Southern California's Snowbird Season

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In the Coachella Valley in Southern California, we are in the midst of "snowbird season", that time of the year when folks in snowbound areas break free and migrate to warmer weather for up to 6 months.  Many of our snowbirds are our neighbors to the north, the Canadians.

We have an average of 350 days of sunshine annually, so golf, tennis, swimming and hiking are always popular. There are natural hot and cold springs in Desert Hot Springs, the only place in the world where both occur. The Street Fair at College of the Desert  is a popular shopping venue, with vendors from all over Southern California offering unusual products. The City of Palm Springs hosts Villagefest  on Thursday nights , with more than 200 booths offering art, handcrafted items and unique food, and it's dog friendly. Throughout the valley, there are museums, shopping and dining galore!

There is always something fun happening every weekend during this time of the year.  A few weeks ago, the annual Canada Fest was held.  in the Coachella Valley to celebrate Canadians and locals alike. Many Canadian foods are offered  that are not otherwise available here . Vendors are on hand and entertainment is provided. This two day event is growing in popularity every year.

Once they have experienced our warm weather and our resort lifestyle, many Canadians decide to purchase a second home here in the valley. Todays Realty Group and Loan Solutions CEO, Russell Abeyratne, lived in Vancouver and said," It seems like it was always gray and cold and drizzly (in Vancouver). I fell in love with the desert and the hot desert nights. The cost of living here is a lot less than British Columbia. There's a lot more recreational things to do here than BC."  Russ is one of the hosts of Canadian Connection, heard Wednesday mornings at 11:00 AM on Money Radio, locally on KPSF 1200 or online at‎  Canadian Connection is an essential show for Snowbirds. Learn more about the Laws, Real Estate and Investment rules, and local happenings that affect Canadians.

At Todays Realty Group and Loan Solutions, not only can we help you find your perfect seasonal hideaway, we can also help you find affordable financing!  Contact us today online at or call (760) 408-2260. At Todays Realty and Loan Solutions, one stop and YOU are home!

Comments (2)

Elite Home Sales Team
Elite Home Sales Team OC - Corona del Mar, CA
A Tenacious and Skilled Real Estate Team

We are very fortunate to have sun most of the days.  Have a great day.

Mar 30, 2014 05:45 AM
Kathi Cline
Palm Desert, CA
Coachella Valley's Real Estate Professional

The snowbirds are a very important part of our economy.  We welcome them!

Mar 30, 2014 12:47 PM