Sept. 19, 2017

Five Things to Look for When Hiring an Interior Designer


Let’s admit it, shopping for and buying a home is stressful. Going through dozens of real estate options and hoping to find something that fits all of your needs is just not going to happen. Even if you have all the money in the world, over the years you ...

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Sept. 13, 2017

REAL ESTATE BUZZ: The World, The Nation and Coachella Valley


" Houses of Palm Springs" Photo by Alissa Walker, Courtesy of Flickr

Our bi-weekly news report on things related to real estate from around the world, the country, and in Coachella Valley.

CNBC: Realty Check is a blog about all things real estate. With the current natural disasters, it could ...

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Sept. 1, 2017

Things to do in September 2017


Ruben Ranch. Photo by George Duchannes

Things to Do in Palm Springs & Coachella Valley, September 2017.


September 1 is the beginning of the meteorological autumn this year, almost 20 days earlier. For desert dwellers that can mean hot days and chilly nights. The average temperature for our arid ...

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Aug. 24, 2017

The Pros and Cons of Active Adult Communities: The Pros


In the Palm Springs area, there are more than a dozen 55-plus community developments including Sun City (Shadow Hills, Palm Desert), Trilogy at La Quinta, Heritage Palms to name a few. Last week, we did an overview of the cons of buying in an active adult retirement community, which ...

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Aug. 8, 2017

Thinking of Buying a House with a Pool? Top 4 Things to Consider.



Living in the Palm Springs/ Coachella Valley and the sister cities of Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, Indio, and beyond is its undying love affair with water features.  With summer temperatures, over 100 degrees and the other seasons resting between 75 – 90, an essential need when ...

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Aug. 1, 2017

How Much is Your Palm Springs Area Home Worth?

Passing California’s 2017 real estate market midway point, it’s important to step back and evaluate where we are and what the future holds. According to the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) the current homeowners’ disposable income grew by 1.5 percent at the beginning of 2017, leading to ...

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July 27, 2017

Six Reasons to Live in Palm Springs & The Coachella Valley


 Entering into Palm Springs



About 90 miles east of the city of Los Angeles lies Coachella Valley, a ravine dividing several mountain ranges including the San Jacinto, Santa Rosa, and the Little San Bernardinos. It’s even touched on the southeast corner by the Willy Wonka-esque named Chocolate Mountains, home to ...

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