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Curbed Comparisons: What $950K buys all around LA

Let’s take a look at homes in Woodland Hills, Highland Park, Mt. Washington, Sherman Oaks, and Hollywood

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA 'hoods. We've found five homes within $10,000 of today’s price: $950,000.

Front of house
Living room with fireplace
Dining room area
Bedroom Via Arto Poladian, Tracey Thomas, Redfin

↑ Here’s a significantly updated 1960s residence in Woodland Hills with three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. The 2,232-square-foot home has wood floors, pitched ceilings, and walls of glass that allow for terrific views around the Valley. Sitting on a 6,377-square-foot lot, the house has multiple decks, a hilly backyard, and a hot tub. Asking price is $949,000.

Front view of house
Living room with fireplace
Second bedroom Via Jennifer Parker-Stanton, Deasy/Penner & Partners

↑ This Highland Park home was built in 1961 and is now flipping back to market after a quick update. The three-bedroom, 2.5-bath house has 1,722 square feet of living space, with hardwood floors, glass sliding doors, and an impressive stone fireplace in the living room. The kitchen has been stylishly redone with walnut-stained cabinetry and new appliances. Sitting on a 6,201-square-foot lot with an outdoor patio, the residence is asking $958,000.

Living room with freestanding fireplace
Second bedroom
Deck with view Via Jeffrey Hutchens, Century 21 Arroyo Seco

↑ Up in Mt. Washington you’ll find this sunny home with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Stacked above a pair of garages, the house has 1,644 square feet of living space with beamed ceilings, sliding glass doors, and a freestanding fireplace in the cozy living room. It sits on a 5,707-square-foot lot with multiple balconies offering excellent views around the city. Asking price is $949,000.

Living room
Dining room and kitchen
Rooftop deck Via Markus Barrington, Keller Williams

↑ Built in 2012, this Hollywood small lot home is practically brand new. It’s got two bedrooms and three bathrooms, with 1,736 square feet of living space. Interior features include wood floors, a kitchen equipped with contemporary appliances, and a living room fireplace. The home sits atop a two-car garage and the roof has a deck and fire pit. Asking price is $959,000.

Living room
Kitchen and dining room
Bedroom with view into bathroom Via George Salazar, Berkshire Hathaway

↑ This Sherman Oaks home was built in 1937, but you’d never know it walking through. Recent updates have left the three-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home looking quite contemporary, with an open floor plan, modern appliances, new windows, and totally renovated bathrooms. The 2,100-square-foot house sits on a 5,507-square-foot lot with a grassy backyard and a garden. Asking price is $945,000.


Which home around $950,000 would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 19%
    Woodland Hills
    (164 votes)
  • 12%
    Highland Park
    (100 votes)
  • 21%
    Mt. Washington
    (175 votes)
  • 12%
    (104 votes)
  • 34%
    Sherman Oaks
    (290 votes)
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