Homes for Sale in Palm Desert | Palm Desert Living
The median price for detached single family homes in Palm Desert was $375,000 for July 2018. This represents a year-over-year July increase of +13.7% and an increase from the 2011 low of +48.5%. However, the median home price is still off the 2006 high by -21.5%.
The median price for attached homes (condos and town homes) in Palm Desert was $285,000 for July 2018. This represents a year-over-year July increase of +14.9% and an increase from the 2011 low of +62.9%. However, the median home price is still off the 2006 high by -30.5%.
Palm Desert is often called the educational and retail hub of the valley. Palm Desert homes for sale run a broad range of price ranges with varying amenities and locations. As within any city. location and amenities drive the price but the range is from very affordable condos to lux homes in golf course communities.
Oh, and bring your golf clubs! Palm Desert is home to many country clubs, golf courses and shops. Desert Willow Golf Resort and Marriott's Shadow Ridge Golf Club, Palm Desert Country Club and Bighorn Golf Club as are Palm and Valley Golf Courses at Desert Springs are located in Palm Desert.
Palm Desert is definitely the shopping "heart" of the desert. The Shops on El Paseo feature designer boutiques, restaurants and art galleries and is host to the prestigious Fashion Week at El Paseo. The valley's large warehouse stores, Costco and Sam's Club, are also located in Palm Desert. The Street Fair at College of the Desert is open on Saturdays and Sundays year-round and has been considered one of the top things to do in the desert for over 30 years.
The two primary colleges in the desert are located in Palm Desert. The CSU San Bernardino Palm Desert campus just had their 1st 4-year graduating class in 2018. There is a campus shuttle linking the Palm Desert Campus with the San Bernardino campus. The Desert Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to extend College of the Desert’s plEDGE program to provide two years tuition-free to local high school students who graduate in 2019.
Palm Desert living puts you in close proximity of a great many fun things to do and see in Palm Desert. The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens is a showcase for desert-dwelling wildlife from across the world situated in authentic desert surroundings. Shows at the McCallum Theatre span music comedy, dance and drama. Palm Desert Concerts in the Park series is extremely popular as well.
There are several builders offering brand new homes for sale in Palm Desert allowing you the opportunity to choose options and finishes, including traditional neighborhoods as well as 55+ communities.
When you want to discuss desert living, homes and neighborhoods in Palm Desert please be sure to contact me at (760) 333-3160 or email vickie.nagy@CAmoves.com