Fresno is one of the largest cities in California and is the center of the San Joaquin Valley. It is one of the most affordable housing markets in California with reasonable commute times and excellent access to state parks. Fresno has a strong sense of family and community, lots of parks, and safe neighborhoods.
Fresno has been named one of California’s best cities to raise kids, the best big city for national parks, and one of the best cities for street art. It’s no surprise, then, that Fresno has a healthy housing market.
In fact, Fresno has one of the healthiest housing markets in the United States — just a few short years after a serious real estate slump. Fresno has seen a 3.38 percent rise in home purchase applications along with a .61 percent increase in employment. The Fresno market is healthy and has remained healthy for more than a year with good inventory, interest rates, and sustainably appreciating home prices.
With a healthy market to rely on, many are interested in buying and selling homes in the Fresno area. With a qualified real estate agent, you can make the most out of Fresno’s real estate whether you’re buying, selling, or investing.
We’ve highlighted the 15 best real estate agents in Fresno. These agents are leaders in their field with excellent experience, satisfied clients, and successful real estate transactions. They are all committed to offering their clients the best service and real estate results possible.
Every one of the real estate agents on our list is excellent, so we’ve listed them without ranking order. However, we’d like to hear from you to find out which one is the best. Please vote in our poll at the end of this article to let us know which of Fresno’s leading real estate agents you think is the very best. Our poll closes in 30 days, so don’t wait to vote!
Kristen McIntosh is broker and owner of Realty 559, serving California with locations in Fresno and Madera. She has more than 13 years of experience in real estate. McIntosh specializes as a buyer’s agent and listing agent with interests in short sales and property management. She also holds professional designations in commercial and multifamily property management. McIntosh takes pride in offering her clients the highest level of service with enthusiasm and achievement of her clients’ desired results. Her clients say she pays excellent attention to them and addresses every concern. They see her as a marketing guru, strategist, and master negotiator willing able able to tackle any task in real estate.
Since 1986, Janet Kusisto has been a real estate professional. She has been involved in the Fresno real estate market since 1992 and is the owner of Janet K. Realty in Fresno. With more than 30 years of experience, she is ready to exceed every expectation and make every real estate transaction enjoyable. She works with first time home buyers, investors, and everyone in between. Kusisto is committed to guiding and educating her clients throughout the real estate process while making their dreams come true. Her clients say she is amazing and constantly impresses them with her knowledge and swift, helpful action. They’re reassured knowing she is with them every step of the way, keeping their interests in mind and delivering excellent service.
Lynette Garcia Baker is a broker associate with Realty Concepts, working to meet the real estate needs of buyers and sellers. She grew up in a family of builders and brokers and has spent more than 15 years in the real estate business. Her experience includes residential, land, and commercial real estate, senior real estate, relocations, employer community tours, international and domestic real estate referral services, rental referrals, short sale assistance and negotiation, and more. She holds designations as a Certified Senior Real Estate Specialist and a Certified Short Sale and Foreclosure Specialist. Baker is committed to treating her clients like family, educating them and offers strong skills in marketing and negotiation. She has been recognized as a top performing agent annually for the past seven years. Clients say Baker is professional, understanding, and hard working. They feel at ease with her help and confident in their real estate decisions. Clients appreciate how she is always able to make time for them, stay on top of communication, and make every real estate experience a pleasant one.
Kirk Psenner is an experienced, top producing real estate agent with Fresno Modern Real Estate in Fresno. Formerly a Los Angeles real estate agent, Psenner has amassed more than $135 million in real estate sales transactions and represented celebrity clients. Psenner has well rounded knowledge in the real estate process and represents his clients with care and reverence. He is always concerned with understanding and meeting the needs of his clients. Clients appreciate his expertise and service and return to him time and time again for their real estate needs. They are impressed by his ability to make time for them and let them make their own decisions under his helpful guidance.
A Realtor with GoldLeaf Real Estate/Properties, Diana Monroy hasmore than 11 years of experience in real estate. She loves what she does and enjoys the sense of accomplishment and satisfaction that she feels with every real estate transactions. With a client focused approach, Monroy offers buyers the guidance they need to find a home that’s perfect, and sellers get top dollar from qualified buyers. Monroy serves first time buyers, repeat buyers, sellers, an investors, making their needs her mission with immediate results. She also offers English and Spanish bilingual service. Monroy’s clients say she is always just a phone call away with helpful and reassuring advice. They appreciate how much she loves her job, the city, and her knowledge of everything Fresno real estate has to offer.
Gene Gonzales is a motivated and successful Realtor with Home Star Real Estate in Fresno. He specializes in personal service tailored to individual needs. Clients get personalized, professional service. Gonzales serves buyers and sellers and also offers consulting, probate, and contingent sales as specialties. He is very goal oriented and is always concerned with accomplishing the goals his clients have in mind. With proactive communications, technical skills, professional negotiation, and step by step involvement, Gonzales delivers on his promises for every client. Clients say Gonzales is extremely professional, knowledgeable, and responsive. He takes care of every detail, and delivers superior results. They appreciate his willingness to always go the extra mile for them.
Josh Bugay is a Realtor with Western Pioneer Properties. He has more than 10 years of experience in real estate and specializes as a buyer’s agent and listing agent with interests in foreclosures, short sales, and property management. Bugay is also a residential property flipper. He stands by his honesty and integrity and always offers hard work and extra effort to get results for his clients. Committed to fact based information, it’s important to Bugay that he helps every client make a strategic decision for their future. Clients say Bugay walks them through every real estate transaction expertly, even the ones that seem impossible. They find him easy to talk to, knowledgeable, and honest. Clients enjoy hassle free service and results with Bugay.
Ryan Perkins is a Realtor with Landmark Properties in Fresno. He has more than nine years of experience in real estate as a buyer’s agent and listing agent. He also works on short sales and property management. Perkins is proud to help home buyers, sellers, and investors succeed in real estate throughout the Fresno area. His clients benefit from his expertise, experience, and knowledge of the local market. They say he has excellent knowledge and skills and is always responsive and careful. They appreciate that he listens to their needs and offers honest, professional opinions without pressure.
Brian Domingos Jr. is the broker and owner of Premier Valley Realty in Fresno. He is a full time real estate broker with more than 13 years of experience. Domingos is dedicated to superior customer service for his clients. Always current on local and national trends in real estate, he is proud to provide his clients with the latest information to help them make qualified real estate decisions. Domingos is active in the community as planning commissioner for the city of Clovis and a member of the board of directors for the Fresno State Alumni Association. He’s also been recognized as one of Fresno’s 40 Under 40 by Business Street Online. Clients say Domingos is a pleasure to work with and handles everything in a professional manner. They find him a pleasure to work with and enjoy the results he delivers.
A Realtor with California Property in Fresno, Kelly Holcomb is one of the most progressive and highly regarded Realtors in Fresno. For more than 20 years, she has put her clients first with value and excellent in service. All of her clients enjoy a competitive advantage with her vision, knowledge, negotiation skills, and network. Holcomb is involved in the Fresno community as a board of trustees member of the Fresno Art Museum and a member of the Team of 200 with the Fresno Grand Opera. Clients count on her to keep them calm and informed when things get stressful. They say she has excellent real estate knowledge, is professional, friendly, and offers spot on advice and suggestions.
Jason Farris is a Fresyes Realty Realtor with more than 12 years of experience. He grew up in Fresno and enjoys the relaxation, calm, and quiet that the city offers. Using cutting edge technologies, marketing techniques, and hard work, Farris is able to deliver superior results to his clients. He enjoys being an advocate for his clients and uses every tool at his disposal to do a great job for them with minimal stress and expense. Clients say he treats them like a friend and they trust him to advocate and negotiate on their behalf. He is professional, easy to work with, and offers excellent support and responsiveness.
Samantha Marx is a Realtor with Fresno Modern Real Estate. She has more than 12 years of experience in real estate and loves her job. Marx finds joy in guiding clients through the process of buying or selling real estate and enjoys being an advocate to get them the results they desire. Truly customer focused, she cares about making her clients happy, safe, and secure under her guidance. Marx always delivers a superior customer experience and has been voted one of Five Star Professional’s Best in Client Satisfaction for the past seven years. Clients say she makes every experience easy with her knowledge, personality, and ability to get the job done. They’re impressed by her willingness to go above and beyond and take care of business quickly.
J. Francisco Alvarez is a Realtor, investor, and owner of Envision Realty. Since 2005, he’s specialized in real estate and has helped hundreds of people realize their dreams of home ownership. Alvarez takes a keen interest in rehabilitating the Fresno community and even invests in and rehabs distressed properties himself. He is a member of Fresno AREAA and Fresno NAHREP and is involved in the community as the founder and owner of the Fresno Fuego soccer team. Alvarez offers bilingual English and Spanish service. His clients say he is caring and goes beyond the duties of the transaction. He makes everything a smooth process, operates with integrity, and is committed to supporting his clients every step of the way.
Warren Fortier is the leader of the Warren Fortier Real Estate Group. His team has more than 3,500 closed transactions. They’ve negotiated more than 150 short sales, closed more than 2,000 REO/foreclosures, bought and resold more than 150 fix and flip homes and have helped more than 300 first time home buyers find their dream home. They also have experience with multi family, rental properties and management, investor financing, and 1031 exchanges. Warren Fortier’s team offers specialists, support staff, and the latest technology and systems to make sure every transaction runs smoothly. Clients say Fortier and his team have an excellent work ethic, honesty, integrity, and a great work ethic. They appreciate their professionalism and are confident in putting their trust in them.
Alejandra Charest is a broker associate with Guarantee Real Estate. She has more than four years of experience in real estate and specializes as a buyer’s agent and listing agent. She also offers services in foreclosures, short sales, and property management. It’s Charest’s goal to make every real estate transaction as smooth as possible and promises to be there for her clients every step of the way. Her clients say she is professional, knowledgeable, and dedicated. They appreciate her fast responses, ability to go above and beyond, and constant updates throughout the process.