ON THE COVER Richard Neutra’s Kaufmann House enduring vision under the sunny skies of Palm Springs offered by Gerard Bisignano of Vista Sotheby’s International Realty. In this edition of Westside DIGS Magazine discover Los Angeles luxury homes and celebrity homes for sale and top agents that represent them.
ON THE COVER Richard Neutra’s Kaufmann House enduring vision under the sunny skies of Palm Springs offered by Gerard Bisignano of Vista Sotheby’s International Realty. In this edition of South Bay DIGS Magazine discover Los Angeles luxury homes and celebrity homes for sale and top agents that represent them.
Architect Richard Neutra was known for his laser-like focus on the wants of his clients, and faithfully integrating them into his designs. Kaufmann House in Palm Springs was no different.
In the middle of last century, Ernest Hahn saw the future and it was shopping centers. The doors opened on his first project in 1965, and from then on, Ernest Hahn rode a cresting wave, designing shopping malls and retail centers in 18 states.
The creative streak that feeds Gerard Bisignano’s real estate acumen can be traced to a pivotal moment in his early teen years. “My dad was a war correspondent in Vietnam,” says the Palos Verdes native.
As you walk up and down The Strand Manhattan Beach, you’ll find affluent homeowners basking in the best of what Southern California has to offer—from the natural beauty of the ocean to trendy shops, restaurants and nightlife locales, to enjoying outdoor activities such as biking, surfing and volleyball.
The landmark merger between real-estate powerhouses South Bay Brokers and Vista Sotheby’s International Realty signals a new wave for South Bay real estate. Now operating under Vista Sotheby’s International Realty, Gerard Bisignano—partner, along with Jim Van Zanten, Rick Edler, Kitty Edler, and Chris Adlam—on the brand’s headline-making move.
Nearly a decade since the start of the foreclosure crisis, formerly distressed homeowners with restored credit are re-entering the housing market, boosting housing demand in the coming years, according to a recent report from the National Association of Realtors. NAR analyzed the nearly 9.3 million homeowners that underwent a foreclosure, received a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure, or short sold between 2006 and 2014 to estimate the amount of creditworthy borrowers expected to re-enter the housing market as a return buyer in upcoming years.
And, on a mellow residential street in Rancho Palos Verdes, the finishing touches were being put on a flat-level home designed by a prominent architect of the day, Pierre Koenig.
Our COVER home this issue is a beautiful custom built Italian Renaissance Estate located in Palos Verdes Estates. Situated on a prime elevated lot behind private gates, this magnificent home offers truly mesmerizing panoramic ocean, coastline and Queen’s Necklace views. This elegant Estate features 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms with approximately 5,700 square feet of living space and extra high ceilings, bright and airy floor plan, gourmet kitchen, game room that opens to pool/patio area, custom designed Cherrywood library and designer finishes throughout. Offered by Raju & Philo Chhabria, Shorewood Realtors.