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Until recently, the best time to buy a house had long been considered spring and summer. But to our surprise- a recent study has found that Fall may actually be the best time to buy.  And even though the temps are still high in Palm Springs, you can still tour listings with an iced pumpkin spice latte to get yourself in the mood for fall.  

RealtyTrac's analysis of more than 32 million home sales over 15 years revealed that the best month to snag a deal when buying a home is October. The data also concluded that, on average, October buyers paid 2.6% below the estimated market value at the time for their homes. 

So why is Fall the best time to buy?

Less Competition

Like a beach after Labor Day, the realty market clears out as the

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The Palm Canyon Mobile Club in Palm Springs is celebrating its first year since we sold our first home.  With over 30 new homeowners, the community is becoming more vibrant and exciting with every new home sale.  Find more information at The Palm Canyon Mobile Club represented by The Paul Kaplan Group

 

Have you considered downsizing and making your life less complicated? Would you like a safe and secure home that is maintenance free. Would you like more free-time to enjoy traveling, visiting amazing destinations, or spending more time with your family? Take a look at The Palm Canyon Mobile Club, featuring three new home floor plans, The Safari, The Sahara and the Horizon.  Each home offers unique architectural design in a small footprint.  The

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The Palm Canyon Mobile Club in Palm Springs is celebrating its first year since we sold our first home.  With over 30 new homeowners, the community is becoming more vibrant and exciting with every new home sale.  Find more information at The Palm Canyon Mobile Club represented by The Paul Kaplan Group

 

Have you considered downsizing and making your life less complicated? Would you like a safe and secure home that is maintenance free. Would you like more free-time to enjoy traveling, visiting amazing destinations, or spending more time with your family? Take a look at The Palm Canyon Mobile Club, featuring three new home floor plans, The Safari, The Sahara and the Horizon.  Each home offers unique architectural design in a small footprint.  The

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123 W CAMINO CARMELITA, Palm Springs, California

Looking for a Palm Springs home with unique build with unparalleled craftsmanship? Lets have a round of applause for concrete floors and clean lines at every turn! 123 Camino Carmelita is a stunner, which fits seamlessly with it's historic neighbors, while remaining a one of a kind. Situated in the prestigious "Mesa" is this impressive home, encouraging a simple, yet refined, way to live! All 3 bedrooms offer the ease of en-suite living. Lush private gardens, pool, spa, and mountain views remain visible day or night. The home has an open flow with walls of windows and sliders that perfectly frame the drama of our stunning mountains. This is just the kind of space we love so much and live

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999 E VIA ESCUELA, Palm Springs, California, presented by The Paul Kaplan Group. 

$468,000
3 Beds 2 Baths

Property Details

999 E VIA ESCUELA, Palm Springs, California 92262 - We go weak in the knees over a home with striking curb appeal, a huge backyard, and unobstructed mountain views every single time! . This home holds Oohs and Aahs at every turn. High ceilings in your living room flow right out to the custom covered patio area, built to blend with the existing architecture. You'll enjoy a modern kitchen with updated cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, plus quartz counter tops & waterfall edge. A breakfast bar completes the picture for ease of entertaining.

The owner's suite is spacious with direct access

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Not only is selling your home a daunting task but preparing your home to sell is a huge undertaking. However, we've learned over the years from selling homes in the Palm Springs area, that there are little changes that can make a huge impact on potential buyers, and can even increase the value of your home! 

Here are a few that you should do right now.

1. Start on the street

An approachable home can make all the difference! A few things to consider doing at a street level: wash the entire exterior, touch up any paint that has weathered over time, remove any overgrown plants and weeds, mow the lawn, and consider adding hardware such as a door knocker or updated numbers to really add that extra “oomph.”

2. Turn to Kitchen & Bathrooms

Now

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By Alex Dethier, 3-8-2018

The Sunmor Estates neighborhood in central Palm Springs is a treasure trove of remarkably well maintained mid-century homes built by the Alexander Construction Company, Robert C. Higgins, and Jack Meiselman in the late 50s and early 60s. Though modest in comparison to many homes built today, these properties are sought after for their clean lines and hip provenance. When considering properties from this era, however, buyers are often forced into a dilemma between style and the economics of low efficiency.

Let’s face it: Single paned windows, non-insulated walls, and deep pools constructed to 1950s standards aren’t the most cost-effective features for a modern-day dwelling.

A property that hit the market this week

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 1191 Paseo El Mirador, Palm Springs, presented by The Paul Kaplan Group.

For genuine Mid-Century Modern in Palm Springs, this is the real deal, built by Jack Meiselman's El Mirador Park Development Co. in 1957. 

Recently featured during Modernism Week 2018, this home has been carefully updated, with classic architectural details preserved. The interior offers a clean and simple palette throughout, featuring walls of glass that beautifully integrate indoors with outdoors. We love the pristine tongue and groove ceilings and those beams that penetrate through the clerestory windows. You will find the layout to be perfect for parties that flow seamlessly through the living areas. You can also spoil yourself in the privacy of the luxurious master

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The Paul Kaplan Group is excited to participate in a number of events during Modernism Week, in Palm Springs, kicking off on 2-15-18!  The mission of Modernism Week is to celebrate and foster appreciation of midcentury architecture and design, as well as contemporary thinking in these fields, by encouraging education, preservation and sustainable modern living as represented in the greater Palm Springs area.  Here's a sampling of where you'll find The Paul Kaplan Group during this exciting even that celebrates our beautiful sunny town, of Palm Springs:

Modernism Show and Sale

A dynamic collection of 85 premier exhibitors from across the U.S. and Europe presenting and offering for sale rare and beautiful vintage furniture, lighting, sculpture,

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Manufactured homes have increased 4 times more than single family homes in Palm Springs!


In south Palm Springs, the median price for manufactured homes is up 26% in 2017 compared to 2016. (www.theMLS.com).   By comparison, for single family homes in Palm Springs, the median price is up 6.6%.  (Palm Springs Assoc of Realtors Market Watch, October 2017). 

RESULTS:  MANUFACTURED HOMES HAVE GONE UP 4 TIMES MORE THAN SINGLE FAMILY HOMES IN PALM SPRINGS in 2017.

More evidence of the value of manufactured homes increasing, is the new homes at the Palm Canyon Mobile Club represented by The Paul Kaplan Group, where pricing for new homes there have gone up on average 10% since they first started selling in February of

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