Some people would consider me an impatient person but you can't be impatient and sell Sacramento short sales. So, I would say those people are mistaken. I have a lot of patience. I tell that to negotiators, too, when they call and apologize for taking so long to find the answer they are seeking while we are talking. I just assure them that I am a Sacramento short sale agent, so I have a ton of patience. It comes with the territory.
What I don't have a lot of patience for is real estate agents who make promises they can't keep. I'm sure they don't see it that way. They see it as being hopeful, developing a positive attitude, working for a better outcome, and that it's their job to try to delay cancellations. But I see it as wishful thinking.
Read more on my personal blog about how Wishful Thinking Won't Close a Short Sale.
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Elizabeth Weintraub is an author, home buying expert for About.com, a Land Park resident, and a veteran real estate agent who specializes in older, classic homes in Land Park, Curtis Park, Midtown and East Sacramento, as well as tract homes in Elk Grove, Natomas, Roseville and Lincoln. Weintraub is also a Sacramento Short Sale agent who lists and successfully sells short sales throughout the four-county Sacramento area with an emphasis on Elk Grove. Call Elizabeth Weintraub at 916.233.6759. Put 40 years of real estate experience to work for you. Broker-Associate at Lyon Real Estate. BRE License # 00697006.
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