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LA Digs - Northeast LA Real Estate Blog

Welcome to LA Digs, the real estate and Northeast Los Angeles community blog written by Realtors Tracy King and Keely Myres.

Here, we share tips, market updates, and local news bits to keep you informed on what's happening in Northeast Los Angeles and the surrounding neighborhoods. Read on to learn about the latest in your neighborhood!

Just Sold! 5921 Annan Way, Highland Park

5921 Annan Way Just Sold

This beautiful Craftsman bungalow was snapped up quickly in multiple offers when we brought it on the market in December. Features of 5921 Annan Way include hardwood floors throughout, remodeled kitchen and bath, updated systems, and a serene deck in the back yard. We just handed the keys over to the lucky buyer, and she is excited to move in. Congratulations to our sellers and the new home owner!

5921 Annan Living/Dining

5921 Annan Way Kitchen

5921 Annan Way Deck

Property Details:
Listed for $429,00
Sold for $408,000
2 bedrooms, 1 bath
1,020 sq. ft. on a 3,840 sq. ft lot
Built in 1911

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Just Sold! 6202 St Albans Street, Highland Park

6202 St Albans St, Highland Park

This darling renovated cottage in the hills of Highland Park is officially sold! 6202 St Albans Street is a tiny one, but full of character. Features include views across Highland Park, a large back yard with planter boxes, remodeled kitchen and bath, and new floors and paint throughout. We received multiple offers and reached a final sales price of $368,000. Congratulations to the buyers!

6202 St Albans Living Room

6202 St Albans Dining Room

6202 St Albans Kitchen

6202 St Albans Porch

6202 St Albans Back Yard

Property Details:
Listed for $349,900
Sold for $368,000
2 bedrooms, 1 bath
951 sq. ft. on a 5,175 sq. ft. lot
Built in 1921

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Just Sold! 4545 Indiana Avenue, La Canada

4545 Indiana Avenue, La Canada

While we were in New York last week (attending the Inman Connect Real Estate conference), we closed escrow on this updated traditional home in La Canada. We listed the property for $919,000 back in November and quickly received an offer for $922,000 from a lovely family. Congratulations to our seller, and welcome to the neighborhood to the new homeowners!

4545 Indiana Avenue Living Room

4545 Indiana Family Room

4545 Indiana Kitchen

4545 Indiana Master Bedroom

Property Details:

Listed for $919,000
Sold for $922,000
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
2,243 sq. ft. on a 6,500 sq. ft. lot
Built in 1945

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Just Sold! 5704 Baltimore Street, Highland Park

5704 Baltimore Street, Highland Park

We just handed over the keys to the buyers of 5704 Baltimore Street, Highland Park. This charming Craftsman cottage has been completely remodeled and features hardwood floors, an open floor plan, central air and heat, French doors opening onto the back patio, and a completely fenced-in street-to-street lot. The separate garage also has space for extra storage or a home office/studio. Congratulations to our sellers and the new homeowners!

5704 Baltimore Street Living Room

5704 Baltimore Street Den

5704 Baltimore Street Kitchen

5704 Baltimore Street Breakfast Nook

5704 Baltimore Street Exterior

Property Details:
Listed for $399,000
Sold for $405,000
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,106 sq. ft. on a 5,600 sq. ft. lot
Built in 1924

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Just Sold! 5326 Loleta Avenue, Eagle Rock

5326 Loleta Avenue

We just closed escrow on this Spanish-style home at 5326 Loleta Avenue - and just in the nick of time! This home sale has been on the verge of going short sale and with the help of all involved we got it closed as a regular sale. 5326 Loleta features an open floor plan, hardwood floors, Mayan-style fireplace, updated kitchen, private master suite, and a great Eagle Rock location north of Colorado Blvd. Congratulations to our sellers, and we welcome the new buyers to the neighborhood!

5326 Loleta Avenue Living Room

5326 Loleta Avenue Dining Room

5326 Loleta Avenue Kitchen

5326 Loleta Avenue Family Room

5326 Loleta Avenue Back Yard

Property details:
Listed (originally) for $649,000
Sold for $638,500
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,880 sq. ft. on a 6,000 sq. ft. lot
Built in 1925

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Just Sold! 4032 Hampstead Road, La Canada

4032 Hampstead Road, La Canada

Our buyers just closed escrow on this Spanish Revival-style home at 4032 Hampstead Road, La Canada. Featuring a formal living with fireplace, formal dining room, sunroom, library, breakfast nook, and panoramic views, this home is located in the La Canada school district. The lower level of this home provides room for recreation room, gym, and plenty of storage. The terraced back yard has a pool and spa, patio, and views. Congratulations to our buyers!

4032 Hampstead Living Room

4032 Hampstead Kitchen

4032 Hampstead Road Yard

4032 Hampstead Road Exterior

Property details:
Listed for $1,290,000
Sold for $1,315,000
4 bedrooms, 4 baths
2,956 sq. ft. on a 0.43 acre lot
Built in 1938

Listing Courtesy of Janice McGlashan, Coldwell Banker

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Just Sold! 4849 Castle Road, La Canada

4849 Castle Road, La Canada

Today we closed escrow on this short sale in La Canada! 4849 Castle road is a 1954-built home is situated on a large, private lot set back from the street. Features include an open floor plan, double-sided fireplace, skylights, and updated kitchen. Congratulations to our buyers on their new home!

4849 Castle Road Kitchen

4849 Castle Road Family Room

4849 Castle Road Yard

Property details:
Listed for $949,000
Sold for $925,000
3 bedrooms, 3 baths
2,034 sq. ft. on a 0.54 acre lot
Built in 1954

Listing Courtesy of David Friedman, Keller Williams

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Just Sold! 5458 Mount Helena Avenue, Eagle Rock

5458 Mount Helena Avenue, Eagle Rock

 

We just closed escrow on this spacious mid-century traditional today! Originally listed for $599,000, we received multiple offers and reached a final sales price of $625,500. 5458 Mount Helena Avenue is located in a great Eagle Rock neighborhood north of Hill Drive. Features include a large formal living room, dining room/family room, ample closet space, two fireplaces, and a pool. Congratulations to the new owners!


5458 Mount Helena Living Room
5458 Mount Helena Kitchen
5458 Mount Helena Yard

Listed for $599,000
Sold for $625,500
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
2,030 sq. ft. on a 9,070 sq. ft. lot
Built in 1951

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Just Sold! 5350 Waldo Place, Eagle Rock

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We closed escrow yesterday on this Eagle Rock mid-century home! We listed this short sale at the end of July for $549,000, and the final sales price was $562,500. 5350 Waldo Place is a three bedroom, three bath (plus bonus room and bath on the lower level) home originally built by Ed Sylvis Sr as his personal residence. Located on a private cul-de-sac near the Eagle Rock Recreation Center. Features include a flowing floor plan, updated baths, newer floors, and Western views across Eagle Rock. Congratulations to the new home owners!

Listed for $549,000
Sold for $562,500
3 bedrooms, 3 baths
1,748 sq. ft. on a 6,370 sq. ft. lot
Built in 1962

For more photos and property details visit www.5350WaldoPlace.com.

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Just Sold! 4920 Floristan Avenue, Eagle Rock

We just closed escrow on 4920 Floristan Avenue in Eagle Rock today! If you didn't get a chance to see it that's because we sold it in two days, after just one open house. We listed it for $479,000 and accepted an all-cash offer of $500,000 (a credit for repairs brought the final sales price to $491,925). The buyers are newlyweds and now ready to settle in to this private 2 bedroom, 1 bath home.

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Listed for $479,000
Sold for $491,925
2 bedrooms, 1 bath
1,102 sq. ft. on an 11,300 sq. ft. lot
Built in 1950

For more pictures visit the 4920 Floristan Photo Album.

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Just Sold! 1260 Hill Drive, Eagle Rock

We closed escrow today on this fabulous modern home on Hill Drive. We originally listed 1260 Hill Drive for $599,000, and quickly received several offers. The successful buyer offered $725,000 - and after a two-month escrow (the buyer's offer was contingent on the sale of their home) we finally handed over the keys!

1260 Hill Drive, Eagle Rock

Just Sold! 1260 Hill Drive, Eagle Rock kitchen

Just Sold! 1260 Hill Drive, Eagle Rock living room

Listed for $599,000
Sold for $725,000 with multiple offers
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,482 sq. ft. on a 4,100 sq. ft. lot
Originally built in 1950, completely re-built and renovated in 2004-2007

For more details on this house visit it's listing page. For more photos of 1260 Hill Drive visit it's photo album.

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Just Sold! 365 W Alameda Avenue #305, Burbank

We just closed escrow today on this 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo close to downtown Burbank.  Listed for $305,000, our buyer purchased the 1,050 sq. ft. unit for $299,000.  This condo features a large kitchen, newer flooring, cathedral ceilings, ample closet space, and a balcony.  The complex itself has a jacuzzi spa and recreation room.  Congratulations to our buyers!

365 W Alameda Avenue #305, Burbank

 

365 W Alameda Avenue #305, Burbank living room

 

365 W Alameda Avenue #305, Burbank spa


Listed for $305,000
Sold for $299,000 on November 8, 2011
2 bedroom, 2 baths
1,050 sq. ft. condo

Listing and photos courtesy of Raffi Vartanian, Silver Spoon Investments

 

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Just Sold! 5220 Hartwick Street, Eagle Rock

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We closed escrow on 5220 Hartwick Street today - for a final sales price of $350,000.   After hundreds of people came through the open houses, we ended up with 37 offers.  The winning bid went to an investor for all cash, so keep an eye on the property to see what kind of transformation it goes through in the next few weeks!

List price: $299,000
Sales price: $350,000, all cash
1,200 sq. ft. on a 7,450 sq. ft. lot
3 bedrooms, 1 bath

5220 Hartwick St Living room

5220 Hartwick St Kitchen

5220 Hartwick St Back Yard

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List price: $299,000
Sales price: $350,000, all cash
1,200 sq. ft. on a 7,450 sq. ft. lot
3 bedrooms, 1 bath

5220 Hartwick St Living room

5220 Hartwick St Kitchen

5220 Hartwick St Back Yard

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Just Sold! 401 E California Blvd. #210, Pasadena

Our buyers just closed escrow on this remodeled end-unit condo in a prime Pasadena location.  The unit has quality finishes throughout, from the distressed maple hardwood floors throughout to the basaltina vulcanic rock countertops and farmhouse sink in the kitchen.  The living room has vaulted ceilings and a stone fireplace with alder wood mantle.  A loft on the second story, with full bath, adds extra space and leads to a large rooftop patio.  This is the perfect urban Pasadena home!

 

401 E California #210, Pasadena

 

401 E California #210, Pasadena

 

401 E California #210, Pasadena

 

401 E California #210, Pasadena

 

401 E California #210, Pasadena



Listing and Photos Courtesy of Roy Tucker, Re/Max Tri-City Realty

Listed for $579,000
Sold for $560,000 on September 20, 2011
2 bedrooms, 3 baths
1,860 sq. ft. (condo)

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Just Sold! 2611 Oneida Street, Pasadena

2611 Oneida Street, Pasadena



2611 Oneida Street, a stylish mid-century home in Pasadena, closed last Friday (the 16th) with a final sales price of $580,000. This was one of the smoothest escrows we've had this year, always much appreciated! Features include the crips lines of the mid-century style, original details such as casement windows, hardwood floors and a fireplace in the living room. Skylights brighten the interior. More modern upgrades include central air and heat, a new patio cover and a fountain in the backyard. The spacious family room just off the kitchen opens up the floorplan and adds to the versatility of this 1600 square-foot two-bedroom, one-bath home.

Listed for $589,000
Sold for $580,000
2 bedrooms, 1 bath
Built in 1948
1,610 sq. ft. on a 7,850 sq. ft. lot

2611 Oneida Street, Pasadena


2611 Oneida Street, Pasadena


2611 Oneida Street, Pasadena


2611 Oneida Street, Pasadena


2611 Oneida Street, Pasadena


2611 Oneida Street, Pasadena


2611 Oneida Street, Pasadena


For more pictures and details visit www.2611OneidaStreet.com

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Just Sold! 1532 Rose Villa Street, Pasadena

1532 Rose Villa Street, Pasadena



After a year of traveling the world, our buyers were ready to settle back down in Pasadena.  We helped them buy 1532 Rose Villa Street, a Mediterranean-revival 3 bedroom, 2 bath home located on a tree-lined street.  Features include a Batchelder tile fireplace, gourmet kitchen, outdoor fireplace with built-in grill, in-ground jacuzzi, and period hardware throughout.

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1532 Rose Villa, Pasadena


1532 Rose Villa, Pasadena


1532 Rose Villa, Pasadena


1532 Rose Villa, Pasadena



Listed for $1,175,000 by Cynthia Luczyski, Deasy/Penner and Partners
Sold for $1,184,000 on September 16, 2011.
2,094 sq. ft. on 0.25 acre lot
Built in 1925

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Just Sold! 1450 W Avenue 43, Glassell Park

1450 W Avenue 43, Glassell Park

 

Just sold! Our listing at 1450 W Avenue 43 in Glassell Park closed escrow on Friday, September 3 for a sales price of $451,000. The buyer was eager to get going on the updates she wanted to do so we actually closed a few days early on this one.

 

Here are the details:



  • 3 bedrooms, 2 baths

  • 2,216 sq. ft. house on a 4,530 sq. ft. lot

  • Built in 1985

  • Located on a cul-de-sac

  • Listed on July 12, 2011; Closed escrow on September 3, 2011

  • For more pictures you can visit www.1450WAvenue43.com

 

1450 W Avenue 43, Glassell Park

 

1450 W Avenue 43, Glassell Park

 

1450 W Avenue 43, Glassell Park

 

1450 W Avenue 43, Glassell Park

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Just Sold! 5232 Townsend Avenue, Eagle Rock

5232 Townsend Avenue, Eagle Rock

 

Just sold, with multiple offers! We listed this Spanish charmer for $449,000 and sold it for $521,000. This home has only had two owners, and is ready for the excited new home owners to move in and make it their own. Located north of Colorado Blvd., it has spacious rooms, including a large eat-in kitchen, plus a great backyard with covered patio.

 

Here are the details:


Listed on July 18 for $449,000
Closed escrow on August 30 for $521,000
1,640 sq. ft. home
7,650 sq. ft. lot
3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths

5232 Townsend Avenue, Eagle Rock

 

5232 Townsend Avenue, Eagle Rock

 

5232 Townsend Avenue, Eagle Rock

 

5232 Townsend Avenue, Eagle Rock

 

5232 Townsend Avenue, Eagle Rock

 

5232 Townsend Avenue, Eagle Rock

 

5232 Townsend Avenue, Eagle Rock

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Just Sold! 1907 Oak Street, Burbank

1907 Oak Street, Burbank

 

Just sold! 1907 Oak Street in Burbank just closed escrow after receiving multiple offers. This 3 bedroom, 1 bath Spanish cottage was upgraded with central air and heat, automatic sprinklers, and updated plumbing and electric systems. The backyard is a real retreat with a patio, old-fashioned barbecue, lush lawn with a hammock strung between shade trees for relaxing summer evenings.

 

Here are the details:


Listed on July 18 for $439,000
Sold on August 30 for $462,000
986 sq. ft. house
5,850 sq. ft. lot

1907 Oak Street, Burbank

 

1907 Oak Street, Burbank

 

1907 Oak Street, Burbank

 

1907 Oak Street, Burbank

 

1907 Oak Street, Burbank

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Just Sold! 1145 Oak Grove Drive, Eagle Rock

1145 Oak Grove Drive

 

Just sold! 1145 Oak Grove Drive, in Eagle Rock, sold last week for $535,0o0. This mid-century traditional has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, plus an entire downstairs for use as a family room, den, and office. The private backyard is perfect for outdoor living with an deck, outdoor kitchen, spacious play area, and dog house.

 

Here are the details:


Listed on July 8, 2011 for $539,000
Sold on August 26, 2011 for $535,000
1,540 sq. ft. home
7,160 sq. ft. lot
Upgrades include remodeled kitchen and baths, central air and heat, and finished garage

1145 Oak Grove Drive

 

1145 Oak Grove Drive

 

1145 Oak Grove Drive

 

1145 Oak Grove Drive

 

1145 Oak Grove Drive

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