DataQuick Information Systems reported on May 24th that sales of resale homes here in the Coachella Valley fell 0.5% during April compared to April 2010. Here’s how our local Palm Springs area real estate market did compared to the national and state numbers for the month of April:

April 2011 versus April 2010 Re-sales:

Coachella Valley: -0.5%

California state-wide: -6.1%

Nationwide: -12.9%