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Desert Housing Report

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CDAR is now providing the Desert Housing monthly housing report as a new member benefit for REALTOR® members. The report will be distributed monthly to all active CDAR REALTOR® members via a monthly e-mail. If you do not receive the e-mail or are having trouble finding the report, please contact the CDAR office or request the report This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Desert Housing report contains the most complete set of data and metrics on the resale and new home markets available in the Coachella Valley today. It’s composed of two sections. The first section is the monthly home resale report for each of the ten cities in the valley. The second section is the quarterly, city by city, analysis of all land and every housing development. To find the Desert Housing reports for previous months, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact the CDAR office.

The Desert Housing Report is a joint production between the California Desert Association of REALTORS® and the Palm Springs Regional Association of REALTORS®. This report is copyrighted by both CDAR and PSRAR and at no time may this report be altered, falsified, duplicated, or reproduced in any capacity. This report is solely intended as a member benefit for members of CDAR and PSRAR.

How to Choose the Right REALTOR®?

logo web r blueNot All Agents or Brokers are REALTORS® - There is a Difference

 As a prerequisite to selling real estate, a person must be licensed by the state in which they work, either as an agent/salesperson or as a broker. Before a license is issued, minimum standards for education, examinations and experience, which are determined on a state by state basis, must be met. After receiving a real estate license, most agents go on to join their local board or association of REALTORS® and the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, the world's largest professional trade association. They can then call themselves REALTORS®.

 The term "REALTOR®" is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics (which in many cases goes beyond state law). In most areas, it is the REALTOR® who shares information on the homes they are marketing, through a Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Working with a REALTOR® who belongs to an MLS will give you access to the greatest number of homes.

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Why Use A REALTOR®?

logo web R blueAll real estate licensees are not the same. Only real estate licensees who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the REALTOR "®" logo on the business card or other marketing and sales literature. REALTORS® are committed to treat all parties to a transaction honestly. REALTORS® subscribe to a strict code of ethics and are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate. An independent survey reports that 84% of home buyers would use the same REALTOR® again. Our members abide by a strict code of ethics and have access to a wide variety of business services that are not available to non-REALTORS. This gives them a competitive edge in the marketplace, enabling them to provide superior services to buyers and sellers of real property. 

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