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Kathy Schowe 760.333.8886 SchoweProperties.com

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2012 

Golf Lessons from experienced LPGA Pro-Laurie Brower I have known Laurie Brower since our college days as team mates on the Texas Tech golf team.  We played many, many rounds together and later played on the mini-tour together in the 1990's.  Laurie went on to play 13 years on the LPGA and then ...
12/29/2012
2 More(affordable) Bob Hope homes for sale in Palm Springs!   A few weeks ago I wrote a blog about the famous Bob Hope mansion going on the market for a "rumored" $45Million... it was a very popular post, even though it's price tag is well out of most peoples range.  These 2 new listings formerly...
12/23/2012
How I Got a $200,000 Price Reduction for Christmas   I have a listing that has been on the market for almost a year.  It has had many, many showings and 2 fairly serious prospects.   Our market has leveled out- but prices are not rising yet.  We have had NO offers.  None.  Time to take a look at ...
12/21/2012
 How to Decorate Your Golf Cart with Christmas Lights! Many homeowners in our area utilize their golf carts for not only golf, but as a way to get to the clubhouse for working out, for dinner, for parties, and for visiting friends in the neighborhood. Some cities in our area even allow golf carts...
12/19/2012
  New Mexico Green Chili I adapted this recipe from my Dad’s Green Chili, a recipe he recreated after visiting the Mascarenes family-- while fishing the San Juan river in northen New Mexico. Ingredients:     1 Yellow onion chopped 1 Yellow or green bell pepper chopped 1 Jalapeno , seeded and fine...
12/15/2012
Bacon-Jalapeno Cheese Ball Recipe   1 1/2 Cups of cream cheese (room temperature) 1 Jalapeno seeded and finely chopped 8 slices of bacon cooked crispy and crumbled 1 Cup Cheddar Cheese grated 1 Cup of toasted pecans chopped  ( almonds would work) 2 Teaspoons of sweet chili sauce (Asian) 2 Teaspoo...
12/12/2012
Happy Birthday Frank Sinatra! Frank Sinatra spent many days and long nights in the Palm Springs area.  It was a place to retreat from the spotlight and spend time with friends and family.  His compound at Tamarisk CC is rumored to have been the hideaway for many celebrities like Marilyn Monroe......
12/12/2012
I love writing localism posts and they do all of things Jeff describes and more!  If you want to boost your business in many ways--  write LOCALISM blogs!   If you like Jeff's post... please leave him a comment on his original blog!  Why You Should Write Localism Posts – Their Purpose and The Adv...
12/11/2012
If you have a business page on Facebook- you know how hard it is to get your fans to engage in your posts.  We all love to see those comments come in and the likes add up.  Even better if they share your material on their page and pass along your message, your brand, and your links. Here are 3 Gr...
12/07/2012
Promoting a nudist hotel made my phone ring... thanks ActiveRain! I wrote a blog post today about the winner of Palm Springs Life's Best of the Best contest winner.  The Terra Cotta Inn in Palm Springs was voted the Best of the Best Hotel in the Palm Springs area!    Best Hotel in the Desert is~ ...
12/04/2012
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