Lucio Bernal

Lucio understands and adapts to constant changes in the luxury market.

Meet Lucio

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1081 N Palm Canyon Dr. Palm Springs CA 92262
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01236217

Lucio Bernal

Lucio Bernal is one of the most trusted and sought-after agents in Palm Springs—and for good reason. Offering clients a comprehensive approach and over three decades of real estate experience, Lucio brings an unparalleled knowledge of the area and industry to the table. 

A few years ago, Lucio received his broker's license and started the Bernal-Smith Group with Coldwell Banker Realty alongside Jon Smith, his life partner of 15 years and business partner of five. Lucio and Jon have become a respected, dynamic duo, with over 35 years of experience between them.

Before moving to Palm Springs, Lucio worked as a luxury specialist in Beverly Hills and the Los Angeles area, giving him a strong background in the field. Since starting his real estate career, Lucio has completed transactions in residential real estate, relocation, and bank-owned property.

Today, Lucio serves the greater Palm Springs area, including Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, and Cathedral City. He primarily works with high net-worth buyers and sellers, including executives, business owners, human resource managers, and even the occasional celebrity.
A great listener, Lucio is down to earth and optimistic. He consistently nurtures a positive outlook and works dutifully to ease his clients through the process in a stress-free manner.  

For him, there is no greater satisfaction than helping buyers close a deal and receive the keys to their dream home or seeing the relief on a client's face when they unburden themselves of a property at the end of a sale.

Clients of the Bernal-Smith Group can anticipate working with consummate, dedicated, and involved professionals who excel at the negotiation and marketing of luxury homes. Lucio is particularly skilled at utilizing professional and innovative advertising strategies to boost sales. His calm demeanor and detail-oriented approach, coupled with his sharp business insight, helps him see transactions through to the end. He has a keen awareness honed by decades in the industry that helps him achieve success.

Along with being the team lead, Lucio is the former President of the Palm Springs Regional Association of Realtors and a current Expert Trainer with the Institute of Luxury Home Marketing. Through this, he gives guidance to his fellow Coldwell Banker agents to help them get their luxury specialist designations. Lucio's many certifications include Certified Residential Specialist, Pricing Strategy Specialist, and Certified Luxury Property Specialist.

Lucio is a devoted philanthropist who enjoys educating his real estate peers on all aspects of the industry—especially the luxury space. In his free time, he likes to relax by hiking, enjoying the mountains, meditating, exercising, and hanging out with his chihuahua Pepe and cat Dolly.

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0 N Indian Canyon
0 N Indian Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92258

Prime land that is flat and has gas line. Water and electric nearby. 360 degree views and can have many uses.Riverside County Zoning Classification:M-2-2 1/2. Great location with frontage on Indian Canyon. easy access to Desert Hot Springs, Palm S...

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$10,000,000
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0 N Indian Canyon
0 N Indian Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92258

Prime flat acreage in North Palm Springs. Located next door to Desert Hot Springs which is experiencing a renaissance of activity from several industries. This is a developer's opportunity to add to the neighborhood. Zoned M2. Several opportuniti...

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$2,800,000
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2182 E Baristo Road
2182 E Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262

Once inside, you find the serenity, peacefulness and calm for which you have been looking as the outside melts away. The lifestyle experienced is from entry to backyard, and you never realize you are in the middle of Palm Springs. Majestic mountai...

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$1,324,000
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29 Via Elegante
29 Via Elegante, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Private, gated, and quaint community of ''Viento'' in Rancho Mirage. A great entertaining space and one you can call home or a weekend getaway. Be greeted by a private courtyard with plenty of sitting space to enjoy the view. Enter through double...

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$875,000
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48200 Casita Drive
48200 Casita Drive, La Quinta, CA 92253

In escrow and accepting backup offers. Location! Luxury! Lifestyle! TURNKEY 2021 REMODELED home on tree-lined street in highly-coveted Rancho La Quinta CC. S/E fairway & mountain views w/ 2 championship courses by Jerry Pate & Robert Trent Jones +...

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$849,950
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3544 Silent Dunes Way
3544 Silent Dunes Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262

Live the lifestyle at this popular 55+ community of Four Season in Palm Springs. This Palm One floor plan is located on a secluded cul-de-sac offering privacy and mountain view and sold Turnkey furnished. As you enter the home, there is a living r...

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$475,000
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255 S Avenida Caballeros - 313
255 S Avenida Caballeros - 313, Palm Springs, CA 92262

Renovated top floor with vaulted ceilings and clear story window. Own in a Hugh M. Kaptur, architecturally significant building close to downtown, shopping, restaurants, casino, golf, and nightlife. Second floor unit with open concept kitchen and ...

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$325,000
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1500 S Camino Real - 302a
1500 S Camino Real - 302a, Palm Springs, CA 92264

Palm Springs lifestyle living at it's best in this top floor, corner unit! Remodeled and move-in ready with new HVAC! Starting with engineered vinyl plank flooring with double insulation under the floor. The kitchen, where we all new gather, has n...

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$310,000
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255 S Avenida Caballeros - 209
255 S Avenida Caballeros - 209, Palm Springs, CA 92262

Own in a Hugh M. Kaptur, architecturally significant building close to downtown, shopping, restaurants, casino, golf, and nightlife. Second floor unit located in front of the community elevator with open concept kitchen and living area, high ceili...

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$275,000
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