Aaron Leo Gilles was born and raised in beautiful Santa Barbara, California and has been selling residential and investment real estate in his hometown since 2005. He is a 6th generation Santa Barbara resident with family ties to local real estate for over 100 years. Past and present family members have been or are currently involved in real estate law, residential construction, land development, asset management and real estate sales.
Aaron has directly been involved in over 100 real estate transactions ranging from a $90,000 mobile home to a $16,000,000 beachfront property. His experience working with buyers and sellers within all price ranges gives him a clear understanding of various price points within the local market. Aaron has been ranked within the top 2% of selling agents from 2011-2014 within the Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service and has sold over $40,000,000 in real estate since 2013. Within that same time period he has provided his sellers an average sales price of 98% vs. their original list price. He has accomplished this in an average of just 13 days on the active market and attributes his listing success to market knowledge and creative negotiating skills. Aaron's reputation in the community has been noted as honest, supportive and ethical. He believes his success in long lasting personal and business relationships is through building a strong foundation that begins with genuine sincerity for those he crosses paths with.
Aaron's involvement in a number of personal ground-up projects and full-scale renovations on his own residences along with multiple client investment projects has helped to equip him with an understanding of the building process from beginning to end. This experience has helped Aaron create a vision for clients that are looking to Aaron for advice on adding value to a particular property of interest. He has continued to improve his production year after year since his introduction to real estate in 2005 and is confident that this trend will continue through the dedication he has to his clients and his profession.