Top insider tips for buying a home or condo in Palm Springs

Edited by Sofia Yarberry and originally from a Feb 22, 2016 post by The Good Life Realty Thinking of buying a new home in Palm Springs or Greater Palm Springs Area? whether you’re buying your first home, or your 100th— the following tips are critical. Compiled by our friends at The Good Life Realty, this […]


Posted: October 15, 2016 Read More

The step by step guide to buying a home in Palm Springs

By Sofia Yarberry Step by step guide on how to purchase your new Palm Springs property Remember: We are here to help you each step of the way! The purchasing process may seem overwhelming at first, but we promise to make it as simple as possible so you can get that desert home you’ve always […]


Posted: July 3, 2016 Read More

Gen-X and real estate

By Sofia Yarberry Generation X was the generation most affected by the 2008 recession — the term “Generation X” refers to those born between the mid 1960s through the 1980s. This group of people, the Generation X, lost 45% of their wealth between 2007-2010. Another way to understand this epic financial damage is that on […]


Posted: June 20, 2016 Read More

Palm Springs is top destination in the US

By Sofia Yarberry Palm Springs is ranked 12th on the list of the 25 top destinations in the country by Trip Advisor. How can it not be! The article lists relaxing pool side, checking out one of the many spas, or viewing some of the best examples of mid century architecture as a few of the many […]


Posted: April 30, 2016 Read More

Interest rate effects on your home purchase

by Sofia Yarberry It is common knowledge that the housing market was hit hard by the recession back in 2008; therefore, to assist in stopping the market from crashing completely the Federal Reserve (Fed) stripped interest rates down to 0%. For the past six years as the economy, including the housing market in Palm Springs, […]


Posted: May 27, 2015 Read More

Original Alexander Construction Company Racquet Club Homes Brochure

A wonderful example of a an original Alexander Construction Company’ Racquet Club Road Estates invitation brochure, complete with pricing and floor plan.  Check out available Alexander homes in the Racquet Club Estates here.


Posted: February 20, 2014 Read More

Home improvements that help when you resell.

These days, it is so easy to go overboard when trying to make improvements to your home. Here are four of the most common improvements made by home owners — see how they fare on the resale of the home:


Posted: January 15, 2014 Read More

Understanding Palm Springs Indian Lease Land

Palm Springs is scattered with what is called Indian Lease Land. Here is a bit of history to explain why this is: “In 1877 as an incentive to complete a railroad to the Pacific, the U.S. government gave Southern Pacific Railroad title to the odd-numbered parcels of land for ten miles on either side of […]


Posted: January 10, 2014 Read More

Mid-Century Modern in Rancho Mirage

View all mid-century modern homes for sale in Rancho Mirage, CA here >> A rare 1958 butterfly-roof Mid-Century Modern with a Historic Designation in upscale Rancho Mirage. MLS: 214000001DA       Listed at: $559,000 The 3 bedroom and 3 baths home is South-facing with full mountain, green space, and pool views. There are two […]


Posted: January 3, 2014 Read More

Palm Springs Tennis Club Luxury Gem

It’s not often that you walk into a home and think to yourself  “wow, this just feels right”! Well, it happened to me yesterday as I was showing this amazing architectural home in Palm Springs Tennis Club Neighborhood. A fabulous 3300 sq ft, 2br, 2ba, with soaring ceilings and overall perfect vibe to it. The home […]


Posted: December 25, 2013 Read More

Arthur Elrod’s Palm Springs Home on Market

The legendary Interior Designer, Arthur Elrod’s own home before building the Lautner home in Southridge is now on the market. Not on market for over 40 yrs, it is now available. The home has been beautifully maintained, with the Elrod interior just the way Arthur had decorated it when sold to him. This home is […]


Posted: December 21, 2013 Read More

South California home sales drop

Southern California home sales drop, median sale price flatlines in November By Dominique Fong for MyDesert.com The median sale price of homes and condos across Southern California plateaued for the sixth month in a row, a new housing report shows. At the same time, sales continued to fall, dampened by rising prices and a short […]


Posted: December 19, 2013 Read More

Archives