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Curbed Comparisons: What $720K buys around LA

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We’ve got five options, from San Pedro to Tujunga

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: $720,000.

House from street
Living room
Backyard area Via Margaret Cashion, Berkshire Hathaway

This Glendale residence sits at the end of a cul-de-sac off of Chevy Chase Drive. Built in 1956, it’s got two bedrooms and a bathroom, with 892 square feet of living space. The open kitchen and living area leads out to a back deck and barbecue area, and the property extends up the surrounding hillside, with terraced gardens and patio space. Situated on three quarters of an acre, the house is asking $719,000.

House seen from the street
View from backyard Via Anthony Christopher, Coldwell Banker

This El Sereno home last sold in 2012 for $310,000 and it’s now back on the market for more than twice the price. Built in 1949, it sits above the street with gardens and a two-car garage in front. The 1,391-square-foot house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, with hardwood floors and an updated kitchen. It sits on a 4,800-square-foot lot with a large patio space in the back. Asking price is $725,000.

Front of house
Remodeled kitchen
Exit to backyard
Backyard Via Amanda Salter and Dale Austin, Douglas Elliman

This San Pedro home sits less than a mile from the ocean on the western edge of the neighborhood. It’s got two bedrooms and one bathroom, with 1,078 square feet of floor space. Built in 1950, the house has been updated with new floors, appliances, and bathroom fixtures. It sits on a 6,251-square-foot lot with a grassy backyard and a wooden deck accessible from the living room. Asking price is $715,000.

Front of house
Living room
Dining room
Backyard Via Stephanie Newport, Podley Properties

Up in Tujunga is this homey residence built in 1957 with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Sitting on a spacious 9,306-square-foot lot, the house has 1,512 square feet of living space, with wood floors, glass sliding doors, and a brick fireplace in the dining rooms. Out back is a shaded patio and a sizable and private backyard. Asking price is $725,000.

Front of house
Living room
Kitchen and dining area
Swimming pool Via Grigorios Papoutsian, Intero Real Estate Services

Here’s a Long Beach home with three bedrooms and two bathrooms spread across 1,408 square feet of living space. Recently renovated, it’s got an updated kitchen and remodeled bathrooms, along with new electric and plumbing. The house sits on a 5,097-square-foot lot and opens to a back patio with a swimming pool. There’s also a detached two-car garage. Asking price is $719,999.


Which of these homes around $720,000 would you choose?

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  • 23%
    (315 votes)
  • 9%
    El Sereno
    (119 votes)
  • 18%
    San Pedro
    (243 votes)
  • 11%
    (155 votes)
  • 36%
    Long Beach
    (481 votes)
1313 votes total Vote Now