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Curbed Comparisons: What $650K buys across LA

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We’re looking at options in North Hollywood, South Park, Malibu, Glassell Park, and Sylmar

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: $650,000.

Front yard
Living room
Backyard Via Brad Roth, Pinnacle Estate Properties

↑ How about this homey offering in North Hollywood? Built in 1937, it’s been recently updated with refinished hardwood floors and a renovated kitchen. The 1,020-square-foot house has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, along with an airy living room that boasts a stone fireplace. Sitting on a 5,312-square-foot lot, it’s got a small backyard and a detached garage. Asking price is $649,000.

Living room
Desk area
Swimming pool Via Rasmus Ray Lee, Premier Real Estate Broker

↑ Perhaps you’re more interested in Downtown living? Here’s a one-bedroom condo in South Park with 886 square feet of living space and impressive views out its nearly wall-sized windows. The condo has lofted ceilings, hardwood floors, and in-unit washer and dryer. Building amenities include a fitness room, lounge, swimming pool, and spa. Asking price is $640,000, with HOA dues of $720 per month.

Front view of house
Living room/kitchen
Yard area Via Kim Villalobos, REMAX Empower

↑ This colorful home in Glassell Park has four bedrooms and two bathrooms in its 1,190 square feet of living space. Features include an array of decorative tile, along with an updated kitchen and glass sliding doors throughout. The home sits on a 2,644-square-foot lot, with an enclosed patio space complete with turf and plenty of space for outdoor seating. Asking price is $649,000.

View of building
living room
Bedroom 1
bedroom 2 Via Tony De Franco, Sotheby’s

↑ How about something a little closer to the beach? This two-bedroom condo in Malibu is located right off Pacific Coast Highway close to Point Dume. The unit has 1,056 square feet of living space, with two bathrooms and a living room that opens to a private deck. Building amenities include a pool, spa, and a pair of parking spaces. Asking price is $649,000, with HOA dues of $595 per month.

Front yard
Kitchen with wallpaper
Living room with wood paneled walls
Horse area in backyard Via Laureen Endoso, Doyle Barnes, Dilbeck Real Estate

↑ This Sylmar ranch house has a nice, rustic feel, and lives up to the decor—there’s room for horses in the backyard. Featuring two bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms, the home also fits a large living room and wood-paneled den into its 1,498 square feet of living space. It sits on a half-acre lot with a grassy front lawn and a large back patio space, in addition to the equestrian facilities. Asking price is $649,000.


Which home or condo around $650,000 would you buy?

This poll is closed

  • 39%
    North Hollywood
    (535 votes)
  • 7%
    South Park
    (105 votes)
  • 13%
    Glassell Park
    (187 votes)
  • 22%
    (313 votes)
  • 16%
    (223 votes)
1363 votes total Vote Now