Top Ten Los Angeles Neighborhoods for Real Estate Sales

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. 6 beds, 8 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 7,135 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,732 sqft
    Year built: 1989
    Days on market: 0
  2. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 743 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.53 ac
    Year built: 1973
    Days on market: 1
  3. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,482 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,705 sqft
    Year built: 1945
    Days on market: 3
  4. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 5,401 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,963 sqft
    Year built: 1991
    Days on market: 3
  5. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,026 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,500 sqft
    Year built: 1961
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 4

See all Hollywood Hills West Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/6/2015)

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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. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,127 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,764 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Days on market: 4
  2. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,466 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,623 sqft
    Year built: 1926
    Days on market: 4
  3. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,824 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,041 sqft
    Year built: 1940
    Days on market: 5
  4. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,417 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,345 sqft
    Year built: 1940
    Days on market: 5
  5. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,585 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,000 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 6

See all Palms - Mar Vista Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/6/2015)

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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, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,480 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,260 sqft
    Year built: 1946
    Days on market: 0
  2. 6 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,940 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,053 sqft
    Year built: 1945
    Days on market: 1
  3. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,215 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,119 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 7
  4. 7 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,050 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,987 sqft
    Year built: 1949
    Days on market: 10
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,072 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,618 sqft
    Year built: 1946
    Days on market: 11

See all Westchester Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/6/2015)

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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 baths
    Home size: 1,426 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,181 sqft
    Year built: 1953
    Days on market: 3
  2. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,983 sq ft
    Year built: 1979
    Days on market: 4
  3. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,783 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,826 sqft
    Year built: 1996
    Days on market: 5
  4. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,027 sq ft
    Year built: 1990
    Days on market: 5
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,492 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,044 sqft
    Year built: 1953
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 7

See all Pacific Palisades Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/6/2015)

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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 baths
    Home size: 1,350 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,487 sqft
    Year built: 1923
    Days on market: 3
  2. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,283 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,971 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Days on market: 4
  3. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,688 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,440 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Days on market: 4
  4. 0 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,833 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,572 sqft
    Year built: 1906
    Days on market: 5
  5. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,034 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,722 sqft
    Year built: 1900
    Days on market: 5

See all Silver Lake | Echo Park Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/6/2015)

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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. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,007 sq ft
    Year built: 1996
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 3
  2. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 850 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,954 sqft
    Year built: 1949
    Days on market: 4
  3. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 1,735 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,891 sqft
    Year built: 1903
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 7
  4. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,608 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,001 sqft
    Year built: 1905
    Days on market: 7
  5. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 960 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,100 sqft
    Year built: 1912
    Days on market: 9

See all Venice Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/6/2015)

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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. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,753 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,005 sqft
    Year built: 1951
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 0
  2. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,574 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,759 sqft
    Year built: 1952
    Days on market: 4
  3. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 615 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,496 sqft
    Year built: 1971
    Days on market: 4
  4. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,110 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,003 sqft
    Year built: 1939
    Days on market: 4
  5. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 960 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.14 ac
    Year built: 1968
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 7

See all Culver City Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/6/2015)

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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. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,676 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,924 sqft
    Year built: 1925
    Days on market: 0
  2. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,028 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,989 sqft
    Year built: 1971
    Days on market: 1
  3. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 869 sq ft
    Year built: 2014
    Days on market: 4
  4. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,948 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,890 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 4
  5. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,088 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,505 sqft
    Year built: 1967
    Days on market: 4

See all Santa Monica Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/6/2015)

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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. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,387 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,224 sqft
    Year built: 1951
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 4
  2. 7 beds, 7 full baths
    Home size: 9,030 sq ft
    Lot size: 37,850 sqft
    Year built: 1965
    Days on market: 4
  3. 2 beds, 1 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 1,782 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,000 sqft
    Year built: 1981
    Days on market: 4
  4. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,450 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,376 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Days on market: 6
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,752 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,624 sqft
    Year built: 1955
    Days on market: 7

See all Brentwood Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/6/2015)

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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. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,345 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,878 sqft
    Year built: 1966
    Days on market: 5
  2. 5 beds, 6 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,359 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.18 ac
    Year built: 1996
    Days on market: 5
  3. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,046 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.07 ac
    Year built: 1969
    Days on market: 5
  4. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,094 sq ft
    Lot size: 32,123 sqft
    Year built: 1997
    Days on market: 5
  5. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,796 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,180 sqft
    Year built: 1966
    Days on market: 6

See all Malibu Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 7/6/2015)

Listing information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read full disclaimer.

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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