Troy Kudlac, a developer in Palm Springs, California, built the first Eichler home in more than 40 years.
According to Realtor.com, Eichler homes are once again growing in popularity in California, more specifically the San Francisco Bay Area, as employees from the tech world in Silicon Valley buy homes.
Coldwell Banker agent Kevin Swartz, who specializes in Eichler homes, said that many of the people who are buying up Eichlers in the area are Apple employees, who desire these rare homes. He added that the average sales price of these homes in 2012 was about $1 million. In 2014, the average sales price spiked to $1.428 million.