Is there such a thing as an "up and coming" neighborhood in West LA or are they pretty much all fully developed already?

Asked by LA_Buyer2, Los Angeles, CA Mon Dec 21, 2009

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Andrew Jones, Agent, Venice Beach, CA
Mon Jan 18, 2010
Hi LABuyer'

Monique mentions a number of neighborhoods that are worth considering. I wrote a blog about these and other areas in the L.A. basin where good deals can be gotten for $250k to $500k which may help you. The link is below.

Also nobody mentinoed Mar Vista and Palms. Somes homes in these areas can still be bought for as little as $400k to $600k, including some areas west of ther 405 (San Diego) Freeway. You'll also find plenty of currunt listings in thse communities on my website. Please feel free to contact me to talk about the real estate options available in these neighborhoods. Best of Luck
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Monique & Joe…, Agent, Beverly Hills, CA
Tue Jan 5, 2010
Hello LA_Buyer 2,

I used to live in Silverlake and Echo Park. To me that was up and coming 10 years ago. For the Westside that would depend how far west you need to be. True Westsiders consider Mid-City and areas like Picfair Village and Faircrest Heights not the Westside. I think they are close enough to the westside to be a great option for anyone considering those areas. Culver City is great but pricey. The most affordable part of Culver City I would say is the area around the 90. Up and coming to me has a little more of an edge and is affordable too. My vote goes to 1. Picfair Village (where I live). New restaurants and shops are popping up left and right. It's a great area.
Faircrest Heights. Next to Picfair. Mid-City: Washington between La Cienega and La Brea.

If you have any questions about any of these areas, please let me know.


Monique Carrabba
The Carrabba Group
(323) 899-2900
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Peter Stewart, Agent, Indianapolis, IN
Mon Dec 21, 2009
Well, for the most part no, there are no up and coming neighborhoods. However, over the past few years Culver City has been revitalized and is much more attractive than it was 5-6 years ago. The downtown area has a lot of upscale restaurants and bars and has become very popular with the young professional crowd. The arts district (on Washington Blvd) is also becoming more popular as the area is being cleaned up.

I specialize in property on the Westside and would be happy to talk about the various areas/neighborhoods with you. My contact information is below.

Peter Stewart
Keller Williams Realty Westside
310-420-7053 (cell)
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