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Curbed Comparisons: What $800K buys across LA

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We’re looking at homes in Atwater Village, Encino, Altadena, Van Nuys, and Del Rey

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: $800,000.

Interior loft space
Living room
Patio Via Pat Cornog, Power Brokers International

↑ Here’s a roomy unit in Del Rey that offers one bedroom and two bathrooms, along with a lofted area that could serve as a second bedroom or office. The lower level has an open floor plan, with a large living space leading out to a pleasant outdoor patio. Building amenities include a pair of pools, a gym, and parking. Asking price is $799,000, with HOA dues of $415 per month.

View of house
Living room
Covered patio Via Lauren Reichenberg, Sotheby's International Realty

↑ This cozy home in Atwater Village has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, with 1,200 square feet of living space. Blocks from the LA River, it sits on a fenced 4,468 square-foot lot with a covered patio space and a two-car garage. On the inside, it boasts hardwood floors and a newly updated kitchen and bathrooms. Asking price is $799,000.

Front of house
Living room
Dining room
Back deck

↑ This Encino residence certainly has that all-American look to it, with a grassy front lawn and a two-car garage in the back. Inside, it’s been recently updated with new kitchen appliances and cabinetry, new flooring, and new windows. The 1,582-square-foot house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. It sits on a 6,000-square-foot lot with a large wooden deck behind the house. Asking price is $799,995.

Spanish-style house
Arched doorway into living room
Kitchen with tile
Bathroom with bright blue tile

↑ On the quirkier side of things is this Van Nuys residence with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,931 square feet of living space. Built in 1931, the Spanish-style home has some lovely period details, including arched entryways and windows, hardwood floors, and a tiled living room fireplace. It’s also got some very brightly colored bathroom tile, built-in dressing areas in the bedrooms, and even a basement. Sitting on a 6,750-square-foot lot with a fenced garage, it’s asking $799,990.

Front view of house
Dining room and kitchen
Guest bedroom

↑ Up in Altadena is this recently remodeled two-bedroom with a single bathroom and 1,169 square feet of living space. It’s got an open floor plan with a living room fireplace, an updated kitchen, and a guest bedroom that opens directly to the backyard. Sitting on a 6,248-square-foot lot, the property includes plenty of outdoor space and a two-car garage. Asking price is $799,000.


Which house or condo around $800K would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 14%
    Del Rey
    (181 votes)
  • 30%
    Atwater Village
    (380 votes)
  • 22%
    (283 votes)
  • 24%
    Van Nuys
    (307 votes)
  • 6%
    (83 votes)
1234 votes total Vote Now