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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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Pricing is the Key to a Quicker Home Sale

What makes one home sale go quickly while other homes linger on the market for months? The answer is usually price. Determining a home’s worth is a tough question these days. For many, it is difficult to reconcile what their home is worth today versus what it was valued at just two years ago. However, deciding on the right price from the beginning is one of the most crucial ingredients for an expedient home sale.

Popular wisdom says that the first 21 days of a listing are the most important, and interest begins to fall off after that time period. This is why it is important for homeowners to do their homework and enlist the help of a qualified real estate agent. Pricing a home well from the start is better than having to reduce the price later. Not to mention, there is cost and frustration incurred when a home remains on the market month after month.

Begin by looking at comparable sales in the neighborhood, keeping in mind physical barriers that may affect price. For instance, proximity to busy streets or freeways, school district lines and local amenities can all impact the price of houses in the same neighborhood or even on the same street. Pay attention to how long houses in the neighborhood stayed on the market. Determine why some houses sold faster than others. Was it location? Was it the condition of the home? Most likely it was the price.

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  • 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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