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  • 44530 San Pablo, Suite 101
  • Palm Desert, CA 92260
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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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Staging It……

Staging Your Home To Sell is More Important Than Ever in a Difficult Market……


Top Dollar Demands Top Repair

Don’t let repairs stand between you & and the offer you want.  You can offer a repair allowance, BUT you’ll never know about the offer that didn’t happen because the repairs looked like too much work for the buyer.

If you find a buyer that’s willing to do the work, 9 times out of 10, they will over compensate with a low offer.

It will likely cost you less to do the repairs yourself than the concession you will have to make.
In general, basic maintenance expenses are a “Low Cost / High Gain” proposition.  Fixing a dripping faucet may be as easy as replacing a washer.  However, to the Buyer, that minor drip may equate to a major plumbing problem in their mind.
Buyers just won’t pay top dollar for a house with a leaky roof, malfunctioning furnace or faulty plumbing.   While these issues may have big price tags, doing the repair will keep your home in the top price range.

Some Repair Basics-

  • Replace any cracked or broken glass
  • Recaulk where needed, around tub & showers, are most common areas
  • Doors & windows should open & close easily
  • All shades, blinds, and shutters should be working
  • Patch & paint any cracks or nail holes in the walls
  • Replace any missing or cracked  tile, regrout if needed
  • If carpet cannot be cleaned satisfactorily, replace with new
  • Refinish hard flooring that shows marks or wear
  • Replace missing or tighten any loose doorknobs and cabinet pulls
  • Oil squeaky hinges.

We’re here to help, if you’re thinking about selling your home in the Desert – give us a call, we’ll be happy to review buyer preferences and current trends in the market.  See more information at DesertAreaHomeFinder.com   Cathi & Ben Walter (760) 218 – 5752

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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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