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Kathy Schowe 760.333.8886 SchoweProperties.com



Best Hiking Trail in the Desert as voted by readers of the Desert Sun!   The Bump and Grind Trail continues to be the best and most popular hiking trail in the Coachella valley!  Also known as the Mirage Trail, it is centrally located, has mostly wide paths, and sweeping panoramic views.  This st...
  The Best Margarita in the Palm Springs area is made at Armando's Dakota Bar & Grill in Palm Desert!  (as voted by the readers of the Desert Sun)  Armando's is easy to spot on the sunny side of El Paseo drive between upscale boutiques and galleries... it has an inviting patio with misters for w...
    My new favorite closing gift came from my new favorite hobby.  I began oil painting a couple of months ago with a local class-- I had always wanted to begin painting, especially since my Mother had been an artist and had left me her paints, brushes and some canvases when she passed away.  I f...
First home to sell in La Quinta Country Club over $1,000,000 in over 2 Years!   I had the listing last season on this beautiful custom built home on the 10th fairway at La Quinta Country Club and finding a buyer willing to pay over $1,000,000 proved to be a difficult task.  We actually had a $1,0...
Save the Date! Pet Play Day is Saturday, April 2nd from 1pm to 5pm! You won't want to miss the 4th Annual Pet Play Day benefiting Wendi's Fund. Village Park Animal Hospital will be taking over the La Quinta Community Center Park  - and making it a day for the dogs! Join us for:  - Pet Health Demo...
My business is hot right now-- I have several offers in the works...some short-sales pending and wrote a new offer last week on a $million-dollar listing... closing in under 14 days!  But sometimes with all these balls in the air--  it is hard to stay focused and prioritize.  It helps me so much ...
  Taste of La Quinta Main Street, Old Town La Quinta Saturday, March 19, 2011 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. We had such a great time at last years Taste of La Quinta!  This is an incredible event-- and not to be missed!  Great food...great wine and plenty of sunshine! Plan to attend the 2nd Annual Taste of La...
There is a brand new Authentic Vietnamese Restaurant in La Quinta!  PHO VU just opened 8 days ago, but the crowded restaurant seemed to be humming along today at lunchtime.  We arrived a little after noon and there was a short wait for a table... a good sign!  PHO VU specializes on Pho/Noodles wi...
            Lake La Quinta is a unique lake front community with 288 single-family homes surrounding  a 27-acre lake with amazingmountain views.  If you love the water then this is the place for you!  Lake La Quinta offers boating with electric party boats, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boats and f...
I began an oil painting class a few weeks ago and have really enjoyed it.  I have shared my progress on a few paintings on facebook... and the response has been really incredible... and fun! Because of my new hobby I have made so many new connections-- I have joined not only my art class, but a "...

Kathy Schowe

La Quinta, California 760-333-8886
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