Real Estate

For Sale: Chic Mid Century condo in Los Feliz

4411 Los Feliz Blvd #205 | $577,000 | Property Website Turnkey Freedom. Light-filled, south-facing, Mid Century condo in the Los Feliz Towers. Walls of glass line the oversized living room and lead to the private balcony. Recent upgrades: walnut floors, custom cabinetry, remodeled chef’s kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and chic bathroom. Pet friendly, 1 Bedroom 1 Bath condo, conveniently ... Read More »

El Sereno collective competing with real estate investor over community space

EL SERENO –The Eastside Cafe, a Huntington Drive community space and collective, has been involved in many neighborhood causes, from promoting poetry and art to improving health and wellness.  Now, the organizers of the 15-year-old group are rallying support and money for another cause:  preventing their space from being sold to a real estate investor. The collective said it had been ... Read More »

New 4-story apartment building planned across from Echo Park Lake

ECHO PARK — A four-story apartment building has been proposed to fill a now empty lot across from Echo Park Lake, according to city records. It’s the same site where a building collapsed nearly 17 years ago, killing one person and injuring 36 people. Echo Park Capital Venture  has filed an application with the Planning Department seeking to build an ... Read More »

Why are Small-Lot Homes Selling So Quickly?

Eastside real estate is red hot - especially for new homes, which have struck a chord with buyers. Leading the way are The Hampshire in Los Feliz Village and COVO in Silver Lake. Open for just a few weeks, both of these communities are already down to their last few residences. Read More »

For Sale: Large Highland Park Craftsman Manor

5648 Ash St | $750,000 | Property Website Fabulous 2 story Craftsman home, so much character at every turn, brick pillars, brick fireplace, wood beams, real wood floors, wood paneling and its 2,057 sqft on an 11, 119 sqft lot. Duplex style. A little paint and little sweat will transform this canvas into your new amazing home. Between York and ... Read More »

For Sale: Unique Multifamily Dwelling in Echo Park Adjacent Westlake!

288 S. Coronado Street | $849,000 | Property Website Two units can be delivered vacant! This multifamily property consists of 3 units with an in-law suite. Perched above the street, the property’s steps lead to an enclosed, private multifamily dwelling that overlooks Los Angeles. There’s an expansive deck with beautiful city views. Zoning is LAC2 & the lot size is ... Read More »

On The Market: Cypress Park bungalow; Eagle Rock fixer; El Sereno 4-bedroom

Nearly five dozen single-family homes, condos and other properties went up for sale on the Eastside during the last week. Here’s a sample of what’s new on the market: Cypress Park: Remodeled 2-bedroom bungalow with detached unit. New electrical, plumbing and central A/C. $599,999. Eagle Rock: 3-bedroom, mid-century fixer-upper. $799,000. El Sereno: 4-bedroom with a loft, built in 2011. Abutting ... Read More »

New homes going up on former Silver Lake gas station site

SILVER LAKE — It was nearly a decade ago that preservationists and residents failed to prevent the demolition of what was once a Streamline Moderne-style gas station at the corner of  Glendale Boulevard and Rowena Avenue.   The small building was quickly torn down but the site has remained vacant ever since. Now, after some failed efforts by previous owners, ... Read More »

Market Watch: What are houses and condos selling for in Elysian Valley?

ELYSIAN VALLEY — During the last three months, the average sales price of all  homes and condos sold in Elysian Valley — aka Frogtown –was $614,824, according to Redfin.com. The average home that was sold had 2.3 bedrooms, 2 baths and 1,269-square-feet of space. The average home lasted 37.1 days on the market before it was sold.  More than half of ... Read More »

Councilman seeks rules to slow dense development in Echo Park and Silver Lake

Given how development has become a huge issue in Los Angeles, how can the city discourage dense development in some older and historic neighborhoods? That’s the question facing the city Planning Department after the 13th District Councilman Mitch O’Farrell asked planners on Tuesday to prepare reports on potential zoning and land use strategies that would eventually slow the pace of dense ... Read More »

For Sale: Sunsets & Privacy in Mt Washington 2/2

3018 Tillie St | $619,000 | Property Website You’ll come for the price and the pictures and you’ll stay for the privacy, style and the pure pleasure of loving every inch of your hillside retreat. What’s not to love about the living with views that evoke those movie vistas of romantic French villages, sipping morning coffee on the sunrise deck ... Read More »