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Thomas "Tom" Steffen

Senior Associate Residential Brokerage
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Office: 760-776-9898 Welcome to the Real Estate world of the Desert: Condos to Castles, Palm Springs to La Quinta, I am the right Realtor that will make the differen
  • About Tom I grew up in Ottawa Lake Michigan a small farming community in southern Michigan. After my high school and college days, I had moved to Los Angeles in the late sixties to experience the great “California lifestyle” I heard so much about. Then in the seventies, I began my career in real estate with Title Insurance and Trust as a Title Officer and an Escrow Officer for over ten years, those years laid the foundation of my real estate knowledge. In 1981, I started in real estate sales where I later opened a successful real estate office in Los Angeles. In 1992, I had the opportunity to move to Palm Springs where I have been since. All of these experiences have given me the knowledge and understanding of the real estate market. Through hard work, patience and persistence, I strive to make myself the best Realtor and maintain the respect of my piers
  • START PACKING: Most of my knowledge and ability has come from my experiences working with Buyers and Sellers in the residential sales market including single-family homes, condos, lease land, probates, foreclosures, bank owned, short sales, vacation properties, estate homes, trusts, tennis estates, country club properties and many others. I also have experience in commercial real estate, business opportunities, vacant land, leasing, Trades, exchanges, residential income and a host of other real estate transactions. I sell in Palm Spring, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells and La Quinta I have been providing the best professional real estate services for my buyers and sellers for the past thirty years and along with the many services of Coldwell Banker Real Estate, it is a combination hard to match.
  • EVERY THING REAL ESTATE Knowledgeable, hard working and experienced is what you get. Always ready to take on challenges in the fast pace and ever changing market. Call me for more information: Direct 760-413-3232 Toll Free 800-866-6361 Condos to Castles Palm Springs to La Quinta The right Realtor makes the difference From the sale of Condos to Castles, Palm Springs to LaQuinta, residential to commercial. I am the one to call

Real Estate Awards

  • Top Producer for many years. Animal supporter and Chairman of Animal Samaritans charity events


  • California Association of Realtors National Association of Realtors Animal Samaritans
  • Cartus Broker Network Lead Router Agent, Home Base InTouch
  • Previews Agent
  • Certified Distress Property Expert CDPE


  • 34 years successful sales experience
  • Residential, Income Property, Probates, Trusts, Foreclosures, Short Sales, Exchanges, Commercial, Vacant Land and Business Opportunities.
  • Multi-million dollar producer
  • Also 34 years experienced in residential income, commercial and business opportunities


  • Forty years of experience: Escrow, Title Officer, Owned and operated a construction company, Thirty four years as a Realtor, Listing Agent and Buyers Agent, Residential, Income Property, Probates, Trusts, Foreclosures, Short Sales, Exchanges, Commercial, Vacant Land and Business Opportunities.
  • Most of my expertise is working on Bank Owned properties, Luxury Homes Sales, Second Home market and many other technical aspects in Real Estate
  • My early years in the Title and Escrow business gave me the tools that I now use in the Real Estate sale and marketing of property

Real Estate Specialities

  • Resale, New Construction, Exchanges, Lease Land, Probates, Trusts, Exchanges, Second Homes, Bank Owned Properties and Vacant Land
  • Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta