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The Tradition Golf Club in La Quinta is a beautiful private equity Golf Club established in 1997 with the property’s origins dating back to 1902 as a ranch that hosted such names as Dwight D. Eisenhower. The location is special. Nestled at the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountain Range with breath taking views from every direction. The community is made up of a select blend of custom homes including Spanish Revival, Early California, and Mediterranean architecture…

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PGA West is a special association, located on over 2,200 acres in sunny La Quinta, Ca. Within the PGA West association there are 7 separate gated communities which look out onto six different championship golf courses, with both public & private options for golf lovers. The courses were designed by 5 different golf legends including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Weiskopf, Greg Norman & renowned course designer Pete Dye. Within the PGA West gates there are…

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If you’re a golfer, how would you like to play in a tour event? Confession time: I’m not talking about the PGA tour, I’m talking about the annual La Quinta Summer Golf Tour. Last year it was held from the end of May through August and players were able to enjoy 13 weeks of golf on some of the finest courses in the Coachella Valley…

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Mountain View Country Club in La Quinta was developed in 2003 by Toll Bros. The Spanish Colonial designed community consists of 376 homes and 50 condominiums with prices of these homes ranging from $600,000 to $1,500,000. The condominiums range from $400,000 to $550,000. The 13,880 square foot clubhouse is beautifully designed in La Quinta’s Spanish Colonial architecture with main restaurant & private dining for…

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At this time of the year, music lovers around the world as well as all the locals in our area start to anticipate the huge two-week Coachella Music and Arts festival that opens on April 10 in 2015. And this year there’s an interesting little fashion twist in the pre-festival news: Swedish clothing designer and retailer H&M has introduced a Coachella-inspired line of women’s fashions…

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Where can you find horses, wedding parties, golf carts and pop music stars? There aren’t too many places on the planet where those groups come together but here in the Coachella Valley we are blessed with the Empire Polo Club in Indio. Established in 1987, the Empire Polo Club has a dozen grass polo fields, an indoor polo arena, stables, exercise tracks, the Tack Room Tavern, beautiful venues for weddings, and a lot more…

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The City of La Quinta, unit sales for year 2014 are 16.6% lower than 2013. As you can see from the graph below, each month in 2014 fell behind the same month of the previous year. The fourth quarter of 2014 was the worst with 26.75% less sales than the third quarter of 2013. During 2014, we have had a very tight inventory of homes for sale which is a major contributor to the decrease in sales this year. The […]

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The Citrus Club in La Quinta is the private club of the famous La Quinta Resort and Club which when established in 1926 became a mecca for the rich and famous. The Private Citrus Club was conceived and established much later, in 1988. Since then the surrounding community has grown to 576 homes developed by 9 different builders. That number also includes 73 custom homes…

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This is the first in a series of descriptive blogs on individual Desert Golf Course Communities in our area. Each week we will be featuring a different community. This weeks featured community is Rancho La Quinta Country Club….

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Over the last few years I’ve been hearing more and more about pickleball. It’s definitely a sport that is gaining a lot of players here in La Quinta, Palm Desert, Palm Springs and the greater Coachella Valley, and that seems to reflect a growing interest all around the country. According to Tennis Club Business Magazine, pickleball is growing faster than any other sport in the country…