Top Ten Los Angeles Neighborhoods for Real Estate Sales

Originally posted on October 30, 2012


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

  1. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 820 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.53 ac
    Year built: 1973
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 1
  2. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,354 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,051 sqft
    Year built: 1958
    Days on market: 2
  3. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,475 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,056 sqft
    Year built: 2012
    Days on market: 4
  4. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,760 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,454 sqft
    Year built: 1990
    Days on market: 4
  5. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 8,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,303 sqft
    Year built: 1940
    Days on market: 4

See all Hollywood Hills West Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/28/2015)

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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

  1. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,820 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,600 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,200 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,800 sqft
    Year built: 1924
    Days on market: 4
  3. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,600 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,998 sqft
    Year built: 2004
    Days on market: 4
  4. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,800 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,894 sqft
    Year built: 1951
    Days on market: 5
  5. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 841 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.86 ac
    Year built: 1961
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 5

See all Palms - Mar Vista Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/28/2015)

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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 

  1. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,779 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,261 sqft
    Year built: 1946
    Days on market: 4
  2. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,956 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,845 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Days on market: 9
  3. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,177 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,684 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Days on market: 11
  4. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,914 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,143 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Days on market: 11
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,747 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,064 sqft
    Year built: 1943
    Days on market: 11

See all Westchester Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/28/2015)

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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

  1. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,113 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,611 sqft
    Year built: 1977
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 4
  2. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,550 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,624 sqft
    Year built: 1952
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 5
  3. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,356 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,454 sqft
    Year built: 1951
    Days on market: 5
  4. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,206 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,442 sqft
    Year built: 2013
    Days on market: 5
  5. 5 beds, 5 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,875 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,577 sqft
    Year built: 1994
    Days on market: 5

See all Pacific Palisades Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/28/2015)

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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

  1. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,219 sq ft
    Lot size: 800 sqft
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,241 sq ft
    Lot size: 35,886 sqft
    Year built: 1991
    Days on market: 2
  3. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,096 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,086 sqft
    Year built: 1923
    Days on market: 2
  4. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,582 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,811 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Days on market: 4
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,296 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,314 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Days on market: 4

See all Silver Lake | Echo Park Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/28/2015)

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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

  1. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,228 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,848 sqft
    Year built: 1978
    Days on market: 4
  2. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,635 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,532 sqft
    Year built: 2004
    Days on market: 4
  3. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,245 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.69 ac
    Year built: 1989
    Days on market: 4
  4. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,713 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,402 sqft
    Year built: 1946
    Days on market: 5
  5. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 2,655 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,332 sqft
    Days on market: 11

See all Venice Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/28/2015)

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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

  1. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,656 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,456 sqft
    Year built: 1952
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 3
  2. 2 beds, 1 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 1,638 sq ft
    Year built: 2015
    Days on market: 4
  3. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,302 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,995 sqft
    Year built: 1923
    Days on market: 4
  4. 3 beds, 1 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 1,748 sq ft
    Year built: 2015
    Days on market: 4
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,806 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,775 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Days on market: 4

See all Culver City Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/28/2015)

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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

  1. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,223 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,027 sqft
    Year built: 1919
    Days on market: 2
  2. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,669 sq ft
    Days on market: 4
  3. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,426 sq ft
    Year built: 1980
    Days on market: 4
  4. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 989 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,858 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Days on market: 5
  5. 2 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,780 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,877 sqft
    Year built: 1991
    Days on market: 5

See all Santa Monica Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/28/2015)

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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

  1. 5 beds, 5 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 5,438 sq ft
    Lot size: 36,017 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 4
  2. 5 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 5,867 sq ft
    Lot size: 3.53 ac
    Year built: 1975
    Days on market: 4
  3. 6 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 5,149 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,819 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 5
  4. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,952 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Days on market: 5
  5. 6 beds, 5 full baths
    Lot size: 22,186 sqft
    Year built: 1989
    Days on market: 8

See all Brentwood Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/28/2015)

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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

  1. 4 beds, 1 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 1,820 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,893 sqft
    Year built: 1939
    Days on market: 1
  2. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,913 sq ft
    Lot size: 23,675 sqft
    Year built: 1960
    Days on market: 2
  3. 5 beds, 6 full baths
    Home size: 6,076 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.54 ac
    Year built: 1999
    Days on market: 2
  4. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,179 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,326 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Days on market: 3
  5. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,665 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,361 sqft
    Year built: 1966
    Days on market: 4

See all Malibu Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/28/2015)

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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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