SOLD in the past several weeks; summer season is on fire!

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It is HOT here in the Palm Springs area..afterall, we are a desert!  Normally our summer season slows down quite a bit from high season, and this summer DID slow down.  However, it has been a steady stream of sales for established Realtors.  I just sold another Listing and am actively seeking new Listings here [...]

Are you a Canadian thinking of buying in the US?

Canadians in the desert

If you’re Canadian and are thinking about buying property in our beautiful winter wonderland here in the desert..or anywhere else USA, read this.   Still a great investment strategy for your portfolio, but always super wise to consult your tax professional, get the required docs in Canada and USA so you know what to expect! Buying [...]

Indian Wells CC; Manitou Springs

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Indian Wells Country Club, located in the center of our Palm Springs Valley, is one of our more established country clubs.  The entry is right off of 111, HOA’s are low, and there are several gated and non-gated areas within the country club that feature special amenities and architectural styles..such as Manitou Springs. What they [...]

Coachella, Thermal Land & Ranches..time to SELL!

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It just may be the BEST time to list your vacant land, farm or ranch in the Coachella Valley.  Thermal, Coachella, Indio, Vista Santa Rosa..the entire East Valley is SELLING!  Now, don’t get too excited..the price/acre is nowhere near where it was during the “boom”., but we haven’t seen much land move at all for [...]

3 requirements of your Listing Agent

La Quinta luxury Agent

Listing Agents here in the Palm Springs Valley of California are everywhere!  How do you know what to look for when you decide to sell your property?  It’s not that difficult to put together a “blow your skirt up” listing presenttion.  That simply requires time.  It’s much more difficult to put together experience, references, and of course trust. [...]

Veneto in Rancho Mirage;a taste of the old world..

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  Location is what it’s all about with Veneto in Rancho Mirage California.  This Tuscan inspired development of only 39 homes and Villas exudes quiet elegance and class.  Cobblestone streets with a large central fountain welcome you and when you follow this cobblestone path through this enclave, you will find yourself at the Club Room.  [...]

Mountain View Country Club in La Quinta

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Mountain View Country Club in La Quinta is one of La Quinta’s newest Golf Course Communities.  A Toll Brothers community that broke ground in 2002 and finished out in 2011, there are approx. 375 single family homes and approx. 50 condos.  Home sizes range from approx. 2,000 sf to approx. 4400 sf, many with golf [...]

Palm Springs Valley Home Sales Rise 20%!

La Quinta short sale expert

Inventory is low..lucky to have 3 months of inventory where a normal inventory amount of homes for sale is about 5-6 months at the low end.  I think we will continue to see more inventory listed as we approach season (this is very normal for the desert market).  I sure hope so!  There is built [...]

Rancho Mirages’ unique Desert Island High-Rise Condos..

Rancho Mirage short sale expert

I often hear, and believe, that our Palm Springs Valley offers something for everyone.  And so it is with Desert Island in Rancho Mirage.  One of a kind, this 226 unit condo complex built in approx. 1971,  on Bob Hope and Frank Sinatra in Rancho Mirage, consists of 3 hi-rise buildings, each with it’s own [...]

Housing Stats for the week..LA, San Diego & San Francisco

La Quinta luxury homes for sale

I like to keep up with my local Palm Springs Valley statistics too, but I found this chart very actually looks at the number of active Brokers.  We are at the lowest rate since 2007!  I was around in the boom when every other person you met was a Realtor.  I think many people were [...]