About Us

We are dedicated to providing the most up-to-date market data in the area. 

In Search of the Perfect Property? Try our easy to use FAST property search

Curious about what’s happening in your neighborhood? You can create a custom market report to see what’s active, under contract, and sold in your neighborhood! 

Considering selling or refinancing your home? Get an INSTANT property valuation now!

Contact us today to find out how we can be of assistance to you!

We have streamlined the process of buying or selling a home to make it easier for you! We have built a team of industry experts to make sure you have access to local home inspectors, contractors, interior designers, service providers, property managers, lending professionals, title and escrow companies, painters, gardeners, plumbers, electricians home warranty companies and more to provide you with the best service possible!

Your next Palm Springs Real Estate transaction can be lots of fun and very exciting but going into it unprepared could make it scary and costly. Anyone can show you a home or list your property. It takes skill and experience to bring value to you as a buyer or seller. Our commitment to you is just that. Value. We will save you money as a buyer or get you more as a seller. In dozens of subtle ways, each Real Estate transaction is full of opportunities to spend too much money or leave yourself unprotected. Simply put we won’t let that happen to our clients.

Get solid advice and an experienced team on your side. With almost two decades of experience in sales and three decades of investment experience, Michael is keenly aware of the steps needed to keep you safe. In conjunction with my full-time business partner Marcia Francois, we have 40 years of experience to bring to the table. Our backgrounds include computers, public relations, commercial leasing, and Real Estate Office Management. Using technology with a personal touch you will quickly be at ease with our teaching approach to finding your perfect Desert property or selling your current property

About: RE/MAX is the industry leader in Real Estate.  No one in the world sells more Real Estate than RE/MAX.  RE/MAX Desert Properties with offices in Palm Springs and Indian Wells is perfectly suited to serve the Desert Area.  


PSMidcenturyhome.com Team Michael Layton and Marcia Francois use the team approach to deliver maximum value to our clients. Each brings special skills to the transaction and because we both work on every transaction you have two people watching out for you and helping you navigate your sale.


....and Recognitions: In the real estate industry there are courses and certifications that an agent can complete to enhance their knowledge and professionalism. We are proud to hold the following designations.

GRI® Graduate, REALTOR® Institute
CDPE – Certified Distressed Property Expert 
e-Pro – e-PRO 
Certified SRS – Sellers Representative Specialist


RE/MAX 100% Club, Keller Williams Top Units Sold, Gold Status, Platinum Status Realty One Group - Top Units Sold,

Big Block Realty - Top 1% of Agents in Company for Sales - Winners Circle Member


Office Locations - 2 Great locations to serve you:  

1775 E Palm Canyon Dr #610  Palm Springs CA 92264

74925 Highway 111 Indian Wells, CA 92210


Marcia and Michael

Meet the Team