Showing posts from February, 2014

La Quinta CA Land Best Price On Estate Lot

LA Quinta CA - In Spanish it means Country estate or Inn and Estate is exactly what you can have with this amazing lot.  Building your dream home in La Quinta just got easier.  This massive lot is located in the gated community of Lions Gate.  Nestled in the PGA West area of gorgeous south La Quinta.  Stunning mountain vista, an enviable quality of life and tranquil sun drenched days await you on this best priced Estate Lot.

Just $259,000 for 1.17 acres.  Not just any lot but the second largest in the development. Not just any lot but one that is perfectly positioned and shaped to give you maximum forever views.  No one will ever be able to block the views and the orientation of the lot allows for maximum exposure to the South and West.  One thing to make note of is the Fact that on a lot this Massive 3 of the walls for the property are in!  This is a HUGE savings for you and your future construction.  Utilities are on the lot and just need to be connected. Learn More about this proper…

Palm Desert To Debut Three Popular Retailers

Palm Desert will soon be home to three very popular Retailers. First To open in the Town Center Shopping Plaza will be a large Nordstroms Rack store.  Coming soon will be Whole Foods in the same Plaza and H&M in The Westfield Mall complex across the street.

Construction is continuing at a hectic pace on all three locations and from the outside they look almost done.  

Just recently Dicks' Sporting Goods Opened a large store in Westfield Mall and the World GYM opened an expanded location there in a relocation move from the Town Center Shopping Plaza across the street.

All ready a leader in Coachella valley retail these are exciting times in the retail sector of Palm Desert to be sure.
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Perfection Embodied Las Brisas North Home 92201


INDIO CA 92201

$374,900 | 4 BEDROOMS | 3 BATHROOMS | 3 CAR GARAGE | 2467 SQUARE FEET | MLS: 213008623

Your desert dreams will come true in this house that encompasses everything that makes living here so special. Located in the gated community of Las Brisas North which is on the 48th Avenue Corrider from La Quinta thru Indio. Built by Century Homes. Las Brisas North is an all ages community.   Contemporary Mediterranean style meets classy desert design.  This popular floor plan maximizes your privacy, living space and comfort with its well thought out flow. The massive great room features a wall of cabinetry and a fireplace.  Ceiling fans and window coverings compliment almost every room.
From a large eat in Kitchen to a private "casita"  with its' own bath to the inviting pool and spa.  The Master suite has all the amenities from Direct Spa access to a spa sized tub and shower plus a grand dual entry walk in closet.   Tile floors in the kitchen and h…

Coachella Festival Returns To Indio

APRIL 11-13 & 18-20 2014
Click on the Poster above to be taken to the complete lineup information page for the event.  Spread over two weekends in April one of the top music festivals in the world brings artists from so many genres to the Coachella Valley/Palm Springs area for two weekends in April . A hybrid music festival/Art festival the event is also a big contributor to local charities.

Imagine owning your own great home in INDIO CA just a mile and a half from the fairgrounds!  See it here  Enjoying this great event would be so much easier with your own private four bedroom pool home! The rental potential would be outstanding.

Coachella Fest is just one of the many great events held each year in Indio.  Up and coming is the Stagecoach Music festival and every February you have the Riverside County Fair and Date Festival and there is also a Tamale Festival every December.

There is always something to do in Indio!

Art Events In The Palm Springs Area

Art Events In The Palm Springs - Coachella Valley:

Coming right up on February 22 - 23, 2014 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden – catch a sneak peek at the revamped facility before the PNB Parriba Open tennis tournament in March. Come to the ARTWALK at the Wells

Learn more at the event Web Site:

You will see innovative works in differing styles of contemporary, traditional, modern, and southwest art. Hundreds of talented artists will present their unique works in different media such as acrylic, oils, etchings, mixed media, oils, watercolors, digital and even traditional photography.

Southwest Arts Festival is held every January and the 2014 date was the 24th-26th
Artists and attendees from all over the world converge at this renowned festival of the arts now features more than 250 artists. This festival has grown from its humble roots as a small art affaire in 1986 to become one of the largest – and most acclaimed – art festivals in th…

Tax Deductions On Your Home Done Right

Tax Time is coming right up. One of the many benefits of home ownership is the tax deductions that you can take. It is very important that you know which ones to take and how to do them to maximize the benefit to you will remaining compliant with the tax code.

This article spells out 6 tricky situations you might find yourself in.  Check out this list of six deductions you may or may not qualify for. As always be sure to check with your tax professional to be certain that you are eligible or to answer more complicated questions.


6 Home Deduction Traps and How to Avoid Them  

By: Barbara Eisner Bayer

Published: January 30, 2014

Get an “A” on your Schedule A form: Dodge these tax deduction pitfalls to save time, money, and an IRS investigation.

Trap #1: Line 6 - real estate taxes

Your monthly mortgage payment often includes money for a tax escrow, from which the lender pays your local real estate taxes.

The money you send t…

Tennis Tournament In Indian Wells

The BNP Paribas Open Tennis Tournament returns to beautiful Indian WellsMarch 3-16 2014. This year the venue Indian Wells Tennis Gardens is dramatically enlarged after having undergone an beautiful expansion since last year.

Major International tennis stars and their fans will fill the Coachella valley as all eyes in Tennis turn to Indian Wells California. Always a class act, this year the event will be preceded by a John McEnroe Charity tournament which is free to the public on March 1, 2014. Tickets are available from $28 in the grandstand to just under $100 for other seating choices. The
website also showed multiple day ticket packages available. The Tournament player list reads like a whose who in the world of professional tennis - Victoria Azarenka, Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and over 100 more. The event always draws Celebrities to the valley as well to enjoy this event and our great Desert Weather! The Indian Wells Masters is the first Masters event…

Palm Springs Modernism Week 2014

Palm Springs Modernism Week: ( or week+ since it is 10 days long!) It all happens February 13-23, 2014 when the world comes to admire what we here locally take for granted everyday. This amazing event continues to grow and expand in all directions.  Last year the event brought in vintage travel trailers and expanded beyond Palm Springs into the Palm Desert neighborhoods with fifties architecture.

The 14th annual Palm Springs Modernism Show and Sale will be held at the Convention Center, located On Amado and Avendia Caballeros, with over 80 exhibitors showing their treasures and hoping to make them YOURS!

The show -which could possibly be credited with starting the whole modernism week (but I am not an expert on the founding of the event!) is just the tip of the iceberg.  The website for the event lists no less than 32 pages of events! From lectures, to films, to house tours, bus tours and exhibits. Everyone is getting in on the excitement with exhibits at the Palm Springs library to lec…

Modern Solar Eco Friendly Homes OPEN HOUSE

See All Current Open Houses
OPEN TUESDAY MORNING - 10:30am to 12:30pm

2 Homes normally by appointment only  but Tuesday the 4th of February you can walk right in and enjoy - Just minutes apart off of Hacienda Rd in DHS

12412 Spruce Street in DHS - Totally Solar Pool Home- MLS# 214002508  

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For Sale with Commanding views[/caption]

SEE VIDEO TOUR of Spruce street  from
14991 McCarger, DHS - Modern Home with Steel Canopy and pool -  MLS#21483268

SEE VIDEO TOUR  of McCarger Rd offered by: Mike and Maria Patakas  Of Sothebys Realty

[caption id="attachment_3216" align="alignleft" width="150"] Steel Canopy Pool Home For Sale on over an acre of land[/caption]

     Thank you  - we hope to see you there - you wil…

Live In Palm Desert California

When you choose to live in Palm Desert California you'll find that the amazing quality of life is accented by a splendid choice of homes. Many types of  neighborhoods make up the city. You will be hard pressed to find a category of home that is not represented in this city.

Big Horn is a perfect example of the variety of homes in Palm Desert.  In Big Horn multi million dollar custom homes grace 2 championship courses, one designed by Tom Fazio, in breathtaking South Palm Desert. Yet, almost next door to Bighorn you can find beautiful condos starting at $200,000. Truthfully, this is part of what makes the desert special in that there are wonderful homes for every need. The weekend condos and smaller homes, mid century modern homes, senior communities (like Sun City Palm Desert), gated brand new communities (with or without golf course) even lakefront properties, Tennis Clubs and horse property are all available in Palm Desert. See a list of all neighborhoods in Palm Desert.