Foreclosures in Los Angeles County are down, but they're obviously not down to zero. The folks over at Propertyshark put together a list of the top 10 most valuable residential foreclosures in LA right now (in terms of the liens against the properties), and they're spread out all over the city, from the Valley to the Sunset Strip and Cheviot Hills. Some of the houses have been foreclosed on before; others were bought for a fair market price. The biggest foreclosure has a $3,137,794 lien against it.Read More
Mapping Los Angeles's 10 Priciest Foreclosures Right Now
This five-bedroom, seven-bathroom Encino pad last sold in 1996 for $1.2 million.
This three-bedroom, four-bathroom house just off the Sunset Strip was last purchased in 2004 for $2.6 million.
Owners bought this 4,432-square-foot Encino house back in 2005 for $2.475 million.
This house built in 1936 was last purchased in 1997 for $485,000.
This five-bedroom, three-bathroom Woodland Hills house was sold in 2012 for $550,000.
This three-bedroom, four-bathroom house in the Hollywood Hills was snapped up in 1998 for $90,000. (According to Zillow, it was foreclosed on in 1997.)
This 1947 Encino house sold in 1994 for $335,745. It has six bedrooms and five bathrooms.
This house just sold last week (for $2.295 million), but prior to that, it had last been purchased in 2004 for $1.545 million.
This 3,072-square-foot house in Bel Air was foreclosed on, then purchased in 2011 for $906,400.
This house last sold in 2000 for a mere $35,000. It's listed on Redfin as a sale that was not at "arm's-length," meaning that the seller was not interested in getting the highest price for his or her property.