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About Us

Meet NELL EAKIN, Realtor® Principal Broker

Nell is the Principal Broker and founder of Left Coast Realty. She is a dedicated and creative individual with over 12 years of local experience as a Realtor® in Santa Barbara, almost 100 successful real estate transactions, and many loyal clients. She puts all of her creative energy and focus into whatever project she is working on, whether it is finding you the perfect home or tenant, or finding you a capable, qualified buyer.

Today’s real estate market is challenging. Nell knows the market and she is a creative problem solver, a strong negotiator, a straight shooter, and one who knows how to utilize every resource, and keep up with the latest technology. This dedication earned Nell the prestigious Chairman’s Circle Platinum and Gold awards numerous times when she was a Realtor® with Prudential California Realty in Montecito before becoming a Broker and starting up Left Coast Realty. Her motivation for establishing Left Coast Realty was to offer a different type of experience for you, where you aren’t forgotten, rushed, or pressured, and where you truly come first and you get the top quality service that you deserve. She is excited to give Santa Barbara a real alternative to the mega companies that dominate the real estate market here.

A native of New York City, Nell studied Graphic Design at Pratt Institute and earned a B.F.A. in Graphic Design from California Institute of the Arts. Nell is also a musician, she teaches music, enjoys working with young musicians, and is active in local non-profits organizations such as JAMS, New Noise, Girls Rock, Santa Barbara, and the Rock Shop, Santa Barbara. Nell and her family live in Montecito.

Call Nell if you are looking for someone easy to work with, who knows what she’s doing, and who will follow up and follow through to make your home buying or selling experience smooth and easy.

CONTACT NELL AT (805) 455-9376


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Meet JEANNE L. O’BRIEN J.D. Realtor®

Jeanne is a Realtor® and a licensed attorney in California and Hawaii. She started out with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in Montecito [formerly Prudential California Realty] in 2009 before joining forces with Nell Eakin at Left Coast Realty. Her experience and knowledge of the local Santa Barbara real estate market and her background in law combine to give you a distinct advantage, so that you can be guided through even a complicated real estate transaction with ease. She also is experienced in planning and design, property management, home remodels and sales. A native of New England, Jeanne has a B.A. in Urban Studies from Wheaton College in Norton MA and a J.D. From Vermont Law School. She is a member of the California Association of Realtors® as a designated Realtor®, the National Association of Realtors®, the Santa Barbara Board of Realtors® and Multiple Listing Service [MLS], the Ventura County Coastal Association of Realtors [CARETS MLS], the Combined Los Angeles/Westside MLS [CLAW], the Ventura County Bar Association, and Santa Barbara Women Lawyers.

She is dedicated to providing you with targeted real estate solutions, customized searches, global marketing plans, extensive web marketing, and unparalleled personal service to meet your highest expectations. Whether it is finding just the right property for your needs, or selling a property quickly and easily at a good price, she will be able to walk you through any real estate transaction with confidence. Jeanne specializes in representing buyers and sellers for all types of residential properties, from your first home, condo, or vacation home at the beach to your luxurious dream home in Montecito, Hope Ranch, the Riviera, or any of the other lovely areas in Santa Barbara. She covers all types of residential real estate in Santa Barbara, Montecito, the Mesa, San Roque, the Westside, Samarkand, the Eastside, the Riviera, Downtown, Summerland, Carpinteria, Goleta, and the surrounding beautiful Southern California coastal areas south to Los Angeles.

So call Jeanne first if you are thinking about buying or selling your home. Discover how easy it can be when you are working with a true professional. She offers a free consultation to homebuyers to help you find the right home at the right price, and to answer any questions about the home-buying process and getting qualified for a mortgage. And for sellers, Jeanne will be happy to provide you with insight into how to get the best price for your home and offers a confidential and free comparative market analysis.

CONTACT JEANNE AT: (805) 696-8613
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