Fun Things To Do In Coachella Valley January 2017


There’s always something interesting and fun to do in Coachella Valley! I’m getting a late start in the month here, but better late than never, right? January 8 – OPENING DAY!!! Sunday Polo at the El Dorado Polo Club with matches at 12:00noon and 2:00pm. January 9 – Perhaps an open air four wheel drive Jeep Tour along the Coachella Valley’s earthquake fault system, and of course, much more! January 10 – It’s Tuesday, so that means TACOS!!! January 11Read more

Palm Springs Area Home Sales Update For December 2016


The table below shows the detached home sales for select cities in the beautiful Coachella Valley for the month of December 2016. The final sales prices for these five towns ranged from a low of $22,500 for a lot with utilities where the previous home burned to the ground (which I’m noticing happens in Palm Springs with greater and greater frequency) at 15821 Cherry Cove in Palm Springs, to a high of $3,950,000 for 52791 Via Savon in La Quinta. (Featured photo is fromRead more

Palm Desert Country Club Real Estate Market Update for December 2016


The chart below shows the home sales activity in Palm Desert Country Club for the month of December 2016 (and the preceding 12 months for comparison). The volume, based on a monthly year over year comparison, shows the number of homes that actually sold is up by three (37.5%) over last year with prices up by about 3.5%. Final selling prices in December ranged from a low of $185,000 for 77060 Michigan Drive to a high of $360,000 for my listing at 47945 Texas Avenue. (Not onlyRead more

Best Neighborhoods To Buy Real Estate In Coachella Valley


Let me preface this by saying that the content of this article is my opinion. Certainly there are people that have different ideas, wants and needs than what I am discussing. However, I wanted to share my thoughts and insights on the neighborhoods that I like best and why. Let’s start with land. There are very few reasons that I can understand why someone would not be interested in owning the land that they live on. Perhaps if you are elderly orRead more

YES, You CAN Cancel A Real Estate Listing Agreement In California


There is a misunderstanding among some sellers, and even agents, and I’m here to clear that up. You can indeed cancel a real estate listing agreement in California. Sellers might be asking themselves, “under what circumstances?” And the answer to that is: almost any. Maybe you changed your mind and you decided you don’t want to sell your house after all. Maybe you didn’t get the job out of state that you were sure you were going to . Maybe yourRead more

NOT on MLS: Turnkey Duplex Near El Paseo in Palm Desert, CA


This turnkey duplex is NOT on MLS. It is currently an active vacation rental so the address will not be posted to ensure vacationers’ privacy. One unit is 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, with a fireplace in the living room. The other is 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. Both are beautifully remodeled and both lead out to a beautiful shared yard and pool. Property is offered in turnkey condition. Shown only to preapproved buyers with confirmed appointment.         IfRead more

Palm Springs Area Home Sales for November 2016


The table below shows the detached home sales for select cities in the beautiful Coachella Valley for the month of November 2016. The final sales prices for all five towns ranged from a low of $112,000 at 21780 Snowview Drive in Palm Springs, to a high of $13,000,000 for 2466 Southridge Drive also in Palm Springs. This legendary property, according to the listing, was the “largest private residence designed by John Lautner and commissioned by Bob and Dolores Hope. The property has entertained dignitaries fromRead more

Palm Desert Country Club Home Sales Update for November 2016


The chart below shows the home sales activity in Palm Desert Country Club for the month of November 2016 (and the preceding 12 months for comparison). The volume, the number of homes that actually sold, is down by one over last year with prices up by less than 1.5%. Final selling prices in November ranged from a low of $185,000 for 77755 California Drive to a high of $350,000 for my listing at 42925 Massachusetts Court. (Not only did my listing sell at the highest price, butRead more

JUST SOLD: 42945 Texas Avenue, Palm Desert, CA


This beautifully remodeled single level 3 bedroom 2 bath home has West facing views of the sometimes-snowcapped San Jacinto Mountains and South facing views of the Santa Rosa mountains, and is surrounded by acres of green grass on the double fairway of Palm Desert Country Club. This home was sold off market. The kitchen features slab counters, new appliances, modern lighting, a skylight and plenty of space. The sunroom adjacent to the kitchen makes it easy for you and yourRead more

JUST SOLD: 42925 Massachusetts Court, Palm Desert, CA


Within 7 days of having the listing agreement signed, before we even had a chance to hit the market, I procured a buyer that made a full price offer, that was so clean that we didn’t even have to counter. This property is located on the best street in Palm Desert Country Club… South facing, on the double fairway, overlooking the signature hole, and the Santa Rosa Mountains as the back drop. It’s also about a block and a halfRead more