A Breakdown of the 9 Condos for Sale in WeHo Between $250,000 & $350,000 Pt.1

Part. I

Whilst we have seen a downturn in the housing market across the country, real estate prices in prime Los Angeles locations like Beverly Hills, West Hollywood and the Sunset Strip are still high too high for most Angeleno’s. Therefore we at Real Realty LA are going to break down the nine condos currently for sale in the West Hollywood Vicinity between $250,000 and $350,000 and let you know which unit has the best bang for your buck.

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1351 N. Crescent Heights #109, West Hollywood 90046

One bedroom, one bathroom in 762sq.ft

Asking Price: $320,000

HOA Dues: $369.00/month

Sale Type: Short Pay

Listing Copy: Back on market! Spacious unit redone with a sleek, clean and modern look. Bedroom is big enough to hold a king bed and two end tables. Organized closets. Stainless steel kitchen with new cabinets and Ceaserstone counters. Travertine shower. Cherry Hardwood floors throughout. Fireplace. Patio/balcony with green view. Resort-like Pool area. EQ insurance. Guest parking. Beautifully maintained building with good reserves. Great WEHO location across the street from Sunset 5, Crunch, Whole Foods, Theaters, restaurants. This is a Short Sale.

Review: The interior of this unit is lovely but when buying a condo, it is not just about the single unit but about the upkeep and style of the whole building and given the age of this building (1972) one must be sure to really analyze the the common areas etc. You do not want the one remodeled unit in a building of original kitchens, bathrooms and carpet flooring. This building has a really fun location, walking distance to the restaurants and bars on both Sunset and Santa Monica but it is on an extremely busy main road that is a major through road over Laurel Canyon and into the valley.

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1230 Horn Ave. #516, West Hollywood, CA 90069

One bedroom, one bathroom in 797sq.ft

Asking Price: $329,000

HOA Dues: $450.00/month

Sale Type: Standard

Listing Copy: VIEWS, VIEWS, DOWNTOWN CITY VIEWS from the south facing balcony. Prime West Hollywood 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo with a walk-in closet, updated bathroom with new vanity, stylish tile, a Whirlpool bath tub, newer dishwasher, refrigerator with new kitchen plumbing, and a brand new furnace. Includes 1 parking spaces and 1 available to rent from building, Not Tandem. French doors lead out to charming balcony, room for a grill. Top of the hill off Sunset overlooking the Strip, stunning building views from mountain to ocean, Beverly Hills adjacent, heart of best nightlife, shopping and dining. Large open living room, dining and kitchen. Building amenities include heated pool, Courtyard hot tub, saunas, recreation room, guest parking, security, on-site management, and sun-deck with incredible jetliner views! LOW HOA FEES & includes water and basic cable. Just added a dog run/park.

Review: I’ve seen multiple units in this building and they definitely range from Hollywood chic to formica countertops and shag pile carpet but the location is definitely stunning. Many units in this building can be quite dark and so whilst this unit definitely needs upgrading and modernizing, the fact it has ample sunlight is a definite plus. My only real criticism of the building is that the pool, sandwiched between the hillside to the north and the building, it gets little sunlight throughout the day which is a great shame. But for anyone willing to put in $20,000-$30,000 upgrading the unit, this could be a great buy.

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1275 N. Harper Ave #12, West Hollywood, CA 90046

One bedroom, one bathroom in 792sq.ft

Asking Price: $349,000

HOA Dues: $279.00/month

Sale Type: Standard

Listing Copy: Charming Top Floor in Intimate 14 unit complex.This unit has it all.. Central Heat/Air. Private Laundry inside unit. Hardwood floors throughout,formal dining room, plantation shutters,great closest space,tons of light,gated parking,low hoa dues,generous size cooks kitchen,pet friendly building.steps to Santa Monica Blvd.

Review: I should start this with the disclaimer that I love vintage buildings. Like really, really love them.! I just think the original detailing of the crown molding, and other plaster work is just not recreated these days. That being said the kitchen definitely needs to be worked on, talk about a cheap remodel. There is no charm or character in there whatsoever. If definitely doesn’t look bad, I’ve not seen this building personally but there are a large number of building in WeHo that have a similar layout and for the price I am most definitely a fan.

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874 Hammond St. #15, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Two Bedrooms, Two bathrooms in 982sq.ft

Asking Price: $339,000

HOA Dues: $400.00/month

Sale Type: Short Sale

Listing Copy: Short Sale subject to lender’s approval…..Top floor condo in prime West Hollywood (block from Beverly Hills) with large living room and balcony. Hardwood flooring throughout unit, and carpeting in bedrooms. Kitchen includes stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave and Range/Oven. Subterranean parking for 2 cars side by side. Walking distance to shopping, dining, and clubbing.

Review: This unit definitely has the square footage and a great location sure to suit a number of people. That being said, having not seen the unit but with a distinct lack of pictures, I am going to assume there will be quite a bit of work needed. Long story short, if you are someone who is prepared to enter into a short sale then this is looks to be a good option. HOA dues seems high in comparison to other units but this building has Earthquake insurance.

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