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  • Cathi & Ben Walter
  • Sales & Marketing Specialist, Realtor
  • 44530 San Pablo, Suite 101
  • Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • P: (760) 218 – 5752
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  • E: Cathi@DesertAreaHomeFinder.com
  • DRE# 01346930
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A Message From Cathi & Ben...

We hear similar stories repeated in different ways from our clients; At first, they look forward to stolen weekend's to golf & relax in the desert - they gradually discover they're crafting ways to spend more time here until it becomes clear, life just doesn't get any better than this."

Once that realization hit's, the process of change begins... We know what an extraordinary commodity your home is - buying or selling a home can be one of the most important decisions you will make and having the right team on your side will make the difference.

We specialize in homes throughout the Palm Springs Valley including Palm Desert Real Estate & Homes, Indian Wells Real Estate & Homes, La Quinta Real Estate & Homes, Rancho Mirage Real Estate & Homes, Palm Springs Real Estate & Homes& Indio Hills Real Estate & Homes. Whether you want to buy or sell an estate, lock & leave property with income potential, a resort property, land to build your dream home, or a property located in a country club or golf community we know the desert and are here to help. Our motto, If its important to you, it's important to us, guides us as we help our clients buy or sell a home in the desert.

Thank you for visiting DesertAreaHomeFinder.com, we hope you find our site helpful and we look forward to speaking with you it's easy, just click on the picture of a cell phone in the upper right corner of this web site and it will ring our cell phone directly.

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About Cathi and Ben Walter and Their Team

Cathi and Ben Walter

Showcasing “The Best of the Desert” Fine Homes & Estates in
Palm Desert, Indian Wells, Rancho Mirage, Indio, 
La Quinta and Palm Springs

Cathi & Ben Walter represent an exclusive clientele who are looking in the Desert Area for Distinguished Properties.  That may include Resort Properties, Private Country Clubs, Golf Course Homes, Condos, Gated Communities, Custom Home Sites, Vacation Homes, Residential Income Opportunities, 1031 Exchanges and Property Tax Base Transfers

LUXURYSERVICES
They are committed to providing superior real estate services to their clients as well as to the Real Estate Agent & Broker Community through their broad network of resources, extensive market knowledge and through their team of professionals. You will hear Cathi & Ben say, “If it’s important to you, it’s important to us”. Making their client’s life easier is just one of the reasons Cathi & Ben Walter have become leaders in their industry.

MARKETING AND ADVERTISING
Cathi & Ben have developed a Comprehensive and Aggressive Strategic Marketing Plan that has been refined over many years. They have designed their Marketing Plan to integrate Traditional Marketing with State of the Art Technology.

Featured Property Placement
Internet Marketing
Video Tours
Newspaper, Magazine, Signs, Flyers, Brochures, Direct Mail
Showcase Home Tours
Electronic Flyer Programs
Industry Newsletter
Call Capture System
Agent Support System

To further complement their strategic marketing, Luxury Portfolio and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a group of exclusive International Broker’s promote their properties to a Global Network which include some of the following International Players.

LuxuryPortfolio.com
LeadingRE.com
MansionGlobal.com
Realtor.com
Google.com
Yahoo.com
OpenHouse.com
Zillow.com
Trulia.com
BennionDevilleHomes.com
DesertAreaHomeFinder.com

As a client of Cathi & Ben Walter, you will enjoy the benefits of their Top Notch Team of Professionals; all working together to help keep you in the loop and your transaction running smoothly. Their goal is to help make your move as easy as possible.

Meet the Team

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, Sales and Marketing 
Cathi has been in Marketing & Sales 30 + years.  Some of her Marketing experience includes National Account’s Manager for a Fortune 500 Company expanding Market Share across the United States, then on to Custom Home Design and Construction as Lead Interior Designer and Project Manager for Some of the Desert’s most Prestigious Addresses including across the Western United States.

Currently, Cathi brings her wealth of Marketing Experience to her passion, Real Estate. She works closely with her clients on their most precious asset, their home.  With Cathi’s strong background in Marketing and Design, she brings the full package to the table for her clients who want to Sell their home quickly for top dollar or find their next perfect home in the desert.

You will hear Cathi say, “If it’s important to you, it’s important to us”.  It’s the way she does business and what drives her Let’s Make It Happen attitude.

Cathi specializes in Palm Desert, Indian Wells, Rancho Mirage, La Quinta, Indio and Palm Springs.

To schedule a consultation for your Real Estate needs, you can call or text Cathi directly at (760) 218 – 5752 or Email Cathi@DesertAreaHomeFinder.com

 

CLIENT SERVICES –
About Ben Walter
Ben owned and operated an Engineering and Construction Business for more than 40 years. He brings the attention to detail and inside knowledge necessary to keep their transactions on track and moving smoothly throughout the closing process.   Ben will oversee Transaction Management, Document Review, Escrow Oversight, Inspection, Disclosure, Field Coordination and Client Consultation.
You can call or text Ben at (760) 218 -5751
or email:
Ben@DesertAreaHomeFinder.com

Property Watch Services –
Cathi & Ben have an extensive list of property watch referrals that offer a wide menu of services from weekly visits to check on their client’s property to full housekeeping & oversight, depending upon your needs.

Concierge Services –
A complete resource available for Cathi & Ben’s clients from Golf Clubs, Restaurants, Entertainment to Home Maintenance.

ESCROW – 
Escrow is always a clients choice and Cathi & Ben work with the
Best in the industry.

The Bennion Deville affiliate, Coachella Valley Escrow
has some of the most experienced Escrow Officers in the industry
and provide a wide range of services.

Foresite Escrow – Joylene Diener has long been one of the leaders
in the industry and provides superior service to their clients.

TITLE –
Title is also a clients choice, and based on past experience, rates, and service –
Cathi & Ben have found two title companies to be top notch in their field.

Equity Title – Tina Bates, Tina goes the extra mile for her clients which has made her top in her field. Tina has over 40 years and is an important asset to Cathi & Ben’s team of professionals.

First American Title – Peggy Sue Lane, has been an executive in the title industry since 1987.  With more than 25 years serving the southern California real estate and development communities.

MORTGAGE

United Mortgage – Dean Rathbun, Obtaining a mortgage loan is one of the most significant decisions you will ever make; it’s important that you have an experienced advisor to help you every step of the way. Dean is an experienced mortgage broker that will look at all the options available to buyers both domestic and international.

Rinker Financial – Lane Rinker perennial award-winning broker, “We’re all about making it easier and quicker for someone to achieve the dream of owning a home or reducing their mortgage”

HOME INSPECTION
Cathi & Ben have a several Home Inspection companies they work with and can recommend. All are either C.R.E.I.A., A.S.H.I., or  H.I.F. certified home inspectors and all are highly qualified to perform thorough home inspections on a timely basis.

TERMITE INSPECTION
Critical to the discovery process is a thorough pest inspection, testing for possible problems due to termites or other wood born pests.
Frazier Pest Control
Rudy’s Pest Control

HOME REPAIR / REMODEL
Every home needs a little repair at some point, Cathi & Ben have resources from handyman repairs to General Contractors for Home Remodels.

A Personal Note from Cathi & Ben:
We are very careful about selecting the members of our team and know that our reputation depends upon the high level of service that our team provides. You may rest assured that our team has been selected to provide you with the
peace of mind that you deserve.
If it’s Important to You, it’s Important to Us.”

In an effort to maintain the highest level of service providers – we want your feedback!

If you have used one of service providers noted above,
please drop us a line – we count on your input.”
Cathi@DesertAreaHomeFinder.com

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A Tradition of Success:

  • Over 30 Years of Marketing Success.
  • In Excess of $100 million in real estate sales
  • One of the Desert’s Top sales team’s ranked by The Desert Sun
  • International Diamond Society for top performance
  • Luxury Real Estate Sales leading team
  • Ranked among the top 3% of Desert Agents.

Proud to be Affiliated with:

  • Past Director – California Desert Association of Realtors
  • Past State Director – California Association of Realtors
  • Professional Standards Committee
  • Members – National Association of Realtors
  • Members – California Association of Realtors
  • Members – Desert Association of Realtors
  • Members – Previews International Luxury Home Marketing
  • USAA / Cendant Mobility / Affinity – Corporate & Government Relocation Specialists
  • Palm Desert Chamber of commerce
  • Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce
  • Indian Wells Chamber of Commerce
  • La Quinta Chamber of Commerce
  • Women’s Council of Realtors
  • MLS Committee
  • Realtor.com top featured properties for Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells
  • Google / Yahoo SEO top placement

Services we Provide:
Residential Real Estate – Expert Representation for Home Buyers and Sellers
Certified Relocation Specialist for Corporate & Government Relocation
IRS Section 1031 – Exchanges for Reinvestment
Proposition 60 – Property Reappraisal Exclusion for Seniors
Proposition 90 – CA Property Tax Base Transfer
Buying or Selling Property in a Trust
Property Acquisition through an IRA
Property Valuations for Estate Planning

Get In Touch

  • Cathi & Ben Walter
  • REALTOR ®
  • 44530 San Pablo, Suite 101
  • Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • P: (760) 218 – 5752
  • E: Cathi@DesertAreaHomeFinder.com
  • CalBRE# 01346930

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