82 Furnished Apartments for rent in Palm Desert, CA

Last updated September 16 at 9:41AM
36566 Monarch Pass
Sun City Palm Desert
Palm Desert, CA
Updated September 16 at 9:37AM
2 Bedrooms
$3,000
38533 Nasturtium Way
Palm Valley Country Club
Palm Desert, CA
Updated April 18 at 11:10PM
2 Bedrooms
$3,800
78260 Willowrich Drive
Sun City Palm Desert
Palm Desert, CA
Updated August 10 at 3:35AM
2 Bedrooms
$3,950
78334 Brookhaven Lane
Sun City Palm Desert
Palm Desert, CA
Updated August 31 at 1:07PM
2 Bedrooms
$3,600
71 Tempe
Desert Breezes
Palm Desert, CA
Updated August 27 at 9:38AM
4 Bedrooms
$5,000
741 Indian Ridge Drive
Indian Ridge Cpountry Club
Palm Desert, CA
Updated August 4 at 9:59AM
3 Bedrooms
$7,000
39547 Manorgate Road
Sun City Palm Desert
Palm Desert, CA
Updated September 16 at 9:41AM
2 Bedrooms
$4,500
257 Calle Del Verano
Palm Desert
Palm Desert, CA
Updated September 16 at 9:38AM
2 Bedrooms
$3,800
307 San Vicente Circle
Palm Desert
Palm Desert, CA
Updated January 15 at 12:30PM
2 Bedrooms
$5,000
347 Villena Way
Palm Desert
Palm Desert, CA
Updated September 16 at 9:38AM
3 Bedrooms
$4,000
41835 Preston Trail
Palm Desert Resort
Palm Desert, CA
Updated September 9 at 5:48PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
37362 Wyndham Road
Sun City Palm Desert
Palm Desert, CA
Updated September 5 at 5:56PM
3 Bedrooms
$3,400
72346 Sommerset Drive
Palm Desert
Palm Desert, CA
Updated March 23 at 5:56AM
2 Bedrooms
$3,400
359 Gran Via
Palm Desert
Palm Desert, CA
Updated September 16 at 9:38AM
3 Bedrooms
$4,100
294 San Vicente Circle
Palm Desert
Palm Desert, CA
Updated February 2 at 4:02AM
2 Bedrooms
$3,800
74115 Claridge Place Place
Palm Desert
Palm Desert, CA
Updated September 2 at 1:26AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,800
41120 Woodhaven Drive East
Woodhaven Country Club
Palm Desert, CA
Updated September 16 at 9:39AM
2 Bedrooms
$3,450
223 Vista Royale Circle West
Desert Falls
Palm Desert, CA
Updated September 16 at 9:38AM
2 Bedrooms
$3,800
77355 New Mexico Drive
Palm Desert
Palm Desert, CA
Updated August 24 at 3:46AM
3 Bedrooms
$4,200
78819 Tamarind Pod Court
Sun City Palm Desert
Palm Desert, CA
Updated July 1 at 10:14AM
2 Bedrooms
$3,200
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Rent Report
Palm Desert

September 2017 Palm Desert Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2017 Palm Desert Rent Report. Palm Desert rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Palm Desert rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Palm Desert rents held steady over the past month

Palm Desert rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they have increased 0.4% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in Palm Desert stand at $950 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,190 for a two-bedroom. Palm Desert's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 4.5%, as well as the national average of 3.0%.

Rents rising across the Riverside Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Palm Desert, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Riverside metro, all of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Ontario has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 7.0%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,460, while one-bedrooms go for $1,170.
  • Over the past month, Indio has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 0.4%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,200, while one-bedrooms go for $960.
  • San Bernardino has the least expensive rents in the Riverside metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,030; rents were up 0.6% over the past month and 4.0% over the past year.
  • Corona has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Riverside metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,130; rents increased 0.1% over the past month and 6.8% over the past year.

Palm Desert rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

Rent growth in Palm Desert has been relatively stable over the past year - some other large cities have seen more substantial increases. Palm Desert is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Other cities across the state have seen rents increase, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 4.5% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 5.0% in Los Angeles, 4.6% in San Diego, and 2.2% in San Jose.
  • Palm Desert's median two-bedroom rent of $1,190 is slightly above the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 3.0% over the past year compared to the 0.4% rise in Palm Desert.
  • While rents in Palm Desert remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Seattle (+5.4%), Los Angeles (+5.0%), and Phoenix (+4.9%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,710, $1,740, and $1,020 respectively.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Palm Desert than most large cities. For example, San Jose has a median 2BR rent of $2,580, which is more than twice the price in Palm Desert.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Riverside $1,020 $1,280 -0.3% 3.7%
San Bernardino $830 $1,030 0.6% 4.0%
Fontana $1,020 $1,280 -0.2% 1.8%
Moreno Valley $1,340 $1,670 -0.2% 5.9%
Rancho Cucamonga $1,360 $1,700 0.5% 6.7%
Ontario $1,170 $1,460 0.1% 7.0%
Corona $1,700 $2,130 0.1% 6.8%
Murrieta $1,390 $1,740 0.6% 5.6%
Indio $960 $1,200 -0.4% 3.2%
Chino Hills $1,520 $1,930 1.3% 4.9%
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Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

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