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. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,617 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,500 sqft
    Year built: 1965
    Days on market: 0
  2. 4 beds, 5 full, 1 part baths
    Lot size: 43,336 sqft
    Year built: 2004
    Days on market: 1
  3. 4 beds, 5 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,800 sq ft
    Lot size: 32,334 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Days on market: 1
  4. 4 beds, 5 full, 1 part baths
    Lot size: 24,846 sqft
    Year built: 2009
    Days on market: 1
  5. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,915 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,178 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Days on market: 1

See all Hollywood Hills West Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 9/1/2015)

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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. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,180 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,198 sqft
    Year built: 1979
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,840 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.80 ac
    Year built: 1980
    Days on market: 3
  3. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,215 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,500 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Days on market: 4
  4. 3 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,300 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,782 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Days on market: 5
  5. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,053 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,588 sqft
    Year built: 1988
    Days on market: 5

See all Palms - Mar Vista Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 9/1/2015)

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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. 5 beds, 3 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 3,891 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,659 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Days on market: 4
  2. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,645 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,637 sqft
    Year built: 1942
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 4
  3. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,837 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,635 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 4
  4. 5 beds, 6 full baths
    Home size: 3,671 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,002 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Days on market: 4
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,632 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,845 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Days on market: 4

See all Westchester Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 9/1/2015)

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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. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,200 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,702 sqft
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 4
  2. 6 beds, 6 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,650 sq ft
    Year built: 1947
    Days on market: 4
  3. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,186 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,827 sqft
    Days on market: 5
  4. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,119 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,967 sqft
    Year built: 1955
    Days on market: 5
  5. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,040 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,372 sqft
    Year built: 1956
    Days on market: 5

See all Pacific Palisades Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 9/1/2015)

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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. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,822 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,961 sqft
    Year built: 1919
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,407 sq ft
    Lot size: 600 sqft
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 1
  3. 2 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,095 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,690 sqft
    Year built: 1937
    Days on market: 1
  4. 2 beds, 2 part baths
    Home size: 1,218 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,861 sqft
    Year built: 1922
    Days on market: 4
  5. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Lot size: 1,559 sqft
    Days on market: 4

See all Silver Lake | Echo Park Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 9/1/2015)

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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. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 984 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,151 sqft
    Year built: 1921
    Days on market: 0
  2. 1 bed, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,024 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,722 sqft
    Year built: 1913
    Days on market: 2
  3. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,380 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,040 sqft
    Year built: 1992
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 3
  4. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 961 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,604 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Days on market: 4
  5. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Lot size: 5,017 sqft
    Year built: 1951
    Days on market: 5

See all Venice Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 9/1/2015)

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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. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 772 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.37 ac
    Year built: 1968
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  2. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,247 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,348 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Days on market: 2
  3. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,252 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,153 sqft
    Year built: 1999
    Days on market: 3
  4. 3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,095 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.39 ac
    Year built: 1973
    Days on market: 4
  5. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 719 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,331 sqft
    Year built: 1967
    Days on market: 4

See all Culver City Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 9/1/2015)

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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: 1,470 sq ft
    Lot size: 29,999 sqft
    Year built: 1969
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,109 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,997 sqft
    Year built: 1926
    Days on market: 1
  3. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,400 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,493 sqft
    Days on market: 4
  4. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,158 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,328 sqft
    Year built: 1926
    Days on market: 4
  5. 5 beds, 6 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,400 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,840 sqft
    Year built: 2009
    Days on market: 5

See all Santa Monica Real Estate for Sale.
(all data current as of 9/1/2015)

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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. 6 beds, 8 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,700 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,582 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 1
  2. 2 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,730 sq ft
    Lot size: 43,053 sqft
    Year built: 1992
    Days on market: 4
  3. 2 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,479 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,571 sqft
    Year built: 1983
    Days on market: 4
  4. 3 beds, 1 full, 4 part baths
    Home size: 3,021 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,680 sqft
    Year built: 1938
    Days on market: 4
  5. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,151 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,377 sqft
    Year built: 1955
    Days on market: 4

See all Brentwood Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 9/1/2015)

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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, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,260 sq ft
    Lot size: 25,453 sqft
    Year built: 1983
    Days on market: 0
  2. 4 beds, 2 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 3,311 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,028 sqft
    Year built: 2003
    Days on market: 1
  3. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,062 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,416 sqft
    Year built: 1973
    Days on market: 1
  4. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,750 sq ft
    Lot size: 11.75 ac
    Year built: 1989
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 2
  5. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,041 sqft
    Year built: 1986
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 3

See all Malibu Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 9/1/2015)

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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