Bob Terri Cross' Blog

Posted on 04/05/2020
Getting Along in a New City: Cost of Living
Image by Wellnhofer Designs from Shutterstock When you’re relocating you search for a property and learn the real estate market in your new area. Are you also looking at what the general cost of living is in your new city? The cost of living can be very different from state to state and city to city. Here are...
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Posted on 03/31/2020
54492 Shoal Creek, LA Quinta, CA 92253 is now new to the market!
Spectacular Views of Lake & Mountains await you. This Champions 2 is totally upgraded, please look at Virtual Tour & Pictures. Essentially everything you see stays with this...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
Small Projects to Work Through Before Listing Your Home
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay Preparing to list your home is a process, that when done correctly, can help you to achieve the best possible price as well as aid you in selling your home more quickly. Before you sell your home, there are a few small home improvement projects that you will want to have completed before...
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Posted on 03/22/2020
Tips for a Well-Groomed Dog
Image by Autri Taheri from Unsplash Keeping dogs well-groomed is an important part of helping them stay healthy and happy. The amount of grooming your dogs need depends on certain factors, such as the kind of coat they have or whether or not they tend to roll around in dirt or mud. The following grooming tips can help...
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Posted on 03/20/2020
Another Property Sold - 78420 Clarke Court, LA Quinta, CA 92253
LIGHT Open Great Room Larger Floor-Plan, Private Swimmer's Pool & Water Feature plus separate Casita & Private Front Courtyard w/Fireplace. Located in the highly sought after Point Happy Estates, La Quinta. Huge Kitchen Island opens to great room with wall of glass sliders to pool, raised spa, and impressive water feature. The separated large master retreat has a 3rd fireplace, tiled open shower, dual sinks and large soaking tub. Each of the other two guest bedrooms are en-suites PLUS the front Casita with it's own French doors to private courtyard & sitting area. Powder Room makes 5th Bath. Point Happy Estates is an exclusive gated...
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Posted on 03/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 37267 Haweswater Road W, Indio, CA 92203
Just Fell Out of Escrow! Outstanding family home, Custom Pool & Spa, 5 Bedrooms, 2 3/4 baths Outside Gazebo with 2 TV's and bar . Spacious kitchen & family room. Professional Custom Bar for those intimate parties. This Home is a Must See. GO DIRECT ON WEDNESDAY ,SATURDAY & SUNDAY ALL OTHER DAYS REQUIRES A 2 HOUR NOTICE, CALL DAVIN PESZKO 760-808-8205 OR...
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Posted on 03/15/2020
Know When to Be Flexible as a House Hunter
When buying a house, especially your first home, it's all too easy to make impulsive decisions and fail to "see the forest for the trees." Although it's impossible to ignore your emotional reactions to a house for sale, it's vital to look at the big picture and make sure there are no red flags being ignored or glossed over....
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Posted on 03/08/2020
How Credit can Impact Your Mortgage Payments
Image by Tierra Mallorca from Unsplash One of the most important things to check once you decide to start the home-buying process is your credit score. The three major credit bureaus keep track of how you pay for your credit and how much credit you have. Your score fluctuates, sometimes daily, depending on how much you owe and...
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Posted on 03/01/2020
Reverse Mortgages - Do I Need One?
Photo by 3D Animation Production Company via PixabayIf you’re retired, own your own home and have trouble making ends meet, a reverse mortgage may seem like the answer to prayers. You get to stay in your house and you’ll have some extra cash to see you through. Before you run to the nearest lender, however, consider the downside...
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Posted on 02/23/2020
Learn to Live Like a Local By Becoming a Tourist in Your New Town
Long distance moves can be scary. Living in a new place where you’re unfamiliar with the roads and the people can take some time to get used to. But, whether you’re moving for work or just for a change of scenery, moving to a new part of state or country can be exciting. One way to make things easier...
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Posted on 02/16/2020
Begin a Successful Homebuying Journey
The homebuying journey may be complicated, particularly for those who fail to plan for it. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to boost your chances of enjoying a successful property buying experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you start a successful homebuying journey. 1. Establish Criteria for Your Home Search...
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Posted on 02/09/2020
Is Remote Home Buying a Good Choice for You?
Image by congerdesign from Pixabay If you're looking to buy a new home, there's no reason you should be limited by your geographic area. In today's digital world, buying a home in another city, another state or even in another country has never been easier or more convenient. Additionally, when you buy a home remotely, you're not limited...
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