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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!

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A Midcentury Home, Pool, and Music Studio All in One

A Midcentury Home, Pool, and Music Studio All in One

Now this is an Eagle Rock midcentury home that I would jump at the chance to live in!

Put on your flipflops and Hawaiian shirt and head straight out to the perfect bamboo-lined corner for your poolside tiki bar at this midcentury gem. Original and/or retro details include pink tile, dual sinks, and amazing patterned lino in the main bathroom, hardwood and stone floors, and several cool light fixtures throughout.

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Are you Considering a Downsize?

Are you Considering a Downsize?

Working in the Northeast LA real estate world, we often talk to people who need or want to downsize for one reason or another. Downsizing can be fun and freeing, or it can be very hard and feel limiting. It's easy for us to look at someone else's situation and see clearly what is the necessary thing to do. When it comes to our own situation, though, it can be really hard to figure out.

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Glassell Park Midcentury with Views Gets a New Homeowner!

Glassell Park Midcentury with Views Gets a New Homeowner!

A home with a view attracts a crowd, and this Glassell Park home was no exception! It's not all about the view here, but you can see downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, Century City, the Griffith Park Observatory, and Glendale from both the decks.

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Bungalow Fixer in Eagle Rock Gets a New Owner

Bungalow Fixer in Eagle Rock Gets a New Owner

The Eagle Rock real estate market has been especially booming in the fixer market - people love to see potential! More than 100 years after it was built, many of the original details of this home remain: the dark-stained clapboard siding, the wide front porch perfect to sit on and enjoy the neighborhood, the double-hung wood-framed windows, the hardwood floors, the gracious dimensions of the formal living and dining rooms--the list goes on.

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A Classic Craftsman in Boyle Heights Gets New Owners

A Classic Craftsman in Boyle Heights Gets New Owners

The Boyle Heights real estate market has been getting hot! Located at 526 Brittania Street, this 1915 Craftsman was lovingly restored by the sellers, who made it their pet project for the last 11 years. 

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We were able to close escrow on 1637 Fair Park in just two weeks!

We were able to close escrow on 1637 Fair Park in just two weeks!

The sellers of this delightful home contacted us needing to sell their home on a tight schedule - they were already in escrow on their next house out of the area and needed to sell quickly. Gladly, Eagle Rock real estate continues to be in-demand!

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We sold this 2-bedroom Eagle Rock home for $1,055,000!

We sold this 2-bedroom Eagle Rock home for $1,055,000!

We received 7 offers on 2343 Las Colinas and negotiated a final sales price $156,000 over the asking price. If you are thinking of making a move, give us a call to discuss today's real estate market. Homes in Eagle Rock are in demand!

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1964 Glassell Park modern with incredible views!

1964 Glassell Park modern with incredible views!

It's not all about the view here, but you can see downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, Century City, the Griffith Park Observatory, and Glendale from both the decks. Incredible views are part of what make homes in Glassell Park a hot item! Imagine the 4th of July party you can have while you watch the parade of fireworks! Stop by 2509 Hines Dr. and join us at an open house on Sunday May 22, from 2-5pm, and Tuesday May 24, from 11-2pm.

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We sold this 2-bedroom Highland Park home for $555,000!

We sold this 2-bedroom Highland Park home for $555,000!

We received five offers on this home and negotiated a final sales price $56,000 over the asking price. If you are thinking of making a move, give us a call to discuss today's Highland Park real estate market.

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We sold this 2-bedroom 1927 home for $646,000

We sold this 2-bedroom 1927 home for $646,000

Between homes for sale in Glendale and Eagle Rock is the neighborhood of Sagamore Park, where we received 12 offers on this home and negotiated a final sales price $87,000 over the asking price. If you are thinking of making a move, give us a call to discuss today's real estate market.

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We sold this Glassell Park mid-century ranch for $792,500

We sold this Glassell Park mid-century ranch for $792,500

We received 10 offers on this home and negotiated a final sales price $63,500 over the asking price. Glassell Park real estate is surging! If you are thinking of making a move, give us a call to discuss today's real estate market.

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Boyle Heights craftsman with gorgeous details available

Boyle Heights craftsman with gorgeous details available

Craftsman lovers, hurry over! This 1915 Craftsman offers original details lovingly revealed by the current owners. Listed for $499,000. Boyle Heights is becoming one of the in-demand areas of the Northeast Los Angeles real estate market.

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A Tropical Oasis in Eagle Rock!

A Tropical Oasis in Eagle Rock!

Do you dream of living in Shangri-La? Imagine owning your very own half-acre oasis of lush plantings, waterfall, and meandering paths through ferns, palms and vines.  Have coffee or a dinner party on the deck in this idyllic setting. There are even two houses nestled among the gardens! (One is 3 bedrooms, 2 baths; the other is 2 bedrooms, 1 bath.) Listed for $924,000, join us at an open house on Sunday April 24, from 2-5pm at 5110 Monte Bonito. Remember! Homes in Eagle Rock with this much land are hard to find!

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We sold this 1922 Eagle Rock bungalow for $876,111

We sold this 1922 Eagle Rock bungalow for $876,111

We received 5 offers on 1587 Waldran and negotiated a final sales price $77,111 over the asking price. If you are thinking of making a move, give us a call to discuss today's surging Eagle Rock real estate market.

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We sold this 1925 Spanish beauty in Eagle Rock for $660,000

We sold this 1925 Spanish beauty in Eagle Rock for $660,000

How in-demand are homes in Eagle Rock, you ask? Listed for $559,000, we received 11 offers on 1527 Linda Rosa and negotiated a final sales price $101,000 over the asking price. If you are thinking of making a move, give us a call to discuss today's real estate market.

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Our clients just purchased this City Terrace bungalow!

Our clients just purchased this City Terrace bungalow!

This stylishly renovated 1930s bungalow features great original details alongside modern upgrades. We helped our clients purchase this home in a multiple offer situation for $471,000. If you are thinking of making a move, give us a call to discuss today's Northeast Los Angeles real estate market.

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We sold this 1964 Eagle Rock home for $700,000!

We sold this 1964 Eagle Rock home for $700,000!

We received 12 offers on this home and negotiated a final sales price $101,000 over the asking price. If you are thinking of making a move, give us a call to discuss today's real estate market. Eagle Rock homes are in demand!

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We sold this 4-bedroom Eagle Rock ranch for $792,000!

We sold this 4-bedroom Eagle Rock ranch for $792,000!

As experienced Eagle Rock realtors, we listed for $699,000, we received 7 offers on this home and negotiated a final sales price of $792,000, which is $93,000 over the asking price. If you are thinking of making a move, give us a call to discuss today's real estate market.

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Fear and Real Estate

Fear and Real Estate

Let's talk about the elephant in the room: Fear.

In my world, real estate, fear takes many forms and is ever present. Fear can protect you -- and it can stand in the way of you achieving your dreams. Sometimes, what you fear points the way to your path to a true pot of gold. (First, a caveat: my opinions are based completely upon my knowledge of Northeast Los Angeles real estate and its close neighbors in my little corner of the world. I doubt if places like Indianapolis or Fresno are similar.)

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2-bedroom Cottage in the Heart of Highland Park listed for $499,000!

2-bedroom Cottage in the Heart of Highland Park listed for $499,000!

If you like being right where it's happening, this is the house for you! Homes in Highland Park are in-demand and this one is a gem.

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