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Top 5 Tips for 2nd Home Buyers in Palm Springs

Visitors come to Palm Springs and fall in love with the weather, the lifestyle, fine dining options, abundant golf and tennis. Many visitors become frequent visitors and then begin thinking how nice it would be to have a 2nd home in Palm Springs, ready and waiting for hassle-free drop-in visits. My Top 5 Tips for 2nd Home Buyers in Palm Springs will help you define purpose, wants and needs.

Palm Springs had 7 million visitors last year according to Mayor Moon in his State of the City address. He added that over 2 million visitors came through the Palm Springs International Airport this year.

Biking, golf, hiking, horseback riding, swimming, and tennis in the nearby desert and mountain areas are major forms of recreation in Palm Springs. The city is also famous for its mid-century modern architecture and design elements.

One of the major events drawing thousands of like-minded people to Palm Springs is Modernism Week (as well as Modernism Fall Preview.) To give you an idea of how the city swells during event, Modernism Week in 2016 drew 77,500 visitors and increased to 97,000 visitors in 2017. Other major Palm Springs events include Palm Springs International Film Festival, The Dinah, Splash, White Party and more. Coachella Valley’s many music festivals bring thousands of people to Palm Springs as well.

Most people remember what initially brought them to Palm Springs, yet many admit that they discovered there are many reasons to return…again and again. When I lived in Northern CA I booked multiple trips each year and loved to stay at the Alcazar Palm Springs, a 34-room boutique hotel. Yet it wasn’t home and it was a hassle to pack the car and leave the comforts of home behind. [Sorry, Alcazar, as great a hotel as you have, it’s not home. Though the warm baked goods in the morning and the loaner bicycles are a nice touch, though.]

When you feel the urge to pursue ownership of a 2nd home in the Greater Palm Springs area, my Top Top 5 Tips for 2nd Home Buyers in Palm Springs will help you understand that you don’t know what you don’t know and that you really need an experienced professional to be your advocate and guide. Having previously sold a lot of 2nd homes while working in Florida and actually owning one here in Palm Springs I am poised to help you get where you need to be in desert real estate. I am living in the desert and loving it!

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Vickie Nagy, Broker Associate
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Alta Realty Group | 777 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Suite 200-47 | Palm Springs, CA 92262
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