L.A.'s Raddest Houses Are All Under $1 Million

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Do you get a severe case of sticker shock every time you see a "for sale" sign in your neighborhood? You're not imagining things. As it turns out, the real estate market in L.A. is hitting record highs. Average sale prices are through the roof and the sheer number of homes and condos bought has also set new records. Of course, this is great news if you're a realtor on Million Dollar Listing, but not quite as good for the rest of us without sky-high commissions to look forward to.

Chin up! You already know you can count on us to source L.A.'s most stunning homes for less than $1 million, so we're at it again. This time, the roundup is no less than spectacular. From an artsy enclave in Laurel Canyon to an industrial looker in Pasadena, click through for the prettiest eye candy you'll see all week.
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Neighborhood: Pasadena
Address: 840 East Green Street
Price: $950,000

This two-bedroom condo has plenty of luxurious features — including hardwood floors, top-notch appliances, and plenty of natural light — but the building's amenities really sweeten the deal. There's a 24-hour concierge/security service, a gym, movie theater, gated parking, and lots more.
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Soaring 10-foot ceilings and tons of windows make all the difference in this industrial, loft-style space.
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Who knew concrete walls could be so cozy?
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Neighborhood: Laurel Canyon
Address: 8749 Wonderland
Price: $929,000

Tucked into Laurel Cayon, this three-bedroom, 1564-square-foot home is a modernist's dream. Listing details say that the home has all-new hardwood floors, cabinets, and appliances, so it's totally turn-key. It also boasts coveted outdoor space: There's a private patio with a custom deck.
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A sleek dining table and chairs are right at home in this contemporary space.
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Built against a hill, the home offers tons of privacy — no need for curtains here.
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Neighborhood: Monrovia
Address: 447 East Greystone Avenue
Price: $895,000

Not convinced you could live so far outside of the center of L.A.? Perhaps this house will change your mind. This mid-century stunner was built in 1962 and comes complete with four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,185 square feet of living space.
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Wood ceilings and exposed brick walls would have us sold in a heartbeat.
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Not to be outdone by the living room, the shiny kitchen is also a gem.
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Neighborhood: Laurel Canyon
Address: 8316 Maple Drive
Price: $849,000

Situated on a quiet cul de sac, this two-bedroom, three-bathroom cottage is charming through and through. No expense was spared in a recent renovation, including new floors, tiles, paint, and appliances. Oh, and rumor has it that the home used to belong to Lana Tuner and Cass Elliot.
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We're loving the contrast of all-white walls with blue accents.
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This backyard is an entertainer's paradise.
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Neighborhood: Jefferson Park
Address: 2532 5th Avenue
Price: $950,000

This 1908 Craftsman home is a designated Historic Cultural Monument — how's that for bragging rights? Luckily, the 107-year-old home has aged well, thanks to a painstaking restoration that has preserved its most beautiful original features. With five bedrooms, two bathrooms, and over 2,800 square feet, it's no slouch on space, either.
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The home's original woodwork has been immaculately preserved.
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This is where to get your Southern porch-front living on.
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