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Curbed Comparisons: What $1.2M buys you around LA

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We’ve rounded up a few of the most appealing options

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: $1.2 million.

Living room
Bedroom with view
White brick fireplace
Back patio Via Conrado Delagarza, Redfin

↑ Located right on the border of Silver Lake and Los Feliz, this 1953 residence has been thoroughly updated and features 1,379 square feet of airy living space with views across the hilly surroundings. The two-bedroom, two-bath home has hardwood floors, walls of glass, and a white brick fireplace. It sits on a 5,100-square-foot lot with patio and deck space and a two-car garage. Asking price is $1.198 million.

Front of house
Tile fireplace
Front porch
Back of house with sun porch Via Dan Kolodziejski, Clement Partners Real Estate

↑ Looking for a place with some history? This 1909 Craftsman in Harvard Heights was, per the listing, designed by noted residential architect Frank Tyler. Interior photos of the 2,478-square-foot home are scarce, but the exterior is stunning, with a large front porch with built-in seating, leaded glass windows, and an upper level bay window. The four-bedroom, two and a half-bath residence sits on a 5,854-square-foot lot with a sizable backyard and a detached garage. Asking price is $1.2 million.

Living room
Bedroom with glass walls
Kitchen space
Large pool Via Julie Walker, Coldwell Banker

↑ Here’s a three-story townhouse in Playa Vista with three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, and 1,920 square feet of living space. Per the listing, the unit has been completely remodeled since it last sold in 2013. It now includes oak floors, Caesarstone counters, and new appliances, along with walls of glass and multiple balconies. Shared amenities include an enormous pool and fitness center. Asking price is $1.208 million, with HOA dues of $677 per month.

Living room with fireplace
Bedroom with fireplace
Balcony overlooking street Via Julian Rios, Keller Williams

↑ If it’s views you’re after, this tall four-bedroom home in the Hollywood Hills is a good place to start. The 2,080-square-foot residence features multiple balconies and walls of glass offering sight-lines across the hills and into the LA basin. Other features include a pair of fireplaces and an upper level family room with a cocktail bar. Asking price is $1.195 million.

Living room with sliding door
Master bedroom
Rooftop deck Via Joshua Altman, Douglas Elliman

↑ You could be the first owner of this 1,300-square-foot townhouse in West Hollywood. The home has two bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a generous amount of outdoor space. Atop the newly built unit is a large rooftop deck and barbecue area that provides plenty of room for entertaining and views around the area. Other features include hardwood floors, walk-in closets, and a bevy of high-tech appliances and fixtures. Asking price is $1.198 million, with HOA dues of $594 per month.


Which home or condo would you choose?

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  • 33%
    Silver Lake/Los Feliz
    (358 votes)
  • 15%
    Harvard Heights
    (160 votes)
  • 14%
    Playa Vista
    (150 votes)
  • 21%
    Hollywood Hills
    (225 votes)
  • 15%
    West Hollywood
    (161 votes)
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