As 2023 draws to a close, a lot of people are asking, ‘Is it a good idea to buy a home in Los Angeles?’ The answer is a resounding yes. No matter the current situation, buying a home is a long-term investment. Beyond just equity, it provides a sense of place and stability. If you’re a first-time buyer, you might consider a home that could use some hands-on attention to make it truly your own—like this 1920s South LA residence, full of character and brimming with potential. Breathe new life into a vintage gem and secure a peace of mind through home equity—an unparalleled investment in your future. Learn more about this deal.
1916 W 75th St, Los Angeles, CA 90047 Listed by Brittney Hinds | DRE #01848346 | Compass
We spotted this four-bedroom home in the heart of Long Beach and the sweeping arch of the Spanish-style facade piqued our interest. Inside, it’s all about open spaces and modern vibes. The open great room is an entertainer’s dream—lots of space, a beautiful hearth, and a wonderful kitchen with quartz countertops. But what’s really got us thinking is the ultra-cool studio space—imagine it as an art studio, a private gym, or a cozy den. Close to Long Beach Community College, shopping, and even the beach—talk about a fab location. Listed at $868,900. Learn more about this deal.
Listed by Melissa Arevalo | DRE #02217042 | Pak Home Realty Address: 1384 Orange Ave, Long Beach, CA 90813
Today’s find is a two-bedroom cottage in Eagle Rock that’s teeming with character and charm. The home features an expansive living room with arched windows and beamed ceilings, and a dining area that has lovely built-in seating and stained-glass accents. The light-filled kitchen is a joyous space with a lovely sky light and unique stone walls. Outside, a courtyard and terraced garden offer spaces for relaxation and get-togethers. The location is conveniently situated nearby the many shopping and dining options in Eagle Rock and Highland Park. Listed at $749,000. Learn more about this deal.
5011 El Verano Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90041 Listed by Justin Freeling | DRE #01927532 | Compass Listed by Robert Kallick | DRE #01871966 | Compass
Today’s find is this top-floor studio in Echo Park, an oasis of modern style and comfort. The unit features wide plank oak wood floors and an open layout, framed by a large picture window showcasing sweeping city and hill views. The kitchen makes an impression with soft-close cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. Storage is abundant within the thoughtfully designed layout – from wall-to-wall closets to built-in laundry. Enjoy the building’s amenities including a sparkling swimming pool and gated access. Just three blocks from Sunset Boulevard, you’re moments away from restaurants, shops, and Echo Park Lake. Listed at $375,000. Learn more about this deal.
2135 Bellevue Ave #11, Los Angeles, CA 90026 Listed by Desiree Zuckerman | DRE #01292971 | Rodeo Realty Listed by Benn Zuckerman | DRE #01917204 | Rodeo Realty
Long Beach is a hot market, and this Spanish-style home with a distinct stone-clad facade is a promising find. This three-bedroom residence offers a wealth of possibilities. Inside, the spacious open living room, complete with a fireplace, flows into a versatile yard area—ideal for dinners or entertaining. Additional accessory rooms provide even more space for extended family, a home office, or a creative studio. In essence, this home is an ideal canvas to bring your vision to life. Conveniently located near shops, dining, parks, and beaches, with easy access to the 710 freeway, this property is teeming with potential. Listed at $650,000. Learn more about this deal.
2544 Fashion Ave, Long Beach, CA 90810 Listed by Ramona Bleick •DRE #01353688 • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties
We spotted this Spanish-style home in Central LA, a vintage gem perfectly updated for modern day. The open concept layout and new dual-pane windows create a bright and welcoming vibe; the fully renovated kitchen is finished with quartz countertops and new appliances. The recessed lighting and a cool/heat mini-split system add to the comfort. Two bedrooms provide the space you need; step outside to a newly landscaped backyard, a detached two-car garage and a long driveway. Located just a short drive from SoFi Stadium and other LA hotspots, this home is a wonderful turn-key opportunity. Listed at $659,900. Learn more about this deal.
1442 W 65th Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90047 Listed by Jun Hoang •DRE #01983735 • Realty Connection Group
This beautiful Spanish-style home is a lovely find in Central LA. Step inside the open floor plan with high ceilings and abundant natural light, showcasing the recently updated interiors. The outdoor space offers a serene retreat, kept lush year-round thanks to a built-in sprinkler system. Added peace of mind comes from a remote control security gate, and the property is rounded off with a spacious 2-car garage and additional parking. The central location is a short hop from Jackie Tatum Park and offers easy access to the 10 and 110 freeways, making commuting a breeze. Elegance, comfort, and convenience await in this charming home. Listed at $779,000. Learn more about this deal.
1601 W Gage Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90047 Listed by Corey Early | DRE #02030257 | eXp Realty of California Inc
In the tranquil area of Laurel Canyon, we’ve found this sweet bungalow that offers both comfort and investment potential. As you step inside, the main level welcomes you with an open living space, high wood-beamed ceilings, and inviting outdoor areas. But it’s the lower level that elevates this property: there is an extra bedroom, a second bath, and a kitchenette, with its own separate entrance. Whether you’re contemplating a secondary living unit or a potential rental, this added flexibility is a game-changer. Not just a charming home; it’s a smart investment with options. Listed at $799,500. Learn more about this deal.
8000 Rothdell Trl, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Listed by Amy Oganyan •DRE #02013669 Listed by Arman Grigoryan •DRE #01711745 • Keller Williams Encino/Sherman Oaks
Just take a look at this two-bedroom California Ranch in Highland Park – the sunny residence radiates with charm and potential. Freshly painted, the home features expansive windows and gleaming hardwood floors. The renovated kitchen, outfitted with stainless-steel appliances and a farmhouse sink, offers views that might just inspire you to do the dishes. Both bedrooms exude warmth, and the outdoor spaces are truly dreamy: from the relaxing back patio with city skyline views to the native garden awaiting your touch. And when you’re in the mood to explore, York Boulevard’s hotspots are just a short hop away. A blend of classic design and modern touches, this home is a delightful find. Listed at $799,000. Learn more about this deal.
Address: 5115 Raphael St, Los Angeles, CA 90042 Listed by: Tara Leu•DRE #02077559• Dilbeck Realtors
Tucked away in the hills of Silver Lake, we spotted this magical one-bedroom cabin. The location is so special – situated along one of the area’s historic stair streets, the home truly feels like a serene hideaway. The light-filled cottage extends to an open deck, boasting 400 square feet of space for relaxation and breathtaking views of the surrounding hills. Though secluded in your secret garden, the vibrant local culture and dining offerings are never far; the modern updates complement the original charm and make for an effortless, inspiring living space. Listed at $574,900. Learn more about this deal.
2374 Landa St, Los Angeles, CA 90039
Listed by: Richard Wilkinson • DRE #01812487 • The Agency