Vista Las Palmas (Palm Springs, CA)
By Elaine Stewart, RE/MAX Desert Properties
(Elaine Stewart is the #1 Individual RE/MAX Agent for 11 years straight in the Coachella Valley. (760) 668-2399 )
Looking for a quiet neighborhood that is near the action and the beauty of Palm Springs?  This is precisely what Vista Las Palmas has to offer as it is a short 15-minute walk from downtown while delivering a private neighborhood feel that is nestled just at the bottom of the San Jacinto Mountains. This community was formerly known as the Beverly Hills of Palm Springs and was once the place to be for the Rat Pack, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and many other greats.  It continues to be a home for many celebrities and writers today as Vista Las Palmas is undoubtedly one of the prime spots for real estate in Palm Springs. In all, there are around 375 spectacular homes to boast about with each offering a different architectural design full of individuality.  The design that is most prominent i...
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By TODD PICCONI 909.908.7376 HELPING YOU FIND HOME., Patient, Persistent and Passionate About Your Move
(TODD PICCONI REAL ESTATE)
If you've considered selling and are in the preparation stages...here are some tips on things most looked at by Buyers when they are viewing your home: Clean Closets! All sellers know they should be clean but they make the mistake of cleaning as if they're having a party...you know, just pushing the clutter to where you can't see it. Potential homebuyers will be opening closet doors, unlike good party guests, and checking inside cabinets...be sure they (closets, pantry and cabinets) are really "ready" for their close-up! Follow Your Nose or Theirs! How does your home smell? The smell of your home can be as important as the appearance. Be sure to dispose of diapers quickly, clean catboxes, don't cook fish or spicy foods. Open windows to air out rooms that aren't used much...use noncomme...
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By TODD PICCONI 909.908.7376 HELPING YOU FIND HOME., Patient, Persistent and Passionate About Your Move
(TODD PICCONI REAL ESTATE)
They all lived in VISTA LAS PALMAS!  Here are some doorways you will find as you drive through this spectacular neighborhood nestled at the base of the gorgeous San Jacinto Mountains.      Vista Las Palmas is just West of Old Las Palmas.  You will find mostly mid century modern homes designed by Palmer & Krisel there.  The Alexander Co. built their Luxury Models there and Buyers flock to this area to capture the magnificence of this Beautiful Architecture with Clean Lines and a Great Use of space, light and design.  Price Range is generally $500,000 to $2M.
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By TODD PICCONI 909.908.7376 HELPING YOU FIND HOME., Patient, Persistent and Passionate About Your Move
(TODD PICCONI REAL ESTATE)
            The average listing price in Vista Las Palmas, according to Trulia real estate search was $1,306,100...with the median sales price of $840,000.  The average price per square foot is approximately $344.  There have been 6 sales in the area and pricing appears to be stable in this area.  You can find Stunning, One-of-a-Kind Homes here with a modern, edge to them...There are currentrly 19 homes for sale, 21 recently sold and 3 foreclosures. This Neighborhood is one of Palm Spring's most popular...Dean Martin & Peter Lawford had homes here.      
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By TODD PICCONI 909.908.7376 HELPING YOU FIND HOME., Patient, Persistent and Passionate About Your Move
(TODD PICCONI REAL ESTATE)
The median sales price for homes in Vista Las Palmas, Palm Springs for September, 2010 to November, 2010 was $840,000, based on 6 sales.  Compared to the same period one year ago, the median sales price increased 25.9%, or $173,000, and the number of sales decreased 50%.  Average price per square foot for Vista Las Palmas was $344, an increase of 26.5% compared to the same period last year.  There are currently 19 resale and new homes in Palm Springs on Trulia, including 3 homes in pre-foreclosure, auction or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process.  The average listing price for homes for sale in Vista Las Palmas was $1,306,100 for the week ending December 1, 2010, which represents a decrease of .7%, or $8,783. compared to the prior week. **Information obtained from Trulia.com, o...
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By Josiah Hamilton
(Prudential)
Josiah Hamilton | Prudential | 760.449.0049 844 N. Topaz Circle, Palm Springs, CA Mid Century Modern home upgraded to the nines! 3BR/2.5BA Single Family House offered at $869,000 Year Built 1961 Sq Footage 1,832 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors Unspecified Parking Unspecified Lot Size 10,018 sqft HOA/Maint $0 per month DESCRIPTION Incredible new offering in Vista Las Palmas, within walking distance to downtown Palm Springs. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac, this mid century modern home has been upgraded to the nines and feels like a mini hotel! Upgrades include new plumbing, wiring, roof, windows and glass, HVAC systems, bathrooms, kitchen and new tankless water heaters. The home is totally walled and gated for maximum privacy. Enjoy wonderful views from the pool and lounging...
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By Elaine Stewart, RE/MAX Desert Properties
(Elaine Stewart is the #1 Individual RE/MAX Agent for 11 years straight in the Coachella Valley. (760) 668-2399 )
Have you ever heard the term "party like a rock star"?  Well, if you take out rock star add in movie star then that is just what was happening at Vista Las Palmas in the middle of the 20th century. During the rise and heyday of Las Vegas some very famous celebrities took their respites here. Everyone from the members of the Rat Pack to Sidney Sheldon had a place in this community and the public knew about it. Back then the area was known as the Beverly Hills of Palm Springs. Even Elvis spent his honeymoon in Vista Las Palmas! It was certainly the place to be back then and many legends were created in and amongst the star studded parties and evening soirees. Anybody who was somebody visited the area nestled in the private confines of Palm Springs.  Vista Las Palmas offered an atmosphere ...
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