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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Eastside Property: When a one-bedroom home is all you need

Photo from Redfin.com

With many home buyers looking for at least two bedrooms, real estate agents are often left to promote one-bedroom properties as either “cozy” or “condo alternatives.” But for many singles and couples, one bedroom will do just fine, especially if there is extra space somewhere else for a studio, office or overnight guest. Sometimes it does not take too much convincing t0 sell these smaller homes.  Take for example  a one-bedroom, 622 square-foot Echo Park home (pictured) on Alvarado Street that sold last month for $220,000 – nearly $30,000 above the original asking price., according to Redfin.

In most cases, a bedroom is defined as a room with a closet. But many one-bedroom home buyers end up closing off alcove or investing in a sofa bed  when when  additional sleeping quarters are needed.  Click on the link below for some Eastside one-bedrooms home currently on the market.

Eagle Rock
5076 Shearin Avenue
This Spanish-Colonial house – painted battleship grey – may have only bedroom but it also has a separate, one-car garage and is down the block from Colorado Boulevard restaurants and shops.
Price:$304,000
Glassell Park
3857 Filion Street
This one-bedroom home comes with only 550 square feet of space. However, that one bedroom does come with a walk-in closet. The deck on the hillside lot also provides more outdoor space if you need a little breathing room.
Price: $269,00
Mount Washington
631 Cross
Ten-foot high ceilings, walls of glass and hillside views create a dramatic setting for this one-bedroom home. With nearly one-third of an acre of land, there is also plenty of space to expand or build another one-bedroom home.
Price: $387,000
Photos from Redfin


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4 comments

  1. @Eastsider – Link check for Fillion

  2. Besides the Mt. Washington house, people should not price homes when they are wasted.

  3. the linked page says it sold for $190k.

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