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Author: Diane Williams
April, 2017 *CLICK HERE To view my entire Quarterly Report including STATISTICAL REPORTS, or select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo. Several months ago, as we began experiencing an improving real estate market, I predicted that reports would come out indicating that home values were on the rise....
Author: Diane Williams
April 2017 *CLICK HERE To view my entire Quarterly Report including STATISTICAL REPORTS, or select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo. Several months ago, as we began experiencing an improving real estate market, I predicted that reports would come out indicating that home values were on the rise. Recent...
Author: Diane R. Williams
*CLICK HERE to view my entire Quarterly Report including STATISTICAL REPORTS, or select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo. We want to first wish you all a very Happy New Year. The On-Site Sales office continues to grow as we move into another year. There is good news....
Author: Diane R. Williams
*CLICK HERE to view my entire Quarterly Report including STATISTICAL REPORTS, or select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo. We want to first wish you all a very Happy New Year. There is good news. We experienced a busier summer and fall than in years past and December...
Author: Diane Williams
*CLICK HERE to view my entire Quarterly Report including STATISTICAL REPORTS, or select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo. October, 2016 Three homes sold in the 3rd quarter with all three closing in August. There are three resale homes currently in escrow. Compared to the six other high-end golf...
Author: Diane Williams
*CLICK HERE to view my entire Quarterly Report including STATISTICAL REPORTS, or select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo. Not since 2005 have we sold 23 homes in a third quarter here in Indian Ridge. That equates to 45% of the homes sold so far this year closing...
Author: Diane Williams
July 2016 *CLICK HERE to view my entire Quarterly Report including STATISTICAL REPORTS, or select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo. Over the past six years, the real estate market in the desert has seen a recovery in sales and home values like two steps forward, a step...
Author: Diane Williams
July 2016 *CLICK HERE To view my entire Quarterly Report including STATISTICAL REPORTS, or select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo. Over the past six years, the real estate market in the desert has seen a recovery in sales and home values like two steps forward, a step...
Author: Diane Williams
April 2016 *To view my entire Quarterly Report including STATISTICAL REPORTS, select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo. Throughout the years of researching and writing these quarterly reports, the market trends have sometimes been easier to evaluate than other quarters. Until I collect the stats for this report,...
Author: Diane Williams
April 2016 *To view my entire Quarterly Report including STATISTICAL REPORTS, select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo. Throughout the years of researching and writing these quarterly reports, the market trends have sometimes been easier to evaluate than other quarters. Until I collect the stats for this report,...
Author: Diane Williams
January, 2016 Dear Toscana Resident: *To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo. Another year is over and we are now into an election year. Which party will win the presidential election? What will be happening in the stock market? Where should...
Author: Diane Williams
*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo. Another year is over and we are now into an election year. Which party will win the presidential election? What will be happening in the stock market? Where should we put our money? Is...
Author: Diane Williams
*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo. In the Coachella Valley more homes sold in the third quarter of this year than in the same time frame in 2014. The increase in sales were in the under $500,000 category with the...
Author: Diane Williams
*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Dear Indian Ridge Resident:The real estate market in the desert remains sluggish with approximately 1% fewer homes sold in the first two quarters of 2015 over the same time frame in 2014. Home sales under...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.The real estate market in the desert remains sluggish with approximately 1% fewer homes sold in the first two quarters of 2015 over the same time frame in 2014. Home sales under $500,000...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.For the past 11 1/2 years as I collected and read real estate statistics, reports and projections, I would get a sense of where the real estate market was heading. This quarter is...
Author: Diane Williams
*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Dear Indian Ridge Resident:For the past 11 1/2 years as I collected and read real estate statistics, reports and projections, I would get a sense of where the real estate market was heading. This quarter...
Author: Diane Williams
*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Dear Toscana Resident:The real estate market continues to show signs of improvement and stability in spite of some setbacks along the way. Some of these setbacks are due to overall price appreciation, tightened lending guidelines...
Author: Diane Williams
*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Dear Indian Ridge Resident:The real estate market continues to show signs of improvement and stability in spite of some setbacks along the way. Some of these setbacks are due to overall price appreciation, tightened lending...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.The third quarter of 2014 is over and this has been the biggest selling summer for me ever. The Real Estate market had a slow start this year, but by the end of...
Author: Diane Williams
*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Dear Indian Ridge Resident:The third quarter of 2014 is over and this has been the biggest selling summer for me ever. The real estate market had a slow start this year, but by the end...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Each quarter as I begin to collect the real estate stats for the Coachella Valley and research for articles and reports about the current residential market conditions and how they compare to previous...
Author: Diane R. Williams
*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Dear Indian Ridge Resident:Each quarter as I begin to collect the real estate stats for the Coachella Valley and research for articles and reports about the current residential market conditions and how they compare to...
Author: Diane Williams
April, 2014*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Dear Toscana Resident:Many years ago when I worked as an extracorporeal technologist in open heart surgery, there was a doctor needing bypass surgery with a 3% chance of survival. While he was wheeled into...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Many years ago when I worked as an extracorporeal technologist in open heart surgery, there was a doctor needing bypass surgery with a 3% chance of survival. When he came into the...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.This is the 10th year of my quarterly and annual reports for Indian Ridge Country Club and the 40th time I have done extensive research to find real estate facts and information...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.It is anticipated that the real estate market will explode over the next few years. The buyers will be some of the 10,000 baby boomers retiring every day for years to come and...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo. It is anticipated that the real estate market will explode over the next few years. The buyers will be some of the 10,000 baby boomers retiring every day for years to...
Author: Diane R. Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.The housing market continues to improve and with it new issues rise to the surface during the buying and escrow process that are either new or ones we haven’t seen for a number...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.The housing market continues to improve and with it new issues rise to the surface during the buying and escrow process that are either new or ones we haven’t seen for a...
Author: Diane Williams
April, 2013*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Dear Toscana Resident:After a down cycle in the Real Estate market for the past 5 years, the trend is moving to the positive.  The national, state and local real estate markets indicate this is...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.After a down cycle in the Real Estate market for the past 5 years, the trend is moving to the positive.  The national, state and local real estate markets indicate this is...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Happy New Year. As we welcome in 2013 we remain positive that trends in the real estate market in the desert will continue to improve.Million dollar home sales in California reached their highest...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Happy New Year. As we welcome in 2013 we remain positive that trends in the real estate market in the desert will continue to improve.Million dollar home sales in California reached their...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.As season approaches we look forward to a brisk year in real estate sales in the desert. With a 43.9% reduction in inventory, fewer distressed homes on the market and interest rates remaining...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.As season approaches we look forward to a brisk year in real estate sales in the desert. With a 43.9% reduction in inventory, fewer distressed homes on the market and interest rates...
Author: Diane Williams
*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Dear Toscana Resident:About a year ago I reported that the market had bottomed and that the only remaining issue holding values down were homes sellers had to sell. Throughout the year, some markets have shown...
Author: Diane Williams
*To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Dear Indian Ridge Resident:About a year ago I reported that the market had bottomed and that the only remaining issue holding values down were sellers who had to sell who would reduce the price low...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:* To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.When the real estate market’s cycle was showing a downward trend, news reports indicated home values were holding. At that time I knew the information was misleading for the Coachella Valley market....
Author: Diane Williams
* To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Dear Indian Ridge Resident:When the real estate market’s cycle was showing a downward trend, news reports indicated home values were holding. At that time I knew the information was misleading for the Coachella Valley...
Author: Diane Williams
* To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Dear Toscana Resident: Happy New Year and may you find 2012 a prosperous, healthy and enjoyable year.  The real estate market is showing signs of improvement and with 2011 better than 2009 and 2010,...
Author: Diane Williams
* To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Dear Indian Ridge Resident:Happy New Year and may you find 2012 a prosperous, healthy and enjoyable year.  The real estate market is showing signs of improvement and with 2011 better than 2009 and 2010,...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:As we begin the reseeding process in preparation for the start of season, the real estate market continues to be slow to rebound primarily due to the economy and job market. Until both change, the recovery will remain sluggish.The real estate market peaked in June of 2006. During the five years since prices...
Author: Diane Williams
* To view my entire Quarterly Report, please select "View PDF Document" located to the right of this page under my photo.Dear Indian Ridge Resident:As we begin the reseeding process in preparation for the start of season, the real estate market continues to be slow to rebound primarily due to the economy and job market....
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:Effective July 1st of this year, homes must have Carbon Monoxide detectors within 15 feet of every bedroom in the home. This will be a requirement when a home is sold just as the smoke detectors have been a requirement for a number of years. Battery operated units will meet the requirements however,...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:Effective July 1st of this year, homes must have Carbon Monoxide detectors within 15 feet of every bedroom in the home. This will be a requirement when a home is sold just as the smoke detectors have been a requirement for a number of years. Battery operated units will meet the requirements...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:As the end of each new quarter looms, I begin collecting information from many different resources and after doing all the data updates, I read through a mountain of material to determine what should be included in my letter. Each time, I never really know the final outcome until I have completed the...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:As the end of each new quarter looms, I begin collecting information from many different resources and after doing all the data updates, I read through a mountain of material to determine what should be included in my letter. Each time, I never really know the final outcome until I have completed...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:Another year has passed and the real estate market and the future of the economy remain at the top of the list of major concerns.  Doom and gloom cast a shadow on what may happen in the business and real estate worlds. There are those who predict a strong stock market upswing this...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:
Another year has passed and the real estate market and the future of the economy remain at the top of the list of major concerns. Doom and gloom cast a shadow on what may happen in the business and real estate worlds. There are those who predict a strong stock market upswing...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:The growth in the national economy has slowed with no foreseen change in the immediate future. Despite the media’s cover-age filled with doom and gloom, there are several items that could bring positive job growth. The retail inventories are low and must be restocked. The private sector is expected to move towards...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:While we continue to hear mixed reports about the real estate market, the statistics indicate that we have stabilized in spite of the difficulty in getting loans, the high unemployment rate and the financial condition of the state of California. Whether these positive indictors continue is yet to be determined but for 2010,...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:While we continue to hear mixed reports about the real estate market, the statistics indicate that we have stabilized in spite of the difficulty in getting loans, the high unemployment rate and the financial condition of the state of California. Whether these positive indictors continue is yet to be determined but for...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:The first quarter of 2010 showed some definite signs of improvement for the real estate market . The percentage of  homes sold  over  $1 million rose from 2.9% in 2009 to 4.0% in the Coachella Valley. Sales of homes over $500,000 rose from 12.2% to 13.6% during the same time period. This would...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:The first quarter of 2010 showed some definite signs of improvement for the real estate market . The percentage of  homes sold  over  $1 million rose from 2.9% in 2009 to 4.0% in the Coachella Valley. Sales of homes over $500,000 rose from 12.2% to 13.6% during the same time period. This...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:The good news/bad news in the real estate market is that 2009 was a difficult year. The attached 7 year history of all residential sales shows that 97.3% of the homes sold in the Coachella Valley were under $1 million and homes under $500,000 represented 87.8% of the market. Properties over $1 million...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:While sales in Indian Ridge are down from 2008, the good news is those homes that went pending or sold in the 4th quarter represented nearly half of  the homes sold in 2009. We haven't seen that kind of activity in the 4th quarter since 2005 and I am proud  to say...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:Each quarter when doing my research for this report,  I return to previous years to read what was happening in the market the same time a year ago and beyond. We remain in a financial dilemma and loans are still difficult to get as the lenders demand more documentation. The good news...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:Each quarter when doing my research for this report,  I return to previous years to read what was happening in the market the same time a year ago and beyond. We remain in a financial dilemma and loans are still difficult to get as the lenders demand more documentation. The good news is...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:To prepare for this quarterly report, I found countless websites that refer to the economy, the issues on the table in Washington and how they relate to the future of the real estate market.  The unemployment according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows we reached 8.1% in February and were at...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:To prepare for this quarterly report, I found countless websites that refer to the economy, the issues on the table in Washington and how they relate to the future of the real estate market.  The unemployment according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows we reached 8.1% in February and were at...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident,We are now past the first quarter of the third year in this down market in real estate. Sales remain slow as buyers continue to believe we are not yet at the bottom and have no sense of urgency in making a purchase. Recent reports indicate we are beginning to stabilize. California home...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:We are now past the first quarter of the third year in this down market in real estate. Sales remain slow as buyers continue to believe we are not yet at the bottom and have no sense of urgency in making a purchase. Recent reports indicate we are beginning to stabilize. California...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:In reviewing pages of real estate news addressing the national and local market, I did not find information sufficient to truly identify our market other than through generalizations. So I returned to my more in-depth data research days and compared a number of competing communities in the desert based on a 6 year...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:In reviewing pages of real estate news addressing the national and local market, I did not find information sufficient to truly identify our market other than through generalizations. So I returned to my more in-depth data research days and compared a number of competing communities in the desert based on a 6...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:In review of the current real estate market conditions and speaking with other top producing agents throughout the country, the ability to qualify and obtain a loan remains difficult. Buyers continue to hesitate in purchasing as they await another price reduction. With the financial dilemma we currently face, the length of time until...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident: In review of the current real estate market conditions and speaking with other top producing agents throughout the country, the ability to qualify and obtain a loan remains difficult. Buyers continue to hesitate in purchasing as they await another price reduction. With the financial dilemma we currently face, the length of time...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident,We are now into the 18th quarterly report since I started collecting information and mailing it to you. I have included the 18 quarters on a spreadsheet for your review.  Hopefully you will continue to find this information of interest and value.With the market information released by the various media groups, the...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident,We are now into the 17th quarterly report since I started collecting the information and mailing it to you. I have included the 17 quarters on a spreadsheet for your review.  Hopefully you continue to find this information of interest and value to you.In the first quarter of this year, 17 homes have sold...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident,We are now into the 17th quarterly report since I started collecting the information and mailing it to you. I have included the 17 quarters on a spreadsheet for your review.  Hopefully you continue to find this information of interest and value to you.In the first quarter of this year, 17 homes...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:Enclosed is the first annual report on re-sale activity in Toscana Country Club. This data is derived from information on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). It includes the resale and spec homes that have sold as well. For the year, 12 homes sold, 5 of the homes were spec homes. One estate lot,...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident,In September I was invited to a national Real Estate meeting where the Top Producers in the industry met to discuss what was happening in the real estate market throughout the United States and Canada and what steps were being taken to increase sales in their area. In some communities such as...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident,When it is time to write the quarterly report, I sit back and let the format take on a life of its own. Only one quarter shy of four years of quarterly and annual reports, I began reviewing all the stats I have in my database from January of 2004. Using an...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:The real estate market in Toscana has been sluggish since the first of the year. There are currently 11 homes on the market, two are estate properties. The current days on market of those homes available average 152. When the estate homes are removed the time frame drops to 96. For sold properties...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:I hope you find the summer season more enjoyable than what we are experiencing here in the Coachella Valley. In spite of the heat, we continue to have serious buyers coming to the desert looking to purchase properties. With inventories high, it remains a competitive market.During the 2nd Quarter of 2007, three resale...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:While the Resales in Indian Ridge appear to be slower than in the past, 2007 has not been a bad year for Indian Ridge. Sales were slightly off for the first quarter but as you can see, we are up significantly in the 2nd quarter over 2006. April and May were strong months...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:The real estate market in Toscana has been sluggish since the first of the year. There are currently 11 homes on the market, two are estate properties. The current days on market of those homes available average 152. When the estate homes are removed the time frame drops to 96. For sold properties...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:The real estate market in Indian Ridge has been sluggish since the second quarter of 2006. Resale's in the first quarters for the past 4 years have been:2004-49 Homes Sold-26 Condos- Cost/SF $203.84-23 PUD Homes-Cost/SF $258.552005-33 Homes Sold-14 Condos -Cost/SF $292.18-18 PUD Homes-Cost/SF $364.292006-23 Homes Sold-11 Condos- Cost/SF $351.68-12 PUD Homes-Cost/SF $440.312007-14...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:According to the California Association of Realtors, home sales were down 35% in November from a year ago and the median price down 2.1%. Home sales remain at their slowest pace in nine years as the market continues to rebalance itself. While new home sales with their many incentives surged 27% in October,...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:According to the California Association of Realtors home sales were down 35% in November from a year ago and the median price down 2.1%. Home sales remain at their slowest pace in nine years as the market continues to rebalance itself. While new home sales with their many incentives surged 27% in...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Toscana Resident:With re-sales in Toscana Country Club just in its infancy stage, we like to provide residents with market data that is important to them. This is the first of the quarterly reports you will be receiving from us.It is interesting to note the following when we bring the real estate market down to...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:It is interesting to note the following when we bring the real estate market down to the comparative communities. Community               Homes on Market     Homes in CC on Market          %Palm Desert East                      401                                     224                           55.9Palm Desert South                    259                                       53                           20.5Palm Desert North                    222                                       50                           22.5Indian Wells                              174                                       99                           67.3Rancho Mirage                          544                                     198                          36.4La Quinta South                        869                                    ...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:In my review of the real estate market and quarterly data I sent to you in the past, I was surprised to see that 66 homes were sold in the 2nd Quarter of 2004 compared to 52 homes last year. This year, 20 homes have sold in the second quarter, down 39%...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:The news continues to cast positive and negative spin on the real estate market. Last week I was invited to attend a meeting for 320 of the top real estate agents in the country. We were able to compare the different markets and the sales activity in each of our specific areas....
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:Enclosed is the Annual Report on Home Sales in Indian Ridge for 2005. It is hard to believe this is my 8th mailing and the end of the 2nd year of analysis. I am including the 2004 Annual Report for you comparison.The forecast for the real estate market remains strong for the...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:Enclosed is the 3rd Quarter Report on Home Sales in Indian Ridge for 2005. The summer was fairly quiet with only 8 homes sold during the 3rd quarter. Once again the increase in values held fairly steady as opposed to the increases we experienced in the first two quarters.The forecast for the...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:Enclosed is the 2nd Quarterly Report on Home Sales in Indian Ridge for 2005. Again we have seen an active quarter. There were 66 homes sold during the 2nd quarter of 2004. As you can see, the same quarter for 2005, 52 homes sold, down 21.2% from last year. Note the percent...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:The 2004 Indian Ridge Homes sales have drawn to a close and a new year is underway. Attached to this letter is the year end report. You have been receiving these reports on a quarterly basis and now have the results for each quarter and how they compare to each other and...
Author: Diane Williams
Dear Indian Ridge Resident:As a marketing professional, I am interested in the facts concerning the value of homes and trends in market conditions. I believe as homeowners in Indian Ridge, you are just as interested in how your major investment is appreciating. Some of you have received this information in the past from me and...