A Dollar for the Details

Our Caliente Springs homeowners do love their park models, but if you’re upsizing, downsizing, or just simply right-sizing away from your current home, we’ve got a few tips to help you get the best price you can when selling your existing manufactured home in the resort. Even if you are almost ready to sell, you can use these tips to boost your home’s value in the days, weeks, or months leading up to your listing.

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Lush and Efficient: Landscaping Your Park Model

Beauty comes in many shapes and sizes. While leafy plants and giant trees might not do well in the desert climate, there are plenty of low-maintenance, sustainable options to help you create a beautiful tableau around your park model or manufactured home. Ray Lotz, Sky Valley’s manager of community standards, is here to help by offering suggestions and recommendations.

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Aging in Place: Maintaining a Mobility Mindset in Your Home

Homeowners at Caliente Springs are active, outdoorsy and usually in excellent health. With a combination of tennis, golf, pickleball and swimming routines, our community keeps moving long into their retirement years. But even the healthiest and most energetic know that they can’t defy age completely and one day, things will start to move a little bit slower. It’s not too early to start maintaining a household that can cater to a version of yourself with a little less mobility.

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Sky’s the Limit with a Home from the Courtyard Collection

Nightly dark skies, loaded with millions of stars. Clean desert air, far from the polluted cities. Flat vistas, distant mountains, beautiful sunrises, all colored by year-round sunshine: these are the  reasons our residents are drawn to the village of Caliente Springs. Incorporate Sky Valley’s open skies into your living plan with a manufactured home from our Courtyard Collection.

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Try a Gateway Getaway Home in Caliente Springs: The Casita Collection

Snowbirds, minimalists and weekenders alike can experience the comfort of home in our Casita Collection. Spanish for “tiny home,” Casitas are Caliente Springs’ most affordable line of park model homes. At 400 square feet, the floor plans prioritize simplicity and convenience. The perfect high-value, entry-level purchase, seasonal and temporary residents appreciate the virtually maintenance-free appeal, while environmentally-conscious homeowners and minimalists value the low carbon footprint. Perhaps a Casita is a good investment for you?

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 7 Things You Can Strike Off Your Bucket List by Visiting Palm Springs

The 300 days of sunshine a year and desert beauty and mystique automatically make Palm Springs, California, a must-see destination. Additionally, it has a great deal of amazing opportunities for entertainment and excitement ranging from golf courses, museums, outdoor entertainment. There are many activities which can only be seen and done uniquely in Palm Springs, and are worthy of being on your bucket list!

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Prepare for the Blooms!

While “April showers bring May flowers” in four-season climates, for Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley, it’s November through January rainfall that predicts the robustness of the March and April desert bloom. This year, heavy rainfall as early as October germinated lots of seeds across the valley floor; a relative deluge in January assures that residents will see some color very soon. The Desert Sun predicts that “the likes of Desert Dandelions, Brown-eyed Primrose and Hairy Sand Verbena could show up as early as late January if temperatures are warm enough.” Other more elusive desert flowers are expected by March, in what ecologists believe is the makings of a great wildflower season.

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Emily Manthei
Planning for an Active Life in Retirement

The growing generation of Baby Boomers leaving work are transforming retirement life from endless leisure to a chance for discovering, learning, and practicing a myriad of new life skills. Whether through sharing expertise, staying physically and mentally active, or improving health consciousness, the new retiree is investing in people and perspective. With these new priorities in mind, here are a few ways you can plan for an active life in your upcoming retirement.

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Emily Manthei