Serving Placer & Nevada Counties


November 8, 2018

Selling your home: A legal checklist

Here is a general legal checklist for you to use to prepare yourself for selling your home. This checklist outlines the steps and items needed to […]


We serve our customers’ real estate needs in the beautiful northern California Foothills, a large  area that extends from Loomis in the west, to Colfax in the east, from Auburn in the south, to Nevada City in the north.  Click on the map to read more details about these places and all the other cute little towns in our service area: Newcastle, Foresthill, Meadow Vista, Christian Valley, Weimar, Alta Sierra, Cedar Ridge, Grass Valley, and our own home community at Lake of the Pines. If you would like to learn more about any of our beautiful area, or if you wanted a personal tour all you have to do is CALL CJ at 530-906-4715.

CJ Jenkins | Sierra Foothills Premier Agent

CJ (Christine) is an outgoing, energetic home finder and matchmaker.  Top to bottom, she knows the inventory of available homes, and when it comes to finding just the right “match” between homebuyers and their dream home, there is no one better.  She has a well-earned reputation as a shrewd negotiator, and, if you are thinking about selling your home, she has well-demonstrated skills in conventional and digital marketing. For all of your real estate needs CALL CJ at 530-906-4715.

  • Reviews from both the Seller (for sale by owner) and the Buyers on this lakefront property:   Seller: Susan Pack  (3/31/2021 on I and my family had the task of selling our mother's house, which she has lived in for 40 plus years. I contacted the local real estate office of Century 21 and had the great fortune of talking with Christine Jenkins. We could not have asked for a better real estate agent. She is extremely professional, dependable and very helpful. If she said she was going to do something, she followed through. She found a qualified buyer for the house very quickly and the escrow process was seamless. I highly recommend Christine Jenkins if you want to sell or buy a house!   Buyer: Keith and Kirsten Mello (3/2021 on CJ was fantastic to work with and we highly recommend her as an agent! I called her cold from out of town and she got right back to me. She is knowledgeable about the LOP area, where we were interested in buying a second home, and had us right away looking at properties to evaluate. She truly listens to your needs, returns calls immediately and is extremely organized. As out-of-town home buyers, we needed someone that would stop by the house and address the questions and issues that came up and she always volunteered without us ever needing to ask. Don't hesitate to call her, she does not disappoint!    
  • Christine has been an acquaintance for years in the community. She is always pleasant, positive, high energy, and very hard-working. Several neighbors and friends worked with her and highly recommended her. I found CJ very creative, helpful and generous through all aspects of the sale and close. Christine's assistant, Lianne, was also very pleasant and extremely helpful with the routine and challenging circumstances we faced. Christine was great to work with from start to finish. She had a clear vision for the house, and was kind and professional in all suggestions. She even provided items to help stage the house, and found very reasonable and highly skilled workmen to improve the property as needed. The element of trust in her and those she recommended was very important to me. Andrea Perna July 28, 2020
  • Donovan Rittenbach, Auburn, CA
    “CJ seemed to always be available whenever we needed her. It was obvious she had lots of experience and came up with all kinds of things for us, like the blueprints of the house we were buying. The purchase of our new home went very smoothly thanks in most part to her. A pleasure to do business with and we would not hesitate to recommend her.”
    Donovan Rittenbach, Auburn, CA
  • Kate James, Rock Creek Mobil Home Park
    “CJ Seemed to be in touch with reality of the real estate market at the time of selling. I.e., didn't overprice to impress seller, only to be lowered later. Had great plan to attract buyers, make the house/property more attractive to buyers. Was positive in making arrangements. cj really good at explaining paperwork that had to be signed by seller. Her assistant, Hannah, also extremely helpful answering difficult questions. Right on the mark to attract buyers, and keep costs of refreshing house and property as low as possible. Kept informed of all prospective buyers ("lookers"). Had sufficient open houses. Friendly person at front office always ready to assist our needs. Copying, etc. Very experienced with all aspects of buying/selling. Keeps herself informed of real estate trends by attending meetings, etc. Always available for questions, etc.”
    Kate James, Rock Creek Mobil Home Park
  • Chris and Joan Quan, Rio Vista, CA
    “CJ took advantage of an internal program to prepare the property we bought for sale. It showed extremely well and stood out from other properties we saw. CJ was extremely helpful in getting inspection items addressed quickly and, in the case of some items we wanted done, economically. We wanted to accelerate our closing to accommodate a renter from the Paradise fire and CJ facilitated it seamlessly. We could not recommend CJ more highly.”
    Chris and Joan Quan, Rio Vista, CA
  • Kevin McLain, El Cerrito
    “CJ was stellar. She’s an expert on the area, had strong recommendations and kept them realistic given our family situation and our finances. She knew what repairs were necessary and how to implement them in a cost effective way, and referred us to local people who did great work. She also had a great team working with her. Most importantly, she listened to us and communicated with us throughout the process. We had three offers within 20 days and closed escrow early. This is the best experience we’ve ever had with a realtor.”
    Kevin McLain, El Cerrito
  • “I had heard from several people about cj's honesty, character and good deeds. and when cj was my agent she proved them right she was always available to answer any questions of mine or to help in any way she could to have everyone be on the same page at all times which made the whole process have a clear and efficient flow. Everyone I met while in the office were always ready to help in any way because of cj's amazing organization and knowledge of how to deal with any situation that came up, she quickly, pleasantly and efficiently guided all of the people involved in making the deal happen with a smile on everyone's face knowing that it was done well. and they had done well.”
  • Jim and Sheilagh Goetsch
    “CJ is a consumate realtor! Excellent marketing, organized, knows the area and trends!”
    Jim and Sheilagh Goetsch
  • Annie Tate, Redwood City
    “I would recommend Christine Jenkins to anyone, but particularly to those trying to deal with a home sale for parents or others have died or been forced to relocate. CJ's knowledge of local resources is impressive, and if needed she will pull them in to handle whatever is required. In situations like mine, there are often parties who are not directly involved but have a strong interest in the outcome. For example, my siblings were offering questions/comments from afar. CJ dealt graciously and professionally with that situation. She was also very reassuring when she discussed the process with my mother. I suppose it is reasonable to assume that most realtors have a grasp of the basics, but what sets CJ apart is her understanding of the people she's working with. She knows when to push a little, when to step back, when to adjust the schedule, and when to celebrate. I could not be more satisfied with the good end of a difficult journey.”
    Annie Tate, Redwood City
  • Ken Minard 24094 Eucalyptus Ct.
    “CJ was highly recommended and she was great. She found the house we loved”
    Ken Minard 24094 Eucalyptus Ct.
  • Susan Santini Roseville CA
    “We waited 3 weeks for CJ to return from vacation before putting house on the market. She was well worth waiting for!”
    Susan Santini Roseville CA


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