2016 BNP Paribas Open tickets and hotel packages go on sale September. The date for the event is March 7-20, 2016. Check out some of the great packages and more information here. … [Read more...]

Tickets On Sale Now For The 2015 BNP Paribas Open

Tickets for the BNP Paribas Open, the largest WTA and ATP World Tour combined two-week event in the world, to be held March 9-22, 2015 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, are now on sale.To purchase Indian Wells tennis tickets call 800-999-1585 or come to the Indian Wells Tennis Garden Box Office at 78-200 Miles Avenue, Indian Wells, Calif., 92210. … [Read more...]

Real Estate, Tourism Continue Climb In Greater Palm Springs

"Real Estate, Tourism Continue Climb In Greater Palm Springs" is the name of the article by Joan Page McKenna in "Palm Springs Life." According to her and her article linked above and quoted below, it seems that post-recession life is coming back to our valley slowly, but surely. Joan Page Mckenna's article is below. It reads well to us! "Real estate and tourism continue their upswing in Greater Palm Springs, fueling continued local economic recovery, according to experts at the Coachella Valley Economic Forecast Conference, held April 10 at the Miramonte Resort & Spa. “There are … [Read more...]

2014 BNP Paribas Open Match Schedule. March 3 -16, 2014

2014 BNP PARIBAS OPEN MATCH SCHEDULE Indian Wells Tennis Garden, Indian Wells, California March 3 - 16, 2014 WTA Premier Schedule  March 3-4 - Women's Qualifying (Free Admission)March 5-16 - Women's Main DrawMarch 5-16- Women's Doubles Draw ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Schedule March 4-5 - Men's Qualifying Draw  (Free Admission on March 4 only)March 6-16 - Men's Main DrawMarch 7-15 Men's Doubles Draw  DAY DATE WTARounds ATP Rounds STADIUM COURT OUTSIDE … [Read more...]

Home Improvements To Avoid

PGA West in La Quinta, California; Do you know which home improvements to avoid such as gourmet kitchens, whirlpool baths, home office remodeling and more? Look at this infographic for more information. Ginger Nelson sells homes in PGA West, La Quinta, Indian Wells, Palm Desert and all of the Cochella Valley with California Lifestyle Realty. Contact her to assist with buying or selling your home. … [Read more...]

Home Buyers: The Most Wanted List

According to a recent survey, these are features buyers want most in a new home. When buying or selling a home in Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, PGA West or anywhere else in our valley just call me. … [Read more...]

Ready To Sell Your Home? Now Is The Time! Home Inventory is Very Low, Buyer’s Are Ready to Buy.

Let's sell your home now! Call me at 760-567-1566. … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons For Buying In 2013

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November 1 Club Open December 7 Stick & Ball Field Opens 21 Club Chukkers begin Thurs, Sat & Sun 21 Team Practice begins 10 – 12 Goal, Wed, Fri & Sun 4 – 6 Goal, Thurs, Sat & Sun 21 – 22 Linfoot Polo Clinic 28 – 29 World Gym Tournament (4 Goal) January 3 – 12 Wendell Kerley Memorial 10 – 12 Goal & 4 – 6 Goal 5 Opening Day - Clubhouse matches begin 17 – 26 January League 10 – 12 Goal & 4 – 6 Goal 4 – 26 Pro Pool/Coaching League (Saturdays and Sundays) February Jan 31 – 9 Carlton … [Read more...]

For the 12th consecutive month, the Coachella Valley’s median home prices rise.

It's the making of a "sellers' market." Experts say a limited amount of available properties is creating a competitive bidding environment, especially for homes less than $500,000. … [Read more...]

Kraft Nabisco Championship April 1 -7, 2013

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The Humana Challenge 2013

Golf legends Gary Player and Billy Casper hit ceremonial tee shots Thursday before the official start of the Humana Challenge. They were joined on the tee by President Clinton, Humana Chairman of the Board Mike McCallister, PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem and Humana Challenge Executive Director and CEO Bob Marra. … [Read more...]

6 Tax Facts Every Home Seller Should Know!

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Home Prices To Increase In The Next 12 Months

According to the Fannie Mae Monthly National Housing Survey, 35% of Americans believe home prices will increase in the next 12 months. As illustrated in this chart, this is the highest recorded level this survey has ever seen. Optimism about the housing market was also seen in several other surveys as well. Seventy-three percent believe that now is a good time to buy, and sixty-nine percent said that if they were going to move, they would buy. This represents a 6 percent increase from the May survey. Fannie Mae's monthly national consumer attitudinal survey report provides indicators … [Read more...]


Always Hire A Home Inspector As your agent I always recommend that you have a home inspection performed only by a "licensed professional" home inspector. The cost of a few hundred dollars is well worth it. The professional home inspector gives the buyer a written report with both pictures and explanations of his investigation. He will alert you to any immediate or potential issues that could occur with your home in the future. As a result you the buyer will have confidence in the quality of the home you are buying. … [Read more...]


The BNP Paribas Open, the largest ATP World Tour and WTA combined two-week event in the world, to be held March 5-18, 2012 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, will once again feature exceptional men’s and women’s fields highlighted by 11 former BNP Paribas Open champions and 14 Grand Slam champions, it was announced today by Steve Simon, tournament director. For the first time in the history of the tournament, and for any ATP Masters 1000 or WTA Premier events, the players will compete for more than $11 million in prize money, with the men’s and women’s singles champions taking home $1 … [Read more...]

BNP Paribas Open (formerly Pacific Life) in Indian Wells, California

It's that time of year again for Indian Wells to take the spotlight as some of tennis' best come to our valley for the BMP Paribas Open. Hundreds of the best players in the world will be here including Rafael Nadal, Caroline Wozniacki, Roger Federer, Vera Zvonareva, Novak Djokovic, Kim Clijsters and Maria Sharapvoa. The tournament is March 7th through March 20th. A schedule for this year's tournament can be found here: http://www.bnpparibasopen.com/Schedules/Match-Schedule.aspx To buy tickets please click here: http://www.bnpparibasopen.com/ … [Read more...]


New Year's Eve is upon us. It's a brand new year and brand new opportunities abound here in our valley with wonderful homes and condos available. From PGA West and the La Quinta Resort and Club in La Quinta to the Eldorado Country LCub in Indian Wells and many, many more. Make 2011 the year you purchase your dream home in the desert! Wishing everyone a wonderful, healthy and prosperous 2011! … [Read more...]

46815 Eldorado Drive in Eldorado Country Club

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Just added a new listing to my website. Be sure and take a look at my new listing at Eldorado Country Club in Indian Wells. The home is truly the essence of California resort living. Members have a great clubhouse and fitness center, both of which have recently been renovated. Originally built in 1957, Tom Fazio redesigned the 18 hole course in 2003 he added Water comes into play on 6 holes, enlarged bent grass greens and contours to the fairways. The course is always well-maintained. Located in Indian Wells and close to El Paseo shopping and the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Please see the … [Read more...]