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Sunny, beautiful, peaceful Palm Springs has long had a reputation as a quiet haven for retirees looking to while away their days on the golf course. But for those in the know, Palm Springs is actually a huge draw for young families, trendy professionals, and millennials. One of the secrets of this oasis in the desert? Palm Springs is an excellent destination for remote workers. 

With more employees than ever before switching to remote work platforms, homeowners in every industry are taking advantage of their newly afforded freedom by packing up the old house and moving to exciting new locales. For many clever work from home employees, Palm Springs is a top destination on that list. 

Let’s take a look at the top three reasons Palm Springs is the

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Mid-century modern homes in Palm Springs

If Palm Springs isn't known for its amazing golf courses and desert weather, it's certainly known for its mid-century modern architecture.

The city is brimming with these beautiful homes, which just makes it that much more aesthetically pleasing.

All mid-century modern homes in Palm Springs are absolutely stunning, giving the area a unique sense of style.

You know you're looking at a mid-century modern home if it's built with three prominent characteristics, the first being minimalism.

These homes have sleek lines and simple designs that prioritize functionality over everything else. Nothing about the architecture of these homes is superfluous.

The next characteristic is an emphasis on nature. And what better place to bring nature into

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More often than not, downsizing is a viable course of action for older adults looking to improve their quality of life in their golden years. This is because downsizing, in a nutshell, essentially reduces expenses and responsibilities on the home front, which is a change that many retirees and empty nesters welcome wholeheartedly. 

 

Of course, this generally entails selling long-time homes in order to move to smaller, more manageable, and more accessible ones. Needless to say, much of the success of one’s downsizing efforts depends on being able to find the perfect lifelong home where you can thrive in comfort and safety for the rest of your life. Here are some of the most important features you should look out for as you commence your search.

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Palm Springs is a city with a history as an iconic holiday destination for California’s rich and famous. This reputation is somewhat 1-dimensional, conjuring images of time spent lounging around the pool before returning to back the “real world” beyond the San Gorgonio Pass.

Thankfully, Palm Springs has evolved into a year-round community, complete with a rich cultural and commercial scene. Now, with many young entrepreneurs and investors looking to this accommodating city, there are a myriad of exciting businesses for locals and visitors to enjoy.

From retail, to dining, and services, Palm Springs is brimming with unique businesses that everyone who comes here should know about.

So, without any more introduction, here are 4 local Palm

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Palm Springs is a popular vacation and real estate destination, renowned for its captivating surroundings, classic architecture, and fantastic weather.

It’s the weather that we’ll be covering here.

Sunny most of the time, Palm Springs has long had a reputation as a mild and sunny spot to while away the winter months. But now that Palm Springs has transformed into a year-round community, more are having to deal with the intensity of the warmer months.

One particular feature of Palm Springs weather is the wind, which grows in intensity once the weather starts to warm up in the spring.

As the bare earth of the Coachella Valley warms under the beating midday sun, the surface air begins to rise, sucking in air from the surrounding area.

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fairway & palm springs golf course homes, palm springs golf club

Palms Springs is a renowned destination in southern California for its awe-inspiring mountain vistas, fantastic weather, and iconic modern architecture.

But Palm Springs isn’t just a place for living and seeing, it’s also a place for playing, and to that end the entire Coachella Valley is brimming with some of the best golf courses in California.

Over 100 world-class golf courses are dotted throughout Palm Springs, perfect for golfers of all levels, or just those who want to find a new way to enjoy the sunshine.

If you’re looking for the next challenge, or a place to get started, take a look at this list we’ve compiled of the best golf courses and country clubs in Palm Springs. Not only will these clubs offer you sublime golfing, but they’re

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living room in a Palm Springs, CA mid-century modern home

Any Palm Springs real estate agent can tell you that this desert city is well known its mid-century modern homes.

The building style was immensely popular and Palm Springs mid-century homes can be found across the city. The majority of these houses date back to the 1950s and 60s and many developments were designed by significant architects like David Wexler and William Cody.

Despite the fact that some of these properties are more than a half a century old, these houses still have a great appeal on the market.

If you're considering buying a home, here are 5 reasons you should put Palm Springs mid-century modern homes at the top of your list.

Find a Beautiful Palm Springs Mid-Century Modern Home Today!

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palm spring versus los angeles: a cost comparison

Palm Springs is a vibrant community unlike any other. It’s a destination, pure and simple.

But, it’s a destination among many destinations. The truth is, the state of California is home to many iconic cities - arguably more than any other state in America. And the simple truth is, people want to live here.

So, in a state with such an iconic reputation, how does one city stand above the rest?

The rising costs of owning a home have cut many out of the market completely. San Francisco in the north, and indeed Los Angeles, have both been well publicized in this regard.

So, let’s dive a little deeper, as the trend of home buyers moving away from the bigger cities continues into 2021. With a population of just 47,140 compared to LA’s nearly 4

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Palms Springs is easily one of the most instantly recognizable cities anywhere in the United States. It might be the desert cactuses bordered by towering mountain peaks or it might be the easy cool of the city's unique architecture, or it just might be the unapologetic drive of its residents to forge their own path.

Whatever the reason, few cities feature as many fantastic highlights and photogenic hotspots, ripe for instagram as Palm Springs. With that said, here are a few of our favorite of Palm Springs Most Instagrammable Spots.

There's no way we've included them all, so please let us know in the comments below, if we've missed anything huge!

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Moorten Botanical Garden & Cactarium

Moorten Botanical Garden is

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mid century modern home

Searching for a home in Palm Springs can be more than an exercise in looking at property; it's a master class in Mid-Century Modern architecture. There are few places with such a concentration of well-preserved and restored examples of some of the most renowned architects of residential property from the middle of the last century.

Palm Springs grew at a time when suburban tract homes were going up all over Southern California, but whereas redevelopment and sprawl overwhelmed some of the mid-century neighborhoods in more urban areas, Palm Springs remained a rather quiet resort and retirement community. And in the 70s and 80s, when some of the original residents passed away or left, their homes remained, often untouched and some falling into

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