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Mesa, Arizona is a part of the Phoenix Metro area, but it is a large city in its own right. With more than 400,000 residents, Mesa is the third largest city in Arizona.

Mesa is known for its excellent schools, affordability, and golf amenities. Arizona State University’s Polytechnic campus, built on a former Air Force base, focuses on engineering and aviation. Education is particularly distinctive, as nine of the 51 schools to earn the Arizona Educational Foundation’s A+ designation are in Mesa. Homes are very affordable and property taxes are among the lowest in the state.

Mesa was recently named one of the best big cities in America and the best in the Southwest. Mesa is also among the top cities to retire due to health care quality, cost of living, and tax and crime rates. And even those still working will find Mesa to be exceptional, as it’s ranked as one of the best places to look for a job.

The real estate market in Mesa is steadily growing. More homes are selling and selling faster than before. Prices per square foot are increasing as well. Some popular neighborhoods in Mesa are selling extremely quickly, especially to families. There’s also a growing area near the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, home price increases in the area where Apple is opening a $2 billion data facility, and an area just east of Tempe’s ASU area is popular with first time home buyers seeking affordable homes.

While Mesa’s real estate market is affordable, it is growing increasingly competitive. To find the best homes or get the most out of your investment in Mesa, it’s important that you work with a qualified real estate agent. A good Realtor will be able to help you navigate Mesa’s real estate market expertly, identifying ideal neighborhoods and homes for your needs and budget or maximizing your sales price or ROI. Whether you’re buying, selling, or investing in Mesa, you need the help of a good real estate agent.

In this list, we’ve highlighted the 15 best real estate agents serving the Mesa area today. They’re experts in Mesa’s neighborhoods, homes, and market trends. With extensive experience, happy clients, and incredible knowledge about Mesa and its real estate market, you can’t go wrong with these leading Mesa real estate agents.

All of the Mesa real estate agents on our list are excellent, so we’ve listed them in no particular order. There’s no ranking whatsoever, but we do want to know which one you think is the best. Please vote in our poll at the end of this article to let us know which of Mesa’s leading real estate agents is the best in the city. Just be sure to place your vote today, as the poll will close within 30 days!

Rob Hale

Rob Hale is broker and owner of Elite Results Realty in Mesa. He has more than 12 years of experience in real estate and is among the top 1% of all agents in Arizona. With his experience, he is able to support clients big and small, helping them realize their goals of buying or selling real estate. Hale’s more than a decade of experience has given him the knowledge contacts, and expertise to know how to handle any real estate situation. And he is known for excellent negotiation skills that allow him to get the most money for his clients. Hale is proud to give his clients the highest quality service as they reach their real estate goals. Well recognized for his excellence, Hale was named to the top 1% of Realtors nationwide on and was named one of the YPN Top 40 Under 40. Clients appreciate Hale’s extensive experience, knowledge, and the ease of working together. They say he does well with negotiations, always communicates well, and provides them with excellent advice and solutions.

Amy Laidlaw

Amy Laidlaw is a Realtor with Red Brick Realty in Mesa. She has 27 years of experience and is one of Arizona’s top agents. Laidlaw and her team are known for their quality customer service and exceptional people skills. She is accommodating, accessible, and always ready to help clients. She’s also recognized for her hard work and excellent negotiation skills. Laidlaw’s awards and certifications include Short Sale Certified, Five Star REO, and Fannie Mae Preferred Agent. She has also received the Beyond Excellence Award for being one of the top agents in the country. Always ready to go the extra mile to help her clients achieve their goals, Laidlaw constantly researches the market and property values and will do what it takes to get her clients’ properties sold in the least amount of time for the best price. Laidlaw’s clients say she is a joy to work with and delivers impressive results. They appreciate that she is always available, has excellent coordination skills, and is always professional, patient, and courteous. They say she is always responsive and makes the process of real estate transactions efficient and smooth.

John Conover

John Conover with Realty One Group is a trusted real estate advisor in the East Valley. He’s spent more than 30 years in the East Valley and understands what it takes to be successful in Mesa real estate. In his career, he’s helped hundreds of East Valley families with their real estate needs. Conover is proud to help sellers get top dollar for their property and support sellers as they find the right property at the right price. Committed to listening to his clients, Conover helps them achieve their goals effectively and efficiently. And with his extensive network, clients enjoy perks including property exposure for higher pricing and off market opportunities. Conover’s knowledge and experience mean success for his clients. Clients say he delivers an excellent experience. They’re impressed by his effort and results with a completely smooth process. They say he is honest, respectful, and goes above and beyond for them.

Jenny Casteel

Jenny Casteel is the designated broker for Casteel Real Estate Professionals in Mesa. She has 16 years of experience and specializes as a buyer’s agent and listing agent with special interests in consulting and property management. Casteel is committed to being a Mesa real estate connection and a positive, helpful partner for buying and selling homes in Mesa. She is a trusted resource for real estate market and process knowledge. She also has neighborhood expertise, innovative marketing strategies, and strong negotiation skills. Clients can expect the best in support through closing and beyond. Her clients say she is helpful, accommodating, and always ready to explain even the smallest detail. They find her to be professional and say she goes above and beyond their expectations to deliver a good experience in both buying and selling homes throughout Arizona.

Barbi King

Barbi King is a Realtor and owner of King & Associates Homes in Mesa. She has more than 14 years of experience in real estate and is a valley native. With a local’s understanding of the valley, she has an intimate knowledge of unique housing trends and characteristics in the area. King also uses her experience and continuing education to keep up with the market as it changes. She works with buyers for luxury custom homes and vacation properties, relocations, sellers, and investors, helping to guide each client expertly through important real estate decisions. Clients of King greatly appreciate her service and feel that she is truly working for them. They’re impressed by her ability to get them the best deals and appreciate her professionalism and honesty. They enjoy working with King and her team and enjoy the good results they’ve been able to achieve.

Jon Littlefield

Jon Littlefield is a Realtor with West USA Realty in Mesa. He is a native of the East Valley and has a local’s knowledge of East Valley cities and towns. Specializing in residential real estate, Littlefield serves buyers, sellers, and invesotrs throughout the East Valley. He takes a consultative approach to working with clients and always tries to deliver more than what’s expected. Littlefield puts his clients first and strives to be an excellent resource. He and his team are accessible and always communicate quickly and responsively. Littlefield’s credentials include Certified Short Sale Property Expert, Certified Negotiation Expert, MBA, and membership in the Southeast Valley Association of Realtors and the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service. Clients say Littlefield and his team are knowledgeable, attentive, informative, and flexible. They feel he has their best interests at heart and trust in him knowing he’s there every step of the way for them.

Damian Godoy

Damian Godoy is broker and owner of ARGO Real Estate Professionals. He has been a real estate agent for more than 10 years, helping clients buy and sell homes. With his experience, he’s seen the ups and downs of the Phoenix valley market. In this experience, he has worked with many home owners through a variety of situations and understands how to deliver results in any market. A resident of the southeast valley, Godoy is also a real estate investor with a keen eye for buying great homes. He founded ARGO Real Estate Professionals with a focus on ethics, knowledge, and service, giving each client the best experience possible while buying or selling a property. Godoy’s clients say he and his team are excellent to work with. They feel very taken care of as the ARGO team walks them through the process, addressing all questions and concerns along the way. They appreciate how manageable Godoy makes the process as well as how carefully he listens to their wants and needs.

Rebecca Adams

Rebecca Adams is broker and owner of Becca Homes Realty, a full service residential real estate brokerage. She has more than 18 years of experience in real estate and helps people buy, sell, invest, or rent homes in Arizona. Since 1998, she’s been committed to making buying, selling, and renting homes easier. She offers experience, efficiency, and peace of mind — and she simply loves helping people. Adams is deeply involved in the community and works with organizations including Habitat for Humanity, Make A Wish Foundation, YMCA, Tempe Chamber of Commerce, PTSA, Walk for Children of Uganda, Goodwill, Single Mothers Foundation, Angel Foundation, Adopt A Family and Getting Arizona Involved in Neighborhoods. Clients call Adams amazing and say they have complete trust in her. They appreciate her explanations, updates, and constant availability. They’re happy with the support they’ve received from her and are happy to recommend her.

Kris Miller

Kris Miller is a Realtor with Home Smart. She has more than 27 years of experience in real estate and specializes as a buyer’s agent and listing agent with areas of interest in relocation and property management. Miller works with buyers to guide them as they purchase their first home, move up, find a second home, or downsize. Buyer clients benefit from Miller’s extensive network of lending partners, inspectors, and title companies with every transaction. Miller also works with sellers to list homes at the right price, stage each home for the best showing, and market the home effectively. She generally sells homes within two percent of the list price. Clients say she is highly knowledgeable and her suggestions are always right on the money. They are amazed by how up to date she is on the latest market information and how well she looks after their interests. Clients value her integrity, high standards, and reliability.

Lori Tuter

Lori Tuter is a real estate agent in Mesa. She specializes as a buyer’s agent and listing agent with interest in relocations. Tuter is first and foremost committed to taking care of her clients with a high level of professionalism and customer service. Buyers who work with Tuter receive extensive consultation and previewing of homes. They are also able to take advantage of her specialized network of lenders, title companies, inspectors, insurance companies, and professional vendors. Clients who are selling their homes have their properties effectively marketed as Tuter hosts open houses, arranges professional photography and virtual tours, and develops marketing materials and online promotion. Clients say Tuter is accommodating, encouraging, and offers helpful suggestions. They’re impressed by her ability to deliver results quickly, effectively, and without hassles.

Blair Ballin

Blair Ballin is a Realtor with Conway Real Estate. He has more than 17 years of experience in real estate and has been a Phoenix area resident for more than 20 years. Ballin is known for his honesty, boldness, and extremely hard work ethic. He’s also willing to say what others won’t — a quality that is invaluable to his clients. His clients can count on a quick, timely response to their concerns and great communication throughout the transaction and beyond. Ballin is the author of The Price is Right. Clients say he delivers excellent service throughout the entire process, responding quickly to questions and requests around the clock with expert guidance. They’re happy with the bay he is able to take care of their needs quickly, find the right solutions for them, and offer spot on suggestions that are very helpful to their success.

Michele Keith

Arizona native Michele Keith is a Realtor with Home Smart Realty Elite Group. She specializes as a buyer’s agent and listing agent with interests in relocations and staging. With a home in the Las Sendas area, Keith is knowledgeable and experienced in Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Scottsdale, Apache Junction, and Las Sendas. She’s known for her aggressive, hard working approach to supporting buyers and sellers as the reach their real estate goals. Keith is a member of the National Association and the Southeast Valley Regional Association of Realtors. She has been awarded the SEVRAR Bronze Circle award for earning the Multi Million Dollar Producer award for five consecutive years, and she also has a Home Smarts Diamond award for outstanding sales. Keith is beloved by her clients and enjoys significant repeat and referral business. Her clients appreciate and return to her for her knowledge, attention to detail, and thorough work ethic. They recognize her as professional, accommodating, and exceptionally helpful.

Josh Underwood

Josh Underwood is a Realtor with Solutions Real Estate. He has 12 years of experience and serves the metro Phoenix area including Mesa. He specializes in residential real estate, representing first time home buyers, relocations, retirees, and experienced investors. Every client receives a custom catered plan designed to help them achieve the best results. He has excellent attention to detail and professional partners to prepare and market homes for sale. Underwood has a number of designations including Graduate of the Realtor Institute, e-Pro, and At Home with Diversity. He was also awarded the Young Professional Network’s 40 Under 40 honor. He is proud of his ongoing education and makes it a point to keep up with the real estate market with classes and updated knowledge at all times. Excelling in his field, Underwood provides the best possible service to his clients. Clients say he is excellent to work with and is there to support them throughout the entire process. They note his attentiveness, patience, and hard work. He’s always available for them, knowledgeable, and offers a wealth of resources for buyers and sellers alike.

Felecia Rozansky

Felecia Rozansky is a Realtor with Call Realty. She is a buyer’s agent and listing agent and has special interests in relocations and consulting. Always committed to taking close, personal care of her clients, Rozansky is warm and caring in her real estate service. Each client get special care an understanding as they work through the often stressful process of buying or selling a home together. Rozansky especially enjoys working with move up buyers, first time home owners, and those downsizing their homes. Clients say Rozansky is knowledgeable, professional, and goes above and beyond every step of the way. She explains the process to them and answers honestly and candidly every question her clients have. They never feel pressured and always feel well supported throughout the entire process.

John Karadsheh

John Karadsheh is the designated broker for KOR Properties in Mesa. He has 14 years of experience in real estate and represents buyers, sellers, estates, and investors. Karadsheh was voted the #1 real estate agent in Arizona by Ranking Arizona Magazine. And that’s not his only special designation: Karadsheh is a Certified Residential Specialist, Accredited Buyer Representative, Multi Million Dollar Producer, and Special Real Estate Commissioner for the Maricopa County Superior Court. Clients say he is professional, knowledgeable, and thorough. They feel he listens to their needs and helps them find what they’re looking for as he puts their needs first. They’re impressed by his attention to detail, excellent referrals, and support throughout the process and even after closing.

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