John-Paul comes to Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage with 25 years of experience in private banking, finance and investments, having most recently been a securities broker for three years here in Palm Springs at Wells Fargo Advisors.


Mr. Valdez is fluent in English. El habla perfectamente el Español, et en plus il parle couramment le Français… having lived and worked in Europe for over a dozen years. His international background and familiarity with currency markets is unique. He received his Master’s in Economics from IESE in Barcelona, Spain, in 1990. After four years in NYC, John-Paul moved to Palm Springs in 2004, where he lives today with his two miniature dachshunds, Roxy and Christmas.


Over the past five years, he has frequently appeared on the TV News as an Economist at KMIR and Univision, and has been published on,, and


John-Paul passionately volunteers at several Coachella Valley charities, and has helped to raise over $250,000 for AIDS Research Alliance, LA.


Why not work with an experienced negotiator who not only understands the importance of your investment, but also is fun and engaging in your search?

What People are Saying…

Terrific personality and extremely knowledgeable, helpful, and thorough through the entire search and purchase of our new home. John Paul was always available to us and eased the process!! Recommend calling JOHN PAUL for any buying or selling needs!!

Doug and Tim Lenna

Desert Hot Springs, CA

John Paul is a great agent. He is knowledgeable, very responsive and walks you through the entire process of purchasing or selling a home. He assisted us with our purchase which was a very smooth 30 day process.

Christine and Victor Jordan

Movie Colony East, Palm Springs, CA.

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