Elizabeth Weintraub • Sacramento Real Estate Agent


The Best Part of a Short Sale Closing

sunset over rangiroa

Chris Ann Cleland wrote a blog about how an agent in her office views closing a transaction. It inspired me to write a blog this morning about what happens at closing for a Sacramento short sale agent. I had a bunch of closings on Friday and a bunch more will close on Monday. It's year end for the short sale business and many sellers want to close before January 1. Some are worried about taxes because of the mortgage debt relief expiring. Some are worried just to worry because it's in their nature to worry.

Read more on my personal blog about The Best Part for a Short Sale Agent.

Photo: Sunset over Rangiroa at Kia Ora by Elizabeth Weintraub

sacramento short sale agentcerfified hafa specialist


Certified HAFA Specialistelizabeth weintraub


equator certified platinum short saleequator certified platinum reo elizabeth weintraub

Elizabeth Weintraub reviews






Sacramento Real Estate Listings




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.

The Short Sale Savior, by Elizabeth Weintraub, available with free shipping.

Photo: Unless otherwise noted in this blog, the photo is copyrighted by Big Stock Photo and used with permission.The views expressed herein are Weintraub's personal views and do not reflect the views of Lyon Real Estate. Disclaimer: If this post contains a listing, information is deemed reliable as of the date it was written. After that date, the listing may be sold, listed by another brokerage, canceled, pending or taken temporarily off the market, and the price could change without notice; it could blow up, explode or vanish. To find out the present status of any listing, please go to elizabethweintraub.com.

The Best Part of a Short Sale Closing
Chris Ann Cleland wrote a blog about how an agent in her office views closing a transaction. It inspired me to write a blog this morning about what happens at closing for a Sacramento short sale agent. I had a bunch of closings on Friday and… more
We Don't Need No Stinkin' Excuses
The thing about California purchase contracts for real estate is they favor the buyer. Our real estate contracts created by C. A. R. give buyers by default 17 days to cancel an escrow for any reason or really no reason at all. They don't need a reason… more
How To Make Cultured Pearls at Gauguin's Rangiroa Pearl Farm
No trip to Rangiroa is complete without a visit to Gauguin's Pearl Farm, or so the guidebooks tell you. I generally find tours of family operations to be very interesting and enlightening in general, and this tour was no exception. It was… more
Hello from Rangiroa and The Blue Lagoon
About an hour away by boat (from Tiputa Pass near Kia Ora Resort) is an island with a blue lagoon -- a lagoon within a lagoon. It is called Lagon Bleu or Blue Lagoon. I think there was some hokey movie made about this type of lagoon with Brooke… more
Photos from French Polynesia (Rangiroa)
Us little island hoppers. We left Tahiti and flew to Rangiroa two days ago, and it's been total bliss ever since. Forget about oceanfront, let me tell you, the lagoon inside an atoll is the way to go. This is truly paradise, although I have to admit… more
Photos from Tahiti and a Blog About Eating Kangaroo
I admit that I've been a little busy lately. Oh, at dinner last night my husband asked if I realized that for the last 10 minutes I had been rambling on about Fannie Mae and how it is defiantly refusing to do short sales all of a sudden under the… more
Are Sacramento Home Buyers Wearing Socks? (Cuz Their Feet Seem Cold)
Relying on Wi-Fi or what I like to call the Kindness of Strangers totally sucks. It's ranks right up there with sleeping under a bridge. I liked it much better when everything was self contained. You didn't have to rely on an Internet connection or… more
The Hobbit Movie Gave Me Two More Reasons to Buy a Sacramento Home
Even if you've read the book cover to cover a million times, I think you will still enjoy the movie, The Hobbit. Especially if you get a chance to see it in Sacramento in 3D and high-speed. The guy at the ticket counter at Century Stadium in… more
The Month of December Recap for Sacramento Short Sales
The month of December is shaping up to be an excellent month for closing Sacramento short sales. It's not my best month all year, but 11 or 12 closings this month ain't shabby. And that doesn't count the residual, just my individual efforts. But due… more
Should You Represent Yourself to Buy An Out of Area Short Sale?
Well, you know my answer to whether you should represent yourself to buy an out-of-area short sale. In fact, agents should not represent themselves to buy anything at all out-of-area and I question, in some cases, whether they're doing the best job… more