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Here’s what $599K buys around Los Angeles

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Options include a fixer bungalow in Atwater Village and a one-bedroom condo in a groovy West Hollywood building

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: $599,000.

Photos by Suzy Polling, courtesy of Lauren Reichenberg/Compass
Silver Lake

This compact one-bedroom bungalow sits on a tiny lot that’s just south of world-famous Sunset Boulevard. In its 528 square feet, it packs one bedroom and one bathroom. But the updated dwelling sits above two garages, and one of them has been converted into an office with a separate entrance. A little outdoor space can be found on the back patio and front balcony. Easy walking distance to bars and restaurants, this property is asking $599,000.

Living room with rug floors, and dining table on left side.
Kitchen with tile floors, refrigerator on left side, and white cabinets.
Bedroom with a window on right side, rug floors and ceiling fan. Via Michael Nourmand and Adam Sires/Nourmand and Associates
Outdoor view of building with parking garage underneath.
West LA

This cozy two-bedroom condo with one and three quarters baths has a brick fireplace and rug and tile floors throughout. It’s one of just six units in a building that opened in 1965, and it’s equipped with recessed lighting, central HVAC, and in-unit laundry. It’s listed at 595,000, with HOA dues of $350 per month.

Courtesy of Gretchen Palmer/Deasy Penner Podley
Atwater Village

Looking for a home in need of some TLC? This 1923 bungalow has good bones: a little front porch, wood floors, a 5,404-square-foot lot, and a detached garage. The dwelling comes in at 628 square feet and holds one bedroom and one bath. Walking distance to the Glendale Narrows, Frogtown Brewery, and Glendale Boulevard, it’s asking $599,000.

A photo of the coral-colored complex, which has condos surrounding an irregularly shaped swimming pool in the center of the development.
A kitchen with a seating area. Behind the seating area is a glass door that leads out to the patio. Courtesy of The Agency
The bedroom has a wall of louver windows with window shades.
West Hollywood

A one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo in one of LA’s coolest midcentury modern condominium complexes—the Hollywood Riviera—is up for grabs. The 739-square-foot condo features a retro kitchen that opens to a patio, hardwood and tile floors, lots of natural light, and a walk-in closet. The 1950s building has a pool, and the unit comes with two parking spaces. It’s asking $589,000, with HOA fees of $412.

Wood floor living room with a balcony and white walls.
Modern kitchen with white cabinets, black marble-like countertops and a dining table on the right side.
Bedroom with a window on the right side that allows lots of natural lighting. Via  Simone Poingsett/Redfin
Outdoor view of building on corner of Woodman Avenue and Addison Street.
Sherman Oaks

This spacious two-bedroom, two-bathroom condominium features a large kitchen, new laminate wood floors, in-unit laundry, and a balcony. The master suite has a walk-in closet and a bathroom with double sinks. The complex has a pool, clubhouse, secure entry, and parking. It’s near the Westfield Fashion Square Mall and the shops and restaurants on Venture Boulevard. The price tag is $589,000, with monthly HOA dues of $426.


Which home would you buy?

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  • 19%
    Silver Lake
    (277 votes)
  • 14%
    West LA
    (199 votes)
  • 28%
    Atwater Village
    (395 votes)
  • 18%
    West Hollywood
    (266 votes)
  • 18%
    Sherman Oaks
    (265 votes)
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