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Here’s what $1.5M buys around LA

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See what that price buys in five Los Angeles neighborhoods, from Westwood 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 and condos within $10,000 of today’s price: $1.5 million.

Front of house
Living room
Dining room Photos by Marcelo Lagos, courtesy Jonathan London/Compass Realty
Deck
Sherman Oaks

This hillside 1930s home is full of sleek updates and light-filled living spaces. The 2,339-square-foot house has four bedrooms and three bathrooms, with a huge kitchen and dining area equipped with new appliances and a large center island. It sits on a 6,300-square-foot lot, surrounded by tall trees and flanked with an abundance of patio and deck space overlooking the neighborhood. Asking price is $1.499 million.

Front yard
Kitchen
Bedroom Photos by Bob Beresh Photography, courtesy Deborah Bremner/Coldwell Banker
Backyard
Westchester

Sitting on a grassy 6,343-square-foot lot close to Loyola Marymount University, this classic ranch house appears to have just as much suburban-style appeal as when it was built in 1949. Inside are three bedrooms and two bathrooms spread across 1,815 square feet of floor space. The kitchen, floors, and bathrooms, have all been recently updated, and fireplaces can be found in both the living room and master bedroom. The property includes an enclosed backyard and a two-car garage. Asking price is $1.5 million.

Front yard
Living room
Kitchen Via Anne Austin/Coldwell Banker
Backyard pool
Pico-Robertson

Here’s a homey cottage with airy interiors and some lovely original details. Built in 1941, the home has hardwood floors, a brick-lined living room fireplace, and vintage tile in the kitchen and bathroom. The 1,131-square-foot residence contains two bedrooms and a formal dining room. It sits on a 6,923-square-foot lot with an attractive front yard and a swimming pool in the back. A detached garage has been converted into an extra bedroom. Asking price is $1.5 million.

Dining room
Kitchen
Bedroom Via Yasmin Kashani/Nelson Shelton
Balcony
Westwood

You could live like a 1980s power player in this cavernous Wilshire Boulevard condo. The 2,018-square-foot unit has two bedrooms and three bathrooms, with open living spaces and a built-in bar. The kitchen has been recently renovated and the master bedroom is complete with an enormous en-suite bathroom. Building amenities include a swimming pool, a fitness center, and even a ballroom. Asking price is $1.49 million; HOA dues will add on $1,864 per month.

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Living room
Bedroom
Backyard
Mid-City

Situated in Lafayette Square, a partly gated community developed a century ago by real estate investor George Crenshaw, this handsome Mediterranean-style home was built in 1923. Inside are hardwood floors, French doors, elaborately decorative moldings, and other period details. The 3,408-square-foot house has five bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. Situated on an 8,947-square-foot, the house has a large backyard with a detached garage. Asking price is $1.499 million.

Poll

Which house or condo would you choose?

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  • 35%
    Sherman Oaks
    (381 votes)
  • 13%
    Westchester
    (145 votes)
  • 15%
    Pico-Robertson
    (164 votes)
  • 4%
    Westwood
    (52 votes)
  • 30%
    Mid-City
    (320 votes)
1062 votes total Vote Now