Elizabeth Weintraub, Certified in Real Estate and Escrow

Sacramento Realtor Elizabeth Weintraub
Elizabeth Weintraub

Elizabeth Weintraub is a former home writer for The Spruce with more than 40 years of experience in real estate, including experience in title and escrow.


  • Nominated as a founding member of its Real Estate Certificate Institute (RECI) by The California Association of REALTORS® 
  • Received Outstanding Life Member of the Master's Club, an honor bestowed by the Sacramento Board of REALTORS®
  • Served as president of Equity Enhancement, handling staging and resale remodels for tough-to-sell homes


Elizabeth Weintraub is a former writer for The Spruce. She has an extensive background in real estate spanning more than 40 years, including experience in related industries such as title and escrow. Weintruab began in the real estate business in 1974 as a title searcher at First American Title in Boulder, Colorado. After moving to Newport Beach, California, she became an escrow officer in 1976 and advanced to certified status as designated by the California Escrow Association.

Weintraub obtained her real estate broker's license in 1979. She bought the company she worked for and opened branch offices of Real Estate of America in Orange County.


Elizabeth received a Certificate in Real Estate and a Certificate in Escrow from Orange Coast College.

The California Association of REALTORS® nominated Elizabeth as a founding member of its Real Estate Certificate Institute (RECI) in 1979 for completing 16 college courses in real estate. She has more than 600 hours of real estate education. 

Awards and Publications

  • Author of "The Short Sale Savior: How to Turn Your Upside Down Mortgage Right Side Up" 
  • #1 Agent Lyon Real Estate Downtown: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017
  • Top 1 Percent Lyon Agents: 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2016
Expertise: Title, Escrow, Real Estate
Education: Orange Coast College
Location: Sacramento, California
Title: Broker-Associate

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