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Curbed Comparisons: What $1.2M buys around LA

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From Eagle Rock to Westchester

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 within $10,000 of today’s price: $1.2 million.

Front of house
Living room
Back patio Via Jill Donaty, the Donaty Group

Sitting in the Melrose Hill district of East Hollywood, this classic craftsman bungalow was built in 1912, making it among the earliest constructed in the area. The house has three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, with 2,196 square feet of living space. There’s also a separate back unit (currently being rented out) with an additional one bedroom and one bathroom. Sitting on a 7,366-square-foot lot with a back deck and a large front porch, the house is asking $1.199 million.

Front view of house
Living room/dinging room
Bedroom Via Imraan Ali, Compass

This Silver Lake home also includes a back house. The property has been very thoroughly overhauled since it sold last year (for $775,000), and has new floors, fresh paint, new appliances, and a host of other updates. Both units have two bedrooms and a bathroom, and the property includes 1,867 square feet of living space. The house sits on a 5,246-square-foot lot with a long driveway and an enclosed patio. Asking price is $1.2 million.

Side yard
Via Jade Mills, Alexis LaMontagna, Coldwell Banker

Described in listing material as a “shabby chic farmhouse,” this West Hollywood cottage sits on a small 2,486-square-foot lot with room enough for a cozy yard and a covered back patio. Inside are two bedrooms and one bathroom, with 806 square feet of floor space. Features include wood floors, French doors, and a brick fireplace in the living room. Asking price is $1.195 million.

Front yard
Dining room
Backyard Via Summer Salinas, Podley Properties

This Colonial home in Eagle Rock is very grand indeed. Built in 1923, it sits above a sloping lawn with a large front porch and four white columns in the front. Inside, it has hardwood floors, crown moldings, and a large brick fireplace. The home has four bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, with 2,228 square feet of floor space. It sits on a 8,033-square-foot lot with a terraced backyard and a two-car garage. Asking price is $1.2 million.

Front of house
Living room
Wood-paneled room Via Stephanie Younger • Compass

Here’s a home in Westchester with some unusually rustic wood and brick interiors. The house was built in 1944 and boasts wood floors, wood-paneled walls, and vaulted ceilings with exposed wooden beams. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms spread across 1,779 square feet of living space. The home sits on a 5,996-square-foot lot with a bit of patio space in the back and a garage that’s now being used as a workshop. Asking price is $1.199 million.


Which home around $1.2 million would you choose?

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  • 19%
    East Hollywood
    (255 votes)
  • 21%
    Silver Lake
    (282 votes)
  • 8%
    West Hollywood
    (109 votes)
  • 40%
    Eagle Rock
    (520 votes)
  • 10%
    (133 votes)
1299 votes total Vote Now