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Here’s what $800K buys around LA

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Options include a brand new unit in Echo Park and a Spanish-style cottage in the Hollywood Hills

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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: $800,000.

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Turquoise-colored house perched above a one-car garage, with a winding stairway leading to the front door
Living room with a brick fireplace and a pitched ceiling with exposed wooden beams
Galley kitchen with black marble countertops and a farmhouse sink Photos by Laura D’Anna, courtesy Lisa Brende, Chris Corkum/Compass
Bedroom with hardwood floors and a wall-sized closet with sliding doors

Located northeast of downtown Glendale, this 1950s home sits above the street on a 6,058-square-foot lot with a large back patio with space for outdoor dining and a barbecue area. Inside the 1,236-square-foot home are three bedrooms and two bathrooms, with hardwood floors throughout. The living room features beamed ceilings and a brick fireplace, while the kitchen has been recently renovated with new countertops and appliances. Asking price is $799,000.

Living room with white walls and a white-colored sectional, arranged around a brown woven rug
Kitchen with stainless steel appliances, white countertops, and built-in wood shelving
Bedroom with carpeted floor and door leading into en-suite bathroom Photos by Charmaine David, courtesy Garrett Frakes/Polaris Pacific
Rooftop deck with patio furniture and a circular table.
Eagle Rock

This spacious residence is newly built on a tiny 700-square-foot lot, sitting alongside other homes constructed under LA’s small lot subdivision ordinance. The unit has three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms spread across 1,800 square feet of floor space. The kitchen boasts contemporary appliances and a large center island, while the master bedroom has a walk-in closet and an en-suite bathroom. Featuring a two-car garage and a large rooftop deck, the home is asking $799,900, with monthly dues of $95 per month.

Living area with lofted ceiling and a floating metal staircase, illuminated by double-height windows
Kitchen with U-shaped counter layout, with a stainless steel oven directly ahead
Bathroom vanity, separate from shower and toilet in the next room Via Patricia Rocha/Berkshire Hathaway
Rooftop deck looking toward other units, with palm trees and nearby apartments in the background
Echo Park

Perhaps you’d prefer a small-lot home in a slightly more central location? This one sits two blocks from Echo Park Lake, between Sunset Boulevard and the 101 freeway. Inside are two bedrooms and two bathrooms, with 1,593 square feet of living space. The lower-level living area is light and airy, thanks to a lofted ceiling and enormous windows, which provide plenty of natural light. The house sits atop a two-car garage and includes a sizable rooftop deck. Asking price is $799,990.

English-style cottage with bright green lawn
Living room with hardwood floors, wood-paneling, and a fireplace.
Vintage tile bathroom with a separate shower and bathtub Via Nancy Bell/Coldwell Banker
Backyard with pergola-shaded deck and ivy-covered garage
San Gabriel

Not far from the dazzling Huntington Gardens is this charming English-style cottage built in 1934. The 1,564-square-foot home has two bedrooms and one bathroom, with hardwood floors throughout. The living room has wood-paneled walls and an elegant fireplace, and the bathroom features some fantastic vintage tile. Sitting on a 6,000-square-foot lot, the house has a grassy backyard with a pergola-shaded patio. Asking price is $799,000.

Living room with beamed ceiling and a fireplace
Dining area with table set up below built-in wall niche and a casement window
Brick courtyard area enclosed by tall hedges Photos courtesy Kareen Slajer, Cyril Saelens/Keller Williams
Bedroom with wood floors and French doors
Hollywood Hills

Just down the street from the John Anson Ford Theatre, this 1920s Spanish-style in the Cahuenga Pass offers plenty of classic charm. Interior features include wood floors, French Doors, beamed ceilings, built-in wall-niches, and a living room fireplace. The 1,161-square-foot home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It sits on a 3,804-square-foot lot with a pleasant brick patio in the back. Asking price is $799,000.


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

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  • 8%
    (129 votes)
  • 12%
    Eagle Rock
    (195 votes)
  • 15%
    Echo Park
    (248 votes)
  • 16%
    San Gabriel
    (253 votes)
  • 47%
    Hollywood Hills
    (742 votes)
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