Palm Springs is full of unique and interesting neighborhoods. One of which is Old Las Palmas. It was a beautiful citrus grove that later transformed into a charming neighborhood called Las Palmas. Now, it is known as Old Las Palmas. This special place earned its "Old" title since it was the first community established in Palm Springs in the '20s. It is in the heart of Palm Springs, a vibrant city known for its year-round sunshine and recreational activities. Investing in the area could be an excellent choice! Wondering why? Keep reading to learn more about the value of Old Las Palmas homes for sale.

Palm Springs Real Estate Market Watch

As of November 2023, the median sale price of homes in Palm Springs was $625,686. Real Estate data is always…

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Palm Springs real estate is attractive to all sorts of buyers. People want to move here for the pleasant weather and world-class amenities. Investors also love the Palm Springs area because the market tends to be strong. However, you might wonder if now is a good time to sell or buy a home in Palm Springs.

Palm Springs is often a sellers’ market. Home prices tend to hold strong or increase over time. Even when prices go down, it is usually temporary. If you hold the real estate long enough, you should be able to turn it around for a profit. For buyers, that usually means the earlier you can buy, the better.

There are times when the market can favor buyers or sellers. However, there is more to it than the general state of the market. Various trends…

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Anyone paying attention to the housing market will have heard the recent predictions of a market correction. With interest rates increasing and prices decreasing, it has been the subject of much speculation. Many economists believe there is already a market correction underway nationally.

Just because the national market is in correction doesn't mean every regional market is also. A market like Palm Springs is unique, as not only is it a very desirable place to live, it's also a popular tourist destination. This post will cover a few points that indicate whether the Palm Springs housing market is in correction.

Signs of Palm Springs Housing Market Correction

Days on the Market

The number of days homes sit on the market can indicate where the…

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Palm Springs may be known for its amazing golf courses and tropical weather, but it's even better known for its mid-century modern architecture. 

The city is brimming with these beautiful mid-century modern homes, which gives the area an aesthetically pleasing, unique 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 the home than in Palm Springs? Most of these homes have large floor-to-ceiling windows…

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While Palm Springs may be more popularly known for its mid century modern homes, it's also got a wealth of homes built in beautiful Spanish architecture as well. Also known by a multitude of other names such as Spanish Colonial, Mediterranean, Spanish Eclectic and Mission Revival, these homes can be identified by their eye towards a blend of adobe architectural designs from Mexican Indigenous populations as well as American Colonial designs. 

Spanish Architecture homes can be distinguished by red terra cotta roofs, white stucco walls, decorative iron workings, exposed wooden beams and arched doorways. 

In this article, we'll be taking a look at four Palm Springs neighborhoods that have some of the finest examples of Spanish Architecture homes in…

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view of palm springs, california from simonetta kennett viewpoint

OK, it’s not really invisible.

But it is a map that won’t appear on Google Maps or your nav system. And it is a map you’ll want to refer to when looking for Palm Springs real estate.
We’re talking about a map indicating where the fee simple and lease land is in Palm Springs and the surrounding area. People searching for homes to buy in Palm Springs may be unfamiliar with the concept, that is, the difference between fee simple (or just plain “fee”) and lease land because they come from someplace with only fee land.

And it’s confusing because fee land sounds like you have to pay a “fee.” But it’s lease land where you need to make a (usually) monthly payment, basically like rent, because you don’t own the land your home sits on; you lease it. 

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With an incredible view of the San Jacinto mountains surrounding this quiet neighborhood, it's no surprise La Quinta is known as the gem of the desert. 

Containing affluent options for homeowners as well as more economical options, La Quinta homes are sure to impress at first sight of these picturesque homes.

In this week's post, we'll look at why La Quinta real estate contains some of the finest options in Palm Springs. 

La Quinta Real Estate

Homes in the La Quinta area take inspiration from the natural beauty of the area, so many of these are modern and mid-century modern builds emphasizing merging indoor and outdoor spaces. 

On the higher end, these homes are the picture of luxury — floor-to-ceiling windows, chef’s kitchens, and…

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4 most Walkable Palm Springs Neighborhoods

In a place like Palm Springs, where more than 90% of days are sunny, it makes sense that residents want to take advantage of the superb weather, exchange their car keys for their sneakers, and walk to wherever their weekly errands take them. However, that's not always feasible, depending on where a neighborhood is.
Consider these Palm Springs neighborhoods if you're in the market for a walkable Palm Springs home.

Ruth Hardy Park

Regarding centrally located Palm Springs neighborhoods, it's hard to beat the affluent community of Ruth Hardy Park. 

Downtown is less than a mile away; most can walk in about fifteen minutes. As such, residents will find that a fun night out on the town is never more than a short walk from their homes. Along the way,…

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Spanish style homes have been an architectural mainstay across the southwest United States for hundreds of years. 

Also referred to as Spanish Colonial homes, this style was introduced by conquistadors who brought the style from Spain because they knew how to build them and it served them well in the dry desert climate.

Before we take a look at the 4 best neighborhoods in Palm Springs for Spanish style homes, let’s take a quick look at some of the features that make this architectural style so unique. 

Features of Spanish Style Homes

Spanish style homes are perfect for the Palm Springs area because they are naturally cooling in the summer and warm in the winter. This is due to the white stucco or adobe exteriors — materials that work to…

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view of palm springs, california from simonetta kennett viewpoint

OK, it’s not really invisible.

But it is a map that won’t show up on Google Maps or your nav system. And it is a map you’re going to want to refer to when you’re looking for Palm Springs real estate.

We’re talking about a map that indicates where the fee simple and lease land is in the city of Palm Springs and the surrounding area. People searching for homes to buy in Palm Springs may be unfamiliar with the concept, that is, the difference between fee simple (or just plain “fee”) and lease land because they come from someplace with only fee land.

And it’s confusing because fee land sounds like you have to pay a “fee.” But it’s lease land where you need to make a (usually) monthly payment, basically like rent, because you don’t own the…

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