Lakeside Living in the Coachella Valley. The Coachella Valley is made up of 9 desert cities, actually more if you go more Easterly toward Mecca, but we’ll stay with the main 9. The Valley is part of a desert..desert meaning sand and not much water. We’re on a large water table, and the GREAT news is that us desert rats and our visitors are becoming more and more aware of the scarcity of water and what a bonus it is to have it here! We even have entire communities centered around Lakes. For more coachella valley real estate information, call local realtor, Kim Kelly, at 760-285-3578. [Read more…]
Desert Mello Roos taxes: Most of our Coachella Valley does not have Mello Roos Taxes. However there are desert Mello Roos taxes in specific areas of the desert. Be sure to ask your Realtor whether the home you are looking at is in an area that has Mello Roos taxes. If it is, you just need to figure the monthly amount into your payment..local Realtor, Kim Kelly,760-285-3578. [Read more…]
Two GREAT Homes in Indio. Two new listings in two completely different areas in one of our beautiful desert cities, Indio. One home is an entry level home in North Indio, in a gated family community, and the other is a large estate home in West Indio near the Festival grounds. BOTH are super deals!. If you are thinking of buying or selling in the Coachella Valley, give local realtor, Kim Kelly a call at 760-285-3578. [Read more…]
Recent Sales & Coming Soon! Time to look at what I’ve been selling. Maybe even more exciting is what’s coming soon. It’s been an interesting year so far. Listings are selling, but some listings that SHOULD be selling are sitting. Buyers are looking, in fact it’s busy, but they are thinking about writing offers, weighing different options, and not incredibly motivated. There’s always the properties that sell quickly because they are exactly what the buyer is looking for, but it’s certainly not easy to predict WHAT will sell in the Coachella Valley. There are some general criteria that continue to lead the residential sales pack. Land is also moving, especially pot cultivation parcels. Like I said…interesting!! [Read more…]
The Coachella Valley offers mid-century Modern Homes in desert cities other than just Palm Springs. The recent re-awakening of our love for anything mid-century, has swept the Coachella Valley. One of our most popular tourist events is our Modernism Week. During the week, tours of mid-century Modern homes designed by the likes of Donald Wexler, and William Krisel, are offered to the public. Walking neighborhood tours are also featured, but because the Modernism week is based in Palm Springs, many people don’t realize how many of our Coachella Valley cities offer spectacular examples of this architectural style. If you’d like to check out some of our mid-century modern home areas, give Kim Kelly a call at 760-285-3578, or send me an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rancho Mirage Neighborhoods offer mid-century modern Homes for Sale: Rancho Mirage is one of our Coachella Valley’s most centrally located neighborhoods. Several areas of Rancho Mirage offer the wildly popular mid-century style that is driving so many sales right now. One of the most popular is Thunderbird Heights, located on the hillside of Rancho Mirage, overlooking the Valley. Popular since the rat pack days, housing styles are eclectic, and many homes built in the 50’s and 60’s are available. Fixers and re-modeled. Across the street is the Thunderbird Country Club, and it also offers some lovely examples of this popular architectural style. Just outside the gates of the Country Club are some small communities, with William Cody, and Wexler homes scattered about. The Tamarisk Country Club is well known for it’s varied styles, including mid-century Modern. Rancho Mirage also offers some new build contemporary communities.
Indian Wells possibilities: Smack in the center of our Valley cities, rests our priciest on a per square footage basis, of cities..Indian Wells. The very popular Indian Wells Country Club, is the site of many mid-century modern Condos and homes that were built in the 50’s, and 60’s and there are plenty of remodeled properties to see. There are even some custom homes with contemporary updates and finishes, both on fairway and off. A fantastic location, great views, low to NO HOA dues, and great resident perks sets this city apart.
La Quinta Mid-Century Modern Options: La Quinta offers several mid-century modern areas to explore. The La Quinta Country Club has some wonderful homes, both on and off the fairways. Still a few fixers available, and some remodeled homes as well. The club began in 1959, so there are plenty of this type of architectural properties to look at! The out lying La Quinta Cove has some mid-century homes, and there are some hidden amongst the La Quinta CC outlying areas. If you’d like to explore the options, give Kim Kelly a call at 760-285-3578!
Desert Cities Sales Statistics: We are all reading about how total sales are down in Orange and L.A. Counties, but how is that translating to our Desert Cities? I took to the MLS for stats on the changes between the first Q sales for 2018 compared to the First Q sales for 2019 in all 9 Desert Cities. Even if you’re just thinking about purchasing a property in the Coachella Valley, good to look at what’s going on. For more information about a particular area, or desert city, give local agent, Kim Kelly a call at 760-285-3578. [Read more…]
Investment properties, Coachella Valley. If you’re thinking about purchasing an investment property in the Coachella Valley, there are a myriad of opportunities available to you. A 1031 Investment may be an option for you. Exchanging like kind properties saves taxes and can help to build wealth in your real estate portfolio. Whether you are exchanging, or purchasing your first investment property, the Coachella Valley is a smart location to consider. Call Kim, local Realtor at 760-285-3578. [Read more…]
Coachella Festival Deals! If you’re visiting the Coachella Valley for the Music Festival, (or just some fun in the sun), take a little time to check out the Coachella Festival real estate deals! If you’re looking for something that’s unique, perhaps a bit larger piece of land, maybe checking out the Equestrian deals in the Valley, Looking for a potential Music Festival lease income property, give local realtor, Kim Kelly, a call at 760-285-3578. [Read more…]
Coachella Price Reduction! My sellers are ready to SELL! 51600 Jackson St. in Coachella, CA. has been reduced $150,000, now priced at $1,499,000. The best value for a multi acre (approx. 5) site within biking distance to the Music festival/polo grounds. Gated, secure, private, sharing an entry road with only 3 other homeowners, no HOA, zoned for up to 5 horses/acre.
La Quinta City Picnic Coming! The City of La Quinta is 37 years old! Come celebrate at the La Quinta Civic Center. FREE. WE all love FREE. Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 pm. Celebrate with family, friends, kid stuff to do, snacks, refreshments and FREE stuff to take home. [Read more…]