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Ten years ago I sat down and wrote my first “Desert Happenings” Newsletter. Some of you knew it as the “Mission Hills Review.” That all began ten years ago, September 2001, the same month our World Trade Center and our Pentagon were viciously attacked by al-Qaeda.My newsletter was delivered the f...

By Kathy Schowe, La Quinta, California 760-333-8886
(California Lifestyle Realty)
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  MONKEY IN THE MIDDLE CONSIGNMENT EVENTin Palm Desert, CA Next month on the weekend of  October 7-9 you will be able to consign and purchase children's clothing, maternity wear, toys, strollers, and more! The event is located at  44250 Town Center Way (next to Trader Joe’s and Michaels) will be ...

By Nancy Hankin
(RE/MAX Real Estate Consultants)
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Ping (Noiselessly) I don’t know who wrote this article, but this has been confirmed as a true story. This isn't a joke or cartoon; just something interesting to know...you may want to forward this on to others. I also checked this out on SNOPES before sending this to you. This is how the story go...

By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
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HOW TO SELL YOUR HOUSE IN PALM DESERT CALIFORNIA – PALM DESERT CA REALTORS Q: What goes into a successful home or property sale in Palm Desert, California? A home sale can be simple, difficult or unsuccessful depending on the property, seller or agent. Careful consideration must be given when ve...

By COMPASS PALM SPRINGS | Stewart Penn, COMPASS Palm Springs - Broker Associate
(COMPASS)
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Stewart Penn - Penn Properties - Condo Specialist Los Angeles: 8033 W. Sunset Blvd., Suite 608, Los Angeles, CA 90046 Direct: 310-844-6515   Cell: 310-866-1818 Palm Springs: 1775 E. Palm Canyon Dr., Suite 110-360, Palm Springs, CA 92264 Direct: 760-992-5788   Cell: 310-866-1818 Stewart Penn - Re...

By Nancy Hankin
(RE/MAX Real Estate Consultants)
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I don’t know how you feel, but I’m fed up with all the Junk Mail solicitationshitting my mailbox and Inbox on a daily basis. Every time I send a contribution to a non-profit agency, I am soon barraged with mail from similar agencies asking me to contribute to them as well. Or better yet, all I ha...

By Nancy Hankin
(RE/MAX Real Estate Consultants)
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I came across an article from my insurance company, Jewelers Mutual, that could apply to anyone buying or selling anything over the Internet and I wanted to “pass this on” to you. There are so many scams nowadays, and so many folks getting scammed because they just don’t realize how dangerous the...

By Nancy Hankin
(RE/MAX Real Estate Consultants)
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  I’m often asked if it’s better to rent or to purchase a home. Unfortunately, there are quite a few factors to take into consideration, so there is no “one” answer that covers all these areas. In our area, Palm Springs California, we have both renters and buyers….and in many cases; the renter wi...

By Tina D Saporito, Your Dedicated Palm Desert, CA Realtor Since 2005, Call (760)799-8460. www.JustListedinPalmDesert.com
(Ronald Christopher & Associates. Proudly serving Palm Desert, La Quinta, Indio, Rancho Mirage, & Palm Springs.)
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Venezia, Palm Desert CA Located in the heart of Palm Desert, Venezia is a lavish community built by GHA Communities between 2003 and 2006. Positioned central to schools, shopping, restaurants, golf and so much more, Venezia offers homeowners serenity and convenience along with a premier Palm Dese...

By Nancy Hankin
(RE/MAX Real Estate Consultants)
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A day doesn’t go by when I am not contacted by a “Lead Generating Company”trying to sell me leads from buyers or sellers. I must get about 3-4 calls or emails a day from these companies. Here’s how it works: A buyer or seller goes on the computer in search of a reputable Realtor they can contact,...

By Nancy Hankin
(RE/MAX Real Estate Consultants)
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Here are just few of today’s headlines: Housing and Economic Forecasts Points to Rising Activity Housing Starts up 14% in June 2011 to 629,000 Home Ownership Rates Could Drop Further Builder Confidence Rises in July California Pending Home Sales Rise in June Building Permits and Housing Starts Ri...

By Tina D Saporito, Your Dedicated Palm Desert, CA Realtor Since 2005, Call (760)799-8460. www.JustListedinPalmDesert.com
(Ronald Christopher & Associates. Proudly serving Palm Desert, La Quinta, Indio, Rancho Mirage, & Palm Springs.)
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Ironwood Country Club, Palm Desert, CA Located in South Palm Desert just above the valley floor in the foothills of the Santa Rosa Mountains, Ironwood Country Club is an exclusive golf club that offers a magnificent lifestyle and living experience like no other in the Coachella Valley. As a priva...

By Nancy Hankin
(RE/MAX Real Estate Consultants)
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Don’t become a crime victim when you show your home to potential buyers I came across this article and wanted to “pass the information on” to you. I received it from the California Association of Realtors. It discusses the possible dangers involved with Open Houses, or opening your home to a stra...

By Tina D Saporito, Your Dedicated Palm Desert, CA Realtor Since 2005, Call (760)799-8460. www.JustListedinPalmDesert.com
(Ronald Christopher & Associates. Proudly serving Palm Desert, La Quinta, Indio, Rancho Mirage, & Palm Springs.)
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Ironwwood Country Club 73421 Foxtail Lane, Palm Desert - JUST SOLD! Find your property here! This incredible, newly remodeled two-story condo just sold in Ironwood Country Club. With 1525 square feet and two bedrooms plus a den/office, this condo is spacious and open. The great room floor plan fe...

By Kathy Schowe, La Quinta, California 760-333-8886
(California Lifestyle Realty)
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Sip Back and Relax Tommy Bahama serves up the taste of paradise on El Paseo in Palm Desert Tommy Bahama, the iconic island lifestyle brand, is one of my favorite places for Happy Hour here in the desert!  They are offering these three new cocktails for summer. The refreshing tonics take cues from...

By Nancy Hankin
(RE/MAX Real Estate Consultants)
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Many of my clients are Buyers who have either retired or are just looking for a good Vacation Home. Some have recently relocated to this area. When I ask them what they are looking for, they will tell me size, amount of bedrooms and bathrooms, etc. What they neglect to tell me is a little about t...

By Nancy Hankin
(RE/MAX Real Estate Consultants)
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Some of you are still "sitting on the fence" waiting for home prices to continue falling. Others have already seen a slight INCREASE OF PRICES. Here's some information "Hot Off the Press" that may surprise you. According to the California Association of Realtors: Home prices have increased for th...

By Kathy Schowe, La Quinta, California 760-333-8886
(California Lifestyle Realty)
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Aquatic Center Grand Opening in Palm Desert Jun 25, 2011 10:00 AM   The debut of Palm Desert’s new Aquatic Center in Civic Center Park has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 25. The Grand Opening will begin at 10 a.m. with a one-hour ceremony followed by a day full of entertainment and fun for t...

By Nancy Hankin
(RE/MAX Real Estate Consultants)
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Insuring Your Home Loan I was reading an article in RISMedia, and thought it would be a good idea to “pass this on” for better understanding. RISMedia, June 3, 2011—When it comes to private mortgage insurance (MI), there are several myths that exist that make buyers reluctant to consider a conven...

By Tina D Saporito, Your Dedicated Palm Desert, CA Realtor Since 2005, Call (760)799-8460. www.JustListedinPalmDesert.com
(Ronald Christopher & Associates. Proudly serving Palm Desert, La Quinta, Indio, Rancho Mirage, & Palm Springs.)
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Indian Ridge Country Club, Palm Desert, CA The exclusive guard gated community of Indian Ridge has approximately 1000 homes in all sizes and price levels for a diverse lifestyle of choice. Homeowners at Indian Ridge have access to two championship 18-hole golf courses, tennis courts, fitness faci...

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