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What can you get for under $1.2 Million in L.A.

The Los Angeles market remains competitive for buyers as the median home price has been steadily increasing over the past few months. As inventory remains low and multiple offers continue on, there is still a multitude of homes available on the market in great neighborhoods all across LA. Take a look at what you can currently buy for under $1,200,000 around Los Angeles.


Mid-Century in the hills of Highland
Park | $1,173,000

780 Terrace 49 Los Angeles, CA 90042

Beautiful Mid-Century home sits privately behind a modern wood fence in the hills of Highland Park; breathtaking views! Custom kitchen opens to the dining & living room surrounded by windows that look out at the beautiful mountains & sky; great for entertaining. The kitchen features a large island, Quartz countertops, GE Cafe appliances. Upstairs there is also a large laundry room, stylishly remodeled bathroom, and a light filled bedroom w/French doors that lead out to the front courtyard; great place to enjoy morning coffee among or dine al fresco while watching birds or the sunset. Downstairs there is another beautiful, remodeled bathroom w/glass tiles & cork floors. There are two large bedrooms and a bedroom/office ; all rooms draw you out to the vast yard & enormous, amazing deck; perfect for entertaining. The home features: newer windows, HVAC, recessed lighting, copper plumbing, and a garden tool room. This magical space welcomes you home with its peaceful secluded vibe with expansive yard, multiple dining areas and native drought tolerant plants. This home is perfect for unwinding, after a long day of mask wearing.

Listing Agent: Jennifer Gainey | Compass | DRE 01512045



Spanish 1920’s Old Hollywood Bungalow in the Melrose area | $1,195,000

858 N Alta Vista Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046

Forever classic, this stylish 1920s Spanish is a loving example of Old Hollywood’s most adored era of design. Beautifully updated while embracing its timeless roots, this quaint bungalow is the perfect condo alternative. Tucked away behind lush hedges on an airy corner lot, this home sweet home enjoys original barrel ceilings, hardwood floors, a modern kitchen, 1 bed 1 bath + an office, and two outdoor areas ideal for lounging under the sun, al fresco dining, and entertaining. An incredible location for everything WeHo and LA centric provides a lifestyle walkable to local tennis, parks, Trader Joe’s, major TV, film and production studios, and some of the most sought-after restaurants Tinseltown has to offer. Quintessential California vibes await with one of the most accessible price points for a single family residence in the area- home, is here.

Listing Agents: Justin Alexander | Compass | DRE 01733939 Noah Applebaum | Compass | DRE 02019578



Italian-esque 1932 Cottage in Northeast LA | $1,195,000

1041 Milwaukee Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90042

La Casetta (the cottage in Italian) blends a bohemian chic aesthetic with period details within a mini compound. Positioned near the end of a coveted no-through street, the house is partially hidden and shaded by mature trees. The interior flow of light and life begins in the living room with original hardwood floors, a statement fireplace, and a picture window framing the scenery of the trees and an array of lavender bushes, flowering palms, and a birdbath in the front garden. The living room looks onto the dining room that connects to a single-line kitchen fitted with a vintage-looking stove and laundry. A center hall connects the two bedrooms with a bathroom in the middle. The primary bedroom features double-hung windows and a roomy closet, while the rear bedroom looks out to the backyard. The outdoors opens to a gently terraced yard offering flat levels for entertaining. Two separate structures sit on the property; one is a detached garage currently used as a home office and yoga studio. The other is a studio with AC nestled under the trees, often used for meditating. Both are great for overnight guests and have access to the bonus bathroom. In addition, there’s a whole house water filtration and reverse osmosis water system. All of this is just minutes from shops, restaurants, and nightlife on both York and Figueroa

Listing Agent: Sonya Coke | Compass | DRE 01277084



Valley Village 1941 Modern Revival | $1,025,000

4714 Kraft Ave. North Hollywood, CA 91602

Valley Village modern revival. Enter an inviting fireside living room. Flowing plan with hardwood and Pergo floors leads to an oversized galley kitchen with an industrial vibe that blends well with a casual modern feel of an updated interior. Pro-style stainless steel appliances, deep stainless steel farm sink, quartz countertops and breakfast bar flow to a dining room and family room. Rustic sliding barn door reveals laundry room, powder room and outdoor access. Two Bright large bedrooms share a full bath. Family room has a 2nd fireplace and a wall of glass sliding doors looking out to a large covered patio – perfect for indoor/outdoor living with a covered bar plus plenty of room for grilling and dining. At night the backyard becomes an enchanting party space with lights strung in trees and along a corrugated metal bar roof. Work from home in an air-conditioned detached office/studio adjoining 2-car garage (or make into a huge ADU!!!) Freshly painted exterior and beautiful gardens. Central air/heat for year-round comfort. Don’t miss out on one of Valley Villages most sought after neighborhoods! Excellent schools.

Listing Agents: Craig Strong | Compass | DRE 01450987 Kristin Neithercut | Compass | DRE 02003278