Downtown LA Lofts and Condos That Have Sold in the Last 30 Days
When it comes to home values and knowing the current market, there is no better way to keep it real than by looking at what hard-working Americans recently paid with their hard-earned cash. This list of recently sold Downtown properties is just that:
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Avoid 6 Costly Errors When Moving to a Larger Home and Save Thousands
Unlike the experience of buying a first home, when you’re looking to move-up, and already own a home, there are certain factors that can complicate the situation. It’s very important for you to consider these issues before you list your home for sale. Not only is there the issue of financing to consider, but you also have to sell your present home at exactly the right time in order to avoid either the financial burden of owning two homes or, just as bad, the dilemma of having no place to live during the gap between closings.
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LA Curbed recently revealed Eight Downtown Los Angeles Landmarks Hidden in Plain Sight
This week, the city of Los Angeles and the Getty Conservation Institute launched a new website, HistoricPlacesLA, that allows users to search thousands of historically significant sites across Los Angeles. The site lets you filter through the large number of interesting old sites, monuments and structures that are architecturally and historically significant.
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PH S AR ADDRESS U# LP BR BATHS SF HOD YB MAP LD ST DATE MLS DOC(S)
1. A 42 435 S LA FAYETTE PARK PL #303 #303 $459,000 2 2.00 (2 0 0 0) 1,428 $310.00
2. A 42 200 S RENO ST #301 #301 $375,000 2 2.00 (2 0 0 0) 1,124 $225.00 1984 634/B1
3. 16 A 42 416 S SPRING ST #609 #609 $845,000 2 2.00 (2 0 0 0) 1,394 $563.05 1914
4. 18 A 42 1850 INDUSTRIAL ST #608 #608 $498,000 1 1.00 (1 0 0 0) 630 $462.10 1925
5. 12 A 42 108 W 2ND ST #308 #308 $449,000 1 1.00 (1 0 0 0) 910 $616.64 1910 634/F4
6. A 42 1100 WILSHIRE #3609 #3609 $549,000 0 1.00 (1 0 0 0) 790 $698.98 1986
7. 7 A 42 1234 WILSHIRE #120 #120 $479,000 1 1.00 (1 0 0 0) 920 $378.00 2006
8. 35 A 42 315 E 8th ST #505 #505 $419,000 1 1.00 (1 0 0 0) 670 $468.00 1925 02/23/15
9. 21 A 42 420 S San Pedro ST #224 #224 $399,000 1 1.00 (1 0 0 0) 900 $410.00 1922 >>MORE
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FIXER UPPERS: MYTHS AND FACTS
Fixer Uppers and handyman specials often represent a great way to get a fantastic deal on a home. As you are aware these homes often need work but if you are able and willing to do some of the work yourself, you could have an ideal home for much less than other comparable homes on the market that are already in showcase condition.
If you’re the type of person who recognizes a “diamond in the rough” you’ll know “a great deal when you see one” and you will be interested to know about a new, free Home-Hunter Service which automatically searches out and downloads a current list or properties – day in and day out.
This Service specializes in researching and providing you with the latest information about the very best buys of homes currently on the market that you can buy with little or no money down.
The unique and automated Home-Hunter Service enables you to get priority access to the hottest, new listings giving you the competitive edge so that you can save thousands of dollars by finding the best buys before other buyers even know about them. By being there first you’ll be able to negotiate to get the most home for the least amount of money. After all, the best deals get snapped up quickly by smart buyers like you.
Here’s how it works. Every evening a computerized system searches through all new listings from every real estate company, not just the L.A. Loft Blog, that have been listed in the past 24 hours. Real estate professionals review each and every one of these listings in order to find the best buys on the market. From this, we print out a comprehensive “Hot List” which we provide to you free of charge and without obligation.
For example, right now the “Hot List” identifies a number of large fixer upper properties in great neighborhoods that, with a little tender loving care, can become real gems. Because these homes require some work, you can turn any one of these handyman specials into a home that will present itself in showcase perfection for a lot less money than if you purchased such a home in pristine condition to begin with.
The Fixer Upper “Hot List” will help you identify the best buys on the market right now that are in your desired price range and location. This is offered as a FREE community service to help you save money, time and the inconvenience of searching for just the right property on your own. Remember, the service offers you a way to beat out other buyers before they even know about these listings, saving you up to thousands of dollars so that you can get the most home for the least amount of money. Buyers love this free Home-Hunter Service because it doesn’t cost them anything to get all the information they need, hassle-free and without feeling obligated.
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RealtySource Inc presents
New Los Angeles Metropolis Condominium Prices
Special Preview of the Preliminary Price List
The actual price list has not yet been printed for the new super luxury Downtown highrise condos now under construction, but the L.A. Loft Blog has a special preview of the preliminary prices not yet released to the public. Monthly HOA dues are expected to be around 90 cents per sq ft. These prices are not official prices, and they are subject to change. The smallest 526 sq ft studio is around $511,000, while the largest 1,720 sq ft 2-bedroom is about $1,576,000. These are selling out now. Get on the new condos interest list at https://laloft.wufoo.com/forms/metropolis-los-angeles-new-condos-interest-list/ Below are the preliminary prices:
If the economy continues to improve, the prices are likely to go up. Savvy buyers and investors will take advantage of the risk-free early incentives to try to lock in an expected profit with the opportunity to cancel and get a full refund if desired. This strategy is usually in the buyer’s favor as the buyer may gain significant equity before actually committing to buying the property.
The developer recently began accepting deposits, and was offering $10,000 off the list price for the refundable early deposits with no obligation to buy during the construction process. That has apparently changed. A broker certificate for $2,000 off buyer closing costs is available from RealtySource Inc for qualified VIP buyers.
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Some of the hottest pads are right outside of Downtown, such a the new SL70 townhomes with sunny private rooftop terraces in the fun neighborhood of Silver Lake and The Elysian Penthouses by the park. Here are the Top 10 buildings with units for sale. Below that are the Top 10 buildings with units for lease:
1100 Wilshire – One of the most respected luxury tower loft condo buildings
The attainment of health and happiness is a basic ingredient of Downtown loft living. Historic beauty is the icing on the cake. Natural light is necessary for all humans to be comfortable, healthy and happy.
Natural light has been touted for its many aesthetic and health benefits. Utilizing natural light can lead to substantial energy savings. Along with happiness, natural light allows us to actually perform better work and accomplish more.
Downtown offers some amazing architecture, often with immense structural boldness or great artistic detail such as facia art reliefs and gargoyle grotesques, particularly in the financial and historic districts.
With big commercial and industrial windows, the majority of the loft and condo buildings in Downtown have extraordinary light and view. Here’s a list of some of the brightest buildings with the best windows, light and views in a large percentage of units:
Staying in shape in Downtown Los Angeles can be easier than the suburbs because most of the condos for sale and for lease are within walking distance to so many great shops and entertainment venues. While we get to walk more, it’s also a quick walk to many exciting bars and restaurants, and walking around may not be enough to stay in the kind of physical shape that we want. More than half of the condo buildings in Downtown have some kind of workout room or gym as part of the condominium building homeowner’s association amenities. Here’s a list of some of the buildings with gyms, those having the most recommended fitness centers marked with a *:
Remarks: AMAZING DESIGNER LOFT IN THE CLASSIC BEAUX ARTS STYLE HISTORICAL LANDMARK HIGGINS BLDG. THE BUILDING FEATURES PERIOD IRON WORK HAND RAILINGS, IMPORTED MARBLE THROUGHOUT HALLWAYS AND IRON CAGED ELEVATORS TO NAME A FEW. UNIT BOASTS OPEN FLOOR PLAN, AUTHENTIC METAL DOORS AND WINDOWS, POLISHED CEMENT FLOOR, GOURMET STAINLESS STEEL KITCHEN WITH GRANITE COUNTER TOP, EXPOSED CEILING AND DUCTWORK AND AMPLE CLOSET SPACE . BUILT IN 1910, HIGGINS BLDG IS MILLS ACT FOR TAX SAVINGS. THE BUILDING IS LOCATED IN THE CIVIC CENTER AREA , STEPS TO LITTLE TOKYO , DISNEY HALL AND RIGHT ACROSS LAPD ADMIN BLDG. PITFIRE PIZZA, GROUNDWORKS COFFEE, LILYA’S CHINA BISTRO AND BADMAASH INDIAN RESTAURANTS ARE ON THE GROUND LEVEL OF THE BLDG.
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Fab 5 Top Props – Hot Properties in Downtown Los Angeles
Over the past weeks our new client contacts have overwhelmingly been interested in 5 properties. The most interest on specific properties have been the Sky Lofts, SB Grand, Barn Lofts, Mura and Barker Block. Also, along with these 5 specific properties our team is getting a huge interest in Downtown distressed lofts and unlisted lofts.
Week of September 27, 2014:
Sky Lofts #1207 – Hi-def Downtown views in every room with wall-to-wall commerical windows in this 1,440 Sq Ft 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom luxury Sky Lofts high-rise loft with private bedrooms, panoramic views of the Financial District skyscraper skyline and historic core. With huge, floor-to-ceiling windows each bedroom brings breathtaking views and a full bathroom (master has two sink basins, separate bathtub and shower) and walk-in closet. One bedroom separated by a corner, the other by a stunning designer sliding door. Secure, enclosed two full parking spaces. Beautiful thick textured hardwood floors, 10 foot high finished ceilings, solid core / STC rated doors. Solar shades with black-out window shades. Upgrades include custom lighting, half with dimmers, additional outlets and switches throughout. Large gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances including gas range, Caesarstone counters, and sleek Italian cabinets. Bosch washer and dryer in unit. Pre-wired for Internet, phone and cable TV. Sky Lofts building features Sky Lounge, Sky Theater, Sky Fitness Center. Walk to shopping, groceries, Metro, pubs, restaurants. – See more at: http://www.laloftblog.idxco.com/idx/11753/details.php?idxID=240&listingID=14788079
Textile Lofts #404 – The lowest price for sunny genuine loft corner unit with view and convenient parking. Live and work loft in an historic building in downtown Los Angeles’ Fashion District. This historic building is Mills Act approved, giving owners substantial property tax savings. Shared amenities include swimming pool rooftop and spa patio, gym and more. New appliances, large walk-in closet, and lots of character. – See more at: http://www.laloftblog.idxco.com/idx/11753/details.php?idxID=240&listingID=14754613
Higgins Building #612 – Impressive beautifyl loft with big bedroom and closets. Located in the historic Higgins Building, diagonal from Parker Center in beautiful, vibrant Downtown LA. Live/Work Loft with high ceilings, concrete floors, washer-dryer in unit and big windows. The building was restored to its prime with original Mosaic Tile Flooring, Zinc Covered Doors and Windows Imported Marble Wainscoting Throughout Hallways, Period Ironworked Hand railing, Polished Concrete Floors, Exposed Ceilings and Gourmet Stainless Steel Kitchens. Building features include Classic Beaux-Arts Architecture, Iron Caged Elevators Rebuilt in Birds Eye Maple, Rooftop Common Area and 24/7 Security Guarded Entrance. Pitfire Pizza and Groundworks Coffee are located at street level. Walk to local parks and attractions and be part of LA’s urban lifestyle. You won’t believe what you’ve been missing! – See more at: http://www.laloftblog.idxco.com/idx/11753/details.php?idxID=240&listingID=14793353
Bartlett Building #803 – Remodeled kitchen, genuine loft with a hard-to-find real bedroom. Location! Beautifully remodeled loft with all new kitchen and bathroom. High ceilings, plenty of light and many vintage details. Kitchen has all new cabinets, gorgeous counters, tile and stainless steel appliances. Bathroom is all new with tile and tub, new sink cabinet and beautiful high-end finishes and fixtures. Stacked washer & dryer included. Large office or dining area off of kitchen and a Real separate bedroom with closet. Located on the quiet side of the building. Very little street noise. No other loft for sale downtown of this quality at this price. Excellent location, right in the center of everything that is happening downtown. Walk to all the restaurants, bars and retail. Close to FIDM, Ralphs, LA Live and the new Whole Foods coming in 2015. Easy access to the 101, 110, 10 and 5 fwys. – See more at: http://www.laloftblog.idxco.com/idx/11753/details.php?idxID=240&listingID=14775645
Library Court #201 – Short sale offers a special opportunity to negotiate a great deal in the very highly desirable Financial District. Short sale subject to Lender approval! Live in the best location of Downtown LA with a contemporary open loft floor plan featuring direct access to the Zen Garden located on the second floor. The living space has floor to ceiling windows allowing for great views of the city below. High ceilings, wood flooring, open kitchen, stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops exemplify a contemporary urban lifestyle. This unit includes a vented washer & dryer and one deeded parking space. Library Court has 24-hour security, fitness center, sundeck and game room. It is located within close proximity to Ralph’s grocery store, newly announced Whole Foods, The BLOC on 7th and the newly renovated retail shopping center at FIGat7th. Just outside your front door you will find easy access to numerous restaurants and bars, Central Library, FIDM and USC campuses. – See more at: http://www.laloftblog.idxco.com/idx/11753/details.php?idxID=240&listingID=14768209
Unlisted Foreclosure – Historic loft with bright windows, views and fitness center. Distress Sales resulting from bank foreclosures often represent a great way to get a fantastic deal on a loft. It’s not easy for the average loft buyer to find these deals, because you have to keep searching to see when one comes up. If you’re the type of person who recognizes what a great deal some of these properties could represent, you will be interested to know about a new free service which automatically searches out and downloads a current list of all such properties day in and day out. When you receive this free, no obligation service, you’re automatically plugged in to the most current list of Foreclosure Properties on the market, in the price range and area that interests you. You can also gain access to updates of the list as new properties are added to it. – See more at: http://www.lacondoinfo.com/gold_distress.asp?unlisted-foreclosureID-14897877
Week of July 29, 2014:
1.) 801 S GRAND AVE 12TH FLOOR VIEW SKY LOFTS FOR SALE LOS ANGELES 90017
Not on the MLS! So take advantage of this exclusive pocket listing opportunity and get the lowest price in Sky Lofts on one of the best units! Enjoy comfort, style and views in this 1,330 Sq Ft 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom luxury Sky Lofts high-rise loft with private bedrooms, West and North views overlooking beautiful Downtown’s Financial District skyscraper skyline. Each bedroom brings breathtaking views and a full bathroom (master has two sink basins, separate bathtub and shower) and walk-in closet. One bedroom separated by a corner, the other by a stunning designer sliding glass door. Secure, enclosed two parking spaces connected to building. Beautiful thick textured hardwood floors, 10 foot high finished ceilings, solid core / STC rated doors. Solar shades with black-out window shades. Upgrades include custom lighting, half with dimmers, additional outlets and switches throughout. Large gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances including gas range, Caesarstone counters, and sleek Italian cabinets. Bosch washer and dryer in unit. Pre-wired for Internet, phone and cable TV. Sky Lofts building features Sky Lounge, Sky Theater, Sky Fitness Center. Walk to shopping, groceries, Metro, pubs, restaurants. Contact Corey Chambers, REALTOR®(213) 478-0499 email@example.com SkyLoftLA.com
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