Real Estate 

Sophia Condos Keep Midcentury Design, Add Green Technology

Sophia Condos, set for completion in November in Palm Springs, offers midcentury design with a twist while paying tribute to actress Sophia Loren.

Greg Wolfson Focuses Interior Design Lens on Palm Springs

You may not know his name, but you’ve been seeing examples of designer Greg Wolfson’s work and diverse design style for years in Palm Springs.

Go Native

When designing a personal outdoor oasis, there are many reasons to opt for plants native to the desert.

Natural Elements

When architect Narendra Patel envisioned the design for a bold, sculptural home, he was standing in the middle of a a large empty lot in Palm Desert’s Bighorn Golf Club.

Midcentury Design Upgrade Creates New Look for Palm Springs Home

Bringing the outdoors inside literally took on a new meaning in this breakfast room and kitchen project by Dino Raimondi of Dino Designs in Palm Springs.

Revelle at Clancy Lane Adapts Houses to Your Life

Some of the new homes at the Revelle at Clancy Lane in Rancho Mirage may look the same on the exterior, but these houses are the antithesis of cookie-cutter.

Sol Palm Springs Creates 'Escape' Room

Both floor plans at Sol Palm Springs have a third bedroom called the Sol Room that can be used for multiple purposes from reading, watching TV, exercise or work.

New Construction Taking Off at Toscana Country Club

Construction activity at Toscana is matching the soaring temperatures in the desert with 20 homes under construction and more slated to start in the upcoming months.

Home of the Month: Palatial Retreat

Sitting on 1.23 acres in The Renaissance at Clancy Lane in Rancho Mirage, the 9,500-square-foot home boasts picturesque, 360-degree mountain views.

Getting Back on Track

Housing prices continued to inch up in May for the seventh consecutive month, even as sales continued on a year-over-year decline.

Escena Golf Club Offers Room With a View, Combined Living Space

The Panorama Home at Escena Golf Club in Palm Springs combines the living, dining, and kitchen space with breath-taking views of the San Jacinto Mountains.

Coachella Valley Real Estate Market is a Demographic 'Super Mix'

The Coachella Valley is an eclectic mix of peoples, lifestyles, backgrounds, ages, incomes and wealth – a demographic super mix from all over the country and even the world.

H3K Design Restores Midcentury Splendor to Palm Springs Home

Howard Hawkes and Kevin Kemper of H3K Design have restored a Palm Springs home in the Twin Palms neighborhood back to its original midcentury splendor, but in a very 21st-century fashion.

Kyle Richards of 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Buys La Quinta House

Kyle Richards of 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' and her husband Mauricio Umansky have bought a house in La Quinta.

Toscana Country Club Creates Friendships with No Borders

Toscana Country Club is on a roll with 40 home sales so far this year and a total sales volume of more than $74 million.

Super Tuscan

Behind the gates of the Toscana Country Club in Indian Wells, amid palm, olive, and citrus trees, the rustic elegance of Italian, Spanish, and Early California–style architecture reigns supreme.

This-Century Modern

Architect Anthony Poon brought an Asian-inspired and modern exploration to the new design located in Palm Springs’ Alta Verde Escena golf course community.

Market Watch - Good Times Ahead

A measurable decline in investor sales and a significant increase in higher-end home buyer sales means a much healthier Coachella Valley market.

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Built in the Early California architectural style, this home sits squarely within the Vintage Club, one of the country’s most affluent golf and tennis communities.

Market Watch - Tipping the Scales

The Pattern in valley housing over the last two years has been strong price increases fueled not by a powerful wave of home buyers but by a severe lack of home sellers. However, this pattern might finally be changing.

California Home Sales, Median Price Rise in April

California’s housing market continued to perform better than expected in April with both the median home price and home sales increasing month to month, according to the California Association of Realtors.

How to Pick the Proper Paver Sealer

Gather as much information about the sealer you plan to use on your paver surface so that expectations do not exceed its capabilities.

Living Well in the Golden Years

Palm Springs boasts beautiful housing communities for those on the cusp of — or already enjoying — their senior lifestyle

MarketWatch - What’s Behind the wage plunge?

Even after five years of the strongest government stimulation in American history, real wages are still down 10 percent, and the broadest measure of unemployment is 12.7 percent, just 4 percent less than its all-time high.

Buying Into Paradise

Palm Springs Real estate agent Andy Linsky lends insider information about purchasing a home in the Coachella valley

Otherworldly Craftsmanship

Space-age architecture meets organic design in a Hollywood legend’s hilltop estate

Toscana Gears Wellness for Lifelong Learning Experience

At Toscana, wellness encompasses more than just fitness. It’s an opportunity for lifelong learning for members to acquire new skills.

Real Estate, Tourism Continue Climb in Greater Palm Springs

Real estate and tourism continue their upswing in Greater Palm Springs, fueling continued local economic recovery, according to experts at the Coachella Valley Economic Forecast Conference.

Palm Springs Regional Association of Realtors Names CEO

DaVina Lara has been named CEO of the Palm Springs Regional Association of Realtors board of directors.

(Merv) Griffin Ranch Reopens La Quinta Doors

Lennar has reopened homes for sale at Griffin Ranch, once touted by the late talk show host and media mogul, Merv Griffin.

College of the Desert Eyes Palm Springs Mall in Expansion Switch

The Palm Springs Mall has once again become a focal point for College of the Desert's campus expansion plans.

Modernism Week Attendance Exceeds 45,000

Attendance at the 2014 Modernism Week broke the 45,000 mark or an increase of more than 10 percent over 2013, according to event officials.

Palm Springs Stars in Upcoming 'American Dream Builders' Episode

Palm Springs will be featured on NBC’s
 "American Dream Builders" March 30 after transforming two mid-century modern homes in the Racquet Club Estate area.

What is Modernism? Modern With a Bit of Nostalgia

What is modernism? Today, we appreciate and learn from modernism and the modern era with modern-day eyes and a bit of nostalgia.

Toscana Country Club Cyclists Share Spirit of Adventure

A growing and diverse group of cyclists at Toscana have taken their adventuresome spirit to book a pair of biking trips to Burgundy, France.

Leonardo DiCaprio Buys Dinah Shore House in Palm Springs

Oscar-nominated actor Leonardo DiCaprio has bought the former Dinah Shore home in the La Palmas neighborhood of Palm Springs.

Entertainment Enclave

Poolside cocktail parties. Back-lawn croquet. Tennis matches between friends. These are the images conjured when one pictures the perfect Palm Springs home.

Market Watch — Fundamental Change

Increase In Net Worth Bodes Well For The Coachella Valley

Twin Palms Frank Sinatra: View Icon's 1st Palm Springs Home

The Frank Sinatra Twin Palms estate takes visitors into the late icon's Palm Springs home built by famed architect E. Stewart Williams.

Edris House: Owner Stays True to E. Stewart Williams' Vision

The Edris House in Palm Springs is both a home and a fitting tribute to its architect, E. Stewart Williams.

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