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Here's what $549K buys around LA

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We've rounded up five good 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 $1,000 of today’s price: $549,000.

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Living room fireplace
Backyard Via Jason and Laura Berns/Keller Williams

Built in 1912, this handsome Pasadena Craftsman has a built-in buffet and a freshly remodeled kitchen. The 912-square-foot house includes two bedrooms and one bathroom, along with an open living and dining room with a fireplace. Sitting on a 2,475-square-foot lot, the house has an enclosed backyard and a small side yard with a garden. Asking price is $549,000.

Living room
Balcony Via David Lee Ruest, Johnny Cho/Keller Williams

Located at the northern edge of Koreatown, this condo has airy living spaces that open via glass sliding doors to a private balcony. The unit has two bedrooms and two bathrooms spread across 912 square feet of floor space. The living room is equipped with a fireplace. Asking price is $549,900, with HOA dues of $168 per month.

Front of house
Living room
Backyard Via Timothy Gavin/Keller Williams

Here's a classic Spanish-style home down in Long Beach. Built in 1928, it's got two bedrooms and one bathroom, with 1,127 square feet of living space. Interior features include wood floors, beamed ceilings, and an elegant living room fireplace. The house sits on a 6,501-square-foot lot with a pleasant backyard and a detached garage. Asking price is $549,000.

Front door
Living room
Back deck Courtesy Sotheby’s International Realty

On the other side of LA is this traditional Shadow Hills residence, built in 1931. The 1,165-square-foot house has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Inside are wood-paneled walls, vaulted ceilings, and a bay window in the kitchen. Sitting on a 5,489-square-foot lot, the house is surrounded by trees and gardens and has plenty of potential. Asking price is $549,000.

Front of building
Living room
Dining room
Bedroom Via Bradley Gilboe/Keller Williams

This condo is located on the western edge of Hancock Park, close to La Brea Avenue. Featuring two bedrooms and one bathroom spread across 848 square feet of living space, the unit has bamboo floors and a private balcony space. Shared amenities include a pool, laundry, and parking. Asking price is $549,000, with HOA dues of $357 per month.


Which home or condo around $549,000 would you choose?

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  • 41%
    (590 votes)
  • 7%
    (111 votes)
  • 33%
    Long Beach
    (479 votes)
  • 9%
    Shadow Hills
    (131 votes)
  • 7%
    Hancock Park
    (110 votes)
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