It’s Because Of The Price

By | Amador County, Cathy's Door to Amador, Financing, Housing Tips, Real Estate, Real Estate

Are you getting frustrated that your home hasn’t already sold? Has it been sitting on the market with little to no showings, while houses nearby are going under contract almost immediately? We’re here to tell you, the solution is simple: lower the price! I know, I know, you probably already heard this from your agent and… Continued

June 15, 2018

Spring into a New Pad

By | Amador County, Real Estate

Spring is here! You know what this means? Getting to open up the windows and let fresh air in, clean your space up for it to feel like new, and get outside more! I’m definitely looking forward to showing properties in this warmer weather, won’t be missing the cold too much. Say #me in the… Continued

May 14, 2018

Emotion of Real Estate

By | Amador County, Real Estate

I love real estate and much it helps me connect with people on such an emotional level. Understanding how each room can play such an important role in someone’s life. Like a cozy reading nook can open up chapters in a book that inspire someone to achieve big things in life. I’m passionate about the… Continued

May 14, 2018

Amador Real Estate Professional Catherine Burr Brings Home National Honor

By | Amador County, Catherine Burr, Real Estate

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Amador County Real Estate Professional Catherine Burr Brings Home National Honor Broker★Agent™ Advisor Honors Achievement Scottsdale, Arizona, March 8, 2018 – Now in its 22nd year, Broker★Agent™ Advisor celebrates the success and accomplishment of the industry’s finest real estate professionals through it’s exclusive ‘Certificate of Excellence’ Program. Through proprietary… Continued

March 8, 2018

Some Local Amador Lingo

By | Amador County | 1 Comment

Looking for property in Amador County? Sound like a local   Þ Hwy 88  That road that connects us all. Þ 49 That road that connects Amador to Calaveras, Shenandoah, and Sac. Þ Sac  What out of towners call Sacramento. Where Costco is. Þ Upcountry Up 88, past Pine Grove, to Pioneer and beyond until you get to High… Continued

January 5, 2018

Debunking Home Myths!

By | Amador County, General

Finally ready to make the transition into home ownership? That’s awesome, and in this exciting time you can be turning to friends and family for an insight into the process. However, there seems to be a circulation of misinformation spreading around, so we’re here to clear up a few myths. 1. THE FIRST STEP IS… Continued

December 20, 2017

Storage Ideas For Small Bathrooms

By | Amador County, Real Estate

Is your bathroom small? It’s the worst, isn’t it? Well, unfortunately, small bathrooms are very common, and are usually the smallest rooms in the house. I can almost bet that it almost always feels cramped and tight in there. Although the square footage doesn’t change, a change of organization and storage space can make a… Continued

December 20, 2017

Housing Prices Rise

By | Amador County

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… Continued

November 30, 2016

Interest Rates Rising

By | Amador County

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… Continued

November 30, 2016


Get to Know Realtor Catherine Burr

By | Amador County, Catherine Burr

Catherine Burr is a top-producing Realtor at Gold Mine Realty, serving Amador County and all that glitters in the gold country of Northern California. Having the right agent is key to buying or selling your home. REALTOR Catherine Burr is professional, and will answer your questions before you’ve even asked them! Catherine is knowledgeable and… Continued

October 6, 2016

California Realtor Catherine Burr Tops US & International Social Media Ranking

By | Amador County, Catherine Burr

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 Social Toplist 10-3-2016 ranking of real estate professionals. Says Catherine, “I do spend a lot of time on social… Continued

October 6, 2016


Getting ready for an Amador Winter

By | Amador County

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… Continued

September 24, 2016

It’s Fair Week!

By | Amador County, Catherine Burr

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… Continued

July 26, 2016

Tim Burr, Realtor

By | Amador County, Real Estate

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…. Continued

May 16, 2016

Catherine Burr

By | Amador County, 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… Continued

March 30, 2016

Welcome to Amador County

By | 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… Continued

March 12, 2016

Local Realtor Catherine Burr on International Social Top List

By | Amador County, Catherine Burr, Real Estate News

January brought excitement to local Amador County real estate agent, Catherine Burr, as it was announced that she was on the 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… Continued

January 23, 2016

The Typical Realtor

By | Amador County, General, Real Estate

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… Continued

September 1, 2015


Supper Under the Stars

By | Amador County

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… Continued

August 6, 2015

Housing Trends

By | Amador County, Newsletter, Real Estate News

Welcome to the most current Housing Trends eNewsletter. This eNewsletter is specially designed for you, with national and local housing information that you may find useful whether you’re in the market for a home, thinking about selling your home, or just interested in homeowner issues in general. Please click on this link to view the… Continued

August 4, 2015

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

By | Amador County, Real Estate News

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… Continued

July 7, 2015

Home Buying

By | Amador County, General, Real Estate

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… Continued

May 29, 2015

Year Round Decks

By | Amador County, Yard Tips

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… Continued

July 28, 2014

Are Home Grown Eggs Bad For Us?

By | Amador County, Yard Tips

There’s nothing like farm fresh eggs, right? Or is there? Some reports may beg to differ. Here’s an article about lead in chicken eggs that may have you rethinking your backyard chickens. ~catherine burr. Lead in Chicken Eggs Raises Concerns for Locavores You’re raising chickens in your backyard for all the right reasons — but… Continued

July 23, 2014

Bear Proofing Your Property

By | Amador County, Yard Tips

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… Continued

July 16, 2014

No Mother-in-Laws, Too Many Roses and other odd-ball HOA Rules

By | Amador County, Real Estate | 1 Comment

Make sure you read those HOA before buying a property, they could inlcude interesting items, like “too many roses bushes” or “mother-in-law bans” as discussed in this enlightening article. No Mothers-In-Law Allowed: The 7 Craziest Local Laws and HOA Rules Get up to speed with the most outrageous laws and homeowners association rules. Read Visit… Continued

July 14, 2014

About Catherine Burr

By | Amador County, Real Estate

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… Continued

June 22, 2014

Burr’s work smart for their clients

By | Amador County, Real Estate | 2 Comments

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… Continued

June 13, 2014

Affordable Amador

By | Amador County, Real Estate

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…. Continued

May 21, 2014

An Amador Welcome

By | Amador County, General | 1 Comment

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,… Continued

April 21, 2014