Local Palm Desert Area MLS Search Coming Soon

New CORTERRA Villa Homes Development Among Best of Palm Desert Homes for Sale

We are compiling a list of those who are interested in owning. Please email art@palmdesert.com with questions or interest in the project.

May 2022 Home Sales report.

Among the many benefits of living in the beautiful region that is the Coachella Valley is the variety of different active lifestyle choices residents have here. Most days are sunny and warm in this part of the State, and that means people who live here take nearly every opportunity to be outdoors and enjoying themselves.

Prospective homebuyers interested in the Coachella Valley area that are looking to purchase a villa home located very close to a good Palm Desert golf course are in the right place. Interest in Palm Desert Homes for Sale continues to grow each year, and these types of single-level homes are always popular with older homebuyers who recognize the benefits of them.

This will apply to anyone interested in similar Indian Wells homes for sale as well, and the proximity of the two communities will almost always lead genuinely interested buyers to be flexible based on finding a property that truly works best for them.

Quality Villa Homes in Palm Desert

This development of Palm Desert homes for sale here at Palm Desert Golf and Country Club will feature 69 villa homes that are 1,432 square feet in size and available in clusters of one, two, and three unit groups. They are 2-bedroom plus den single floor homes with open floor plans and have been designed to facilitate the best in indoor and outdoor living.

It is fair to say that these homes will be among the most eagerly anticipated among Palm Desert homes for sale as we move into the coming New Year. Buyers looking for homes for sale in La Quinta, CA will be interested in this development as well.

Attractive Houses for Sale in Palm Desert with Great Amenities – and Fairways – Right Nearby

Each of these golf course houses for sale in Palm Desert features front and back open terraces that offer a nice measure of privacy for owners and the guests they may be entertaining. Each home will come with a 2-car garage as well. We’re working a number of pocket parks and a pickleball courts into this new villa home development in Palm Desert, and there will also be a continuous walking path that goes all around the project.

Plus, those who are quick to seize the opportunity with these Palm Desert homes for sale will also have all of the other amenities here to enjoy. Most popular among them for homeowners here is our community pool and spa with multi-purpose room that can used for nearly any indoor activity for groups of people. There’s more in the way of what makes this such an appealing place for golf lovers to live in Palm Desert, and we encourage you to visit the Club to learn more.

Great Golfing!

It’s not that we think any less of homes for sale in Palm Springs, CA but not only do they tend to be a bit pricier, but they’re not as ideally located for golf and other outdoor activity enthusiasts the way that these villa Palm Desert homes for sale are. Same can be said for homes in Rancho Mirage CA.

Both are lovely spots, but – if you ask us – Palm Desert is that much more of a golfer’s paradise.

Plus, it’s fair to say that nothing does a better job of selling people on our Palm Desert Country Club Homes for sale here than the excellence of the 18 holes on our course. If you love golf that challenges your skills while being surrounded by attractive landscaped vistas that are paired with beautiful backdrop of the Santa Rosa, San Jacinto, and San Gorgonio mountains then you’ll quickly be enamored with our course.

You may never see prices this low again.


How to Find MLS Listings and Do MLS Searches

MLS is an acronym for multiple listing service. Every home for sale listed by a real estate agent, unless it is specifically exempted from MLS, will be listed in MLS. However, only real estate agents and other professional affiliates can access MLS, but that doesn’t mean a home buyer or home seller can’t get pretty much the same information — just not directly.
Back in the old days, like the 1970s, MLS information was available in print format.
Books were published monthly; updates weekly. It was quite heavy and cumbersome to haul around! Fortunately, today all of that information is available online, via a private website.

What is MLS?
MLS is a sharing of comprehensive home information among real estate professionals. Listings brokers enter the data about a home for sale and offer to share the commission with a broker who brings a buyer. It’s an online software that contains all the specifics about a home, from the address, age, square footage, number of bedrooms, baths, upgrades and schools districts to types of financing the seller will consider, and more. There is generally at least one to a dozen photographs of the home, plus a link to a virtual tour, if one exists.
Home buyers make the mistake of believing they can access this information through online feeds to other services, but the data the public can receive is:
• Limited in scope
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• Can be outdated
• Often inaccurate

For Sale By Owners in MLS
While there is no separate category for a For Sale by Owner (or FSBO) listing, the MLS can contain listings from sellers who are unrepresented.
• The way FSBOs circumvent some MLS restrictions is to pay a flat fee to a discount real estate broker to enter the information, but the seller is not really represented.

• Instructions to present all offers directly to the seller is often frowned upon or prohibited by MLS authorities.

• Sometimes the selling commission is less than the fee agents are offered by traditional brokers — which does not motivate agents to show these listings, even though they cannot legally refuse to do so.

Who Owns the MLS?
The trend is leaning toward local MLS companies joining or merging with other local MLS companies to create regional MLS services. MLS can be privately owned and operated or it can be an affiliate of a local board of Realtors, among other forms of ownership, but most are subject to regulations set forth by the National Association of Realtors.
Back in the ’80s, many MLS were owned by boards of Realtors, but conflict of interests and lawsuits caused many association groups to form a separate entity for MLS. In my area of Sacramento, for example, members of MLS are not required to be a member of the Sacramento Board of Realtors, nor the California Association of Realtors, nor the National Association of Realtors. Not withstanding, about half of our MetroList is owned by a small group of real estate brokers, created quietly without fanfare.

Finding MLS Listings
Many websites offer publicly to provide home buyers with a list of available homes on the market, but few provide comprehensive data.
To get that information, you need to ask your real estate agent to set you up on a private home search. Typically, there are many types of reports a buyer can receive, so ask your agent for the most comprehensive report, the name of which varies by locale. What you want to avoid is limited data.
An agent can enter your name, e-mail and home search preferences into a search engine on MLS that will send you automatic e-mails of new listings. This way you will receive up-to-the-minute information that you can’t really get anywhere else.

MLS Searches
If you’re beginning a home search, lucky you! You can ask your agent to customize a search for you that will automatically send you updated listings. Not all agents will set up a search for you based on anything other active listings, so if you want to receive price reductions, pending or sold sales data, ask for it.
Here are a few ways (among many) that you can request to have your report customized:

• ZIP Code
• Radius Search, within a specified distance from a target address
• Street or Subdivision
• Map search within boundaries
Within those parameters, you can further define your search to any number of criterion, including but not limited to:
• Price range from low to high
• Number of bedrooms and baths
• Garages
• Pools and spas
• Square footage

Your requirements can be even more clearly defined, depending on your priorities. But be aware that as the number of exceptions climb, you might be missing out on opportunities. It’s wise to keep the list somewhat general, especially for those cases where a data field might not contain data due to human error.

Palm Desert Real Estate – Homes and Condos for Sale

Recognized as one of the better places to live in the US, the many reasons to live in Palm Desert include amazing golf and tennis courts, a vibrant and diverse nightlife, prestigious restaurants, and upscale dining. Palm Desert also acts a major hub for education, health care, publishing, and hospitality industries in southern California.

Business is booming in Palm Desert due to the area’s ideal climate, centralized geographic location, reasonable cost of living, and exceptional opportunities.Whether you’re interested in an established, affluent neighborhood such as Sun City or the eclectic lifestyle of the up and coming North Palm Desert, you’ll find the perfect home here. The following list just some of your options.Bighorn Golf ClubHome are large and luxurious in the Bighorn community. Nestled in the southwest corner of Palm Desert in the foothills of the Santa Rosa Mountains, Bighorn Golf Club is only a five minute drive to the shopping centers, restaurants, and other amenities of central city.Bighorn Golf Club includes great views, two championship 18-hole golf courses, a clubhouse, pool, fine dining, and more. Featuring some of the Palm Desert’s most expensive real estate, recent sale prices of houses located at Bighorn Golf Club range from $1.5 million to $7 million.Cahuilla HillsCahuilla Hills offers the same private setting as Bighorn without the hefty price tags. The shops and restaurants of popular El Paseo and Westfield Palm Desert are just a few minutes drive away.A non-golf community with a large selection of homes and lot sizes, properties at Cabuilla Hills range from .7 to 5 acres which allows country living close to the city. As an unincorporated community, there are no HOA fees for Cabuilla Hills homes, which sell for anywhere between $325,000 to $1.5 million.Chaparral Country ClubKnown as “The Best Kept Secret in the Valley”, Chaparral Country Club is centrally located just north of the heart of Palm Desert within walking distance of the James Earl Carter Elementary School.Various shopping opportunities including Plaza de Monterey Shopping Center and the El Paseo shopping district are also a short drive away. Great restaurants, culture and attractions are close by tooThe community features an 18-hole executive golf course, tennis courts, clubhouse, twenty one swimming pools, and great views of the San Jacinto Mountains. There are 625 condos in the area with very affordable recent sale prices between $170,000 and $350,000.

Hidden Palms

Wonderfully located, Hidden Palms is within walking distance of the El Paseo shopping district.

The relatively small and guard-gated Hidden Palms boasts four pools, tennis courts, and lakes.

HOA fees are low here as well, making the area affordable. Home prices are on the low end of the spectrum for the area too, with recent homes selling for between $155,000 and $340,000.


A neighborhood for all ages, Lantana is close to all levels of schools including Palm Desert High School. El Paseo’s shopping district is also just a few minutes drive away.

This enclave of 64 homes features larger lots with newer single family homes, many of which come with swimming pools. Rarely available, homes in Lantana often sell in the $500,000 range.

Other golf communities in Palm Desert include Avondale Country Club, Desert Falls Country Club, Desert Falls Estates, Desert Falls – The Links, Desert Horizons Country Club, Estates At Desert Springs, Ironwood Country Club, Marrakesh Country Club, Monterey Country Club, Oasis Country Club, Palm Desert Resort Country Club, Palm Desert Tennis Club, Palm Valley Country Club, Shadow Mountain Fairway Country Club, Sun City, The Lakes Country Club, The Reserve, and Woodhaven Country Club

Find your vacation country club condo or home among these many options in Palm Desert.

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