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Transferring Property Prior to Death

Transferring Property Prior to Death

Transferring property prior to death could be an unnecessary expense for the would-be heir. Generally, when property is passed through the direction of a will or even a Trust, the heir will receive what is called a stepped-up cost basis.  T...

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Is it time to end your Mortgage Insurance

How Can You Eliminate Private Mortgage Insurance?

Private Mortgage Insurance benefits the lender if a borrower with less than a 20% down payment defaults on their loan.  In this article, we explore ways borrowers can Eliminate Private Mortgage Insurance.     Most convent...

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Tour de Palm Springs Charity Cycling Event

Tour de Palm Springs Charity Cycling Event

Tour de Palm Springs Charity Cycling Event Ride to make a difference!  The Tour de Palm Springs has raised over $4,000,000 for Coachella Valley charities since 1999. More than 400 cyclists rode in the first event, known at that time as Spokes...

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Shop Local

Keep it Local

Support Local Coachella Valley Economy by Keeping it Local Shopping Local is more important than ever!  Strong businesses are critical to the growth and sustainability of the Coachella Valley Economy, especially during these trying times of...

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Make your 1st Offer your Best Offer

Make Your Best Offer FIRST

  Making your First Offer your Best Offer is a strategy that may be difficult to understand until you've lost a few homes to better offers. The reality of this real estate market is there just aren't many homes on the market.  As co...

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Homeowner's Ins vs Mortage Ins

Home Insurance and Mortgage Insurance

Many homeowners with a mortgage pay for two types of insurance but only one protects the owner. Homeowner's insurance covers damage to your property and loss from fire, burglary, vandalism, and other named natural disasters written in th...

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Home with for Sale Sign

Should You Sell Your Home Now or Wait?

Should I Sell My House Now? If one of the questions you’re asking yourself today is, “Should I sell my house this year?” the current Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey from the National Association of Realtors shou...

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WildLights Living Desert

Wild Lights at the Living Desert in Palm Desert

WILDLIGHTS at the Living Desert  WildLights is celebrating 28 years dazzling guests by transforming the Zoo into a sparkling winter wonderland. Come to this festive, annual tradition and marvel at more than a million colorful, sparkling hol...

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