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Los Angeles home comparison: What $600K buys you right now

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It’s enough to snag a house or a condo near public transit

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 and condos within $10,000 of today’s price: $600,000. As an added wrinkle: They’re all near transit stops.

View of house from the street
Living room with stone fireplace

↑ Here’s a three-bedroom, two-bath home in San Pedro less than 1 mile from the Silver Line rapid bus to Downtown LA. Featuring an open layout and a nice upper level balcony, it’s also just a few blocks from the waterfront. The 1,862-square-foot residence is asking $599,000.

Bright living room with hardwood floors

↑ This four-bedroom, two-bath home is located right next to the Expo Line track between Jefferson Park and Leimert Park. It sits roughly between the Expo/Western and the Expo/Crenshaw stops and is within 1-mile walk of both. The 1,580-square-foot residence was originally built in 1910, and a few remodels later, features hardwood floors, an airy living room with a fireplace, and an upstairs unit with its own bedroom and bathroom. Asking price is $600,000.

living room with steps to loft space
Bed in loft space
View of building from the street

↑ Looking for that urban lifestyle in Old Town Pasadena? Look no further than this one-bedroom, one-and-a-half bath loft in the Boston Centennial building. Just two blocks from the Memorial Park Gold Line station, it has an industrial vibe and features hardwood floors, brick walls, and granite countertops in the kitchen. The 930-square-foot unit is asking $595,000, with HOA dues of $386 per month.

View of house from front driveway
View of living room with arched entry to kitchen

↑ This North Hollywood residence has three bedrooms, two baths, and 1,551 square feet of living space. Built in 1936, it features arched entryways, a roomy kitchen, and a recreation room. It’s located exactly 1 mile north of the North Hollywood Red Line station and is asking $600,000.

Living room with wide windows
Dining area
Bedroom with bathroom

↑ This one-bedroom, one-bath condo Downtown LA’s Market Lofts is just two blocks from the busy 7th Street/Metro Center subway station. The 820-square foot unit features huge windows, high ceilings, and a walk-in closet in the bedroom. Asking price is $599,500, with HOA dues of $534 per month. They cover amenities such as a pool, theater, and fitness center.