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Here’s what $780K buys around LA

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See what that price buys in five Los Angeles neighborhoods, from Pasadena to Brentwood

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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: $780,000.

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Front lawn and driveway
Living room
Bedroom Photos by Home Sweet Home Productions, courtesy Grace Miranda/Keller Williams
Back patio and yard

Situated north of the 134 freeway, close to the Los Angeles River, this 1920s home has a host of intriguing interior features, including a brick fireplace, a breakfast nook with built-in booth seating, and a wood-paneled cocktail bar. The 1,458-square-foot house contains three bedrooms and two bathrooms. In the back is an enclosed yard and a covered patio. Sitting on a 5,750-square-foot lot, it’s asking $775,000.

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Living room
Kitchen Photos by Jeff Elson, courtesy Nicole Contreras/Nourmand & Associates

Here’s a spacious 1,213-square-foot condo located just south of Sunset Boulevard, near the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs campus. The unit has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, with a living room fireplace and a private balcony overlooking the complex’s lushly landscaped grounds. Shared amenities include a swimming pool, spa, and resident picnic area. Asking price is $775,000, with HOA dues of $503 per month.

Front yard
Living room
Kitchen and laundry room Photos by Susan Pickering, courtesy Teresa Fuller/Compass

Located in eastern Pasadena, this 1940s ranch house sits on a sizable 8,748-square-foot lot with a grassy front lawn and a scenic backyard with plenty of space for outdoor seating—or perhaps a game of croquet. Inside are two bedrooms and two bathrooms, spread across 1,404 square feet of living space. Features include wood floors, built-in shelving, and a brick-lined fireplace in the living room. Asking price is $789,000.

Spanish house seen from the street
Living room
Kitchen Via John Fontamillas/ReMax

Built in 1923, this compact Spanish-style residence retains original hardwood floors and an elegant living room fireplace. Measuring in at 992 square feet, the home has two bedrooms and one bathroom, with a recently renovated kitchen and new dual pane windows. It sits on a 3,193-square-foot lot with gated parking. Asking price is $785,000.

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Kitchen and dining area Via Shannon Sung/Coldwell Banker
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How about this industrial-style condo in Downtown LA’s Molino Lofts building? The 910-square-foot unit has one bedroom and one bathroom, with an open layout and exposed beams and concrete floors. The kitchen has a large center island and newer stainless steel appliances, and the condo has an in-unit washer and dryer. Building amenities include a swimming pool, a spa, and a fitness center. Asking price is $775,000, with HOA dues of $398 per month.


Which house or condo around $780,000 would you choose?

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