Top Ten Los Angeles Neighborhoods for Real Estate Sales

If you are thinking of buying or selling a home in Los Angeles, it may be of interest to you see where the most homes have sold over the past 90 days.

Of course the neighborhoods will reflect only those covered on this site except for Studio City.Top Ten Los Angeles neighborhoods for real estate sales

Top ten los Angeles neighborhoods for real estate sales | single family homes

1.  Hollywood Hills West – Sunset Strip – 111

This is a trendy neighborhood, north of Sunset into the hills, roughly bordered by La Colina to the west and La Brea to the east.  This is a much sought after area with multi-million dollar homes and spectacular views.

111 homes sold
Low price $400,000. High price $11,000,000.  Median price $1,300,000.  Average sq. ft. 2,920.45.

Hollywood Hills homes for sale

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(all data current as of 10/21/2014)

  1. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,480 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,483 sqft
    Year built: 1968
    Days on market: 1
  2. 1 bed, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,248 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,149 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Days on market: 2
  3. 0 beds, 0 baths
    Lot size: 8,161 sqft
    Year built: 1945
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  4. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,713 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,783 sqft
    Year built: 1961
    Days on market: 2
  5. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,289 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,988 sqft
    Year built: 1978
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 2

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2.  Palms – Mar Vista – 101

Palms – Mar Vista are combined in the Multiple Listings Service (MLS).  Palms is the oldest neighborhood in Los Angeles, and together with Mar Vista, one of the more affordable Westside neighborhoods with some of the best views.

101 homes sold
Low price $347,000.  High price $2,047.  Median price $749,000.  Average sq. ft. 1,595.46

Palms – Mar Vista homes for sale

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(all data current as of 10/21/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,222 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,348 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Days on market: 2
  2. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,632 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,787 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Days on market: 5
  3. 5 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,121 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,978 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Days on market: 6
  4. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,580 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,951 sqft
    Year built: 1927
    Days on market: 6
  5. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,577 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,180 sqft
    Year built: 1981
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 7

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3.  Westchester – 88

Westchester is located near Los Angeles International Airport, a suburban community with some of the more affordable housing in the L.A. area.

88 homes sold
Low price $385,000.  High price $1,954,000.  Median price $660,000.  Average sq. ft. 1,674.05.

Westchester homes for sale 

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(all data current as of 10/21/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,427 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,240 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 3
  2. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,454 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,670 sqft
    Year built: 1949
    Days on market: 4
  3. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,433 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,565 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 5
  4. 4 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 3,832 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,595 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 5
  5. 4 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,695 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,265 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 6

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4. Pacific Palisades – 73

Pacific Palisades is an upscale neighborhood to the West of Brentwood, with a network of six canyons running from the Santa Monica Mountains to the ocean and creating lush landscapes and spectacular views.

74 Sold
Low price $870,000.  High price $11,200,000.  Median price $2,287,500.  Average sq. ft. 3,526.78.

Pacific Palisades homes for sale

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(all data current as of 10/21/2014)

  1. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,630 sq ft
    Lot size: 8.28 ac
    Year built: 1974
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  2. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,966 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,025 sqft
    Year built: 1971
    Days on market: 1
  3. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Lot size: 5,655 sqft
    Year built: 1994
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 1
  4. 5 beds, 5 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,920 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,372 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  5. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 697 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.68 ac
    Year built: 1963
    Days on market: 2

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5.  Silver Lake – Echo Park – 72

The hilly neighborhoods of Silver Lake and Echo Park, northwest of Downtown Los Angeles are also combined on the MLS.  Silver Lake, with wonderful views,  is a well-established hip neighborhood with some of the most famous modernist architecture in the U.S.  Echo Park, a little more affordable is fast becoming the new Silver Lake and one of the top ten growing neighborhoods in the U.S.

72 Sold
Low price $223,000.   High price $1,670,000.  Median price $628,450.  Average sq. ft. 1,576.77

Silver Lake Echo Park homes for sale

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(all data current as of 10/21/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,566 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,976 sqft
    Year built: 1914
    Days on market: 2
  2. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,585 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,369 sqft
    Year built: 1982
    Days on market: 2
  3. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,033 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,779 sqft
    Year built: 1960
    Days on market: 2
  4. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,081 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,046 sqft
    Year built: 1942
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 5
  5. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,092 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,836 sqft
    Year built: 1925
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 7

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6.  Venice – 70

Venice, known around the world for its  kooky beach promenade, is fast becoming gentrified.  Abbott Kinney, with its high-end restaurants, boutiques and galleries is a popular Los Angeles entertainment destination.

70 Sold
Low price $560,000.  High price $5,000,000.  Median price $1,100,000.  Average sq. ft. 1,959.03.

Venice homes for sale

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(all data current as of 10/21/2014)

  1. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,905 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,400 sqft
    Year built: 1939
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  2. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,230 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,197 sqft
    Year built: 1940
    Days on market: 4
  3. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,993 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,600 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 5
  4. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,670 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,800 sqft
    Year built: 1925
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 5
  5. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,589 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,393 sqft
    Year built: 1914
    Days on market: 5

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7.  Culver City – 67

Culver City is an up-and-coming incorporated city with a thriving, growing downtown area and new metro connection from Downtown Los Angeles, to be continued to Santa Monica.  Culver City is still one of the more affordable neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

69 Sold
Low price $325,000.  High price $1,070,000.  Median price $690,000.  Average sq. ft. 1,501.44.

Culver City homes for sale

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(all data current as of 10/21/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,743 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,367 sqft
    Year built: 1973
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  2. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 874 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,585 sqft
    Year built: 1946
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  3. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,326 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,644 sqft
    Year built: 1981
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 1
  4. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,154 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,501 sqft
    Year built: 1952
    Days on market: 5
  5. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 945 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,978 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 5

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8.  Santa Monica – 63 (tied with Brentwood)

Santa Monica is an incorporated city with several distinct neighborhoods, and varying affordability.  Because of its proximity to the ocean and areas of walkability and good school district, Santa Monica is a popular choice for home buyers.

63 Sold
Low price $650,000.  High price $5,200,000.  Median price $1,725,000.  Average sq. ft. 2,970.64.

Santa Monica Homes for Sale

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(all data current as of 10/21/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,387 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,010 sqft
    Year built: 1940
    Days on market: 1
  2. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,020 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,518 sqft
    Year built: 1997
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  3. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Year built: 1960
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  4. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,175 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,508 sqft
    Year built: 1991
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  5. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,320 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,106 sqft
    Year built: 1978
    Days on market: 1

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8.  Brentwood – 63 (tied with Santa Monica)

Brentwood is an upscale neighborhood to the east side of Santa Monica.  With a high walkability score, high-end shops, dining, and good schools, it is a popular area for home buyers.

54 Sold
Low price $825,000.  High price $14,200,000.  Median price $1780,483.  Average sq. ft. 3,292.79.

Brentwood homes for sale

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(all data current as of 10/21/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Lot size: 5,501 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  2. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,004 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,175 sqft
    Year built: 1942
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 5
  3. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,151 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,794 sqft
    Year built: 1958
    Days on market: 5
  4. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,524 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,501 sqft
    Year built: 1938
    Days on market: 5
  5. 4 beds, 1 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 1,867 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,491 sqft
    Year built: 1955
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 5

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10.  Malibu – 60

Malibu, stretching approximately 21 miles along the coast,  is known the world over as a beach community, home to the rich and famous.

60 Sold
Low price $875,000.  High price $36,843,890.  Median price $2,017,500.  Average sq. ft. 3,391.96

Malibu homes for sale

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(all data current as of 10/21/2014)

  1. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,153 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,077 sqft
    Year built: 1997
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 1
  2. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,759 sq ft
    Lot size: 43,367 sqft
    Year built: 1979
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  3. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,660 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,987 sqft
    Year built: 1991
    Days on market: 2
  4. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,033 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,607 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Days on market: 2
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,029 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,217 sqft
    Year built: 1986
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 4

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Top ten los Angeles neighborhoods for real estate sales | condos

1.  WestwoodCentury City – Sold 146.  Median price $590,000.

2.  Santa Monica (tied with Downtown L.A.) – Sold 129.  Median price $695,000

2.  Downtown L.A (tied with Santa Monica) – Sold 129.  Median price $385,000.

4.  West Hollywood – Sold 91.  Median price $440,000.

5.  Marina del Rey – Sold 77.  Median price $625,000.

6.  Culver City – Sold 48.  Median price $288,450.

7.  Brentwood – Sold  44.  Median price $645,000.

8.  West Los Angeles – Sold 43.  Median price $548,000.

9.  Playa del Rey – Sold 42.  Median price $368,500.

10. Playa Vista – Sold 41.  Median price $500,000.

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