate agent.

  1. Experience: They need to have a proven track record in the industry.
  2. Knowledge: They need to know the market inside out and be up-to-date on all the latest trends.
  3. Networking: They must have a vast network of contacts, including other agents, developers, and industry experts.
  4. Passion: They need to believe in what they do and be driven to succeed.

You've found a top real estate agent in Vancouver if you can tick all of these boxes.

Nova Scotia Homebuying

Experience

As with most things in life, experience is key to becoming a successful real estate agent. Look for agents with many transactions. They will have a deeper understanding of local markets and the BC homebuying process. They likely have learned from mistakes and generally are better at negotiating and problem-solving. It's important to remember that a good salesperson isn't enough. You need an agent with in-depth knowledge of the Vancouver real estate market.

Knowledge

An excellent real estate agent needs to know the ins and outs of the Vancouver market. They should be up-to-date on all the latest trends and have a deep understanding of the city's various neighbourhoods. They should also be familiar with the local zoning regulations and have a good grasp of the city's development process. In addition, a good agent will have a network of contacts that they can tap into for market information and advice.

Networking

A successful real estate agent needs to have a vast network of contacts, including other agents, developers, and industry experts. This will give you access to insider information and market intelligence that you wouldn't otherwise have. It's also essential for networking purposes – the more people you know, the more likely you are to get referrals and repeat business.

Passion

Last but not least, you need an agent to be passionate about their work. Real estate is a challenging industry, and only the most dynamic and dedicated agents make it to the top.

Vancouver Real Estate News

Market Report Summary for May 2022
Updated June 17th, 2022
  • The benchmark price of homes in Metro Vancouver was $1,261,100 in May 2022, which is a 15% annual increase and a slight 0.3% decrease month-over-month.
  • It’s the first time that Vancouver’s housing market has seen a decline in its monthly benchmark price in almost two years.

About Vancouver Real Estate

The real estate industry in Vancouver has been booming over the past few years, with the number of agents and transactions reaching all-time highs. As of May 2022, the Vancouver housing market has seen 13 consecutive months of housing price increases.

According to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV), there are currently over 13,000 licensed real estate agents in the city, up from around 3,000 just a decade ago. Additionally, REBGV reports over 32,000 homes transferred ownership in the region for 2020. The strong demand for Vancouver real estate is driven by several factors, including population growth, low interest rates, and foreign investment.

Population

Vancouver's population growth has been steady for the past few years, with over 280,000 new residents moving to the city between 2011 and 2021. As more people move to Vancouver, they need places to live, which is driving up the demand for rental and ownership housing.

Interest Rates

Low interest rates in Vancouver have also made it cheaper to borrow money for a home purchase, helping fuel demand. With lower interest rates, more people qualify for mortgages and can buy homes. Additionally, previously qualified home buyers can borrow more money and buy more expensive homes. However, rising interest rates may affect homebuyer demand in Vancouver and across the country.

Foriegn Home Buying

Foreign investment is another factor that's been driving up prices in Vancouver. According to a recent report from Statistics Canada, foreigners owned 4.3% of all homes in Vancouver in 2019. In 2018, BC introduced a non-resident speculation tax to deter foreign buyers. However, as prices continued to rise, the 2022 budget announcement proposed to ban foreign buyers from Canada altogether.

Vancouver Real Estate Tools for Buyers and Sellers

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