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9 small homes for sale in LA right now

A mix of turnkey homes and fixers for a whole range of prices

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In honor of Curbed's Micro Week, we've poked through listings of small homes under 750 square feet to find a mix of fixer-uppers and move-in ready houses across the price spectrum and throughout Los Angeles.

From a fabulously remodeled 1920s bungalow in Silver Lake to a private cottage in El Sereno that needs a little love, our picks are all charming and cozy. Prices range from $429,000 to $655,000 for these petite residences.

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1. 16321 Pacific Coast Highway

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16321 Pacific Coast Hwy
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

440 square feet

Ocean views usually cost millions, but this 440-square-foot mobile home makes coastal living really affordable. Located in a Pacific Palisades mobile home park, the unit is basically a freestanding studio apartment (no bedroom, one bathroom) with a galley kitchen, in-unit washer and dryer, and a view of the ocean from the porch. The mobile home is asking $325,000, though there is an additional cost of about $862 to rent the space in the mobile home park.

2. 6224 California Avenue

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6224 California Ave
Long Beach, CA 90805

478 square feet.

This one-bedroom home has one bathroom, newer windows, an attached laundry room, and what appear to be laminate wood floors. It's situated on a large, long lot on a tree-lined street in a "family friendly North Long Beach neighborhood that's scheduled for many community upgrades now and in the near future." The asking price is $279,900.

3. 4396 O Neill Street

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4396 O Neill St
Los Angeles, CA 90032

540 square feet

This house sits on a lot in the El Sereno Hills near Ascot Park. (In fact, the listing notes there's a direct route from the house into the hills.) The two-bedroom fixer has newer electrical and a newer roof, too. There aren't a ton of interior shots, but one of the rare peeks inside shows some nice historic windows and a great view of the surrounding hills. Built in 1921, this bungalow is asking $379,000.

4. 1717 Nolden Street

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1717 Nolden St
Los Angeles, CA 90042

562 square feet.

Dating all the way back to 1922, this compact residence sits on a nearly 8,000-square-foot lot, with a little front porch and plenty of space in the back. A basement space offers an opportunity for a workshop or studio. Tucked into the Highland Park hills off Figueroa, the house has a definite cabin-like vibe. The house is listed for $599,000.

5. 2030 Rome Drive

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2030 Rome Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90065

598 square feet

This little cottage from the 1920s needs some loving updates and work, but it's got plenty of potential—just look at that living room! Set back on a downward-sloping lot in Glassell Park, this small, cozy house has one bedroom and bathroom, plus a basement and a few outdoor areas. The bedroom backs up to what looks like an office with a wall of big windows and lots of light. The house is listed for $499,000.

6. 938 Truro Avenue

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938 S Truro Ave
Inglewood, CA 90301

640 square feet

This redone Inglewood bungalow is located about a mile away from the future site of the Los Angeles Rams's Inglewood stadium and the surrounding mini-city. The flat-roofed, Spanish-style residence includes double-hung, soundproof windows, new air conditioning and heating systems, and laminate wood floors. The two-bedroom, one-bathroom property also includes a detached garage and small back patio area. It's listed for $429,000.

7. 1478 Wallace Avenue

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1478 Wallace Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90026

650 square feet

Just a few blocks from Echo Park Lake, this great apartment has a large living room (with a decorative fireplace), a new kitchen, and two patios. The unit also includes a two-car garage, which is always nice to have on these steep and windy streets. The asking price is $559,000.

8. 926 Maltman Avenue

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926 Maltman Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90026

676 square feet

What a catch—one of the famous Maltman Bungalows! The Silver Lake complex's restoration won an award from the Los Angeles Conservancy in 2008, and one look at those interior shots and it's easy to see why. This 1926 residence is the opposite of a fixer-upper. The one-bedroom house has barrel ceilings and hardwood floors, and is in walking distance to Sunset Junction. It's listed for $655,000.

9. 764 Belvidere Street

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764 Belvidere St
Pasadena, CA 91104

720 square feet

This adorable Pasadena residence is situated in the Washington Square Landmark District. It's been recently redone and features hardwood floors throughout, new central air conditioning and heating, a functioning fireplace, a big basement, and a converted garage with a skylight and air conditioning that's waiting to be used as an at-home office or studio. The house is listed for $599,000.

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1. 16321 Pacific Coast Highway

16321 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

440 square feet

Ocean views usually cost millions, but this 440-square-foot mobile home makes coastal living really affordable. Located in a Pacific Palisades mobile home park, the unit is basically a freestanding studio apartment (no bedroom, one bathroom) with a galley kitchen, in-unit washer and dryer, and a view of the ocean from the porch. The mobile home is asking $325,000, though there is an additional cost of about $862 to rent the space in the mobile home park.

16321 Pacific Coast Hwy
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

2. 6224 California Avenue

6224 California Ave, Long Beach, CA 90805

478 square feet.

This one-bedroom home has one bathroom, newer windows, an attached laundry room, and what appear to be laminate wood floors. It's situated on a large, long lot on a tree-lined street in a "family friendly North Long Beach neighborhood that's scheduled for many community upgrades now and in the near future." The asking price is $279,900.

6224 California Ave
Long Beach, CA 90805

3. 4396 O Neill Street

4396 O Neill St, Los Angeles, CA 90032

540 square feet

This house sits on a lot in the El Sereno Hills near Ascot Park. (In fact, the listing notes there's a direct route from the house into the hills.) The two-bedroom fixer has newer electrical and a newer roof, too. There aren't a ton of interior shots, but one of the rare peeks inside shows some nice historic windows and a great view of the surrounding hills. Built in 1921, this bungalow is asking $379,000.

4396 O Neill St
Los Angeles, CA 90032

4. 1717 Nolden Street

1717 Nolden St, Los Angeles, CA 90042

562 square feet.

Dating all the way back to 1922, this compact residence sits on a nearly 8,000-square-foot lot, with a little front porch and plenty of space in the back. A basement space offers an opportunity for a workshop or studio. Tucked into the Highland Park hills off Figueroa, the house has a definite cabin-like vibe. The house is listed for $599,000.
1717 Nolden St
Los Angeles, CA 90042

5. 2030 Rome Drive

2030 Rome Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90065

598 square feet

This little cottage from the 1920s needs some loving updates and work, but it's got plenty of potential—just look at that living room! Set back on a downward-sloping lot in Glassell Park, this small, cozy house has one bedroom and bathroom, plus a basement and a few outdoor areas. The bedroom backs up to what looks like an office with a wall of big windows and lots of light. The house is listed for $499,000.

2030 Rome Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90065

6. 938 Truro Avenue

938 S Truro Ave, Inglewood, CA 90301

640 square feet

This redone Inglewood bungalow is located about a mile away from the future site of the Los Angeles Rams's Inglewood stadium and the surrounding mini-city. The flat-roofed, Spanish-style residence includes double-hung, soundproof windows, new air conditioning and heating systems, and laminate wood floors. The two-bedroom, one-bathroom property also includes a detached garage and small back patio area. It's listed for $429,000.

938 S Truro Ave
Inglewood, CA 90301

7. 1478 Wallace Avenue

1478 Wallace Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026

650 square feet

Just a few blocks from Echo Park Lake, this great apartment has a large living room (with a decorative fireplace), a new kitchen, and two patios. The unit also includes a two-car garage, which is always nice to have on these steep and windy streets. The asking price is $559,000.

1478 Wallace Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90026

8. 926 Maltman Avenue

926 Maltman Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026

676 square feet

What a catch—one of the famous Maltman Bungalows! The Silver Lake complex's restoration won an award from the Los Angeles Conservancy in 2008, and one look at those interior shots and it's easy to see why. This 1926 residence is the opposite of a fixer-upper. The one-bedroom house has barrel ceilings and hardwood floors, and is in walking distance to Sunset Junction. It's listed for $655,000.

926 Maltman Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90026

9. 764 Belvidere Street

764 Belvidere St, Pasadena, CA 91104

720 square feet

This adorable Pasadena residence is situated in the Washington Square Landmark District. It's been recently redone and features hardwood floors throughout, new central air conditioning and heating, a functioning fireplace, a big basement, and a converted garage with a skylight and air conditioning that's waiting to be used as an at-home office or studio. The house is listed for $599,000.

764 Belvidere St
Pasadena, CA 91104