When Selling Probate, Real Estate Mama Says: Take Your Coat

Selling Probate Real Estate

When selling probate, real estate mama says: take your coat. I should have listened to her. I was booked yesterday to do a presentation on selling probate real estate in Placer County. When I left Sacramento County, the weather was fine. Upon arrival to the Auburn Holiday Inn, the weather was very chilly and windy.

When the presentation was complete, I had to drive to Colfax to check on a probate listing. We had hired a new vendor to steam clean the interior and wanted to check the quality of the work. Sometimes, when senior people live in a home for many years, they are not really able to take care of things. These type of properties can be shocking for buyers to see as they are often beyond a typical fixer upper. Our usual clean-up crew went to Colfax to bid the job two weeks ago. They immediately left and refused to do it. This lets your imagination run wild, just envision how bad it looked.

Needless to say, when I pulled into Colfax the snowflakes were gently coming down. It was so cold. All I could think about was when I’m out selling probate real estate, I should have listened to my mama. Her wise advice, suggesting I take a coat, had fallen on deaf ears. I was wearing a white crisp starched shirt with a thin decorative vest. It was freezing cold and the winds had picked up force that about knocked me down.

My mama’s words were certainly coming back to haunt me. I call her “Mamasita.” Actually, it’s my term of endearment for her, as her parents were from Mexico. We should listen to our mothers as they are usually spot on. Mamasita is staying at my house staying over the Thanksgiving holiday. My sister, Cathy, lives right next door so she watches over her when I’m working. Mamasita has severe asthma and an upper respiratory infection so we are keeping a close eye on her.

I’m out running around dressed like it’s spring in winter weather conditions so let’s hope I don’t come down with a bug, too. Yesterday, across the U.S. were horrendous early winter storms. The winds caused heavy damage as well as another fire in northern California and in the Santa Barbara area. The ski slopes in Lake Tahoe were opening yesterday as this storm is bringing a white Thanksgiving to happy skiers and snow boarders. I’m happy to be back home selling Sacramento Real Estate.

When selling Probate Real Estate listen to your mama; when selling Probate Real Estate, call Weintraub & Wallace Realtors, with RE/MAX Gold. We are your probate and trust sales, expert team. We can be reached at 916-233-6759.

— JaCi Wallace

JaCi Wallace
Weintraub & Wallace

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