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LA home comparison: What $625K buys you

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There’s a house in the Valley with a pool and white picket fence

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 or condos within $10,000 of today’s price: $625,000.

White house with blue trim
Remodeled kitchen
Living room with window panels
Back patio with yard Via Debra Abeyesinhe, Keller Williams Realty Calabasas

↑ This little three-bedroom home in Van Nuys has been substantially remodeled since it last sold in January for $410,000. Now, the 1,334-square-foot residence offers new floors, fresh paint, a remodeled kitchen, new wiring, and a host of other updates. The house has two bathrooms and is situated on a 6,750-square-foot lot with a spacious backyard. Asking price is $630,000.

View of house from front lawn
Living room with fireplace
Remodeled kitchen
Bedroom Via Max Armand, Helix Properties

↑ Here’s another recent flip in the Vermont Square neighborhood of South LA. Features of the three-bedroom, two-bath home include new floors, an updated kitchen and bathroom, and a brick-clad living room fireplace. Built in 1912, the house offers 1,385 square feet of living space on a 5,876-square-foot lot with a detached two car garage. Sold in May for $450,000, it’s already back on the market with a $625,000 asking price.

Green and purple-colored house
Purple living room
Tile kitchen
Bright blue bedroom Via Arlen Perla, Century 21 Allstars

↑ This two-bedroom home in Highland Park is looking ready for Mardi Gras. It’s in need of a few repairs, but offers 1,076 square feet of living space on a 4,001-square-foot lot with a long front porch and a detached garage in the rear of the house. The home last sold just six years ago for $260,000. It’s now listed for $630,000.

Front of house
Living room with carpet and fireplace
Small and plain kitchen
Back of home with pool Via Stephanie Vitacco, Keller Williams Encino-Sherman

↑ Over in Granada Hills, this three-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath home is looking very all-American—white picket fence included. The 1,710-square-foot home was built in 1955 and features a fireplace, step-down living room, and a covered back patio. The 7,432-square-foot lot includes an attached two-car garage and a swimming pool. Asking price is $619,500.

Brightly colored living room
Kitchen looking into dining area
Dark bedroom
Huge walk-in closet Via Rebekah Schwartz Sklar, Hilton & Hyland

↑ This West Hollywood condo offers two bedrooms and two full baths—in addition to some very bold interior design choices. The 1,193-square-foot unit has black hardwood floors, a mosaic tile bathroom, and a massive walk-in closet in the master bedroom. Building amenities include a pool and parking spot. Asking price is $619,000.

Poll

Which of these homes around $625K would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 17%
    Van Nuys
    (200 votes)
  • 39%
    Vermont Square
    (449 votes)
  • 7%
    Highland Park
    (84 votes)
  • 14%
    Granada Hills
    (169 votes)
  • 21%
    West Hollywood
    (244 votes)
1146 votes total Vote Now