Here are the real estate market sales numbers for July, 2009.
These numbers are from my own research using the Desert Area Multiple Listing Service. They account for activity in the desert cities of Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta and Indio only.
Current Number of Active Listings (Homes for Sale): 4,713
New listings that came on the market during the month of July: 951
Number of homes that went either contingent or pending during July: 891
Number of homes sold in July,2009: 753 (628 sold in July, 2008)