Online “vaults” allow users to store and access important documents anywhere, anytime
Do investment strategies that came into play when the bubble burst two years ago and “the new normal” of Wall Street emerged still work?
Pundits continue to warn that another major economic shoe will drop, further weakening the dollar’s buying power against major currencies. If that happens, the price of gold will continue its rise.
Peter Solomon, father of two adult children, steadfastly gives time and money to nonprofit organizations. The president and CEO of Regency Homes instilled this philosophy in his children from an early age. “My kids were born here, grew up here, and came back to work for us after college,” he says. “They were and still are the recipients of the
The days of the biggest and the best no longer rank No. 1 on homeowners’ wish lists for new kitchens.
“Indio remains a city on the move with positive present and future growth,” notes Mayor Gene Gilbert. “There are examples of all types showcasing this around the city.”
Cathedral City continues to make economic strides through innovative planning and expediting key business and residential development to grow the City.
With house prices down 30 to 50 percent across the Coachella Valley and in Palm Springs, savvy buyers with hard cash and platinum credit have been snapping up prime properties that were likely beyond their price range four years ago. Calgary car dealer Gary Sartorio and his wife, Barbara, for example, scored a great deal at Mirada in Rancho Mirage.
Rita Pacheco often travels between La Quinta and her 5,000-square-foot oceanfront home on the Mexican Riviera in Mazatlan. “I go every other month and stay for a month. Between my computer and Skype, I can do business from there,” says Pacheco, who manages vacation properties she owns in the desert. She says her five children thought she had flipped out when she announced she was building a home in Mexico.
More people put more hours into planning a vacation than they ever do planning for their estate,” observes Jim Casey, president and CEO of Integrated Wealth Management, a wealth and investment advisory firm with offices in Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and Palm Desert.