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 on 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 where there is only fee land.

And it’s confusing, because fee land sounds like you have to pay a “fee.” But it’s actually lease land where you need to make a (usually) monthly payment, basically like rent,…

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Palm Springs VillagefestDreaming of a warm winter? You don’t have to if you decide to visit (or even better, relocate) to somewhere naturally warm, like Palm Springs, California. The early months of the year are among the best times to visit Palm Springs — you’ll avoid the summertime heat that residents know all too well while being able to enjoy the consistently beautiful weather.

Events Throughout the Winter

Palm Springs doesn't slow down for the winter, and their event calendar is proof of that. Throughout the winter you will find many festivals. There’s the Villagefest Street Festival, a regular Thursday evening street festival in Downtown Palm Springs where artisans, entertainers, shops, and restaurants showcase their wares and samples to the public. If you’re only in…

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Palm Springs has a long history of being known as the city of swimming pools, as this oasis town had over 2,000 pools for residents to cool off in by the mid 1960s — meaning there’s an average of one pool for every six people that live in the town.

A quintessential aspect of Palm Springs, residents love knowing that there’s always a pool nearby to hop in and escape the California sun. 

From the palm tree lined streets of Palm Desert to the bright lights of Downtown Palm Springs, swimming pools are a popular feature all across Palm Springs.

In this post, we’ve come up with a list of reasons why life in Palm Springs is even better with a pool out your back door. 

Ease and Convenience In Your Backyard

While there are plenty of pools…

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With such a beautiful landscape surrounding the town of Palm Springs, there’s no wonder the area surrounding this town has been getting more and more populated over time.

But one of the last areas to have been developed is Desert Palisades, and it’s also home to some of the best views in the Palm Springs region.

Situated in Chino Canyon and just five minutes away from Downtown Palm Springs, this real estate is in a prime location to enjoy the incredible views of the San Jacinto Mountains as well as the twinkling lights of Palm Springs.

Let’s take a look at more features that make this new development among the best in the Palm Springs area.

Desert Palisades Architecture

With only 110 homesites, this luxury community still contains a lot of…

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If you're someone who loves to travel and explore the world, then buying a vacation property must be on your list.

Palm Springs is one beautiful city that you should consider investing in.

When planning to buy a vacation property, people tend to look at the cities located at the south-west side.

These cities tend to have comparable climates during winter, but that's about it.

This blog post is dedicated to provide comprehensive information regarding Palm Springs and why the city tops the list when it comes to buying a vacation property in California. Take a look:

Weather in Palm Springs

Relative to other cities located in the surrounding, Palm Springs tends to have a milder weather. Often, it is observed to be less humid and cooler…

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If you’re thinking about buying a home or condo in the Palm Springs area and you plan on renting it out when you’re not staying in it, you’ll need to know whether that will be allowed.  The links below are to the short-term (under 30 days) rental policy pages of the various cities here in the Coachella Valley.  Keep in mind that any property, condo or house, located within an HOA is subject to the restrictions of the HOA first.  Here are links to the various city websites and policies.

Palm Springs Vacation Rental Policies

https://www.palmspringsca.gov/government/departments/special-program-compliance/vacation-rentals-1098

Cathedral City Vacation Rental Policies

https://www.cathedralcity.gov/services/vacation-rental-information

Rancho…

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Palm Springs has become an increasingly desirable place to live. The laid back lifestyle it provides along with endless sunny days makes it irresistable for home buyers, vacationers and investors.

But just like any popular vacation destination, as public interest rises so inevitably do home values and sales prices.

Luckily, there is still a deal to be had. Unlike numerous other hotspots across the state of California, Palm Springs remains surprisingly affordable, if you know where to look.

With that said, let's take a closer look at some of up and coming Palm Springs neighborhoods in 2021.

Take a Tour of Palm Springs with Our Exclusive Interactive Neighborhoods Map!

Demuth Park

More than perhaps any other area of Palm Springs, the…

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beautiful patio & pool off a Palm Springs villa condo

Palm Springs is a destination, pure and simple.

It’s hard to beat the weather here, but Palm Springs also offers a dynamic and active lifestyle that is the envy of the world.

It’s not at all surprising that folks of all stripes want to live here, and the Coachella Valley’s wonderful assortment of condo developments provide a fantastic, and accessible, entry point into the local real estate market.

We’ve already covered a few things that snowbirds should know about when considering Palm Springs, but condos are a great option for more than just part-time residents. There also great as an investment or income property.

Here are few things that you should keep in mind when exploring the purchase of a condo.

Keep Reading: 6 Palm Springs…

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Southern California is a literal hotspot for Canadian travelers. Not only does it have fantastic weather, it's home to world-class golf courses and the gorgeous natural landscapes of the Coachella Valley. So what better place to escape the harsh Canadian winters than the beautiful desert city of Palm Springs?

Snowbirds often spend several months at a time in Palm Springs, so many choose to buy a home here.

But buying a home in a different country means understanding a whole new set of rules.

International and faraway travel may be on hold for now, but it won't be like this forever. We're looking forward to life getting back to normal post-pandemic and it pays to be ready when it does.

So, whether you're still deciding on Palm Springs…

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Palm Springs SunsetIf you're thinking about the typical weather in Palm Springs, sunshine comes to mind – along with lucid blue skies, little humidity, balmy temperatures and seldom rains.

The weather is as beautiful as the city itself. The same weather adorns Palm Desert, La Quinta and other cities in California.

To learn more about its amazing weather, keep reading below:

The Monthly Average Temperature

In Palm Springs, more than 90% of the days are sunny, lighting up the streets, markets and homes with sunshine. That being said, rain is a rare occurrence in Palm Springs.

Precipitation and rainfall are uncommon instances in Palm Springs and Palm Desert, California. During 2014, the overall rainfall was around 1.7 inches for 12 months. You read that right:…

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