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Paul DeRouen is a lifelong resident of the Coachella Valley, having attended Indio High School and College of the Desert. Paul earned his degree in Real Estate while attending San Diego State University. Paul’s first job was in real estate, working for Palm Desert Realty under Frank Goodman and Dick Oliphant. Paul rose through the ranks to become VP of Sales and Marketing, with a focus on new home sales. He then went on to work for several new home developers such as Watt Industries, Richmond America, and New Horizons Building Corporation. In 2005, Paul opened Desert Estates Realty – a firm specializing in resales representing buyers and sellers. Desert Estates Realty also handles annual and seasonal leases. Having spent his entire life in the desert, Paul has seen and been a part of it’s growth, and he brings an expertise on the various communities that is unparalleled. In his free time, Paul enjoys deep sea fishing and trips to Baja... Read More
A Southern California resident for most of her life, Susie has lived in the Coachella Valley since 1992. She started her career working for major construction and real estate firms such as The Irvine Company, Gosnell Builders, and Del Webb. Susie joined Del Webb in 1992 and made the move from Marketing Manager to sales in 2000. While at Del Webb, Susie rose to become a top sales producer selling over $150 Million dollars in new homes. In 2005, Susie joined Paul DeRouen to form Desert Estates Realty. Susie brings a vast knowledge of the desert communities and a commitment to exceptional service for each of her clients. Susie’s upbeat personality, honesty and integrity have resulted in many repeat clients and referrals. In her free time, Susie enjoys escaping to the beach and mountains and spending time with her children and grandchildren... Read More
Casey grew up in the desert having attended Palm Desert High School and College of the Desert. He moved to San Diego after college to grow his career in hospitality and restaurants, working with some of the premier chefs in the US (Bradley Ogden, Carl Schroeder). Having grown up around real estate, Casey spent his off-work hours studying to get his real estate license. In 2016, Casey moved back to the Coachella Valley to pursue his passion for real estate full time. He joined Desert Estates Realty and quickly established a reputation as a dedicated and hardworking agent, putting his client’s needs first. In his free time, Casey enjoys golfing, surfing, and professional sports (especially the Lakers)... Read More
A Coachella valley native for over 30 years, I've spent many years in the food and hospitality business. With real estate as well as the hospitality industry, my passion is helping people, and customer satisfaction. My love for real estate is deeply rooted, my grandfather and father both brokers lighted the path to my passion for real estate. I have been licensed since 2005, and I have been a member of multiple boards of realtors. I spent 5 years in Northern California and was an active member of the board in Santa Rosa and worked for Century 21 in Rohnert Park, CA. I moved back to Palm Desert with my family in 2014 and have been active here ever since... Read More
I am originally from Mexicalli, Baja California, but spent the last 30 years in the United States, primarily in the Coachella Valley. Over the years, I worked several jobs in the Food & Beverage Industry, but 10 years ago, I ventured into Real Estate. Being bilingual has allowed me to help people in both the English and Spanish speaking communities, and I am proud to be able to help those who would otherwise find the process of purchasing a home daunting. Having spent so many years in this area allows me to provide guidance, support, and to be able to find the best fit for my clients... Read More