Welcome to Searching Placer!

Our goal is for you to find Searching Placer a valuable resource if you want to visit or live in Placer County. Here you will find information on each of the major communities (Meadow Vista, Auburn, Colfax, Loomis, Newcastle, Granite Bay, Roseville, Rocklin, and Lincoln), things to do, where to go, schools, weather, utilities, information about our real estate market, and buying and selling your home or land.

The real estate in Placer County is very diverse and ranges from homes in great subdivisions, small homes, luxury homes, custom homes on acreage, equestrian estates, lake or river front homes, and city living.

Placer County — the ideal place to live!

About Laurie Witton


Laurie Whitton

Coldwell Banker Realty

PCAR Masters Club
Global Luxury Certified
CalBRE #01811228

Experience You Can Trust

Buying or selling your next home includes many important decisions and hiring the right agent can make all the difference for you.

Laurie cares deeply about her clients and provides a full service, hands-on approach from start to finish! She is dedicated to her clients, responsive and easy to talk to, tenacious, understanding and her area knowledge and experience is second to none. Laurie is known for her keen negotiation skills, market knowledge, expert marketing and innovative strategies and she will utilize all resources to help you achieve your goal.

Whether you are buying or selling your first home, an investment property, bare land, country property or a luxury home, she will listen carefully to your needs, give 100% to helping you and she will exceed your expectations. Laurie is also known as the expert in luxury properties and country estates throughout Placer and Nevada counties and beyond. She is also a leader of a top producing team and has connections and incredible resources for your purchase or sale from marketing to remodeling.

After college Laurie worked for 3 international companies, including 2 major computer companies in San Francisco, where she became worldwide sales leader out of 3500 people. Laurie received the best sales training in each organization and mastered 3 important skills for her real estate clients – listening very carefully and focusing on the client needs, negotiations, and solid follow up.

Since late 2007, Laurie has completed over 300 transactions, totally over $150,000,000. She has also completed over 20 personal transactions including several 1031 exchanges and built multimillion dollar custom homes. This experience has given Laurie in depth knowledge in all aspects of purchasing and selling residential and country property and the expert ability to work through the unique intricacies for each property and for each client.

Laurie loves spending time with her family and she enjoys living in the foothills. She has a passion for real estate, business, the stock market, hiking and golf, family and friends and giving back to the community.

Laurie’s experience and expertise will make the difference for you. Locally known, globally connected, you can count on Laurie to help you achieve your real estate goals!

Int Presidents Circle Team

Education and Degrees

Global Luxury Certified
Institute of Luxury Home Marketing GUILD Achievement
GRI – Graduate of Realtor Institute
CNE – Certified Negotiations Expert
CDPE – Certified Distress Property Expert
BS Economics and a minor in Accounting from the University of Utah

Membership and Recognition

Member of the Institute of Luxury Home Marketing
Masters Club Outstanding Lifetime Member (Top 10-15% Agents in Placer County)
2013 - 2014 International President’s CircleTop 2% Nationwide
2015 International President’s PremierTop 1% Nationwide
2016 - 2019 International President’s Circle TeamTop 5% Small Teams Nationwide and Top 2% Northern California (out of 4500 agents)
2019 Real Trends America’s Best Real Estate TeamsTop 1% Real Estate Professionals Nationwide