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Jila Nelson, GRI, CNE, ALHS, Realtor, Broker/Owner

Jila Nelson is a full-time Realtor, Broker/owner of Runners Real Estate, Property Mgr/Owner of several investment properties, and has 10+ yrs of real estate experience working within the Austin and surrounding metropolitan areas. She graduated with a bachelors degree in MIS/Computer Science from Texas Tech University and also has over 10 yrs of experience in IT. Her professional and personal background in real estate and IT has afforded her with an extensive knowledge of the Austin residential and investment property markets and a successful business in real estate.

With over 10 yrs of real estate experience, Jila has had the privilege in applying her market knowledge and negotiating skills to help hundreds of clients increase their wealth through real estate. She is passionately committed to her work and to providing clients with the highest level of service and outstanding results. Jila, alongside a dedicated team of experienced broker associates and realtors, has worked diligently to not only meet but to exceed the real estate goals of hundreds of wonderful clients and has been honored in building life-long friendships with clients as well being recognized as one of the top producing agents in Austin.


EDUCATION Bachelors in MIS/Computer Science – Texas Tech University

DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS BROKER® Austin Board of Realtors, REALTOR® Austin Institute of Real Estate, GRI® Graduate Realtor Institute, CNE® Certified Negotiation Expert, ALHS Accredited Luxury Home Specialist

AFFILIATIONS Member of Luxury Home Council, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Luxury Portfolio Fine Properties Collections, ABOR Austin Board of Realtors, TAR Texas Association of Realtors, NAR National Association of Realtors

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Seller Representative Specialist Buyer Representation, New Construction Homes, Custom Built Homes, Investment Portfolios, Relocation Services, Commercial Real Estate

SPECIALTIES: Runners Real Estate is a full-service brokerage company serving the Austin & surrounding Greater Metropolitan area, Lake Travis & Highland Lakes areas since 2009. Jila Nelson (Realtor, Broker/Owner & Property Mgr/Owner of several investment properties) & her team of experienced realtor/broker associates specialize in residential & investment property sales, purchasing & leasing services. Our commercial transactions are completed in collaboration with our Commercial Developer/Architect partner with over 25+ yrs of experience.


On a personal note and outside of her passion for real estate, her interests include volunteer work/ contributions to child welfare and animal organizations, running (multiple marathon finisher), live theatre, the arts, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family! She feels extremely fortunate to be living in such a vibrant and beautiful city and would feel privileged to have the opportunity to place her efforts and commitment toward achieving your real estate goals. Integrity, excellent communication and negotiation skills, dependability, and outstanding service and results are what you expect and are certainly what she will deliver.

Thank you for your trust, business, and referrals. Contact us at 512-914-8775 or for a complimentary consultation. It’s our pleasure to help.