About Team Trotter

Steve and Collen Trotter

BRE# 01477571 | BRE# 01477572

Trotter Properties can make buying a home in Nevada County and Santa Clara County easy, whatever type of property you are searching for.

We are happy to help buyers, sellers and investors find what they are looking for whether it be in the Sierra Foothills of Nevada County, CA or the San Francisco Bay Area of Santa Clara County, CA including San Jose and surrounding communities. Our commitment to quality service sets us apart from all others. We listen and respond to your needs putting you first and foremost. This aspect of our business is why our client base continues to grow. We are not only helping former clients but their children buy and sell homes as well.

Our goal is to make the process of buying or selling a home as seamless and stress free as possible.

Colleen has a passion for helping seniors go through the process of downsizing or moving to another place in order to receive more care. She has done this numerous times with the clients she has met through  real estate. Sunnyside Senior Transition Services was born out of this passion. As a National Association of Senior Move Managers member, Colleen can handle and manage the entire process from helping her client decide what facility might suit them the best, to organizing the home and preparing for the move, donating, disposal and sales of items, transfer of accounts, setting up the future residence and finally selling the home if that’s the case. It becomes an all in one package.

Our Experience

President and Founder of Trotter Technologies, Senior Vice President of sales and Marketing for Rainmaker Systems, President of Mobile Airwaves and World Wide Vice President of Sales and Marketing for GlobalWare. 12 years in the real estate industry. Built Junk King from scratch and sold it in 2016.

Our Credentials and Memberships

Steve and Colleen are both licensed realtors. BRE#’s 01477571/2. Colleen is also an Accredited Staging Professional (ASP). We give complimentary staging reviews with every listing. She is also a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) helping seniors make the early or later stage transition from home to the various facilities needed. Every aspect of this transition is handled with care.

Our Community Involvement

With our previous venture, Junk King, we were awarded the 2015 Good Samaritan Award for excelling in helping our local community. We had over 40 charities we donated to on a regular basis. We would send our trucks out for free to help veterans, homeless camps, and low income seniors remove their unwanted garbage. It was a very fulfilling position in our community. At present Colleen is running the Lake Wildwood Lady Golfers Pink Ribbon Tournament to be held October 4th. All proceeds will benefit the Sierra Nevada Memorial Foundation for breast cancer.

If you’d like to reach us please call:
Steve at 530-615-1185 or 408-219-5683
Colleen at 530-816-0007

 Our Properties

roadrunner front

Just Sold $330,000   12656 Roadrunner Drive, Penn Valley, Ca. 95946

Lake Wildwood   3 Bed/3 Bath Lovely Home   MLS#20180455 Represented Buyer


Sue front             sue pool

COMING SOON! Entertainers Dream Home

Beautiful Chico Estate on lovely neighborhood street

 5 Bedroom/ 3 Bath, 3 car garage    *** 3018 sq. ft. on .73 acres

Asking Price $685,000


Full Service Senior Move and Transition Company

We offer full service Senior Move and Transition services. We pride ourselves in helping every family find a senior community that perfectly fits their needs. We help seniors and their families decide what the next step is. Sunnyside Senior Transition Services will find your perfect home and we offer transition services. Call us at 530-816-0007 to schedule your free initial consultation today!


“I can’t thank you enough for the amazing and fantastic service and dedication you have done to complete the whole process of selling my home in record time. You have my heartfelt gratitude and enduring appreciation, not only for the additional income, but also for your very effective approach of preparing, staging, and marketing. Not to mention helping me move and set up my new apartment, putting things in storage, loading the dumpster, etc., etc. Your team is a remarkable expression of timing, technique, troubleshooting, and tremendous success.” Bob Krvavica

” Steve and Colleen are very nice people. They are in this business to help others. Colleen met me while she was looking for a home for someone else. I invited her in right away because she is someone you can trust. She was really concerned about my health and the two stairways I had to climb. We started looking for a smaller one story home and in that process we became good friends. I can call her for anything! I call her my California daughter. I am very happy in my new home.” Parvin Ghaffouri

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