Minneapolis is situated on the Mississippi River and has the distinction of being the largest city in Minnesota and a major hub between Seattle and Chicago. The area is a significant business center with Fortune 500 companies, a wide variety of manufacturing plants and small businesses. Boasting a strong economy, the city is known for its beautiful landscape, distinguished quality of life and opportunity for business success.
Because the city has an educated, diverse population, there are housing opportunities for quiet family living or lofts and condominiums for active, downtown folk. Along with this variety of residential options, there are ample possibilities for finding commercial property as well.
Minneapolis consistently illustrates growth and rejuvenation with a wealth of real estate opportunities for homeowners, businesses and investors. If you are interested in buying or selling a property in Minneapolis, Minnesota, here is our recommended list of the Top 10 Real Estate Agents serving Minneapolis, MN. Their expertise in local market trends will help you reach your real estate goals with confidence. Contact one or more of these top 25 agents for an interview today!
Here is the list of Top 10 Real Estate Agents in Minneapolis (Updated Oct 2020).
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Cheryllyne Vaz and her husband Andrew Harwood, the Vaz+Harwood Team, place a strong emphasis on justice—racial, social, economic and environmental. With their passion for inclusion and diversity, they strive to make every client feel welcome, and they advocate for fair and affordable housing. They love to guide families of all kinds in buying and selling their homes, regardless of their stage in life.
Cheryllyne and Andrew came to real estate from a background in marketing and advertising, each having over 20 years’ experience at renowned ad agencies. They use their skills to the advantage of their clients, drawing in enthusiastic buyers to their listings, and they are smart and creative negotiators. Contact Cheryllyne Vaz >>
2. Katey Bean
With a real estate career spanning 15 years, Katey Bean has a wealth of knowledge to share with her clients. She has been on the fast track since earning the prestigious Graduate of Realtor Institute degree in her first year as a Realtor. Since then she has earned many awards, including President’s Club, Platinum Circle, and Mpls/St Paul Magazine’s “Super Real Estate Agent” designation.
Katey has a strong entrepreneurial spirit. She started out in mortgage financing, but her desire to find new ways to help clients soon led her to cofound a vintage property renovation company, and then a business providing executive assistance to real estate agents. Today Katey’s hospitality and client service are sought after among home buyers and sellers in the metro area. Contact Katey Bean >>
3. Julia Israel
Julia Israel, managing partner at Signature Group, has worked with home buyersand sellers for over 18 years, and her network of past buyers and sellers, colleagues and community leaders is an asset for her clients. Julia shares her wisdom as an educator with the Minnesota Association of Realtors and the Minnesota Homeownership Center. She is President of the Twin Cities National Association of Real Estate brokers.
Julia’s team, the Signature Group, goes the extra mile for their clients, offering access to their Concierge Service, with which they can book exclusive dinner reservations, get tickets to events, or work with exclusive movers. Contact Julia Israel >>
Kris Lindahl and his team have been recognized nationally for their innovation in real estate, as well as their community involvement and leadership. Kris has ranked as the #1 Real Estate Agent in Minnesota by Real Trends, as Innovator of the Year by Inman News (twice), and among Real Trends and Trulia’s lists of the Best Real Estate Agents in America.
Kris also serves as an educator, hosting a Facebook page with around 40,000 followers, writing the book “SOLD!”—a bestseller on Amazon—and founding a seminar series for agents called “Behind the Billboard.” Kris’s success has allowed him to support many community organizations. Contact Kris Lindahl Team >>
Since 2005, Ryan O’Neill has grown his team to over 100 agents and led them to be ranked as the #1 Selling Real Estate Team in Minnesota every year since 2006. With a broad range of specialties, Ryan’s team can match you with the best agent to fit your goals. They emphasize following the client’s preferred pace and never rushing a sale.
Ryan’s communication skills make him a leader in the area, and as co-host of The Minnesota Real Estate Show (Twin Cities News Talk AM 1130) he shares his insights on the local real estate market with thousands of listeners. Contact Ryan O’Neill and The Minnesota Real Estate Team >>
Kerby Skurat and Cristina Edelstein-Skurat’s team aspires to the motto, “Expert Team Players Empowered by World Class Systems.” In the 10 years since their founding, they have worked with over 3,000 different families on their real estate needs.
What began as a small husband-and-wife team has grown to encompass around 40 individuals in a variety of roles, all committed to creating relationships with their clients that last far beyond closing. With a culture of growing and learning, they position themselves to take on new challenges as they arise. Contact Kerby and Cristina’s Team >>
7. Danny Dietl
Danny Dietl is the owner of BRIX Real Estate, which bills itself as a “boutique brokerage,” emphasizing a flexibility and client focus that “big box brokerages” can’t offer.
BRIX Real Estate’s agents strive for constant communication with clients, helping them with every step. The systems they have established help to make the home sale process more efficient, and they’ve received recognition for their success. Inman News has named BRIX the most innovative brokerage in the United States. Contact Danny Dietl >>
Mike Seebinger has had an interesting and wide-ranging career, from the entertainment business to an artist management company and ultimately to real estate and financing. Mike works with buyers and sellers as well as developers, working on a number of condo developments in the Minneapolis area.
Mike’s clients appreciate his broad knowledge and his involvement in the local market, as well as his ability to listen. Mike strives for personal, high-level service for each of his clients from the first meeting through the transaction and beyond. This caliber of service leads to a large number of referrals and return clients. Contact Michael Seebinger >>
9. Ben Ganje
Ben Ganje is a highly sought-after real estate agent in the lakes area and Minneapolis downtown. Ben and his team have ranked as market leaders in the local real estate community, and for years have ranked as the #1 team with Lakes Sotheby’s International Realty for their volume of transactions. They’ve ranked in the top five real state teams in Minneapolis for their number of completed transactions.
Ben aspires to exceed his clients’ expectations, whether they are buying or selling, and whether the homes in question are quaint or large and luxurious. Ben and his team take pleasure in uniting extraordinary people with extraordinary homes. Contact Ben Ganje >>
10. Eric Eickhof
From his years working in construction to his business school days, Eric Eickhof has gained knowledge and experience that support him in delivering the best experience for his clients. Eric prides himself on his professionalism and timely communication, making the experience smooth and enjoyable.
Eric is a real estate investor as well as an agent, and his ownership of five properties and management of 20 bring him constant exposure to the ins and outs of the market.
Eric earns rave reviews from his clients for his handling of the nuances of buying and selling, and for his broad network of contacts to whom he can reach out anytime a problem arises. Contact Eric Eickhof >>