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The Paul Kaplan Group

1117 N Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA  92262


CA BRE #01325586

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The Paul Kaplan Group has had the pleasure of listing some amazing mid-century architectural homes in Palm Springs for almost 20 year now-  however the Red Velvet Palace located at 1240 S Manzanita, Palm Springs,  ranks as one of the most unique properties ever represented by the group.

Recently featured in The Desert Sun, "This house in Deepwell Estates is known as Stephan's Folly. Its namesake is Jack Stephan, who founded two of southern California's largest plumbing companies and aired iconic "Adee-doo!"TV commercials."

Palm Desert's Robert Lewis and Associates designed the house, and it was built in 1965. Stephan bought it in 1967 and did the interior in 1969, according to listing agent Matthew Reader of The Paul Kaplan Group.


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Overall the Palm Springs Real Estate market saw little change in April compared to March and year to date from April 2015.

Compared to the previous month, the Palm Springs residential real estate market has experienced a 2.5% over March 2015.  The average sales price in Palm Springs has increased just over 1% compared to 2015. 

The total sold listings in April increased about 1% compared to March.  Over all, total sales are down about 14% compared to 2015.  However the average days that a listing was on the market is 88 days.  This compares to March, which was 92; homes sold approximately 4% faster then the previous month

The average sales price/list price is equal to the price a property sold for, compared to the price the property was

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William Krisel, Albert Frey, Robson Chambers,  Donald Wexler, Herbert Burns are  the most recognized architects of the notable Palm Springs mid-century era.  These architects are accredited as some of the initial founders of the Desert Modernism movement. As the specialists of Palm Springs architectural real estate, The Paul Kaplan Group has been selling their works since 2000, including 4 recent notable sales in Palm Springs.

1415 North Camino Centro -  Palm Springs
Architects:  Frey and Chambers
Neighborhood:  Old Las Palmas
Listed by Brad Hudson & Mathew Reader of The Paul Kaplan Group
Sold Price:  $1,700,000
Designed by architects Albert Frey and Robson Chambers and built in 1964 in luxurious Old Las Palmas, this elegant and sophisticated 3

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High Desert and Joshua Tree Market is on Fire

Move over Palm Springs, Joshua Tree and the high desert Real Estate market is on fire lately.  (Not to disrespect Palm Springs which has seen also seen a 15% increase in home prices in the last 12 months!)  Park attendance to the Joshua Tree National Park is on the rise-  and with that added tourism, brings spiking economic growth.  The Desert Sun recently published an article that discusses the rise in popularity and economy of this high desert region.  Paul Kaplan of The Paul Kaplan Group, was quoted in the article, offering his insight into the growth, as well as why they've expand real estate services to include not just Palm Springs, but also  Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley markets. 

"We've had

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