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Welcome to the Greater Palm Springs Desert Area - a bustling paradise of real-estate opportunities for home-buyers, home-sellers
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Our specialty is providing you with Palm Springs real estate market information and insight with quick response and timely follow through - offering you a customized Palm Springs real estate search to help you find exactly the property you are looking for. We offer individual attention, genuine knowledge, with considerate and kind professional guidance - for Palm Springs real estate buyers and sellers in all price ranges.
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Let our knowledgeable team assist you with personal, prompt and professional assistance in finding a great match for your new Palm Springs home or condo: a full-time residence, a second or third home, a vacation rental, a real estate investment property, a 1031 exchange or your relocation to Palm Springs. Email us.
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How can we help you? We'll listen carefully to what you're looking for in a Palm Springs area home or condo. Then we'll go to work immediately to help you find it. And we'll follow through until you're satisfied with the results.
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You can reach Greater Palm Springs Realty's managing broker/Realtor Rob Kincaid, directly at 760-333-3300 or you reach our offices at 1-760-778-7832, toll free 1-800-590-3110. Call or click here to email Rob - Palm Springs Real Estate Broker - direct line: 1-760-333-3300.
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Whether you're looking to buy or sell a Palm Springs area home of any kind, we can help. We offer expertise in condos, income properties, golf course properties, architectural homes, midcentury modern homes, luxury estates. From Palm Springs area affordable condos to luxurious vacation homes, we can assist you with professional service, genuine market knowledge and integrity in finding exactly what you seek.
In today's market, we also offer experience and knowledge of foreclosures and bank-owned properties - offering you an opportunity to take advantage of the Palm Springs area real estate great deals that are currently available.
Our professional promise to you is that we'll follow through until you're satisfied with your home search.
Palm Springs Real Estate Specialists
We know Palm Springs area real estate and understand the nuances of the unique and dynamic and fast-growing Palm Springs Desert area resort communities - and its specific niches and neighborhoods. In real estate, specific information is powerful in helping you make an informed purchase.
And sharing this helpful info about the fast growing and opportunity-filled Palm Springs real estate market is our pleasure. We listen carefully to what you seek and create a property search based on your criteria. Then we follow through until you're satisfied with the outcome.
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We offer insight and information combined with integrity that will help you make an informed buying decision you'll value for years to come. For homebuyers, there's no fee for our professional services. And for home-sellers, we get paid only when you've sold your home at a price you're satisfied with.
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We look forward to assisting you in discovering the unique greater Palm Springs neighborhoods, seeing the trends in Palm Springs real estate and exploring the excellent investment opportunities here.
Real Estate Trends in Palm Springs California
Current Opportunities for Buyers
The big picture is that Palm Springs property has been in great demand in recent years and has a bright future. (Market trends and the evolotion of baby boomer population's love affair with warm weather climates for retirement will keep real estate prices here moving up over the years.)
But today's slower market conditions, combined with tight lending and an increase in supply of homes and condos for sale, has created a window of great opportunity. Now is a great time for both individuals and investors who are looking to buy property in the Palm Springs desert area at great prices and great deals.
Palm Springs Real Estate Outlook & Opportunities
In the past year, home sales have slowed, and supply of available homes for sale has increased, creating excellent home and condo buying opportunities. The increase in supply of available homes for sale - both newly constructed homes and existing condos and homes for sale - has created about 20% more homes available for purchase in Palm Springs and surrounding cities.
The bigger picture for the Palm Springs area is steady population increases, providing growth and appreciation opportunities for home-buyers.
The greater Palm Springs area's population grows by about 53 people daily. The Palm Springs Destination Marketing Analysis estimates a permanent population of over 410,000 with an estimated seasonal increase in population (November through March) of nearly 100,000 people. The Palm Springs area, also known as the Coachella Valley, is home to some of the fastest growing cities in California such La Quinta, which had a five-year growth rate of over 52% from 2000 to 2005.
Between the years 2005 and 2020, some 212,000 additional permanent residents are projected to move to the greater Palm Springs area. The growth translates to 75,750 new households with 5,050 new homes needed to be built annually.
Palm Springs Home Sales Trends - Current Info
Palm Springs home sales decreased in 2011, after two years of increasing sales. Single-family, residential home sales were down 6.2%. On the other hand, home prices, reversed course and posted gains last year, after two years of declining prices. The median price for single-family homes rose to a healthy $365,000, while the average price increased to just over $400,000
In addition, "good deals" in well-priced attractive homes and condos are selling slightly more quickly than they were one year ago in the Palm Springs area (2011 compared to 2010.) The average number of days a home takes to sell (time the home is on the market for sale) is about 70 days, compared to 80 days in 2010, overall homes are selling quicker than previous years.
Affordable Homes & Condos
Available in the Palm Springs Area
Even with the longer-term trend of increasing property values during the past six years, Palm Springs residential real estate continues to be affordable.
And the cost of living in the Palm Springs area is estimated to be approximately 30% less than Los Angeles and San Diego. Here's an important headline: you can still get a lot of home for your money in the Palm Springs area real estate.
The median sales price for homes in Palm Springs CA for Sep 11 to Nov 11 was $365,000. This represents an increase of 73.2% compared to the prior year. Sales prices have depreciated 12.2% over the last 5 years in Palm Springs. Average price per square foot for Palm Springs CA was $670, an increase of 346.7% compared to the same period last year.
Palm Springs area home and condo prices continue to be well below that of homes in other desirable California communities. In fact, since year 2000, it is estimated that the median price of a home/condo in the greater Palm Springs area home has doubled, up to $365,00 in year 2011, compared to $170,000 median sales price in 2000. Today, in December 2011, the typical home price is in the $250,000 to $425,000 range. Homes in this price range tend to be entry-level homes and condos with 2 to 3 bedrooms. And many of the homes in this price range also have private swimming pools. An abundant supply of condos also are available in the $150,000 to $200,000 and up price range.
The Palm Springs Area is Growing
Trends Suggest a Bright Future
Experts forecast that all signs point to a bright future for the Palm Springs area economy, a growing population and growth in home values. In late 2010, the median single family home price in the greater Palm Springs area reached approximately $463,000. In 2011, the median single family home price has softened slightly to approximately $350,000 to $450,000, depending on the precise month the data is gathered.
Real estate experts point to statistics that show Palm Springs real estate prices remain very affordbale compared to regional neighbors.
Greater Palm Springs
Metro Area is Growing Steadily
It is estimated that approximately 53 people move to the greater Palm Springs metro area each day. In addition, nearly 6 out of 10 Palm Springs area residents have moved into the area since 1990. The greater Palm Springs area, consisting of 9 Desert area cities, is also known as the Coachella Valley. Housing values are expected to continue to increase because of the attractive and rising real estate values and great interest in the growing Palm Springs area.
Steady Growth Continues
in the Palm Springs Desert Area
Many experts attribute the steady growth in Palm Springs area home values to the heightened demand from second-home buyers from and vacation home buyers resulting from the Baby Boomer population. Others cite the proximity of Greater Palm Springs to 20 million Southern California residents of Los Angeles and San Diego who are within a two hour's drive of the Palm Springs desert resort area.
Sunshine in Palm Springs: up to 350 Days a Year!
Yet others continue to look to the 350 days of sunshine and clear skies that grace the Desert Cities each year. And many are quick to point out that Springs has become a year-round international destination in addition to an area that more and more people live in year-round. In fact, nearly 8 out of 10 Desert dwellers now live here year round.
Find a Palm Springs Area Home - A Search for You
If you're interested in viewing or previewing Palm Springs area homes, please email Rob Kincaid, Palm Springs Realtor/Real Estate Broker, Greater Palm Springs Realty & Managing Partner, vacationpalmsprings, or call Rob Kincaid directly at 760-333-3300.
See Palm Springs Real Estate Listings Now
You can take a look at photos and find detailed information on all the homes for sale in the Greater Palm Springs area by searching the Palm Springs area MLS, the Desert Area Multiple Listing Service. Or we can do it for you. Just call Rob Kincaid, Broker/Realtor, directly at 760-333-3300 or office phone 760-778-7832, extension 111.
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After you've looked at the listings, just email or call Rob Kincaid who can provide additional information, or assist you in purchasing any of the homes listed. Or, just send us an email or call us if you'd like us to conduct a search for you.
Contact Info for Rob Kincaid,
Palm Springs Real Estate Agent & Broker,
Greater Palm Springs Realty Inc.
Open 7 days a week
1276 N Palm Canyon Drive, Suite 211
Palm Springs, California 92262
Rob Kincaid's Direct Phone: 1.760.333.3300
Greater Palm Springs Realty Offices
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