July 2014

There are 6 blog entries for July 2014.

Summer IS a good time to sell a home in the desert, despite what people think.

The following are tips for selling your home in  Palm Springs- "6 Tips to Help You Sell This Summer", modified from an article posted in posted by RE-Insider on 7/16/14 • Categorized as Industry News (http://re-insider.com/2014/07/16/6-tips-to-help-you-sell-this-summer/)



Mow the Lawn Twice a Week
Don’t ask me why but grass grows faster in the summer. Don’t explain it to me, either, because I don’t want to think about photosynthesis or chlorophyll. Your hair grows faster in the summer, too. Every other lawn cutting, try mowing on the diagonal to add dimension and curb appeal.  In the desert, lawn is more rare-  but make sure your desert landscaping is neat and orderly,

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Palm Springs Home

Imagine yourself entertaining friends & family in this uniquely redesigned mid-century ranch style home located in beautiful Movie Colony East. This home is complete with 4 comfortable bedrooms and 4 tastefully redone bathrooms, including a separate guest house, and a large 2 car garage. Enjoy preparing a gourmet meal surrounded by teak cabinets, stainless steel appliances including a beverage fridge, quartz counter tops, recessed lighting and a spacious kitchen island. Each room has a very distinctive view including a backyard view of the San Jacinto mountains. The generous outdoor space has also been designed with spa like features such as an outdoor private soaking tub, outdoor shower, fire pit with seating and a bubbling Buddha waterfall which

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There's a lot of uproar in Palm Springs lately regarding the recent design approved for the Desert Fashion Plaza located in the heart of Downtown Palm Springs. 

A brief history-  the fate of the Desert Fashion Plaza has been an ongoing battle between the developer, John Wessman, and the City of Palm Springs.  Measure J was passed by the citizens to support and provide funding for the re-development, in a recent election.  At the time, there were citizen groups, town hall meetings, and input gathered by residents, asking for input on how we wanted to see the Desert Fashion Plaza developed.

Unfortunately the current approved plans are nothing like what was originally proposed to the City, and not what was expected.  Since the City is helping to fund

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Get a Free Slurpee at 7-11

According to our friends at 7/11 Stores, you’re invited to celebrate the most anticipated day of the year – 7-Eleven Day! The legendary convenience stores wonder why it’s not a national holiday. Stop in at participating 7/11 stores on Friday, 7/11/14, from 11am – 7pm and get a FREE small Slurpee drink. That’s right, a FREE small Slurpee drink and a true reason to say T.G.I.F. - https://www.facebook.com/events/489502497850201/

But wait, there’s more - If you download the 7-Eleven mobile app, you can also enjoy 7-Eleven Week with free stuff every day from 7/12 – 7/19. Get it at http://bit.ly/1q9Xzbu.

Our favorite 7/11 is just a block away from our office at 1701 N. Palm Canyon Drive in Uptown Palm Springs.

Map to 7-11 from Paul Kaplan Group Office

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Palm Springs Home

Palm Springs Home with Pool

Friends, family, clients, and customers of The Paul Kaplan Group kicked off this 4th of July holiday week end with two open houses. Kris Rain and Clay Baham hosted evening events at their listings at 1121 Pasatiempo Road and 862 E. Garden Road. These two sexy and updated mid-century, modern homes are located in two of Palm Springs' hottest neighborhoods - Ruth Hardy Park and Racquet Club Estates. A variety of appetizers and cheeses from around the world greeted guests. Clay offered a huge dessert spread at his open house while Kris' listing featured a water polo exhibition in the huge pool. Click here to sign up for invites to all future Paul Kaplan Group events.

Water Polo

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This 1959 Alexander Construction Company mid-century modern home, located in the famous Racquet Club Estates, boasts high-end renovations throughout and has a South-facing backyard – This is not an investor flip! Palm Springs Racquet Club Neighborhood Mid-century home with large South Facing backyard

MLS: 14-772277PS - List: $619,000 Updated 4br / 3ba Mid-century modern home

Palm Springs Racquet Club Neighborhood Mid-century home with large South Facing backyard The 4-bedroom, 3-bath home has a south-facing yard - perfect for winter sunshine and summer shade. Mutiple sliding glass doors all lead to a large walled private yard, a beautiful pool surrounded by lush lawn and landscaping. Mature palms and mountain views create the perfect indoor-outdoor Palm Springs experience. palm-springs-mid-century-home-updated-kitchen palm-springs-racquet-club-mid-century-style The 4th bedroom and 3rd bath are in the home's casita - an attractive feature for those looking for a full-time home or lucrative vacation rental.…
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