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Kathy Schowe 760.333.8886 SchoweProperties.com
La Quinta Country Club Fairway Condo under $500,000 Lago La Quinta condo with mountain views elevated above the 2nd fairway at La Quinta Country Club. Open living room/dining room with a built in bar for cocktail after  your round! Remodeled kitchen with granite and stainless appliances and plent...
Have you seen a Roadkill Cactus? 🌵I was searching for a plant to fill a new talavera pot at our front door, and I was attracted to this cactus because I thought it looked like it was waving HELLO. Or saying, Welcome, come on in! But when I read the label and its name was "Roadkill Cactus", I had ...
I just received this box of tiles I ordered months ago... various talavera tiles made in Mexico.  I couldnt have been more thrilled with the quality, variety, and especially the zia symbol tiles!  They remind me of the New Mexico state flag!  I can't wait to use them in one of my projects! Aren't...
Sometimes being creative means being less, er, creative.I know it's been a crazy summer for most people.  I am fortunate to live and work in an area that was bursting with real estate activity this summer. Typically summers in the Palm Springs area are HOT and this was no exception- spurred by th...
We do things a little different round here...  In sales-- and especially real estate, that can mean the difference between success and failure. Or the difference between coasting and crushing it.  Do you do things a little different than your competition?  Do you find ways to add value for your c...
Dulce de Leche Straciatella    When we were in Italy, I discovered Straciatella... it is ice cream with thin crunchy ribbons of chocolate woven through it.  I tried making it at home... and found that you drizzle the melted chocolate into the churning ice cream to create the perfect crunchy bits!...
With the magic of drone photography my photographer, Chris Miller, with One Point Media has captured the signature 7th hole at La Quinta Country Club.  The nearby Santa Rosa Mountains frame the photo and I'm lucky enough to call this my backyard!   Photo credit:  Chris Miller, One Point Media Group
As we head into our busy season in the Palm Springs area- buyers are going to find that there are limited choices  and they will be competing with other buyers for the best properties.  Multiple offers are fairly rare here in our market, but I predict we see more of them  this season.  I have bee...
Why Now is the Time to List your La Quinta Home   We have had a crazy year so far, and the real estate market is no different. It has been an unusually active spring and summer despite the hot temperatures and the absence of most home owners in the off season.  So why would now be the best time t...
Living the Desert Life: Rising Above the PandemicI am lucky.  The pandemic has not changed my world a great deal. Anyone who knows me knows how much I love being home and living at Casa Schowe.  It is definitely my happy place.  I traveled for years when I played golf on the mini-tour, and in col...

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La Quinta, California 760-333-8886
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