Elizabeth Weintraub: Sacramento Real Estate

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Real Estate Agent - Lyon Real Estate - BRE #00697006
Sacramento real estate from Galt to Lincoln and local observations about Sacramento restaurants, special events, music concerts and the Sacramento lifestyle, including great places to vacation around the world.

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2009 

I don't know if I would go so far as to call myself the top short sale agent in Sacramento, but then I don't have to because the Sacramento Press said it for me. OK, I'm laughing a little over this because I never claimed that title in our interview but I must haven given that impression to the r...
Posted almost 5 years ago
The temperature in Sacramento hit 108 on June 28th, the hottest it's ever been on that day  (my birthday) since Sacramento record-keeping began in 1900. Now, for those of you who have never had the pleasure of visiting Sacramento, a temperature of 108 might seem abnormally high, but it's really n...
Posted almost 5 years ago
One of the coolest birthday presents I have ever received was a wind chime made out of tiny, ceramic, hand-painted houses. Because my friends know that real estate is my passion. I met a buyer last week who is the same age as me. Let's say her name is Patricia. She called to say she was looking a...
Posted almost 5 years ago
If you're thinking about buying a Sacramento short sale, find out if the lender is Countrywide before you pursue it. If you discover the original loan or loans are held by Countrywide, you may want to cross your forefingers, hiss and walk backwards. Countrywide, which is now owned by Bank of Amer...
Posted almost 5 years ago
As a short sale agent in Sacramento, I have watched my short sale business double every year from 2005 to present, which is not really astonishing news given there are so few experienced Sacramento short sale agents who practice real estate in town. I suspect the number of agents who choose to sp...
Posted almost 5 years ago
"Sometimes the best way to learn how to do something is to do it," says the lead character, Precious Ramotswe, in HBO's delightful new series: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. The show is about a woman in Botswana who moves to the bustling city of Gaborone to start up a detective agency. She t...
Posted almost 5 years ago
I am excited that About.com has now given me tools that allow reader feedback on my articles at my homebuying website. One of my most popular articles, How Short Sales Affect Credit, now has a Reader Response link. I updated that portion this morning. If you've been wondering how a short sale may...
Posted almost 5 years ago
An agent cornered me in my Lyon Real Estate office a while back to ask why I bother with short sales. He could not believe that I can actually earn a living in real estate by being a Sacramento short sale agent. I have no fear of short sales because I am pretty much a fearless person. I was stand...
Posted almost 5 years ago
I love going to rock concerts. Except for the part where I fall asleep at 10 PM because it's past my bedtime. So, sometimes my husband rents a music DVD. We close up the windows and crank up the surround sound. The cats don't like it much, though. But it gives us front row VIP seats to the band w...
Posted almost 5 years ago
Now, I know what you're thinking: Oh, she just made up that blog title about a Sacramento short sale agent making a porno to attract attention, right? Well, yes and no. See, my husband and I watched that 2008 movie "Zack and Miri Make a Porno" last night. If you haven't seen it that delightful fi...
Posted almost 5 years ago
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Broker-Associate at Lyon Real Estate, midtown Sacramento office. Selling since 1974. Homebuying expert at About.com. Best short sale agent in Sacramento. Elizabeth sells homes from Galt to Lincoln.
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Author Bio: Elizabeth Weintraub is a Sacramento real estate broker, author, home buying expert for About.com, a Land Park resident, who specializes not only in older, classic homes in Land Park, Curtis Park, Midtown and East Sacramento but sells extensively from Elk Grove to Lincoln. Weintraub is prominently known as the #1 Sacramento Short Sale agent throughout the Sacramento four-county area. Call Elizabeth Weintraub at 916.233.6759. Put 40 years of real estate experience to work for you.