Diane Williams Baxter

CalBRE #01364828
(760) 776-7070
Diane Williams Baxter , Executive Luxury Director, Associate Broker
Diane has been the top producing real estate professional with Bennion Deville Homes since 2003. She is always in the top ten producing agents in the desert and is committed to providing the best service and marketing exposure when representing buyers or sellers. Her knowledge of the desert, the luxury market, the golf course communities and gated properties makes it easy for Buyers to find just the right home. Having researched and written quarterly and annual real estate reports since 2004, she is considered a marketing expert in the Coachella Valley. A resident in the desert since 1986, Diane is an avid golfer. She has won her club championship 16 times, competed in state and national competitions and is a USGA Certified Course Rating Captain in charge of training and providing the course ratings and slopes for the desert golf courses. She knows the Desert Turf! Diane has been a Marketing Professional for 40 years and is listed in Who's Who in Real Estate & Marketing, served as President of a Chamber of Commerce; on state and national boards; Country Club Boards and is a recipient of a Humanitarian award.

Real Estate:

  • Full-Time Real Estate Broker
  • Ranked in the top .005% of Desert Real Estate Agents (in top ten out of 4,000+ agents)
  • Bennion Deville Homes Executive Luxury Director
  • Top Real Estate Producer with Bennion-DeVille since 2004
  • Sales: $35 Million+ in 2004; $46 Million+ in 2005; $37 Million+ in 2006; $40 Million+ in 2007; $25 Million+ in 2008; $14.5 Million+ in 2009; $39 Million+ in 2010; $41,000,000+ in 2011; $31,000,000+ in 2012; $42,000,000+ in 2013; $45,000,000+ in 2014; $54,000,000+ in 2015; $43+ million in 2016; $63 Million+ in 2017; and $36 Million+ sold and pending to date in 2018.


  • Marketing Committee for the City of Palm Desert, 2012 - 2015
  • CDAR Local Candidate Recommendation Committee, 2008 -2017
  • Director of Marketing, Star Publications, 1978-1986
  • Director of ‘Project Share’ a program to provide food & toys to families in need during the holiday season. 1978-1986
  • Who’s Who in Marketing & Real Estate
  • President of Oak Forest Chamber of Commerce, 1985-1986
  • Suburban Newspapers of America, Board Member, 1985-1986
  • Leadership Coachella Valley Graduate, 2013


  • B.A. Degree, DePaul University, Chicago, 1981
  • GRI - Graduate of the Real Estate Institute since 1994
  • Associate Broker Designation since 1994

Professional Associations:

  • California Desert Association of Realtors (CDAR)
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • California Association of Realtors (CAR)
  • Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce

Personal Information:

  • Resident in the desert since 1986
  • Single Digit Handicap Golfer. Club Champion. 16 Times
  • Course Rating Director/Captain for WSCGA, 1989-2008
  • USGA Handicap Procedures Committee, 1995-2003
  • Equity Golf Member of Indian Ridge Country Club since 1999
  • One of seven committee members to Negotiate Member purchase of Indian Ridge Country Club
  • Served on Equity Conversion Committee for Indian Ridge Country Club
  • Member of Indian Wells Country Club, 1988-2008
  • Indian Wells Country Club Board of Governors, 1998-2001
  • Recipient of a Humanitarian Award
  • Who's Who in Marketing & Real Estate from the Desert Sun
  • President of Oak Forest Chamber of Commerce, 1985-86