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We hear similar stories repeated in different ways from our clients; At first, they look forward to stolen weekend's to golf & relax in the desert - they gradually discover they're crafting ways to spend more time here until it becomes clear, life just doesn't get any better than this."

Once that realization hit's, the process of change begins... We know what an extraordinary commodity your home is - buying or selling a home can be one of the most important decisions you will make and having the right team on your side will make the difference.

We specialize in homes throughout the Palm Springs Valley including Palm Desert Real Estate & Homes, Indian Wells Real Estate & Homes, La Quinta Real Estate & Homes, Rancho Mirage Real Estate & Homes, Palm Springs Real Estate & Homes& Indio Hills Real Estate & Homes. Whether you want to buy or sell an estate, lock & leave property with income potential, a resort property, land to build your dream home, or a property located in a country club or golf community we know the desert and are here to help. Our motto, If its important to you, it's important to us, guides us as we help our clients buy or sell a home in the desert.

Thank you for visiting DesertAreaHomeFinder.com, we hope you find our site helpful and we look forward to speaking with you it's easy, just click on the picture of a cell phone in the upper right corner of this web site and it will ring our cell phone directly.

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Palm Springs Area Vacation Home Rental Changes

Many Vacation Home Rental Laws Change

PS Rental

Thinking about renting your home for vacation rental?  Consider recent changes in some of the city’s policies

Palm Springs, Rancho MIrage & Indian Wells

all have made changes to their policies & guidelines for vacation home rentals.

After resident complaints about loud parties and unruly behavior in rental homes, the Palm Springs City Council approved changes to their Vacation Rental policy including increasing the allowed minimum age to 18-25 and changed the minimum time from 3 to 7 days.

Rancho Mirage also mde some changes, they require at least one occupant to be at least 30 years old & “legally responsible” opening that party up to fines if any laws are broken during their stay.  A recent lawsuit filed by an angry homeowner claiming financial loss, was dismissed.

Indian Wells current minimum stay is 7 days, some residents have threatened to file a lawsuit against the city for any term less than 30 days claiming a short term rental in a neighborhood devalues  properties. Indian Wells City Council has worked to alter its ordinance to appease homeowners.

Some say change is good, other’s say it’s relative. How long the changes will remain in effect remains to be seen. There are two sides to every coin and this debate is a toss up.

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  • Cathi & Ben Walter
  • REALTOR ®
  • 44530 San Pablo, Suite 101
  • Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • P: (760) 218 – 5752
  • E: Cathi@DesertAreaHomeFinder.com
  • CalBRE# 01346930

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