A round up the latest Eastside real estate news.
Northeast Los Angeles
The California Apartment Association is far and away the biggest independent spender in the City Council Races for District 1 and District 13. In Council District 13, which stretches from Echo Park to Hollywood, the apartment association has backed incumbent Mitch O’Farrell. The association has also spent more than half a million dollars opposing one - and only one - of O'Farrell's challengers: labor organizer Hugo Soto-Martinez. In Council District 1, which includes Highland Park, Lincoln Heights, and Westlake, the association is backing incumbent Gil Cedillo and opposing his sole challenger, Eunisses Hernandez.
One of surviving homes of Bunker Hill that was moved to Angeleno Heights is now listed for sale at just under $3 million, according to Compass. The 6-bedroom/4 bathroom Victorian at 1032 W. Edgeware Rd. dates back to 1883 and is named after John Wesley Ellis, a Presbyterian minister who commissioned the project. The Bunker Hill neighborhood was demolished as part of a Downtown L.A. urban renewal project. But this house survived by being moved. Twice.
A group that broke into vacant Caltrans homes is fighting to stay even as a lease is set to expire soon, CBS News reported. Two years ago, the group began occupying houses that were supposed to have been demolished for the now-canceled 710 freeway extension. Two of the household have since moved to permanent housing, but 23 other households remain, CBS said.
Billie Eilish's older brother - Grammy-winning songwriter/record producer Finneas O’Connell - has bought the $4.6 million ranch-style home right next door to the Spanish Colonial-style residence he already owns, Dirt reported. That leaves him with three-quarters of an acre across two lots.
A French Normandy-style home on North Edgemont Street sold this week for $3.45 million - $250,000 above the asking price. That made it the highest-priced home sale on the Eastside in the last week, according to Redfin. The home last changed owners in 2012, when it sold for $922,000.
A small-lot subdivision with five single-family homes and an attached ADU is proposed for a pair of vacant lots at 2772-2776 Rowena Ave. Each home would be no taller than 33 feet and would include two parking spaces.
Real Estate Reductions
This week's featured discounts include $25,000 off a City Terrace 3-bedroom, a $75,000 cut on an Atwater Village Traditional and a $350,000 chop on a Boyle Heights 5-unit.