Recognized by the Kitsap Business Journal as one of the “40 Under 40 Outstanding Businesspersons”, Kristi Nelson assists buyers and sellers with their real estate needs on Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap.

A licensed agent since 1994, Kristi relocated from Dallas, Texas to Bainbridge Island in 1998.  Kristi’s professional vision has always been about excellence in customer service and marketing. Throughout  her seventeen years of residential real estate, she has been dedicated to working for highly respected, boutique brokerages that focus on a top tier of client service.

Kristi’s affiliation with Realogics Sotheby's International Realty, a full-service real estate brokerage and an award-winning marketing firm servicing exceptional properties of all price points throughout Greater Seattle and Bainbridge Island exemplifies her commitment to her clients to offer the very best in the Northwest.

As a resident of Bainbridge Island,  Kristi will continue to specialize in residential properties on the Island and Kitsap County, with an additional focus on Seattle in-city condominiums and resort destination properties throughout the country.

With a background as a real estate developer, investor and design consultant, Kristi Nelson brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her luxury real estate marketing practice on Bainbridge.  And in addition to her specialization of residential properties on the Island and Kitsap County, Kristi represents top Seattle in-city condominiums and destination resort properties.  Kristi specializes in joining exceptional properties with exceptional lives.

Both business savvy and tech-savvy, she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of North Texas. As the proud mother of two girls, Kristi fully appreciates the extraordinary, wholesome lifestyle and the allure of one of the most exquisite natural settings on earth, which she writes about lovingly in her blog-Living on Bainbridge Island.

Real Estate Development, Interior Design and Real Estate Sales Experience

In addition to managing the construction of her own home in Stetson Ridge on Bainbridge Island, Kristi was the listing broker for the other 20 new homes in this development.

Kristi then became the lead sales agent and design consultant for Landmark Homes who built 40 townhomes on Bainbridge Island called Sakai Village. Her next project was Woodland Village, an award winning, family-friendly community of 27 homes in a decidedly Alpine style that features 4 different floor plans.

Later, Kristi founded Red Crow Development and managed all aspects of construction of two spec homes. When Landmark Homes purchased land in Stetson Ridge to begin Phase II, four beautiful million dollar homes were constructed. Kristi was the lead sales agent and design consultant and was instrumental in all aspects of the construction and sales.

When you work with Kristi, you get the benefit of her broad experience, having worked with buyers and sellers locally and globally. Being a mother gives her the patience and understanding of the emotions involved in moving your family to a new home - whether it is across the street or across the country. You can count on her to listen to your needs.