With a reputation for her impeccable negotiation and communication skills, Jill Nelsen’s instinct, vision and talent for seeing the potential in a property distinguishes her amongst Santa Barbara’s foremost real estate agents.
Jill represents clients in the most prestigious Montecito neighborhoods, establishing relationships with the area’s foremost architects, builders and artisans along the way. Her energy, integrity, and love for the region’s exceptional natural beauty and distinctive properties have earned her the loyalty and respect of her clients, many of whom she is proud to call friends.
Bringing more than twelve years of real estate experience and sales training from Sotheby’s and Christie’s International to The Agency, Jill’s expertise extends far beyond that of a typical agent.
The founder of HAVEN | DESIGN, a boutique firm specializing in interior design and remodeling, Jill has extensive experience managing residential and commercial projects from inception to completion. Leveraging her design and marketing background with her real estate prowess, she guides clients through every step of the buying and selling process and beyond.
Born and raised in the Connecticut countryside, Jill has a deep affinity for nature. When she is not serving her clients in real estate, she enjoys the beach, hiking in the mountains above Santa Barbara, travel, discovering new artists, and curating contemporary art.