Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ’hoods. We’ve found five condos within $10,000 of today’s price: $380,000.
Let’s start with this freshly renovated unit in a 1970s complex in the heart of Encino. The 990-square-foot unit has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, with a fully updated kitchen and a private balcony. Building amenities include a gym, a recreational room, tennis courts, and a swimming pool and spa. Asking price is $378,000, with HOA dues of $449 per month.
This studio close to Pershing Square is located in the Shybary Grand Lofts, a handsome brick department store built in the 1920s and more recently converted into housing. The unit has just 470 square feet of living space, but packs a lot into that area—including a washer and dryer. Building amenities include a rooftop deck, a swimming pool, and a spa. Asking price is $385,000, with HOA dues of $218 per month.
A similarly micro-sized condo, this 470-square-foot studio is steps from the boats at Marina del Rey. The small space is opened up a bit by floor-to-ceiling windows looking out across Admiralty Way. The amenity-rich complex offers a gym, multiple pools, tennis courts, and even room service. Asking price is $389,900, with HOA dues of $280 per month.
For a little extra space, how about this unit near Cal State Long Beach? It’s got two bedrooms and two bathrooms, with 913 square feet of living space. Built in the 1970s, the condo has an updated kitchen and newer bathroom fixtures. Building amenities include a swimming pool and spa, a fitness center, and a tennis court. Asking price is $380,000, with HOA dues of $396 per month.
This San Fernando Valley condo is even more spacious, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms spread across 1,340 square feet of floor space. Inside, it has open living spaces, in-unit laundry, and sliding glass doors that lead out to private patio areas. The complex it’s situated in has two pools, a barbecue area, and a fitness center. Asking price is $375,000, with HOA dues of $322 per month.
Which condo around $380,000 would you choose?
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