While the prices of homes in and around the area of Los Angeles may seem a bit steep, the reality is that you can still find a nice home – right now – with the amenities you need for under $400,000.
For instance, take this recently renovated condo unit at 5460 White Oak Avenue (Unit E217) in Encino with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. With just a tad under 1,000 square feet, you’ll find an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, brand new wood flooring, and even a private balcony.
The gated, resort-like complex includes a number of amenities, including a pool, rec room, tennis courts, gym, jacuzzi, and round-the-clock onsite security. Asking price here is $378K (along with monthly homeowner’s association dues of $449).
If being in the heart of LA is more your thing, then this cozy studio near Pershing Square offers a pool and spa, as well as a rooftop deck. Built in the 1920s, this building has lot of character, and boasts some great views of the city skyline. It, too, has 24 / 7 security.
Located at 312 West 5th Street (Unit #524), the asking price is just $385K, with monthly HOA dues of only $218.