Los Angeles CA Mount Washington West Classic Mid-Century Homes

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Los Angeles CA Mount Washington West Classic Mid-Century Homes

 

 

Mount Washington West Homes For Sale - NELA Homes for Sale

 

 

This is a report on the Mount Washington West neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles(zip code 90065).  Located close to Elyria Canyon Park and just north of Downtown Los Angeles, it is a part of what is known as NorthEast Los Angeles(NELA).  

 

 

Construction in the Ray Watt built community began in the early 1960s and 200 plus split level homes in a variety of floor plans were built.  It is the only large scale development within the canyon area.  

 

Mount Washington Homes For Sale

 

 

This has historically been a very stable community with many long term(and quite a few original) homeowners.  

 

 

The overall appearance is well-maintained and neat but there are certainly opportunities to transform the spaces to reflect 21st century living.   

 

 

There is a natural contour of the hillside that showcases views in many of the homes which range from three to five bedrooms.  

 

Los Angeles Zip Code 90065 Real EstateAccess to multiple freeways and the Gold Line light rail station at the Southwest Museum is close making commuting to Downtown Los Angeles, both the San Gabriel and San Fernando valleys plus the Westside a bit(relatively) easier.   

 

While it is an established neighborhood, there is a certain hipness associated with it as well with its proximity to NELA popular spots Mount Washington, Highland Park and Eagle Rock. The highly-regarded Mount Washington Elementary School is nearby too although enrollment eligilbility should be verified.  

 

Mount Washington West Los Angeles Zip Code 90065There is currently just one Mount Washington West home available for sale according to our local multiple listing service(mls) records.  It is a renovated three bedroom home with approximately 1917 square foot home offered at $799,000.  

 

In 2014, there were six mls-reported closed transactions in the neighborhood ranging from $645,000 to $760,000 with an average sales price of $695.913(median sales price $685,238).  They sold at 98.87% of last list price and for a relatively affordable $345.54 per square foot on average.   It should be noted that the average days on market according to mls statistics was 16 days.

 

Mount Washington WestFor the January through December time period in 2013, there were five mls-reported sales.  They ranged from $630,000 to $828,000 with an average sales price of $713,315(median $708,075).   

 

They sold at 98.91% of last list price and for $322.94 per square foot on average.  Three of those sales reflected less than seven days on the market for sale according to mls statistics.  

 

In the twelve month period of 2012, there were four sales ranging from $485,000 to $731,500.   The average sales price was $614,125(median $640,000) and they sold for 100.87% of last list price and for $281.65 per square foot.  

 

NorthEast Los Angeles NELA Homes For SaleHomes in Mount Washington West have been rare on the market for sale in recent years. They vary extensively in condition with many in near original or original state - ideal candidates for renovation.  

 

When a homeowner is thinking of selling, it will be important to carefully analyze the recent statistics and trends in order to best position the property for marketing purposes and to secure an offer that will close. With low inventory levels in the neighborhood, buyers looking here will need to be well-prepared in order to ensure success.  

 

Whether you are a prospective seller or buyer in NorthEast Los Angeles, let’s discuss your needs, your wants and your wishes in order to strategize a game plan for you --- I can be reached at 818.516.4393 cell.


Los Angeles CA Mount Washington West Classic Mid-Century Homes

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Michael Jacobs

 

CalBRE # 01165532

2065 Huntington Drive

P. O. Box 587

Pasadena, CA 91102

Call/Text:  818.516.4393

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David Saks
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Very nice post and great information. Have a terrific morning.

Jan 29, 2015 07:13 PM #1
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Roger D. Mucci
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Probably my least favorite type of home, but the neighborhood looks great.

Jan 29, 2015 08:57 PM #2
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Amanda S. Davidson
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Michael, with just one Mount Washington West home for sale it's clear it's a popular place to call home. Your knowledge on the neighborhood beams in your post and you are exactly who buyers and sellers need to contact. Your work hard for your clients and always know the latest local market trends. 

Jan 29, 2015 10:45 PM #3
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Noah Seidenberg
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The rolling hills are beautiful Michael. Just a perfect family community in the Los Angeles CA Mount Washington West Classic Mid-Century Homes.

Jan 29, 2015 11:38 PM #4
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Dick Greenberg
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Hi Michael - That's an interesting neighborhood. I vaguely remember driving through the area during some early construction - it certainly turned out well, and is obviously popular enough that buying a home there is a challenge best accomplished with the help of an area expert - you are certainly the best choice for that.

Jan 30, 2015 01:01 AM #5
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Belinda Spillman
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Michael,  This is a cool neighborhood.  I love the staggering of the homes on the hillside.  Looks like the home owners care for their homes nicely with the manicured landscape.

Jan 30, 2015 02:03 AM #6
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Ron Marshall
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Michael, all the neighborhoods that you highlight are so varied in architecture, and your reports on them are so thorough.   This one in Mount Washington West in NELA is another example of wonderful homes that Michael Jacobs is an expert in market values on!

Jan 30, 2015 02:07 AM #7
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Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
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 I too liked the varied home styles and always appreciate the neighborhoods tucked into hillsides offering views. With only one home available, it's imperative to have a savvy agent on your side - you're the one that I would   want working for me. Buying or selling. Have a nice Friday. 

Jan 30, 2015 03:32 AM #8
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Michael,

Mid Century has been hot  architectural trend for several years now, as a matter of fact, there was a major conference in Palm Springs last year on the subject as they have an abundance of mid century homes.   I am delighted that there is one home for you to sale to someone who is crazy about the style.  A

Jan 30, 2015 03:53 AM #9
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Debbie Laity
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I like the location of this neighborhood and I guess I'm not the only one with the low turnover you are seeing there. 

Jan 30, 2015 08:21 AM #10
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
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Good evening Michael,

Like Roger D. Mucci this is my least favorite style of home but many are attracted to this Mid Century architecture. Only one home on the market..it certainly must have one of your clients name on it!

Jan 30, 2015 08:56 AM #11
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Jon Kolsky
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Michael Jacobs ~ MJ, you have a way that's very special! I really enjoy reading your market reports, I always learn something very cool, and this post is no exception

Jan 30, 2015 09:26 AM #12
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Gabe Sanders
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Good morning Michael.  With times on the market under 16 days on average, the Mount Washington West community of Los Angeles must be in high demand.

Jan 30, 2015 08:25 PM #13
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Michael Jacobs
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While these homes are not classic MCM - mid-century modern - Mount Washington West offers an alternative to the surrounding neighborhood with its typically larger homes.  

Thank you for stopping by and your comments.  I appreciate the support. 

Jan 31, 2015 12:48 AM #14
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Joanna Cohlan
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While these homes may not be classic mid century Michael, they are nonetheless very appealing because of the location and the fabulous landscaping and exterior elevations.

Jan 31, 2015 05:09 AM #15
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