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 9/18/2014)

  1. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,092 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.50 ac
    Year built: 1982
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 4,474 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,329 sqft
    Year built: 1978
    Days on market: 2
  3. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,205 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,407 sqft
    Year built: 1965
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 3
  4. 4 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 3,282 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,164 sqft
    Year built: 1935
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 3
  5. 5 beds, 5 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 4,990 sq ft
    Lot size: 28,353 sqft
    Year built: 1967
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 3

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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 9/18/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,247 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,750 sqft
    Year built: 1953
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,327 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,640 sqft
    Year built: 1952
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  3. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,550 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,401 sqft
    Year built: 1924
    Days on market: 3
  4. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,212 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,115 sqft
    Year built: 1949
    Days on market: 3
  5. 5 beds, 3 full, 3 part baths
    Home size: 3,780 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,050 sqft
    Days on market: 3

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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 9/18/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,658 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,255 sqft
    Year built: 1946
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,525 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,001 sqft
    Year built: 1951
    Days on market: 3
  3. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,539 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,465 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Days on market: 5
  4. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,257 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,388 sqft
    Year built: 1946
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 6
  5. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,354 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,240 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 7

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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 9/18/2014)

  1. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,244 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,729 sqft
    Year built: 1942
    Days on market: 2
  2. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,379 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.68 ac
    Year built: 1963
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 4
  3. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,614 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,625 sqft
    Year built: 1973
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 6
  4. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,449 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,566 sqft
    Year built: 1991
    Days on market: 6
  5. 8 beds, 8 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 8,893 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.04 ac
    Year built: 1989
    Days on market: 7

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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 9/18/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,534 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,869 sqft
    Year built: 1924
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 5
  2. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,054 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,800 sqft
    Year built: 1907
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 6
  3. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,590 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,126 sqft
    Year built: 1980
    Days on market: 6
  4. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 2,150 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,001 sqft
    Year built: 1920
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 6
  5. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 920 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,363 sqft
    Year built: 1926
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 6

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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 9/18/2014)

  1. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 828 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,462 sqft
    Year built: 1940
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,460 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,280 sqft
    Year built: 1952
    Days on market: 1
  3. $4,200,000 : 371 ROSE AVE, Venice
    4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,057 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Days on market: 1
  4. 5 beds, 6 full baths
    Home size: 2,240 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,726 sqft
    Year built: 1969
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  5. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,370 sq ft
    Year built: 1992
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 3

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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 9/18/2014)

  1. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,012 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,182 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 0
  2. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,074 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.96 ac
    Year built: 1969
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 1
  3. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 885 sq ft
    Lot size: 11.37 ac
    Year built: 1970
    Days on market: 1
  4. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,222 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,392 sqft
    Year built: 1952
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 2
  5. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,890 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,214 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Days on market: 4

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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 9/18/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,659 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,492 sqft
    Year built: 1978
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,206 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,012 sqft
    Year built: 1939
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  3. 5 beds, 6 full baths
    Home size: 4,400 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,840 sqft
    Year built: 2009
    Days on market: 2
  4. 2 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,799 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,033 sqft
    Year built: 1997
    Days on market: 3
  5. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 624 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,284 sqft
    Year built: 1960
    Days on market: 3

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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 9/18/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,834 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,529 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  2. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,905 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,998 sqft
    Year built: 1969
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 1
  3. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,254 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.94 ac
    Year built: 1994
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  4. 5 beds, 2 full, 8 part baths
    Home size: 6,800 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,376 sqft
    Days on market: 2
  5. 5 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 4,091 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.71 ac
    Year built: 1962
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 3

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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 9/18/2014)

  1. 5 beds, 5 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,779 sq ft
    Lot size: 33,977 sqft
    Year built: 1991
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 1
  2. 2 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 2,551 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,292 sqft
    Year built: 1946
    Days on market: 2
  3. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,700 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,349 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  4. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Lot size: 6,197 sqft
    Year built: 1971
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 3
  5. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,564 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,153 sqft
    Year built: 1965
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 3

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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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