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Desert Luxury Realty Since the National Association of REALTORS(r) reported over 90% of home buyers start their home search on the internet, your digital data stores are probably pretty cluttered with files, disorganized photos, and unused apps and software – not to mention food in your keyboard....
“Pocket Listings” are not new in the La Quinta and surrounding areas in the Desert. In case you’ve heard of “pocket listings” but not sure what they are, they are homes which have been listed with a real estate agent/REALTOR®, but not submitted to the Multiple Listing Service. Pocket listings are...
Summer Golf Tour Registration begins on Monday, May 6! ONLY $69 per player to register and reasonable weekly green fees Continues through August 25 The La Quinta Summer Golf Tour is back. This 13-week golf program allows participants to play at some of the finest courses in the Coachella Valley. ...
Mary Williams Interior Redesign and Staging Choosing the wrong color for a room is like fingernails on a chalk board. Potential home buyers could walk away from a showing only talking about the color of the rooms. NOT the impression you want them to walk away with. So HOW do you choose the right...
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In a recent news release, the National Association of Realtors® 2013 Investment and Vacation Buyers Survey reported Vacation homes sales were up by 10.1% Nationally in 2012. As nice as that sounds, it’s still not up to the numbers we saw before the downturn. According to the news release, NAR Ch...
According to a recent news release by the California Desert Association of REALTORS(r), "The Coachella Valley's real estate market forecast for 2013 is upbeat despite the dwindling inventory of available homes for sale in many valley cities." The news release continued, " 'There is no question in...
by Mary Williams   The number of homes in negative equity is on the decline, according to the real estate data firm CoreLogic. In the fourth quarter of 2012, the rate of underwater homes dropped to 21.5 percent, down from the previous year’s 25.2 percent. Rising home values have lifted 1.7 milli...