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

Palm Springs Area Home Sales Update for October 2016


The table below shows the detached home sales for select cities in the beautiful Palm Springs area for the month of October 2016. The final sales prices for all five towns ranged from a low of $205,000 at 302 Paseo Primavera, 78982 Chardonnay Way and 78443 Prairie Flower Drive in Palm Desert, to a high of $3,275,000,000 for 74568 Desert Arroyo Trail in Indian Wells. There really is something for everyone in Coachella Valley. To see everything that is currentlyRead more

Palm Desert Country Club Home Sales Update for October 2016


The chart below shows the home sales activity in Palm Desert Country Club for the month of October 2016. The volume, the number of homes that actually sold, is up over last year as are prices. Palm Desert Country Club remains desirable and affordable, with fee simple land (no land leases) and minimal or no HOA dues. Final selling prices in October ranged from a low of $232,000 for 43080 Illinois Avenue to a high of $317,000 for 42240 Warner Trail. To see everythingRead more

Just Say “NO” To Quicken Loans


If you call Quicken Loans you will hear a recording about how everything they do is “engineered to amaze” you and how they’ve closed over 2 million loans. I’m calling BS!! I just had my first, and last, experience with Quicken Loans. The only thing amazing about them is how they waste people’s time and money. The buyer and seller agreed to the price and terms, which by definition, is Fair Market Value. Therefore, not surprisingly, the appraisal came inRead more

Palm Springs Area Home Sales For September 2016


The table below shows the detached home sales for select cities in the beautiful Palm Springs area (also known as Coachella Valley) for the month of September 2016. The final sales prices for all five towns ranged from a low of $132,390 for a little cutie in need of some TLC located at 75436 Wildflower Lane in Palm Desert to a high of $7,700,000 for an architectural masterpiece at 2175 Southridge Drive in Palm Springs. There really is something for everyone in Coachella Valley.Read more

Palm Desert Country Club Home Sales For September 2016


The chart below shows the home sales activity in Palm Desert Country Club for the month of September 2016. The volume, the number of homes that actually sold, is down while prices–on the other hand–are on the rise. Palm Desert Country Club remains desirable and affordable, with fee simple land (no land leases) and minimal or no HOA dues. Final selling prices in September ranged from a low of $188,000 for 77725 California Drive to a high of $419,500 for 43420 AlabamaRead more

Not Enough People Know About Coachella Valley Food Bank


Yesterday I was in the pasta aisle in the grocery store when a young man with a backpack came down the aisle and stood near me, fidgeting around and acting oddly. I wasn’t sure why but he made me uncomfortable. He was adjusting his backpack and looking at the items but not choosing anything. I felt like I should zip my purse shut. I moved on and purchased my groceries but when I got to the exit doors they wereRead more