Elizabeth Weintraub • Sacramento Real Estate Agent


Figuring Out What a Real Estate Client Wants

Some agents learn how to sell real estate by memorizing sales techniques and making canned statements. It works for them, I guess, but it's never been authentic to me. Yeah, yeah, all the world's a stage and we are but bit actors, still, it doesn't seem the way to go in my mind. The way to go is to make clients happy. Genuinely happy.

Not to try to trick them into being happy because that's impossible. You can get away with it for a short period of time, but in the long haul, clients will see right through those shenanigans. You can read more in my personal blog today at this link: Formula to Exceed Client Expectations in Sacramento Real Estate.

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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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