Archive | May, 2014

Downtown Revitalization Plan

  Revitalization Plan Take a look at the Palm Springs Downtown Revitalization Highlights for the old Fashion Show Plaza. Included in these highlights is information showing proposed color pallets, restaurant locations, retail spaces, the Palomar Hotel, the public plaza and pedestrian areas, courtyards and covered walkways. Street and aerial views are provided as well as […]

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The Desert in Demand Palm Springs Is in Demand, With Help From Coachella

  By PETER HALDEMANMAY 30, 2014 It was Dinah Shore Weekend in Palm Springs — or the Dinah, as it’s known — five days of Sapphic revelry that every April draws some 15,000 women from around the country to this sun-washed city 90 miles southeast of Los Angeles. On Saturday evening, however, the hottest ticket in town may […]

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The Story Behind the Wall

  By CV | May 14, 2014 at 11:34 pm By Denise Ortuno Neil It looks like it could be something reminiscent of a castle from long ago, or a wall guarding something of great value, or perhaps a look out to the vast desert valley below for a person with means to build it. In a […]

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Home prices remain on the rise

  By Les Christie  @CNNMoney May 27, 2014: 10:57 AM ETNEW YORK (CNNMoney) U.S. home prices remain on the upswing at the start of 2014, as a slow recovery from the bust that led to the financial crisis continues. In the first three months, prices rose 10.3% on an annual basis, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller report. In […]

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SOLD – $625,500 – Stunning 3Br/2Ba Spanish Style Home in the Movie Colony East

  The “Marigold”, a Completely rebuilt custom spanish home oozing with charm & character. Originally a small 700 sq ft residence expanded to 1831 sq ft in 2004. Beautiful private courtyard entry & the recent addition of a planter wall with over 80 ficus trees to provide the ultimate in privacy surround the property. Custom […]

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SOLD! $108,000 Beautiful 2Br/2Ba Condo in Palm Springs Golf & Tennis Club

  Palm springs golf & tennis resort is a quiet community in desirable south palm springs on “fee land” (you own) & low hoa dues. This renovated upper level unit features 2 bed (1 bedroom was converted from a den), 1.5 bath and is being sold turnkey furnished including everything. Enjoy resort amenities including 3 […]

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SOLD! $500,000 Gorgeous 3Br/3Ba View Home in Rancho Mirage

  At the height of gracious living lies the community of mirage cove a private, gated community of 69 homes with terraced lots offering breathtaking panoramas and utmost personal privacy. This home was the largest builder model and is in mostly original condition featuring two large living rooms seperated by a fireplace, large kitchen with […]

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Mortgage rates fall – lowest since October

  By Les Christie  @CNNMoney May 22, 2014: 10:43 AM ETNEW YORK (CNNMoney) Mortgage rates are at their lowest level since October. The average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate loan fell to 4.14% from 4.2% last week, Freddie Mac said Thursday.Interest rates have been pushed down as investors, skittish about the economy, have abandoned stocks for U.S. Treasuries, according […]

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Nearly half of all home sales all-cash deals

  By Les Christie  @CNNMoney May 8, 2014: 7:26 AM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Want to buy a home? Better be carrying lots of cash. All-cash deals hit a record 43% of home sales during the first three months of 2014, according to RealtyTrac. That’s up from 19% a year earlier and the highest level reported since RealtyTrac […]

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