This home shows incredible pride of ownership and is the ultimate in privacy. It is an entertainer’s dream, with a custom built-in outdoor kitchen, palapa, fire-pit and oversized pool with tanning shelf. The highly upgraded interior has crown molding, granite counters and travertine flooring. The split floor plan is ideal for family or friends, and the chef’s kitchen and great room, makes for the ideal central gathering spot. The spacious Master suite offers backyard access, master bath with vanity and a walk-in closet. Hidden Canyon is a small enclave of just 168 homes nestled against the Santa Rosa foothills. Low HOA of just $200 monthly, make this home an outstanding buy.

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If you are searching for La Quinta Real Estate, look no further. Beautiful hardwood flooring in the Master suite, guest bedrooms and dining room. Stainless steel appliances, including a Sub Zero refrigerator and slab granite counters in the open gourmet kitchen. A fireplace in the great room along with upgraded french doors leading out to the stunning panoramic views of the Santa Rosa mountains, and a large beach entry pool with spa (with new pool equipment) has this Ridge View Plan 1 checking all the must have boxes. Both Air conditioners as well as the tile flooring in all the bathrooms are new. The west facing rear yard is ready for you to create the landscape of your dreams, as it is pre-wired for lighting and irrigation. This La Quinta Real Estate is located in the Gated community of Hidden Canyon, which has just 168 homes and very appealing HOA dues of $200 monthly, this rarely lived in house is ready for you to make it a home.

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We are pleased to present our newest Hidden Canyon listing. If you are considering La Quinta Real Estate and are not familiar with Hidden Canyon, please give us a call, we’d love to show you what a great community it is!

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48448 Big Horn photo We have just closed escrow on this gorgeous home in Hidden Canyon located in South La Quinta. Once again, we garnered multiple offers for our seller’s and this home closed OVER list price. If you are considering buying or selling La Quinta Real Estate, please contact us, we would love to discuss with you how we will market and sell your home for the best possible price, or if you are looking to buy how we provide our clients with the knowledge and insight to make an informed decision.

IMG_0774 I am happy to say that we have just closed escrow on this beautiful Hidden Canyon home in South La Quinta. We garnered our seller multiple offers and eventually closed this property OVER list price. As we head into the peak season here in the desert, La Quinta Real Estate is really starting to pick up steam. If you, or anyone you know are considering buying or selling, I would love the opportunity to share with you just how we market your home to attract the largest possible buyer pool. The local network, and worldwide reach of the Coldwell Banker brand really is second to none… Remember, Who you work with matters! Have a great day everyone.

I have found this great resource for you all to check out. It contains links to Real Estate Blogs all over the world, and is a directory of real estate blogs and blog sites of industries affiliated with and serving the real estate industry. I hope you find this resource helpful.

21468488_04La Quinta Real Estate Agent Josh Devane represented the buyers in the purchase of this home in The Citrus Golf Club. These buyers had been looking at La Quinta Homes for sale for quite some time when we found them this great value. This home has triple fairway views,  a beautiful view of the 1st green, as well as the western mountains and a Pebble Tec Pool and Spa. When you have buyers that are this excited about their purchase, it really makes selling La Quinta Real Estate much more than a job, it feels great to be able to help people achieve their goals! If you would like any information on how I can help you achieve your real estate goals, whether you are considering buying or selling real estate in La Quinta, or if you would just like information regarding the market, please contact me at any time! Have A Great Day!

lighthall La Quinta Real Estate Agent Josh Devane represented the seller in the sale of this highly upgraded home in the gated community of Sienna in North Indio. At $310,000, this sale was the highest priced sale in the community for 2012 and more than $110,000 HIGHER than the next highest same model sale.  If you would like more information on how I can maximize the sale of your home, please contact me at anytime for a free evaluation of your home’s current value and to discuss how I will market your home to sell quickly.  To set an appointment, please call me today at 760.574.9552

Now that you’ve made the decision to purchase your first home, Congratulations! Becoming a homeowner, especially for the first time, can stir up some feelings of anxiety and excitement. With the knowledge that you gain through individual research and the help of your REALTOR®, you will soon begin to feel like a seasoned house hunter.

Tip # 1: Do Your Homework

Did you know that there are a number of incentives available to first-time buyers of  La Quinta Real Estate? Everything from a 3-5 percent down payment and interest rates as low as 3.75 percent are just a few of the ways that lenders help to make the dream of home ownership into a reality for many. An FHA loan, for instance, is especially appealing to first-time home buyers. The best way to find out what’s available, in terms of down payment requirements and interest rates, is to do your homework by comparing offerings from various lenders.

Tip # 2: Save Money

Although many loans are geared toward offering lower down payments to first-time home buyers, it’s important to save as much money as possible so that you will have enough to provide an earnest money deposit (if applicable), pay for closing costs and still have the funds to furnish and decorate your new home.

Tip # 3: Get Your Credit Profile In Order

When you apply for a loan, the lender will access a copy of your credit report and will use the information to determine your creditworthiness and/or interest rate. This means that you will want to make sure that the information contained in your credit report is accurate and up-to-date. You can do this by requesting a copy of your file from each of the three major credit reporting agencies – Experian, Equifax and TransUnion.

In addition to past credit history, lenders will also look at your current debt ratio in order to determine whether or not you can afford the home. This means that you may want to consider paying down some of your existing credit card debt and avoid taking on any new debt before applying for a mortgage.

Tip # 4: Start Your Search

90+% of  Home Buyers looking for La Quinta Homes For Sale start their home search online. This Web site is designed to allow you to search all Desert Area MLS properties, but also to educate you as a buyer as you move through the process of searching for a new home. In addition, the internet offers a way for you to browse through color photos and virtual tours, both interior and exterior, along with information pertaining to the homes themselves. The convenience of being able to find a home that you like without having to wait is just one of the many benefits to shopping for a house online.

Tip # 5: Have Patience

Perhaps you will find the perfect house this week, or maybe it will take a little longer. Some buyers find exactly what they are looking for right away, while others have to do a little more searching to find their dream home. As a first-time home buyer, it’s a good idea to begin the process with an understanding that good things really do come to those who wait. You may see a number of homes, take numerous photos and may even make an offer or two, but patience may very well be the key to finding your new home.

Tip # 6: Take Notes

If you see a lot of homes, it will be impossible to remember the features of each. For this reason, I will provide you with a ‘Buyers Tour” notebook. It will have all the property details, photo’s and the homes listed in order we view them and you will be able to write down each unique or defining aspect that you like or dislike about each particular home. This information will help you greatly when it’s time to make a choice.

Tip # 7: Don’t Settle

A home is a big investment and it could, quite possibly, be the largest you will ever make. For this reason, along with the fact that you will be living in the home every day, make sure that you get what you want. There could be an instance where you need to make some type of compromise, but you may want to avoid choosing something just because it’s within your price range or you feel as though it’s your only option. New houses are placed on the market every day and, as a buyer, the next one listed may just be your dream home.

If you would like to learn more about my “Buyers Agent” home finding process please give me a call and I would be happy to set up a time to further discuss your needs and timeframe in the purchase of your new home.

Claire Danes, the Emmy award winning actress has listed her 3851 SQ FT. loft in Manhattan for 5.998M

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