Palm Desert experiences a population surge during the winter months when people travel to the area in search of favorable weather. This is one of the reasons the city has a motto entitled "feel the warmth." Although snowbirds frequent the region, Palm Desert has seen an increase in the number of full-time residents. Many people are relocating to this city because of the cost of living and affordable and high quality homes. The first residential developments began during the 1940s due to the Army camp in the area. This site later became home to "El Paseo," a luxurious shopping center similar to Rodeo Drive.

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Located in Coachella Valley, just east of Palm Springs, is the beautiful city of Palm Desert, CA. This city has nearly 50,000 residents, and it experienced substantial growth during the 1980s and 1990s. Today, it is a popular destination for snowbirds and homeowners in search of a beautiful place to live. There are a variety of homes for sale in this California city, and many are more affordable compared to other areas of the state.

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