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Think back how you were feeling about the economy five years ago .... it was a pretty dark time, wasn't it? Well - fast forward those five years and now according to a survey by Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan, Consumer Sentiment Index IS the highest since 2007! The job outlook is much mor...
What great news!! California is off to a great start for housing sales for 2012! Prices are starting to stabilize and there are many cash buyers. The supply of home inventories are not as many months as they have been in the past. It is an even better report than it was last month. Things are loo...
3rd Annual Taste of La Quinta As mentioned in my March Newsletter, this was previously scheduled for March 17th, but due to our high winds, it has been rescheduled for Saturday APRIL 7th! Same time 1 pm to 4 pm at the Old Town La Quinta Event Lawn. March 31st is the LAST Art Under the Umbrellas!!...
Is it just me or has technology just dropped off the edge? I am not endorsing this, but just had to tell you about it! A new Washing Machine app for your Android phone to control your laundry!   This Samsung WF457 Wi-Fi washer AND drier app lets you do your laundry virtually from your phone! Now ...
There’s nothing more cringe-worthy than pulling out a shrunken wool sweater from the washing machine. Perhaps you’ve washed a brand new red towel with your favorite white blouse - which is now your favorite pink blouse. For those who don’t stay tuned to Martha Stewart’s homemaking shows, the pit...
If you have ever taken a look inside a pair of speakers, you have probably seen a mass or wires and cables that may connect to make an incredible sound that audiophiles love. Unfortunately, these wires are not just relegated to the inside of the speakers. Wires and cables can spill out the back o...
If you run a home based business, it can be confusing what deductions you can claim as business expenses. Thinking about an IRS audit can be scary. If you follow these guidelines, you can deduct legitimate expenses from your income. 1.  Your Home Office This does not mean that you can count the ...
It isn’t easy selling a home in today’s real estate market, but it can be done and I have proven it over and over with consistent results. Contact me today to find out how I can sell your home now with the same proven results!  
The most recent data from the S&P and Case-Shiller index shows that home prices rose for the fifth consecutive month. This index looked at twenty major cities and found that home prices rose 0.2% in August. However, prices are still lower on a year-over-year basis by 3.8%. David Blitzer, a spokes...

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