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Kathy Schowe 760.333.8886 SchoweProperties.com

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2012 

 Headlines about Real Estate can be misleading- a recent publication from CAR break down and analyzes - WHAT THE HEADLINES ARE TELLING US ABOUT THE REAL ESTATE MARKET:    Although real estate is local, in general, there are at least five significant contributors to rising prices:  Housing afforda...
11/30/2012
    Arnold Palmer's Drink... Did Arnie really invent it? Do you mix your tea with lemonade?  Did you know it has a name?  Arnold Palmer's favorite drink has a history...and now you can find out the rest of the story! The latest film is The Arnold Palmer, from Emmy-nominated director Bryan Gordon,...
11/29/2012
 “Bob Hope: An American Treasure” exhibit will open at the Palm Springs Air Museum on December 12th. The exhibit is brought to the desert by the World Golf Hall of Fame and Museum. Built with the support of the Bob & Dolores Hope Charitable Foundation, the 2,500 square-foot exhibition highlights...
11/29/2012
I played today at Toscana Country Club- a beautifully planned community with some of the best vistas and views.  This club shows off the desert big time!  The service, food, and golf course are first class- and there are many floorplans and custom  homes to choose from. Mostly... I was happy to ...
11/28/2012
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JIMI HENDRICKS!   “I'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.” ~ Jimi Hendrix The legendary guitar-man was born on this day, November 27th 1942 and died September 18th 1970.  Despite limited mainstream exposure, he is widel...
11/27/2012
Multimillion-Dollar Sales in the Valley 2011Palm Springs: 37 homes, high $4.9 million Rancho Mirage: 63 homes, high $4.25 million Palm Desert: 40 homes, high $5.1 million Indian Wells: 42 homes, high $6.9 million La Quinta: 79 homes, high $7.6 million Source: Palm Springs Regional Association of...
11/27/2012
Homes Underwater in the Coachella Valley 2nd Quarter   The percentages of homes underwater vary widely based on the city. Some 68 percent of homeowners in Coachella are underwater, for instance, while 19 percent of homes in Indian Wells were underwater in the second quarter, Husing said. Nationw...
11/26/2012
There are a thousand  golf stories in the desert, and these are just a few. Golf courses are notorious for being places where things happen — not all involving a wedge or a putter. We pulled these interesting tidbits from the new Top 100 Holes guide. Use them to regale pals on your next golf out...
11/25/2012
Giving Thanks all Weekend!   It has become a family tradtion that my aunts and uncles come to our home over Thanksgiving.  Some come from LA, some from San Diego, some from Arizona.  We live in a central location... and we love entertaining and cooking!  Sometimes they celebrate with their famili...
11/24/2012
Masto's Steakhouse Opens on El Paseo!     Another Steakhouse joins the scene on El Paseo! A fine dining and swanky hangout in Los Angeles for years, Mastro’s Steakhouse announced it’s opening its newest location along Palm Desert’s El Paseo in November. Mastro’s consistently wins the “Best Steak...
11/23/2012
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