Recommended Service People and Professionals for Palm Springs, Palm Desert, La Quinta or other desert cities Real
Estate buyers and sellers. Homes and Condos for sale in each of these
locations may vary greatly and there is nothing as valuable as a Palm
Springs area professional to
maximize your full savings or profit potential.
Accounting/Taxes - Vigil Tax Consulting (760) 568-3700 Two brothers run this accounting firm and do an excellent job. we use them and are very satisfied.
Attorney (Immigration) - Cedric Maximilian Shen (888) 228-4525 U.S. Immigration Law, Canadian Immigration Consultant & B.C. Practitioner of Foreign Law. If you want help maximizing your U.S. Immigration status, Cedric is your man.
Attorney (U.S.) - Henry Casden (760) 989-4030 Sometimes you just need the advice of an expert. I'm no attorney, but I know a great one who's extremely knowledgeable in Real Estate matters. Henry will give you good advice seven days a week.
Babysitting/Nanny Services - Stephanie Stump (760) 333-2681 Good with kids and leaves the home in clean condition.
Cleaning Services - Mrisha Rico (760) 409-4567 For fast, quality cleaning of your home there's nothing like Lalo Rodirguez and his team of cleaners. He will also stop by your place on a monthly basis just to make sure everything is alright too.
Handyman - Fletcher Jordan 323-632-3183 A good tradesman who can do a wide range of jobs. He prefers to quote a rate based on the job than an hourly wage.
Handyman - Jim Chandler 760-641-3553 All types of work welcomed and he's got over 30 years in the handyman business. He charges $25 per hour or a per price basis depending on the job. He can also rustle up assistants to help out of the job requires it.
Handyman - John French 760-447-8983 John is also a good man to call when you need some construction work done. He hung a serious pair of wrought iron doors for me that most handyman wanted to charge an arm and a leg for. But he did it right and for the right price.
Hanyman - Ricardo S. 760-449-3706 An electrician who is capable of all sort of other work too. We've used Ricardo for pool equipment repair, wring, lighting, and more. He claims he's a good dry waller and can install kitchens. He probably can.
Home Loans - One of the most wonderful and/or the most frustrating part of a real estate transaction is getting financing. Each of these lenders has a great record of delivering the type of financing that has helped many of my clients close the escrow on their dream homes. Here in the states it is very common for a seller to demand a pre-qualification letter for a finance purchase and proof of funds for a cash buyer. These lenders are listed alphabetically.
Franklin Loan Center - Walter Neil 760-779-8137 firstname.lastname@example.org , www.franklinloancenter.com/wneil: Walter is the President of Franklin Loan Center and his motto is "I Treat My Clients Loan Like My Own." FLC is a good source of funding for US Citizens when buying a home in the desert. They are a provider of FHA and VA loans and many other types of mortgages.
Direct Lender - Claudia Duffle 760-275-3281 Claudia is an all around mortgage provider. She can perform quickly on FHA, VA and CALPERS loans, and many others as well. If there's a special program she has access to it and she's been in the business for years.
Home Warranty - American Home Shield 1-800-735-4663 There's no better comfort than knowing your home is protected against the things that go break in the night, especially if you're an out of town owner. That's why I recommend a home protection policy to all my clients. This way if something does break you can rest assured that it'll get taken care, quickly and inexpensively.
Inspectors - I always recommend getting your newly purchased home inspected by a professional during escrow. Even if you're intent on buying it regardless of what's wrong with it, there's nothing like knowing the exact condition of your new property. Below are some of the inspectors I know do an excellent job. They are listed alphabetically.
- GNW Home Inspections - 760-567-5202
- Real Estate Reports - 760-200-9600
- Home Inspections Plus - 760-992-4663
An excellent painting company that is reliable, inexpensive and efficient. They get in, get the job done cleanly and get out.Plumber
- Drain Works/Mark Anselmo 760-275-6177
A reliable plumber that I've used many times in the past. He's good for emergencies and/or remodeling.Title Company
- Advantage Title/Bruce Sherman 760-250-9118 email@example.com
: Bruce and I have done business together for years. He's always been able to help me with Title Searches and any other related Titling Issues.