Sal’s BLOG

Valter’s Osteria

                          If you have followed my blog page you might remember I wrote a paper on my experience at a wonderful Osteria in Salt Lake City last year.  Well I had an...

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Sal’s tips to keep your Vacation Home safe!

Among the fastest ways to kill a post-vacation buzz is returning home and discovering your house is in shambles. Maybe a water pipe broke and now you’re trudging through ankle-deep sludge. Perhaps a burglar slipped inside, ransacked the place and gallivanted away with your...

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HOUSE HUNTING TIPS

When it comes to buying a home there is nothing like the search for that perfect piece of property. Once you have your lending secured, then its time to partner with me your Realtor® to finally move forward and begin viewing homes. For most...

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Assembly Bill 139

What Is Assembly Bill 139? On September 21 of 2015, Assembly Bill number 139 was approved by the Governor of California and filed with the Secretary of State with regards to the creation of “revocable transfer upon death deeds” (RTDD) that would facilitate the...

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New Home Construction @ PGA West

Yes, New Homes are now available at PGA West. In fact, there are 2 projects currently underway.  One project is called “Signature @ PGA West” This one is a cluster of 230 homes offering 1 and 2 story attached and some unattached homes. Ranging in size from 1471...

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Truly Authentic Italian Cuisine

Trattoria.  Recently I wrote about the different types of Italian Restaurants and how the restaurants name usually defines the restaurants style and presentation. Last week I had the opportunity to be in Boston to attend a Red Sox game at Fenway Park.  This was...

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Sunday’s At Four

Everyone has a cook book but none like Fay Mancuso’s “Sundays at Four”. Carrying on the Italian family tradition she knew as a little girl, Fay’s family, husband Frank, children, grandchildren and their friends have all enjoyed for years the same experience she had of gathering together for...

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10 Tips from your La Quinta Realtor

Living in the desert valley we get to enjoy amazing natural vistas, a typically dry climate, and lots of sunny days. However, we also endure extreme heat, gusty winds, and soaring electricity bills which can provide some unique challenges for homeowners. We put together...

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Renting vs. Buying

Renting vs. Buying – Statistics released by the National Association of Realtors show that, across the country, half of tenants are paying more than 30% of their income as rent. Also, the number of renters paying more than half their income for accommodation has...

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