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 12/28/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,585 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,626 sqft
    Year built: 1961
    Days on market: 10
  2. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Lot size: 18,807 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 10
  3. 4 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 3,526 sq ft
    Lot size: 29,317 sqft
    Year built: 1961
    Days on market: 10
  4. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 2,653 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,750 sqft
    Year built: 1939
    Days on market: 12
  5. 5 beds, 5 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 5,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,661 sqft
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 14

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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 12/28/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,997 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Days on market: 11
  2. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 701 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,875 sqft
    Year built: 1975
    Days on market: 13
  3. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,327 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,504 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 24
  4. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,642 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,249 sqft
    Year built: 1926
    Days on market: 28
  5. 5 beds, 5 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,664 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,058 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Days on market: 28

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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 12/28/2014)

  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: 0
  2. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,629 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,273 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 8
  3. 3 beds, 1 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 1,470 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,693 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 14
  4. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,150 sq ft
    Lot size: 29,705 sqft
    Year built: 2011
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 18
  5. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,591 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,751 sqft
    Year built: 1953
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 24

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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 12/28/2014)

  1. 5 beds, 6 full baths
    Home size: 4,483 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,997 sqft
    Year built: 1991
    Days on market: 14
  2. 7 beds, 7 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 11,088 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.03 ac
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 19
  3. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 697 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.68 ac
    Year built: 1963
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 24
  4. 4 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 4,834 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,133 sqft
    Year built: 2009
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 24
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,010 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,142 sqft
    Year built: 1956
    Days on market: 25

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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 12/28/2014)

  1. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,219 sq ft
    Lot size: 800 sqft
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 18
  2. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,654 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,604 sqft
    Year built: 1923
    Days on market: 26
  3. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,600 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,936 sqft
    Year built: 1951
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 27
  4. 3 beds, 2 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 2,075 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,799 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Days on market: 27
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,433 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,368 sqft
    Year built: 1921
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 33

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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 12/28/2014)

  1. $2,400,000 : 1209 6TH AVE, Venice
    0 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,068 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,006 sqft
    Year built: 1926
    Days on market: 13
  2. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,030 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,155 sqft
    Year built: 1988
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 17
  3. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 667 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,780 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 18
  4. $4,200,000 : 17 26TH AVE, Venice
    3 beds, 1 full, 3 part baths
    Home size: 3,400 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,639 sqft
    Year built: 2013
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 20
  5. 3 beds, 2 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 2,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,848 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 23

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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 12/28/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,222 sq ft
    Lot size: 3.91 ac
    Year built: 1975
    Days on market: 3
  2. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 730 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.85 ac
    Year built: 1973
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 4
  3. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,727 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,136 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 4
  4. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,121 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,533 sqft
    Year built: 1967
    Days on market: 11
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,997 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Days on market: 11

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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 12/28/2014)

  1. 5 beds, 2 full, 4 part baths
    Home size: 4,632 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,689 sqft
    Year built: 1933
    Days on market: 4
  2. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,434 sq ft
    Year built: 1983
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 9
  3. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 579 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,018 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Days on market: 10
  4. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,460 sq ft
    Lot size: 38,608 sqft
    Year built: 1971
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 13
  5. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,750 sq ft
    Lot size: 30,824 sqft
    Year built: 1992
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 14

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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 12/28/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,864 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,894 sqft
    Year built: 1982
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 5
  2. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,271 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,551 sqft
    Year built: 1974
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 6
  3. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,099 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,092 sqft
    Year built: 1996
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 13
  4. 5 beds, 2 full, 4 part baths
    Home size: 4,888 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,244 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 14
  5. 3 beds, 2 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 2,532 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,827 sqft
    Year built: 1940
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 14

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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 12/28/2014)

  1. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,425 sq ft
    Lot size: 43,479 sqft
    Year built: 1980
    Days on market: 1
  2. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,378 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,170 sqft
    Year built: 1970
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 5
  3. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 841 sq ft
    Lot size: 811 sqft
    Year built: 1975
    Days on market: 14
  4. 5 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 4,617 sq ft
    Lot size: 29,801 sqft
    Year built: 1959
    Parking spots: 12
    Days on market: 19
  5. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,989 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.19 ac
    Year built: 1955
    Days on market: 20

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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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