Sarah Lincoln Realty

Lincoln NE Realtor
Sara Sanford

I grew up in Elkhorn, NE where my parents were both teachers and my dad coached high school football. After coming to Lincoln in the fall of 1989 I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology then married my husband Justin. We loved the city of Lincoln so we decided to stay and have invested in the community for over 20 years. Before having children, I held an advertising position at Back to the Bible and worked alongside Elisabeth Elliot to help produce her radio program, Gateway to Joy.

I love investing in my clients lives and helping them to get their homes market ready.  I consider it an honor and privilege to serve you!

While taking care of our two boys full-time, I served as a small group leader for a mom’s group, was on the PTO at their elementary school and represented their high school as the Curriculum Council Advocate. Now, our children are older and I love helping people buy and sell real estate! I love investing in my clients lives and helping them to get their homes market ready.  I consider it an honor and privilege to serve you!


Get to know Sara

If you could take a trip anywhere in the world. Where would it be?

Anywhere with my family but I want to travel to Israel.

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be an actress or singer. In high school, my friends and I would imitate The Sweeney Sisters which was a skit from Saturday Night Live.  When my sister and were younger, we cut our hair like Tennille from Captain and Tennille. We would also air mic songs to groups like ABBA, The Jackson 5, Air Supply, REO Speedwagon and all on 8 tracks – but I digress!

What single event/person/thing has most changed your life?

When I was 16 years old my dad turned his life around. He took steps to make amends with people he had hurt. His sincere humility along with a changed life deeply affected me. Sadly he passed away fairly young in 1993 but his influence on my life will last forever.

What do you like most about helping people buy and sell a home?

My husband and I have lived in two different homes where we have many precious memories. Those homes served a special purpose and met our needs at the time. We all go through different stages in life and a home should be functional for your family and meet the needs of whatever stage you’re in. Whether you’re wanting to downsize or whether you’re bursting at the seams, I would love to help you transition into that next stage. Please call me for a complimentary consultation.

Do you have a favorite quote?

“It’s what you sow that multiplies, not what you keep in the barn.” – Adrian Rogers

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