Emily is honored to be consistently recognized as one of the "Top 10" agents at Village Properties. Village Properties is a luxury boutique firm, an exclusive affiliate of Christie's International Real Estate, and has been #1 company in the area for annual sales volume for many years running. Emily was recognized as the "Finalist" for Best Real Estate Agent in the 2015 Santa Barbara Independent Reader's Poll. Emily has over fifteen years of real estate experience, including finance, development, consulting, residential and commercial sales, and vacant land.
Some of Emily's projects include the sale of 200 Lambert Road, a 52-acre property with polo fields and facilities, Alma Del Pueblo, a new development in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, with 37 residences and 29,000 square feet of commercial space. Alma Del Pueblo is nearly 80% sold. Recently, Emily sold El Fureidis, the historic Bertram Goodhue estate in the heart of Montecito, also popularly known as the location of the film 'Scarface'. Emily helps her clients with listing their properties for sale, and assisting clients in purchasing their primary residences, second homes, or investment properties. Emily works on a variety of high-end luxury estates, distressed sales, and beach properties, making her a truly versatile agent.
Emily's success has been built through her strong relationships with her clients, local real estate agents as collaborators, local vendors, and her community network. Successful relationships don't just happen. They are the product of hard work, positive thinking, commitment, persistence and integrity. Emily brings these attributes to work with her each day, and the number of successful relationships she's established and maintained exemplifies this. Her youthful spirit, high energy, and charming personality make her one of the easiest and most sought after agents to work with. In addition to being an agent, Emily has consulting experience in her background, she has mentored other new agents, and she is also a member of the Santa Barbara, California and National Associations of Realtors. This means she holds herself to the highest ethical and moral standards in the industry.
Beginning her real estate career in her junior year of college, while earning a degree in Business Economics and Accounting at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Emily gained firsthand experience in real estate through Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, then working under Coldwell Banker before joining Village Properties in 2004. Emily has emerged as an extremely well rounded agent with a knowledge of finance and a work ethic exceeded only by her passion to serve her clients.
Emily's dedication to people extends well beyond the borders of Village Properties as she has dedicated her free time serving as the Chair of the Member Services Committee for the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors and also on the Housing Opportunity Committee for Santa Barbara. The Housing Opportunity Committee keeps Emily intimately involved with many of the housing land use issues facing the area. At work and at play (usually painting, traveling, or at the beach), Emily's ability to problem solve serves her clients and the community well.
The combination of her creative vision with her devotion to others makes Emily Kellenberger the ideal agent to work with. Emily will offer you her complete and undivided attention on a moment's notice. One read of her testimonials and you'll know you are working with someone special who loves what she does. If you are looking for a terrific agent who will treat you like family, Emily is the agent of choice. Emily has spent almost all of her life right here in beautiful Southern California and she'll do everything she can to ensure you can too.
In Emily's free time (which isn't a whole lot of time!), she enjoys hiking, surfing, traveling, and painting. You can view some of her oil paintings here: emkellenbergerdesigns.com