Westchester, CA Local Area Information

Real Estate Market Stats

Zillow Home Value Index: $601,100

Zillow Home Value Index

Owners vs. Renters

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Local National
Zillow Home Value Index $601,100 $172,600
Median Single Family Home Value $613,300 $174,900
Median Condo Value $232,400 $157,200
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value $505,100 $128,000
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $651,900 $156,900
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $654,200 $249,900
Percent Homes Decreasing 89.5% 70%
Percent Listing Price Reduction 38.9% 32.2%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $389 $104
Median List Price $569,000 $188,000
Median Sale Price $606,600 $192,200
Homes Recently Sold 21 322,115
Property Tax $4,573 $2,158
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 3.1% 3.4%
Median Value Per Sq Ft $386 $108
1-Yr. Change -10.1% -4.5%
>Homes For Sale By Owner 2 50,270
>New Construction 0 40,336
>Foreclosures 46 581,549

Real Estate Market Activity

Recently sold Westchester, Los Angeles homes

Sold 10/21/2011 for $612,000
2 beds, 1.0 baths, 1,229 sq ft
Sold 10/20/2011 for $509,000
4 beds, 2.5 baths, 1,635 sq ft
Sold 10/18/2011 for $540,000
2 beds, 2.0 baths, 838 sq ft
Sold 10/17/2011 for $650,000
4 beds, 2.0 baths, 2,689 sq ft
Sold 10/14/2011 for $1,625,000
4 beds, 5.0 baths, 4,372 sq ft
Sold 10/13/2011 for $620,000
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,575 sq ft
Sold 10/11/2011 for $220,000
1 beds, 1.0 baths, 873 sq ft
Sold 10/06/2011 for $440,000
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 1,272 sq ft
Sold 10/05/2011 for $938,000
4 beds, 3.0 baths, 2,617 sq ft
Sold 09/30/2011 for $755,000
3 beds, 2.0 baths, 2,261 sq ft
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Newest Real Estate Listings

Showing properties 1 - 5 of 30. See more city of Westchester real estate.
(all data current as of 11/2/2011)

  1. 2 beds, 2.5 baths
  2. 4 beds, 1.75 baths
    Home size: 1,663 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,500 sq ft
  3. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,236 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,599 sq ft
  4. 4 beds, 3.0 baths
    Home size: 2,009 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,020 sq ft
  5. 3 beds, 1.0 baths
    Home size: 981 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,530 sq ft

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Neighborhoods in Westchester, CA

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Things to See and Do

Mar Vista Tract
This neighborhood is famous for the being the first post-war Los Angeles neighborhood to be designated Historical Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) status. These 1050 square foot houses originally sold for $12,000 in 1947. Gregory Ain created 8 house variations that were constructed here. A lot has been made of these minimal modern house designs. . . . a full-size model of one was set up in the M... (read more)

Map of Things to See and Do

Suggested Trip Itineraries

Best After-Hours Eats in LA
The eateries collected here serve food until at least 1:30am; some are even open 24 hours a day. They are great places for a late night snack! (Photo of the Original Pantry courtesy of Kevitivity on flickr) read more about Best After-Hours Eats in LA (read more - PDF guide)
Studio Tours
Please note the individual details in the entries. Advance tickets are required for the Paramount Tour and recommended for many of the rest. The KCET tour is for KCET members only (membership is $40 and you need to receive a membership card through the mail). The prices for the other tours vary from free for the Paramount Ranch (which is a park now) to $35 for the Paramount Tour. Do not try to d... (read more - PDF guide)
Art Deco LA
During the golden years of Art Deco, Los Angeles was growing at a tremendous rate and construction in the area was booming. Accordingly, L.A. is a treasure trove of Art Deco architecture, with buildings in the zigzag, classic moderne, and streamline moderne styles. Downtown and the Mid-Wilshire area are especially rich in this respect, although there is Art Deco everywhere throughout L.A. Day on... (read more - PDF guide)
Griffith Park Attractions
Perched between the Los Feliz and Hollywood neighborhood and the San Fernando Valley, Griffith Park is a destination with something for everyone. In this very large park are museums, a zoo, the famous Griffith Observatory, the Greek Theater, some golf course and much more. Day 1 of this guide will help you to locate some of the sites in the park. Day 2 lists some nearby destinations worth chec... (read more - PDF guide)
Low-key Los Angeles Bars
Here I have collected a number of Los Angeles dive and neighborhood bars. Not every night is the occasion for champagne, high heels and glitter! Sometimes you just want to find a no-frills place to have a beer or a stiff drink and maybe even meet some locals. There are a bunch of somewhat friendly hole-in-the-wall bars here in Los Angeles, this list is just to get you started on a low-key night ou... (read more - PDF guide)
Pacific Beaches in LA
Day 1 lists the Malibu beaches, starting close to the city and heading up the coast. Day 2 lists the Santa Monica and beach cities beaches, starting in Santa Monica and heading south. read more about Pacific Beaches in LA (read more - PDF guide)
Southern California AAA Five Diamonds (2011)
Day One -- Restaurants Day Two -- Hotels Please note: -- The Four Seasons no longer manage the Four Seasons Aviara Resort, it is now run by Park Hyatt and the proper link is: Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Carlsbad -- I included a listing for the Spa at the Island Hotel Newport Beach; the link to the hotel proper is: Island Hotel Newport Beach -- The Montage Beverly Hills and Studio, Laguna Beach a... (read more - PDF guide)
Walking L.A.
Forget about hiking or even taking a steep uphill walk. That all is too much effort! This list is about places where you can embark on a pleasant, civilized stroll and take in the local scene. The destinations include shopping areas, religious sites, parks, old mansions, and beaches. Get outta the car and experience L.A. by foot at these low-key places! The walks below are more or less ordered ... (read more - PDF guide)
Budget Travel in Los Angeles
Los Angeles can be experienced on the cheap: there is memorable sight-seeing here and great affordable ethnic food. Generally speaking, prices rise as you head west in the city. (Don't let this keep you away from the ocean; the Pacific is a must see and no one can charge admission.) The Getty Center is included here as it's affordable–you just pay for parking–and it is a whole lotta museum! M... (read more - PDF guide)
Gardens of Los Angeles
All the sunshine here does not go to waste! Given a little care and water, plants will thrive in Los Angeles. For a break from all that asphalt, here are some gardens worth checking. Photo of peacock at Los Angeles Arboretum courtesy of Zabowski read more about Gardens of Los Angeles (read more - PDF guide)

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