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Los Angeles homes for sale: What $900K buys you around LA

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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: $900,000.

View looking up at two-story home
Living room with panel of windows
Backyard Via Lauren Reichenberg, Sotheby's International Realty

↑ We’ll start with this very pleasant-looking Spanish-style home in Silver Lake. Built in 1925, the 1,356-square-foot residence includes nice details such as hardwood floors, arched doorways, and a tiled front staircase. The two-bedroom home sits on a 2,933-square-foot lot with a detached studio space, a one-car garage, and a nice backyard with terraced gardens. Asking price is $899,000.

View of home’s exterior
Living room with beamed ceiling
Swimming pool Via Matt Epstein, Berkshire Hathaway

↑ Built in 1937, this four-bedroom home in Valley Glen may not be long for this world (its listing describes it as “a developer’s dream”). But for now it’s chock full of character, with beamed ceilings, French doors, brick walls, and skylights aplenty. The 2,480-square-foot home sits on a 0.6-acre lot with a swimming pool and two gazebos. Asking price is $899,000.

Front of house from lawn
Living room with fireplace
Den with glass-paneled doors
Backyard with patch of grass and garage Via Robert Estrada

↑ The recipient of a very quick flip (it last sold at the end of June for $453,000), this three-bedroom house in West Adams has new paint, flooring, light fixtures, appliances, and a pair of remodeled bathrooms. The 1,632-square-foot home sits on a 7,753-square-foot lot with a grassy backyard and a detached two-car garage. Asking price is $899,000.

View of residence from street
Living room with views of hills
Bedroom with sliding door to balcony Via Robert Alan Hanson, Realty Source Incorporated

↑ How about something brand new? This 2,234-square-foot, four-bedroom home in El Sereno is looking for its first owner. Features include hardwood floors, glass sliding doors, multiple balconies, and a large rooftop deck. The bottom level is built as a flex space that could be used as a guest suite, office, or family room. Asking price is $899,000.

View of home from front walkway
Living room with beamed ceilings
Master bedroom
Backyard with swimming pool Via Michael Okun, Wish Sotheby's Realty

↑ At 1,134 square feet, this 1930s two-bedroom residence in Valley Village is the smallest home on this list, but the cheery Spanish-style home sits on an 8,100-square-foot lot with plenty of space for outdoor seating, along with a swimming pool and a koi pond. Interior features include hardwood floors, beamed ceilings, wide windows, and a large living room fireplace. Asking price is $899,000—which means each house this week has the exact same asking price. Compare away!


Which house around $900,000 would you choose?

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  • 24%
    Silver Lake
    (295 votes)
  • 8%
    Valley Glen
    (102 votes)
  • 7%
    West Adams
    (96 votes)
  • 18%
    El Sereno
    (229 votes)
  • 41%
    Valley Village
    (504 votes)
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