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Curbed Comparisons: What $2,500 rents in LA right now

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See what that price gets you across Los Angeles, from Silver Lake to Santa Monica.

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 rentals within $100 of today’s price, $2,500.

Via Stern Property Management

It’s not quite 90210, but you can still live a fancy life in the 90212. That’s where you’ll find this charming one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment with hardwood floors and beamed ceilings. Located off Beverly and Wilshire, it’s walking distance to Honor Bar and Spago, and it’s renting for $2,500 per month. Parking costs an extra $150.

Via Zillow

This one-bedroom unit in trendy Silver Lake sports new hardwood floors, an updated kitchen, and a bathroom with cute tile. But its main selling point is that it comes with its own (not-shared!) yard. The 623-square-foot unit is renting for $2,500.

Via Zillow

In Historic Filipinotown, you can score a remodeled two-bedroom, one-bath duplex. As the listing notes, the neighborhood is walking distance to Echo Park Lake, you’ll just have to cross the 101 Freeway to get there. Features include new kitchen appliances and laminate wood floors. It rents for $2,500.

Via Zillow

The biggest pad in this round-up is a 1,100-square-foot apartment is in the Westside neighborhood of Sawtelle, where there’s easy access to the 405 freeway and plenty of delicious ramen. The unit holds two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It looks older, but clean and bright with good closet space. It’s renting for $2,500.

Via Zillow

Here’s a place in Larchmont perfect for a Paramount employee: The lovely one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is walking distance to the studio. It’s located in a 1920s, Spanish-style building, and the unit features arched entryways, a vintage stove, and retro tile in the kitchen and bath. It’s renting for $2,500.


Which apartment would you rent for $2,500?

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  • 5%
    Beverly Hills
    (59 votes)
  • 11%
    Silver Lake
    (123 votes)
  • 18%
    Historic Filipinotown
    (205 votes)
  • 21%
    (243 votes)
  • 43%
    (479 votes)
1109 votes total Vote Now