john houston

Broker Associate

DRE # 00990835

John Houston has more than three decades of experience in the real estate business. He has worked in markets stretching from Los Angeles to San Francisco, and is known as a perfectionist with a gift for thinking outside of the box –a prime combination in today’s market.

John represents buyers and sellers of homes in the greater Palm Springs area and beyond, ranging from entry-level to multi-million dollar estates. He has particular expertise in the Coachella Valley communities of Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert and Indian Wells.

In addition to working as a real estate agent, he has personally invested in many “fixer-uppers.” John uses his out of the box thinking to renovate these properties and sell them for a substantial profit. He helps clients spot good investments, avoid potential money pits, and assess property’s true potential.

John is an experienced negotiator with a track record of securing the best possible prices for his clients. His idea of “perfection”: To effectively meet client’s needs and exceed their expectations at every step of the home buying and/or selling process.

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I first met John at an open house for a property I was interested in. He was polite, energetic and very engaging. I found him to be very knowledgeable about the property and answered any questions I had. He was also very aware of current markets tr... read more

Lee & Enrique

"We met John Houston at an open house in Palm Springs on Feb. 20, 2018. "We were just looking." We live in Dana Point so we told him to watch for any homes in our price range in South Palm Springs. In three days, he sent us six options. We liked one... read more

Tom & Greta

A good friend who had worked with John in purchasing his mid century home in Palm Springs referred us to him. We initially spoke on the phone and I gave him our wants and needs for our new home. I gave him the budget for the new property. After our p... read more

Frank & Trish

John’s attentiveness to our explanation of what we desired in a home and where we wanted to live helped us to find and purchase our home in four weeks. This was our first purchase. John showed us properties that we were interested in. His knowled... read more

Alex & David

John was nothing short of amazing. We sold our condo and bought a house within a lightning fast escrow turn around. Time and time again, we were hit with roadblocks- but John turned everything around so quickly, with accuracy, attentiveness to detai... read more

Graeme and Irene

Excellent, capable and professional. Marketed my home impeccably, and created a “buzz” about our home. There were over 40 people at the open house. John had a great relationship with the other agents and secured 2 offers on our home 3 days after... read more


John Houston stole our hearts! He was absolutely a joy to work with and was full of knowledge and just plain fun to have him drive us around looking at properties.. He made my move easy and fluid without any glitches and made the purchase transaction... read more

Dan K. and Neil

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