80575 Cherry Hills Drive La Quinta, California

PGA West in La Quinta, California!New Listing Alert:Amazing Lakefront Home, Breathtaking Mountain Views, Superb Location Surrounded by Million Dollar Custom Homes!!! This 3BD/3.5BA, 3246 sq. ft. condo comprises a tranquil private pool with water feature & spa located inside large enclosed front courtyard for complete privacy. Lakefront patios complete with gas fire pit are perfect for outdoor entertaining. Inside you'll find sunken living room with wet-bar & gas fireplace, dining room with custom built-in credenza, trendy custom framed shade cloth covered open-air atrium, … [Read more...]

The Living Desert Howl-O-Ween 2018

It's the haunting time of year again across the Coachella Valley! One of the events to make sure is on your calendar is the Living Desert's "Howl-O-Ween"!The Living Desert Howl-O-Ween 2018It's the 24th annual H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation's Howl-O-Ween at the Living Desert. This is a family friendly event held each year where guests are invited to wear their favorite costumes and enjoy exciting activities and live entertainment. What To Do At Howl-O-Ween Guests will enjoy more than a thousand themed Halloween lights and decor throughout most of the park. There's also a … [Read more...]

3rd Annual La Quinta Brewing Company Oktoberfest

Mark your calendars and get ready to celebrate Oktoberfest in La Quinta, California at the 3rd annual La Quinta Brewing Company Oktoberfest in Palm Desert! La Quinta Brewing Company Oktoberfest This year's Oktoberfest will be on October 27th at 2:00PM. Come and enjoy some authentic German fate by Schnitzelhaus, games and special La Quinta Brewing Company German style beers brewed especially for this event. Hazelnuss, (a Bavarian Band) will also be playing authentic German music while guests enjoy the festivities. La Quinta Brewing Company Oktoberfest Tickets If you buy your tickets now … [Read more...]

Paint El Paseo Pink

El Paseo in Palm Desert is a favorite of full time residents and visitors alike for shopping and dinning. On Saturday October 13, 2018 El Paseo turns pink for the 12th annual Paint El Paseo Pink walk for breast cancer. El Paseo In Palm Desert El Paseo is home to great shops and restaurants such as Tommy Bahama where guests can dine on the rooftop and enjoy the views before shopping downstairs. There are local favorite eateries such as Cafe Des Beaux-Arts, Sammy's Woodfired Pizza, Pacifica Seafood, Mastro's Steakhouse and many more.After fueling up, it's time to shop! El Paseo has just … [Read more...]

Art On Main Street La Quinta

Art on Main Street in Old Town La Quinta is still a few months off, but artist applications are now being taken! Art On Main Street Old Town La Quinta 2018 The 2018 dates for Art On Main Street are 8 Saturdays from 10AM to 4PM. It will be November 10th and 24th, January 5th and 19th, February 2nd and 16th, March 16th and April 6th. What Is Art On Main Street Old Town La Quinta During our high season here in the Coachella Valley when our snowbirds, visiting family members and others fill our valley, you'll find over 80 artists showing and selling their paintings, mixed media, jewelry, … [Read more...]

The Living Desert Safari Nights

It's that time of year again when The Living Desert presents Safari Nights every Friday night in September. Safari Nights Experience our Living Desert at night every Friday this September. In addition to the sights and souns of the native animals, other activities include scorpion wlaks, astronomy, bat dector stations, giraffe feeding and live entertainment. The Living Desert Nocturnal Safari Tour For an additional $20.00 guests can go on a nocturnal safari tour. It's limited to the first 20 guests. During the tour everyone will experience the life of the desert at night. Listen to rustles … [Read more...]

Credit Score Overhaul Is Good For The Real Estate Industry

From an article by Jameson Doris, which we link to later, there are new changes to credit scores which are beneficial to home buyers. Millions of potential home buyers could now have easier access to mortgages, following a change to the way the three largest U.S. credit reporting firms handle negative credit events. What Is The Credit Score Change That change is the National Consumer Assistance Plan (NCAP). Launched by Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, the plan sets forth the goal of making credit reports more accurate for consumers and makes it easier for them to correct any errors they may … [Read more...]

Idyllwild Jazz In The Pines

It's time for the 25th anniversary Jazz in the Pines this weekend August 10, 11,and the 12th. Escape the heat here in the Coachella Valley and join other jazz, blues and R&B fans at the mountain campus for some great music. Jazz In The Pines Patrons VIP Dinner Starting at 7PM Friday night dinner will also have a silent auction featuring a varied array of items including artwork from IAA alums like Shepard Fairey, pieces from local artists, getaway packages, jewelry and much more.To go to the dinner guests purchase the VIP All-Access Package. It also gives them access to the VIP … [Read more...]

SilverRock In La Quinta Adding A Venue

La Quinta, California continues to grow and develop each year. Did you know that La Quinta, California is currently discussing spending around $3.4 million dollars to build an art walk and amphitheater on the 35-acre SilverRock property? SilverRock In La Quinta, California SilverRock is owned by the city of La Quinta and managed by Landmark Golf Management. It's Arnold Palmer Classic Course is 7,239 yards over 200 acres with natural bunkers and water features. La Quinta residents can obtain a resident card allowing them to play at discounted prices. SilverRock La Quinta, California New … [Read more...]

The Coachella Valley Keeps Growing

Our Coachella Valley just keeps growing! Maybe the Coachella Music Festival started it all... Maybe the word has just gotten out about what the rest of us already know. -- This is a great place to live.$300 MILLION FACILITY COMES TO COACHELLAIt has just been announced that the Coachella Valley is getting a $300 million dollar, multi-purpose facility called "The Shield." The facility will be located on the property sitting between I10 and the Classic Club in Palm Desert.THE SHIELDThe Shield, located at Coyote 1, will be a 12,000 seat facility aimed at bringing more sports … [Read more...]

32nd ASAA Exhibit At The Palm Springs Air Museum

We are now in some of the hottest months here in the desert. Its always great to find some indoor things to do to beat the heat! Something new to do this hot summer is take a day and go check out The International Aviation Art and Aerospace Exhibition.  The exhibition is running now at the Palm Springs Air Museum through October.THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AVIATION ARTISTSThe American Society of Aviation Artists (ASAA) International juried art exhibition features 38 works by 25 different artists from around the world. These works of art contain something for everyone.  Subject matter … [Read more...]

Christmas in July in Palm Desert

With our full summer temperatures upon us at PGA West and across our Coachella Valley, it's hard to imagine there's only 24 weeks before Christmas 2018. It's even sooner than that when our season will start bringing in our snowbirds and others from around the world into our valley.HOLIDAY SEASON AT PGA WEST AND THE COACHELLA VALLEYIf you're going to be here at PGA West or anywhere else in the valley around the holiday season, you may want to think about making reservations for any special events, which take place during that time of year.  Restaurants, theatres and other events tend to … [Read more...]

La Quinta Arts Festival 2018

La Quinta Arts Festival recaptured the #1 Fine Art and #1 Fine Craft Festival of the Nation, according to Greg Lawler’s Art Fair SourceBook 2018, the definitive guide to juried arts and craft fairs in the United States. In prior years, the event was Ranked #1 in the Nation 2013, 2014, 2015 and #3 in 2016, 2017. Read full Press Release.The 36th La Quinta Arts Festival returns to La Quinta Civic Center Campus (78495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA 92253) in the sunny California desert of Greater Palm Springs to present the best of the best art to amaze and inspire.Art Brings Us Together! A … [Read more...]

CareerBuilder 2018 Was A Success!

Another CareerBuilder Challenge is in the books. The 2018 CareerBuilder Challenge hosted here at PGA West was a giant success raising one million dollars. Life at PGA West is relaxing, but never dull. Next year come watch the tournament from your own home. Contact me now to see one of our beautiful homes here at PGA West or anywhere else in our valley! … [Read more...]

Careerbuilder Challenge 2018

 It’s time for the Careerbuilder Challenge here again at PGA West in La Quinta, California January 17 -21, 2018.  The Careerbuilder Challenge began as the Palm Springs Classic back in 1960 with Arnold Palmer as the very first champion. Since then, it’s grown into one of the largest events in the PGA Tour. The tournament features a Pro-Am pay along with tournament play for he first 54 holes. Careerbuilder PGA Players Every year the Careerbuilder brings in some of the fans’ most popular PGA players. This year’s lineup is no exception. Guests can expect to see PGA stars Phil Mckelson, … [Read more...]

Art On Main Street La Quinta, California

Art On Main Street It’s that time of year now in our Coachella Valley. There are numerous activities starting as more people will begin arriving for the holidays and the season. Old Town La Quinta is a favorite for everyone from PGA West to those living in Palm Desert and beyond.Don’t miss “Art on Main Street”, which is happening now. Over 80 artists along with live entertainment, shopping and of course dinning. Admission and parking is free. Living In La Quinta, California Events like Art On Main Street are just one of the reasons I sell homes to people who choose to live out here … [Read more...]

PGA West Bighorn Sheep

If you live or visit in the Coachella Valley, then you’re probably aware of our wonderful Bighorn Sheep we have in our area. They love our mountains and often will come down to graze in our neighborhoods. Bighorn Sheep In The Coachella Valley According to our own Bighorn Institute, by 1982 the Bighorn population had dropped to fewer than 1200 in the United States in their full range from Palm Springs to Mexico. In 1998 Bighorn were listed as an endangered species by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. As of 2016 they estimate about 950 Bighorn now live in nine different recovery areas. PGA … [Read more...]

Golf Courses At PGA West

PGA West has 6 golf courses for members to play at. Each course has it's own unique design and challenge so members and their guests never get bored. The Arnold Palmer Course At PGA West The Arnold Palmer Private has five holes, which run along the side of the Santa Rosa Mountains and designed by Arnold Palmer. This course has been the host course used in past PGA Careerbuilder Classic as well as the wonderful Bob Hope Classic. The Greg Norman Course At PGA West The Greg Norman course is the only Greg Norman designed course in the entire Coachella Valley. It rests in a prehistoric ocean … [Read more...]

80305 Paseo De Norte Indio, California

Good morning from PGA West. I'm excited to offer this new listing just down the road in Indio, California! You have to see this property to believe it!The homeowner has created a desert oasis that is perfect for both entertaining & relaxing in this amazing south facing single level home located in the gated Estacio Community. Features include custom designed salt water pool with raised spa and pebble finish, tanning bed with umbrella sleeve, and arched bridge over the pool to a fire-pit with bench seating. Custom BBQ area features an amazing Italian wood burning style pizza oven and … [Read more...]

PGA West New Sports Facility

PGA West here in La Quinta, California is about to get some amazing additions to our wonderful community. Here's a nighttime render of the new sports facility coming soon! A 25-yard lap pool, fitness center, spa and drive-in for golf carts are only a few of the new amenities this will offer all our residents at PGA West!PGA West in La Quinta offers its residents several golf courses to play throughout the season. There's also events scheduled throughout the season at our clubhouses. This sprawling, landscaped and walled community is a family favorite year-round!For more information … [Read more...]

The New PGA West Fitness Club for 2017

PGA West has announced this new, beautiful addition to our club for 2017. Amenities include a wonderful new fitness center, 25-yard lap pool, basketball court, spa, 22-hole putting course and a drive in theater designed for members' golf carts. For more information on this and other great happenings here at PGA West contact me now!https://youtu.be/JgZUOckhqU4  … [Read more...]

Happy 4th of July 2017

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Happy Memorial Day 2017

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Indian Wells Arts Festival 2017

It’s time for the 2017 Indian Wells Arts Festival! Located at the $75 million dollar Indian Wells Tennis Garden this weekend! It’s a must see for visitors to our valley and for locals from La Quinta, Indian Wells, Palm Desert and other communities.200 award winning artists transform the magnificent path-lined plaza with a spectacular splash of color, featuring hundreds of pieces of one-of-a-kind artwork available for purchase. Offerings include painting, drawing, ceramics, glass, photography, sculpture, jewelry, apparel and hand-crafted wares. Meet the artists and buy directly from … [Read more...]

Pets In Your Home And HOA

Most people consider their pets as loving members of their families. And rightfully so! In 2016 95% pf consumers believe it was important that a housing community allow animals. When moving to a new home at PGA West or anywhere else in La Quinta or the Coachella Valley, a home buyer with pets should always know what the HOA rules and expectations are. Country Club Pet Policies Many communities in our valley offer great dog parks for dogs and their owners to play in and get some great exercise. Often these areas will be equipped with doggie bags. Other times a resident may be expected to … [Read more...]

Stagecoach 2017

 Stagecoach is rightfully called “California’s Country Music Festival.” 2017 looks to be one of the most eclectic Stagecoach festivals we have ever had. This year Stagecoach has plenty of new faces, who will appear on stage along with some legends of the country music world. Willie Nelson, Shania Twain, Jerry Lee Lewis, Kenny Chesney and some names not so familiar with country music such as 24’s own Kiefer Sutherland and Cyndi Lauper.ALL PASSES INCLUDE:A single wristband granting access to the festival all 3 days. You may wander from stage to stage and experience other … [Read more...]

BNP Paribas Open 2017

 BNP Paribas Open 2017Long recognized as a world-class vacation and conference destination with year-round warm weather, Indian Wells boasts an array of renowned events, including the internationally acclaimed tennis tournament, the BNP Paribas Open. Experience what is the largest ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and WTA Premier combined event in the world and have your chance to play where the professionals play with world-class tennis facilities, one-of-a-kind clinics and incredible hotel packages at one of four luxury resorts: Hyatt Regency Indian Wells, Miramonte Resort & Spa, … [Read more...]

PGA West Introduces New Sports Club

PGA West Plans New Golf Cart Drive-In and MorePGA West unveils plans for a new sports facility and drive-in for members. It's part of a brand new 4-acre, multi-generational Sports Club planned to open in early 2018.PGA West New Sports ClubHeralding a bold new era of innovation, the state-of the-art facility will feature an array of world-class amenities, including a fitness center, spa, a 25-yard lap pool, bocce ball and Petanque courts, a dog park and a drive-up movie area for golf carts. Other exciting features include tennis, pickleball, volleyball and basketball courts, plus a … [Read more...]

CareerBuilder Challenge 2017

It's time for the CareerBuilder 2017 here at PGA West again! Defending champion Jason Dufner, major championship winner Zach Johnson, past tournament champs Patrick Reed and Bill Hass and Tournament Ambassador Phil Mickelson are just some of the players who will be here.It all happens January 18th through the 22nd!For more information click here!   … [Read more...]

Happy 2017!

It's that time of year again. Time to say farewell to the old year and get ready for a prosperous 2017 about to begin. From my family to yours, have a wonderful new year and a great 2017! … [Read more...]