Catherine Burr, REALTOR and Bestselling Author

Interest rates rise since election of Donald Trump

Interest rates are rising since the election of Donald Trump. Experts expect mortgage rates to be as high as 5% by the end of 2017. If you are thinking of making a move, now would be the time to do it to lock in lower rates before they go any higher. Each half a point […]

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Housing Prices Rise

In addition to rising interest rates, housing prices rose 1.5% in the 3rd quarter of 2016 compared to 2015, according to the FHA index. Some people were waiting until after the Presidential election to put their house on the market or buy a new home. Since Trump was elected, interest rates have risen and housing […]

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Interest Rates Rising

Since the election of Donald Trump as President, interest rates are rising. However, houses are still pretty affordable in Amador County when compared to the rest of California. The average price here is somewhere around $245,000. Where can you buy a house for that price in the Bay Area? For people who cannot commute, an […]

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19951 Fiddletown in Fiddletown CA USA

Single Family Home For Sale In Fiddletown, CA Beautiful custom ranch house home with wrap-around porch. Private and serene, this two-level home has a large master bedroom with two walk-in closets. Large kitchen with 5-burner gas stove and large island. Granite counter-tops and tile floor. Beautiful cherry wood floor in the entry and great room. […]

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Follow Catherine Burr Top Social Media Realtor

As you know, I’m consistently in the top media rankings for real estate professionals in the United States, so please if you are not already following me, hop on over and Like my facebook page or twitter, snapchat, Insta, your choice! Don’t miss you the fun and info!  

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Get to Know Realtor Catherine Burr

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Catherine Burr is a top-producing and 5-star rated Zillow Premier real estate agent serving Amador County and all that glitters in the gold country. Having the right agent is key to buying or selling your home. REALTOR Catherine Burr is a professional, and will answer your questions before you’ve even asked them. Catherine is knowledgeable […]

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California Realtor Catherine Burr Tops US & International Social Media Ranking

Realtor Catherine Bur, from California, got word that she is currently ranked at #2 in the United States for social media ranking of real estate professionals. She is also ranked at #4 Internationally on the Mondinion.com Social Toplist 10-3-2016 ranking of real estate professionals. Says Catherine, “I do spend a lot of time on social […]

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Getting ready for an Amador Winter

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With the cooler weather upon us, it’s a reminder that winter is just around the corner and whether this is your first Amador winter or your 70th, there are things to remember to do! Propane. Make sure your propane tank is full. There’s nothing like having 4 feet on snow on the ground and running […]

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Dear Bay Area, yes u can buy a 3BR 2BA 2-story 2697 sq ft house on 5 acres with seasonal creek for $595,000

Dear Bay Area, yes you can buy a 3 bedroom + den, 2697 sq ft 2-level home on 5 acres with a 3 car garage and a seasonal creek, for $595,000. I know, amazing but true! Contact Tim Burr or Catherine Burr at gold mine realty in pine grove, California, when you are ready to […]

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NEW LISTING: 19951 Fiddletown Rd, Fiddletown, CA

Brand new listing in Fiddletown, CA, home of the Fiddler’s Jam and gateway to the Shenandoah Wine Country in beautiful Amador County! $595,000 Beautiful custom ranch house home with wrap-around porch. Private and serene, this two-level home has a large master bedroom with two walk-in closets. Large kitchen with 5-burner gas stove and large island. Granite […]

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Dear Bay Area, GOOD NEWS! We don’t care what you do for a living here

So you want to leave the city behind and get some countryside under your feet. Who can blame you!? But there are a few things you should know when you move on up here to Amador County. WE DON’T CARE WHAT YOU DO FOR A LIVING: While in the Bay Area, the first thing someone […]

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Catherine Burr Interview on Ageless Living TV

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Ageless Living TV, hosted by Stephanie Farrell interviewed author/realtor Catherine Burr and she delves into the business of real estate, aging fabulously and some never before personal stories shared by Catherine Burr. Check out the interview as you look to live and find inspiration in fabulous women and living the most fabulous life you can […]

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SOLD! 19799 Ponderosa Volcano CA

Catherine Burr is happy to announce the sale of 19799 Ponderosa Dr in Volcano, CA, on behalf of the sellers. The number days on the market till pending was a short 13 and the house closed in 30 days. Catherine thanks her co-listing agent Tim Burr, co-representing the sellers, working diligently and closely with the […]

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Catherine Burr Gold Mine Realty

Catherine Burr, realtor at gold mine realty is getting ready to give the keys to her clients who have just purchased an Amador County home!

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Realtor Catherine Burr Pending Sale

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Catherine out and about in Amador County, here putting up pending sign on a listing.

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Realtor Tim Burr

Realtor Tim Burr out and about in Amador County, here putting up a pending sale sign, and then at the lake for a refreshing afternoon.

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It’s Fair Week!

The Amador County Fair is one of the most country fairs in all of California. It’s not to be missed. Fair week is big in Amador County and it never fails, it’s always about a thousand degrees, but you get out there and have a snow cone and stroll through the air conditioned buildings and […]

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Penny Pug hearts Summer

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PENDING 19198 Ridge Rd Pine Grove CA

On the market for a day, the super cute house that I have listed on Ridge Road in Pine Grove, priced at $154,950 went pending. But no fear, there are other houses out there, just give me a call at gold mine realty at our pine grove office. That’s Pine Grove in California, the Northern […]

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PENDING: 19799 Ponderosa Dr Volcano

In less than 2 weeks, the log house in Volcano is under contract. This is an extremely unique property that we’re pretty sure the buyers are going to love. Whilst this house is pending, ask my partner Tim Burr and myself for listings of other houses that might fit your needs. Tell us what you […]

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FOR SALE: 19799 Ponderosa Drive Volcano CA 95689

Bring your creative and finishing touches to complete the interior of this 2,396 square foot log house and 896 3-car garage. Situated on 5.25 acres, privacy and views are features that make this a stand-out home. Most of the work to do is to finish carpentry details and flooring with most of the materials included. […]

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PRINTABLE flyer 19198 Ridge Rd

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for your convenience, flyer you can print out for new listing at 19198 Ridge Rd. Drive on by and call Catherine Burr 209-275-8752 to view property today! 2BR 2BA $154,950. Pine Grove, CA 001951780, MLS 201600858

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NEW LISTING 19198 Ridge Rd Pine Grove CA

MOVE-IN READY! 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1104 sq foot home in the heart of Pine Grove. Close to shopping. Laminated wood flooring, wood stove, vinyl flooring in kitchen and bath. Carpeted bedrooms. Central Heat and air. Ceiling fan in bedroom and cozy deck off bedroom. Wrap-around deck on front and side of house with sliding doors leading […]

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Catherine Burr Ranks Top in Social Media

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California Realtor ranks top in social media for United States real estate professionals, according to Mondinion.com, a social media ranking platform site. Asked on Facebook about how she achieved this, Catherine replied, “I do lots of social media, including Twitter and Facebook!”

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How A Successful Real Estate Agent Uses Social Media

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By Catherine Burr I have literally had clients tell me that the have chosen me as a Realtor because they have said that they “see” what I do out there on social media and they like it. They call me the, “kick-ass Realtor,” the “doll on the Ball!” The reason I use different social media […]

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A Catherine Burr Real Estate Tip of the Day: 5 miles

After a client got lost up here in the mountains, I realized I wanted to do a post to remind people who are coming here to Amador County from out of the area, to add on extra time. Our five miles and your five miles are two different things. We have winding roads, some backroads, […]

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Catherine Burr tours Fiddletown USA

Our little town of Fiddletown in Amador County is filled with rolling hills, lots of vineyards, and is a great horse property area. It’s a small town and if you are looking for a ranch type environment, this is the place for you in Amador. Give Catherine Burr, realtor at Gold Mine Realty in Pine […]

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A Catherine Burr Tip: Sellers Prep Before Listing

Sellers, here are some tips from Catherine Burr on prepping your house for sale. Do you really need to get rid of the clutter? Yes. Buyer’s want to be able to see themselves in the house. Remove your personal family photos and other items, and clutter. You are moving anyway, so you are going to […]

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Upcountry explained by a local #amadorcounty

When you initially start working with a real estate agent here in Amador County, you may hear terms tossed about like, down-country and up-country. I personally use these terms everyday and sometimes I forget that perhaps you (who are just starting to look at Amador property) may not know what these terms means! So, here […]

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Tim Burr, Realtor

Timothy,or Tim, as he prefers to be called, is a licensed real estate agent in the state of California. Tim lives in Amador County, in Pine Grove, and is a Realtor at Gold Mine Realty. Tim is involved in many local community organizations, including the Knights of Columbus, his church, and the local theater group. […]

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NEW LISTING! Star Park Mobile Home For Sale at bargain price of $26,900

UPDATED: SOLD. New listing for a two-bedroom 1 bath mobile home in Star Mobile Home Park in Pine Grove, California. Pine Grove, if you’re not familiar with, is a “postage size” town in Amador County. The mobile home park is in a woodsy location and the unit for sale is in a great location, with […]

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Oh, the emotions of selling your house!!

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NEW LISTING: 2 bedroom in Pine Grove, CA for 26,900

UPDATED: SOLD. Mobile homes are an affordable way of living. For example, I have just listed a property in Star Mobile Home Park in Pine Grove, California, California, typically a very expensive place to live; however, this home is 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, on a lovely  piece of pine tree filled and quiet land (space, […]

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Catherine Burr

Hello my new friends! Thank you for dropping by today. My name is Catherine Burr and I am an experienced Realtor here in Amador County, at Gold Mine Realty in Pine Grove. My family moved to Amador County over 30 years ago and I know the area well and am more than happy to help you […]

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Welcome to Amador County

When you move to Amador County, you’ll need some phone numbers and contacts to make your smooth as seamless as possible. Here are a few numbers to get you started. Catherine Burr, REALTOR Gold Mine Realty, 209-275-8752 Volcano Communications (for phone, Internet, cable TV) 209-296-3344 Upcountry Water Service Mace Meadows Water (209) 296-3121 Aces Waste […]

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Local Realtor Catherine Burr on International Social Top List

January brought excitement to local Amador County real estate agent, Catherine Burr, as it was announced that she was on the Mondinion.com Social Toplist of International Real Estate Agents and on the United States Social Toplist, lists of socially influential real estate leaders in the country and internationally. Catherine Burr, a Realtor at Gold Mine […]

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Catherine Burr makes move effortless easy

Catherine Burr makes move “effortless easy.”  

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Catherine Burr top real estate influencer

Mondinion.com announced this week that real estate professional Catherine Burr is on the Toplist of most influential real estate agents in the United States. When reached for comment, agent Catherine Burr replied she uses social media to reach out to her existing clients and to connect with new ones. Catherine Burr is a real estate agent, […]

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An Amador Secret

Let me fill you in on a little Amador secret. Amador County is an affordable place to live. If you are looking for a house to call a year-round residence or Sierra foothills vacation home, AC is where you should be looking. Take this house for sale, for example; it’s 40 minutes from the very […]

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3BR house in Pioneer for Sale: Take the video tour

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Happy Holidays from #teamburr

I came into the office one morning and it was all decorated for Christmas, looked so cute! I went to take a picture but couldn’t get it all in, so I thought about what my photographer son says, “focus on one thing,” so I snapped this cute teddy bear. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, whatever […]

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What I love about this #amadorcounty upcountry home for sale

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT THE HOME I love the floor plan of this house. It’s single-story with three bedrooms one and a half baths. It has a bright and cheerful kitchen with a view of the naturally landscape yard. The kitchen also opens up to a great room with a dining area, a large stone […]

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Near Golf!!

Check out this four bedroom two bath 1844 ft. beautiful home in Castle Oaks golf community in Ione, California.  Priced at a reasonable under 330,000, this house is close to Jackson, Ione, and the golf course!! Contact listing agent Catherine Burr at Gold Mine Realty at Pine Grove, California.   #01951780 license  

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New Listing in Amador County Golf Course Community!!

CA BRE 01951780  Catherine Burr Listing Agent Listing Broker Office, Gold Mine Realty, Pine Grove, CA MLS 201501139

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NEW! 1800 sq ft Home in Desirable Castle Oaks, Ione CA

4 BR 2 Bath Built in 2012. Desirable Castle Oaks Community in Amador County, CA Immaculate well-maintained home in Castle Oaks, located on a quiet cul-de-sac. If you like to golf, this place is for you. Ride your cart to the nearby golf course. Property is fenced. Open floor plan, great set up for entertaining. […]

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The Typical Realtor

The typical Realtor is 57, female, and fabulous! Women dominate the field of real estate. It’s a fact. And, it only makes sense, who knows best about homes than women. It may sound a tad old-fashion, but women have historically been the nurturers, the ones to take care of the children, the ones who set […]

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High Country in Amador County

If you’re looking for real estate in Amador County, you’ll hear and read about the different areas being referred to as, “down country, up country, and high country.” Silver Lake is an example of high country!

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Supper Under the Stars

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Attended the Supper Under the Stars fundraiser dinner in Volcano, promoting Amador County Tourism, and what a great event it was! The dress code called for white and I must say, to see the street closed down and one long table with approximately 190 people sitting at it, all wearing white outfits, was a sight to […]

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Congratulations Catherine Burr Toplist of real estate agents

Congratulations to real estate agent Catherine Burr for her social media, as she ranked #36  this week on the Mondion.com Social Toplist 2015-7-27 United States Real Estate Agents list.                 Follow Catherine Burr on social media! Twitter www.twitter.com/catherineburr Facebook @ www.facebook.com/catherineburr

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Welcome Home to Amador County

Welcome home to Amador County, where fresh air and rivers and streams await. Fishing is your thing? We have it! Golf? Yes! Skiing and snowboarding in the winter? Of course! Wine tasting more your thing? We have that covered! If you’re thinking or dreaming about leaving the rat race and moving to where the living […]

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Catherine Burr recognized Top 30 #MondREUS toplist of real estate agents

Catherine Burr was recognized today as #30 on #MondREAUS, the toplist of real estate agents in the United States. MondREA is a ranking of real estate professionals based on their social engagement. Catherine Burr is active on Twitter, tweeting about real estate and country life in Amador County. Catherine’s followers enjoy her knowledge of the real […]

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Video Tour Pioneer, CA House for Sale!

UNDER 200K!! 3 bedroom 2 bathroom house in Pioneer. This house is in the Sierra Foothills in Pioneer and has easy property access (no steep driveway!) Kitchen with Jenn-Air stove/oven, dining room, living room with fireplace. Central heat/Air. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Fenced yard, generator, and deck with Sun-Setter retractable awning. Ready for you to […]

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Quiz: What kind of neighbor are you?

Take this quiz to find out what kind of neighbor you really are!! Neighbor Quiz

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New Listing Upcountry #amadorcounty

$198,000, 3Bd/2Ba Single Family House, 1409 sqft. Catherine Burr | Gold Mine Realty | 209-275-8752catherine@goldminerealty.com | 16612 Meadow Vista Dr, Pioneer, CA 95666 3 BR 2 BA in Pioneer 3Bd/2Ba Single Family House $198,000 Sq Footage 1409 sqft. Bedrooms 3 Beds Bathrooms 2 Baths Floors 1 Parking 2 Garage Lot Size 0.35 Acres   DESCRIPTION […]

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New Listing: 3BR 2BA Under 70K in Ione, CA

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June Issue Cathy’s Real Estate Newsletter

Yes, June’s newsletter is packed full of videos, articles on buying and selling homes. What makes your move smoother and real estate news that you’ll want to stay on top of! Read the current issue of Cathy’s Door to Amador HERE. It’s FREE!

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Home Buying

I bought my first house when I was 19. In West San Jose, on the border of San Jose and Saratoga. I was young, I had perseverance, and I was determined. In fact, the seller of the house kinda sluffed me off at first because I was so young to be purchasing a house on my own […]

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May’s Issue of “Cathy’s Door to Amador”

It’s May already and that means a new issue of Cathy’s Door to Amador has been released. Read all about what young people want in real estate and how to fix walls! Cathy is a licensed real estate agent in California and has lots of lots of information in her monthly news magazine. Check it […]

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“Cathy’s Door to Amador” Spring Issue Released

Brought to you by Realtor Catherine Burr, Cathy’s Door to Amador, Spring 2015 Issue is now available. Read HERE, it’s free and packed-full of real estate tips for moving, buying and selling property.

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When you are ready to leave the rat race

BY CATHERINE BURR You need a Realtor in the country, even more than in the city, watch this video and find out why from Realtor Catherine Burr of Gold Mine Reatly in Pine Grove, California, in the heart of Amador County So, when you are ready to leave the rat race, give Cathy at Gold […]

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NEW LISTING: 6 Acre Butte Mt Property w/3BR 2BA

OUTSTANDING VIEW!!!! CUSTOM HOME WITH 3+ BEDROOMS AND 2.5 BATHS ON 6 ACRES. All living on main level with bonus room downstairs. Open floor plan. Wood floors in Kitchen, Dinning, Kitchen Nook, Living room and hall. Master suite with view and walk in closet. Covered deck with ceiling fans to enjoy the view. RV Pad […]

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NEW LISTING: 6 Acre Butte Mt Property w/3BR 2BA

OUTSTANDING VIEW!!!! CUSTOM HOME WITH 3+ BEDROOMS AND 2.5 BATHS ON 6 ACRES. All living on main level with bonus room downstairs. Open floor plan. Wood floors in Kitchen, Dinning, Kitchen Nook, Living room and hall. Master suite with view and walk in closet. Covered deck with ceiling fans to enjoy the view. RV Pad […]

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March 2015 Newsletter Cathy’s Door to Amador

Now released, March 2015 newsletter, “Cathy’s Door to Amador” is issued, filled with tips for spring and all kinds of things!! Don’t miss out, and to receive in your in-box, the monthly magazine can be delievered to you at no-cost, just subscribe on the home page of the newsletter. READ “Cathy’s Door to Amador”

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March 2015 Calendar of Daffodil Hill

Here for your use (download by right-clicking and saving to your desktop), is a monthly calendar for March 2015. This beautiful setting is of the famous Daffodil Hill in Volcano, California. Every year, thousands of people flock to this acreage of daffodils that is a rite of spring. This photo was taken by Beverly Rose […]

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LOCAL VALENTINE’S DAY GIFTS YOUR MATE WILL LOVE

Let’s face it, either you cringe over Valentine’s Day or you live for it! There’s no in between. But, Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be painful for men who want to woo their women. Seriously, a lovely heart shaped ivy plant (go to your local nursery, like Ridge Road Nursery), or go the chocolate route. […]

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February 2015 Calendar Features Amador County Sunset View

As you head back to work after Super Bowl weekend: Newsflash! It’s a new month! Yes, we’re into February already, and here’s a calendar from the team at Catherine Burr, REALTOR®. This month’s photo features a sunset view across Amador County with Mt Diablo in the distance. Photography by Daniel Burr.

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January 2015 Calendar Featuring Amador County’s Avio Vineyard

Team Burr is pleased to present for your desktop or download usage, for the calendar month of January 2015, featuring Amador County’s Avio Winery’s Vineyard. The photograph was shot at sunset after a lovely afternoon of wine tasting at one of our favorite and local Amador County wineries, Avio. The photographer who took this photo […]

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Year Round Decks

We like our decks here in Amador County. Decks are one thing you will find in many of the homes here. And why not? We have beautiful pine and oak trees, and seasonal streams, and gorgeous landscape to enjoy outdoor living at its finest. So, we love our decks! Here are some tips to help […]

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Above-ground Pools an Alternative in Rural Communities

Last summer, my husband and I tried to add an above ground pool to our property. What a disaster! Our property seemed like it had a flat spot in it, but when we added the water to the pool, it spilled out like a year-round waterfall at Yosemite. Where we live, in rural Amador County, […]

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Oh Dear, the Deer, help control in your community

Here in Amador County, the deer are everywhere. You see them in yards, you see them on the sides of the roads, you see them run in front of your car, you see them when you least expect. Many people have “deer horns” on their cars, they are silent to us, but are supposed to […]

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Do You Know Where Your Septic System Is?

Here in rural Amador County, most properties are on septic systems. We see a lot of people move up here to our beautiful and country area, and may not realize that we, in fact, for the most part, are not on city water (many properties are on wells), and many properties are on septic systems. It’s important when […]

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Bear Proofing Your Property

Here in Amador County, particularly here in Pine Grove, we have not only had bear sightings this summer, a bear was terrorizing a neighborhood until it was eventually shot and killed by an off-duty sheriff deputy. While we may think of bears as being cute and cuddly, they are a serious threat and should be […]

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Testimonials

Always a pleasure to assist my clients in the shopping or selling of their homes.

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About Catherine Burr

Catherine Burr is a licensed California real estate agent who began her love with real estate when she bought her first house at 19. She believes in hard work and dedication and being the top in her field. Her clients appreciate her candor and enthusiasm and willingness to go the extra mile to help buy […]

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About Amador County, from a local

By Catherine Burr Where else in the country does one end of a county start at 250 feet elevation and end up at 9,000 feet? Amador County covers 606 square miles, is a retired and vacation population, and boasts mining and gold rush history and still has the saloons to prove it. Once you leave […]

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Burr’s work smart for their clients

REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION FROM AMADOR WINERIES UNCORKED   Catherine Burr is a licensed California real estate agent who began her love with real estate when she bought her first house at 19. She believes in hard work and dedication and being the top in her field. Her clients appreciate her candor and enthusiasm and willingness to […]

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Amador Houses Selling Fast Under 219K

Public stats shows a look at activity in the previous 14 days in Amador County are for 19 pending sales properties that were listed at or under 219K. Properties that are deemed by many as affordable are selling fast. The median days on the market were 33. If you are looking at property in the […]

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Affordable Amador

In Northern California, there is an affordable, beautiful place to live; there is a place that is home to lakes and rivers and historic towns and nature’s finest; there is a jewel of a place, called Amador County. Amador County is close to Sacramento and Lake Tahoe and is a perfect place to live in or vacation. […]

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An Amador Welcome

Amador County is the gateway to the Sierras, steps to gold rush towns, and yards to Amador’s wine country. Catherine Burr is proud to serve Amador County as a REALTOR®. Client Type: Home Buyers, Home Sellers Property Type: Single Family Home, Condo/Townhome Specialties: REO / Bank Owned, Short sales, Residential sales, First time home buyers, […]

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