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Curbed Comparisons: What $800K buys around LA

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We’re looking at homes and condos in South Park, Malibu, Glendale, Sawtelle, and Beachwood Canyon

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: $800,000.

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Courtyard Via Julie Jones Parks, Sotheby’s

This airy condo is situated in Beachwood Canyon’s romantic Torre del Moro complex, designed by Marie Russack Hotchener (one of the founders of Krotona Colony, the neighborhood’s long-lost utopian village). The building was constructed in 1933, but this unit has been given a chic, minimalist overhaul. It’s got two bedrooms and one bathroom, with 830 square feet of living space and multiple private patios. Asking price is $799,000, with HOA dues of $360 per month.

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Grassy backyard Via Narbeh Khachian, Marine Janikyan, JohnHart Real Estate

This homey little two-bedroom in Glendale sits on a 6,156-square-foot with a well-manicured front lawn and a grassy backyard with gardens and verdant privacy hedges. Built in 1922, the 1,194-square-foot home has hardwood floors, built-in alcoves and shelving, and a brick fireplace in the living room. Asking price is $799,999.

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Balcony Via Simone Poingsett, Redfin

Here’s a condo in the heart of Sawtelle with some nice westward facing views from the private balcony. The unit has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, with 869 square feet of living space. Features include wood floors, an open kitchen with contemporary appliances, and in-unit laundry. Asking price is $799,000, with HOA dues of just $276 per month.

House and yard
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This rustic little cottage in Malibu measures in at just 628 square feet, but it’s surrounded by lush gardens and commands impressive views of the surrounding hills. The house itself has one bedroom and one bathroom, with wood-paneled walls, wide windows, and a breakfast bar. It sits on a 6,727-square-foot lot, and the sale comes with a similarly sized parcel of land next door. Asking price is $799,000.

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Swimming pool deck

Here’s a condo in the heart of bustling South Park, where dozens of development projects are bound to bring you plenty of new neighbors in coming years. This one has a single bedroom and one bathroom spread across a roomy 1,020 square feet of living space. Features include lofty ceilings, walls of glass, and private balcony space. The building has a swimming pool, spa, rooftop lounge, and fitness center. Asking price is $795,000, with HOA dues of $684 per month.


Which house or condo around $800,000 would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 29%
    Beachwood Canyon
    (483 votes)
  • 24%
    (403 votes)
  • 6%
    (111 votes)
  • 32%
    (523 votes)
  • 6%
    South Park
    (106 votes)
1626 votes total Vote Now