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 8/20/2014)

  1. 6 beds, 6 full baths
    Home size: 6,638 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,875 sqft
    Year built: 1908
    Days on market: 2
  2. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,872 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,515 sqft
    Year built: 1991
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 2
  3. 5 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 4,869 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,627 sqft
    Year built: 1928
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 2
  4. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Lot size: 6,191 sqft
    Year built: 2013
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 2
  5. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,120 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,285 sqft
    Year built: 1962
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 5

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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 8/20/2014)

  1. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,613 sq ft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 952 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,496 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Days on market: 2
  3. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,923 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,498 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 2
  4. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,413 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,957 sqft
    Year built: 1927
    Days on market: 5
  5. 4 beds, 2 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 2,345 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,872 sqft
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 5

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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 8/20/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,003 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,239 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,262 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,733 sqft
    Year built: 1951
    Days on market: 2
  3. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,834 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,731 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 3
  4. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,040 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,399 sqft
    Year built: 1993
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 5
  5. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,040 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,399 sqft
    Year built: 1993
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 5

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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 8/20/2014)

  1. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,199 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,989 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,951 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,555 sqft
    Year built: 1974
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 1
  3. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,090 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,436 sqft
    Year built: 1962
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 2
  4. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 684 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.68 ac
    Year built: 1963
    Days on market: 5
  5. 3 beds, 1 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 1,939 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,500 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Days on market: 5

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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 8/20/2014)

  1. 4 beds, 2 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 4,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,295 sqft
    Year built: 2013
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 0
  2. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,506 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,326 sqft
    Year built: 1903
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  3. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,407 sq ft
    Lot size: 600 sqft
    Days on market: 2
  4. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 914 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,030 sqft
    Year built: 1923
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 5
  5. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Lot size: 2,955 sqft
    Year built: 1923
    Days on market: 5

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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 8/20/2014)

  1. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,432 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,200 sqft
    Year built: 1929
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 0
  2. 2 beds, 3 full baths
    Lot size: 5,065 sqft
    Year built: 1986
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  3. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 912 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,682 sqft
    Year built: 1913
    Days on market: 5
  4. $2,695,000 : 36 30TH AVE, Venice
    3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,069 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,650 sqft
    Year built: 1992
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 5
  5. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,160 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,850 sqft
    Year built: 1921
    Parking spots: 3
    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 8/20/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,113 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,998 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  2. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 846 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.37 ac
    Year built: 1969
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  3. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,074 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.96 ac
    Year built: 1969
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 4
  4. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,139 sq ft
    Lot size: 34,466 sqft
    Year built: 1981
    Days on market: 4
  5. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 730 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.85 ac
    Year built: 1973
    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 8/20/2014)

  1. 2 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,698 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,017 sqft
    Year built: 1991
    Days on market: 2
  2. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,781 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,013 sqft
    Year built: 1944
    Days on market: 3
  3. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,352 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,557 sqft
    Year built: 1979
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 4
  4. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,018 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,511 sqft
    Year built: 1969
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 4
  5. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 730 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,489 sqft
    Year built: 1953
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 5

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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 8/20/2014)

  1. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,195 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,376 sqft
    Year built: 1978
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  2. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,367 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,773 sqft
    Year built: 1938
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 3
  3. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,115 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,377 sqft
    Year built: 1949
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 4
  4. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,426 sq ft
    Lot size: 40,410 sqft
    Year built: 1977
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 4
  5. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,263 sq ft
    Lot size: 23,864 sqft
    Year built: 1983
    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 8/20/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,900 sqft
    Year built: 1959
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 0
  2. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,339 sq ft
    Lot size: 26,421 sqft
    Year built: 1984
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 1
  3. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,003 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.59 ac
    Year built: 1975
    Days on market: 2
  4. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,311 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,970 sqft
    Year built: 2003
    Days on market: 2
  5. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 582 sq ft
    Lot size: 3.83 ac
    Year built: 1972
    Days on market: 2

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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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