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Los Angeles homes for sale: What $850K buys you around LA

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A Craftsman in East Hollywood and an updated modern in Long Beach

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: $850,000.

View of Craftsman with front garden
Living room with fireplace
Dining room
Master bedroom Via Luis Guevara, Keller Williams

↑ We’ll start with a four-bedroom home in East Hollywood—just south of the 101 freeway. Built in 1915, the 1,546-square-foot Craftsman-style residence sits on a 4,840-square-foot lot. Interior features include hardwood floors, crown moldings, and built-in shelving. The kitchen and bathrooms have been updated since the home last sold in December (for $604,000). Asking price is $850,000.

Open dining and living area
Living room leading to balcony
Bathroom Gil Saraf, Keller Williams

This unit in the Arts District’s Molino Street Lofts building has one bedroom and one bathroom, with a total of 1,357 square feet of living space. The open floor plan includes a roomy kitchen and living area, leading to a private balcony. The condo comes with a parking spot and access to the building’s rooftop pool and fitness center. Asking price is $849,000, with HOA dues of $410 per month.

Ranch house
Wood-paneled room with stained glass
Tiled bathroom
Woodsy yard Via Renee Rosen, Berkshire Hathaway

↑ Located on the border of West Hills and Canoga Park, this three-bedroom residence sits on a woodsy half-acre lot with gardens and fruit trees. The 1,752-square-foot 1950s ranch house has hardwood floors, beamed ceilings, stained glass windows, and a very ornately tiled master bathroom. Asking price is $850,000.

Exterior view of house
Living room with glass door
Bedroom with beamed ceiling
Swimming pool Via Steven Nottingham, Keller Williams

↑ Per the listing, this 1953 Long Beach residence was designed by influential Southern California modernist Cliff May. Though the 1,633-square-foot home has been significantly updated since its construction, it still features hallmarks of May’s style—including vaulted ceilings and plenty of indoor-outdoor access. The three-bedroom home sits on a 5,201-square-foot lot with a swimming pool and guest house. Asking price is $849,000.

Living room
Dining room
Bedroom Via Sarah Pearson, Compass Realty

↑ Here’s a roomy two-bedroom unit in West Hollywood that has been recently updated with oak floors, new kitchen appliances, and contemporary bathroom fixtures. The 1,445-square-foot condo has an open living area, a private deck, and direct access to the shared swimming pool. Asking price is $849,000, with HOA dues of $500 per month.


Which home around $850,000 would you choose?

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  • 19%
    East Hollywood
    (196 votes)
  • 6%
    Arts District
    (67 votes)
  • 12%
    West Hills
    (129 votes)
  • 35%
    Long Beach
    (355 votes)
  • 26%
    West Hollywood
    (264 votes)
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