guy dreier

Playing the Angles

A unique property currently on the market in Rancho Mirage makes a dramatic architectural statement while retaining a remarkably livable environment.

Lawrence Karol Real Estate

While the Coachella Valley is known for its striking examples of midcentury modern and Spanish architecture, it’s also home to many bold and innovative contemporary designs. For 119 Waterford Circle in Rancho Mirage, architect Guy Dreier designed a 4,500-square-foot airy, sculptural house that plays with proportion and light. While Dreier — who is the son of noted Swiss architect Eduard

Guccihouse

On the Homefront

Gucci home in Palm Desert is for sale.

Lisa Marie Hart Real Estate

Gucci, Gucci, Guccio. The Agency presents a quaint 10-bedroom getaway known as the Gucci House. Follow a canyon road to the private gates of the 23-acre mountain compound. This grande dame of Palm Desert was built and owned by the family for 20 years. Patricia Gucci, granddaughter of the House of Gucci’s Guccio Gucci, is selling the retreat. Own your

the agency

Desert Tropics

This private, celebrity-owned estate that's for sale in Palm Desert conjures the mood of an exotic, tropical retreat.

Lawrence Karol Real Estate

It’s not uncommon to hear Coachella Valley homebuyers say that they are searching for their very own desert oasis. But few people probably imagine that their oasis could include lush, tropical grounds with botanicals and bamboo. Welcome to 45800 Deep Canyon Road in Palm Desert [http://www.theagencyre.com/listing/sl1704536-45800-deep-canyon-rd-palm-desert], a home that listing agents Richard Bartholomew and Gregg Fletcher of The Agency say

vistapalms

Buyer’s Choice

The Desert Hot Springs community of Vista Palms gives prospective homeowners plenty of options.

Lawrence Karol Real Estate

Previously, we visited the model home at Vista Palms, a community of 95 single-family midcentury-inspired homes being built in Desert Hot Springs. See post: Model Home Brings Alive Midcentury Design at Vista Palms The development will feature three floor plans, each with three bedrooms, dubbed The Cosmo (1,918 square feet), The Manhattan (2,054 square feet), and The Martini (2,108 square

Market Watch

Market Watch Seminar at Toscana Country Club, May 2, 2017

Site Staff Social Scene

Over 150 realtors, brokers, and interested parties attended the spring seminar, Big Changes Ahead, to hear the impact of the Baby Boomer generation on the Coachella Valley real estate market. Palm Springs Life’s partners, Mike McDonald and Vic Cooper, led the seminar. Toscana Country Club, Franklin Loan Center, Palm Springs Regional Association of Realtors, and the California Desert Association of

desert flippers

Flipped Out

Beating the hell out of drywall with Lindsey and Eric 
Bennett of HGTV’s Desert Flippers.

Emily Chavous Real Estate

TV It’s late February and Lindsey and Eric Bennett are about two months into filming 
the upcoming season of Desert Flippers. With producers Brian Seidel and Ronn Kulisek, they’re walking through a scene in the great room of a 1,225-square-foot, flat-topped midcentury home, built in 1957. Its orange paint is peeling; the yard is overgrown; and its current residents are

housing

The Real Deal

Has the Coachella Valley 
finally recovered
 from the real estate free fall of 2011? 
There may be reason 
for cautious 
optimism.

Mona de Crinis Real Estate, Valley

Coachella Valley’s housing market presents a complex tapestry threaded with often unpredictable conditions and a richly mottled inventory reflective of nine cities with nine singular temperaments. Woven into this delicate fabric are key qualities specific to valley real estate — distinctive architectural styles, diverse lifestyles, comparative affordability, and a global reputation as a resort destination — that provide resilience and

miralon

Forward Swing

The developers of the new community of Miralon are transforming an abandoned 97-acre golf course into orchards, hiking and biking trails, and community gardens.

Lawrence Karol Real Estate

In 2004, a large residential project of1,150 residences took shape on a plot of land in North Palm Springs. The developer graded the property and installed infrastructure such as streets and sewers and even a golf course. But the economic downturn of 2008 put a halt to any further construction. The project, now called Miralon, has been revived by Freehold

tom jakway

Sense of Arrival


From circular drive to unparalleled views, this architectural marvel at The Vintage Club was designed to impress from the moment you approach.

Lisa Marie Hart Real Estate

Some estates make their mark with a once-in-a-lifetime location. Others rise above with an outstanding architectural statement that defies place and time. Just listed at The Vintage Club in Indian Wells, this estate achieves both, culminating in an unforgettable residence set on one of the most extraordinary fairway lots in the valley. The home owes its astounding design to two

eric burdon

Rock Star Retreat

Music to a buyer's ear: The Joshua Tree home of singer/songwriter Eric Burdon of The Animals and War is on the market.

Lawrence Karol Real Estate

Many of our desert homes have had a brush with celebrity, but some have gone a step further and inspired a music album: U2’s Joshua Tree, Emmylou Harris’ The Ballad of Sally Rose, The Eagles first album, and Gram Parsons. Add one more. The Santa Barbara-based band Dishwalla recently wrote and recorded their latest release, Juniper Road, in the living