Here’s what $880K buys around LA


Elijah Chiland


Looking at options from Glassell Park to Topanga

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 within $10,000 of today’s price: $880,000.

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Via Giovanny Anaya, Alfredo Gutierrez | PSL Realty

This Spanish-style home in Glendale sits north of the 134 freeway on a 5,599-square-foot lot with a well-manicured front yard, a pergola-shaded patio, and a two-car garage. Inside, the 1,392-square-foot house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The kitchen has been recently updated, and the windows, electrical wiring, and HVAC system are new. Asking price is $878,000.

Via Catherine Campbell | Sotheby’s International Realty

Here’s a spacious two-bedroom home that sits on a one-third-acre lot in Topanga with trees on all sides. Inside the house is 1,800 square feet of living space, with wood-paneled walls, built-in shelving, and skylights. A large sun room leads out to the hilly yard, which includes a hot tub and a storage shed. Asking price is $875,000.

Via Marissa Buss, Scott Ange | Re/Max

This 1930s home in Sherman Oaks sold earlier this year for $733,750, and is now flipping back to market with a host of updates. The 1,416-square-foot house has three bedrooms, with a renovated kitchen and a pair of remodeled bathrooms. Features include hardwood floors, a living room fireplace, and a curious octagonal hall that separates most of the rooms. Sitting on a 5,002-square-foot lot with a yard and a detached garages, the house is asking $889,000.

Via Bradley Holmes | Pacific Union International

If you need another reminder of how wild the Los Angeles housing market can be, this Glassell Park residence last sold in 1999 for under $200,000. Times have changed, and the 2,142-square-foot home is back on the market for a lot more. The house has three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, with pitched ceilings, glass sliding doors, and an open floor plan. Sitting on a 4,915-square-foot, hilly lot, the house has multiple decks that offer views around the neighborhood. Asking price is $875,000.

Via Peggy Vaccaro | Podley Properties

On the eastern side of Altadena you’ll find this pleasant 1950s residence, fronted by trees and terraced gardens. The house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms spread across 1,622 square feet of living space. Interior features include hardwood floors and an open kitchen and den that leads out to the backyard. Sitting on a 7,221-square-foot lot with a covered patio and a detached garage, the house is asking $875,000.

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