Los Angeles County is a great place to invest in real estate, with a variety of neighborhoods offering fantastic opportunities for investors. Westwood is one of the most sought-after areas for rental property investments, boasting high rental prices and an average purchase price that is only slightly higher than in other neighborhoods. Silver Lake is another great option, with prices trending upwards and still remaining affordable. Pasadena is a city located just 10 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles, and it offers residents the perfect combination of urban proximity and suburban convenience.
It is divided into four neighborhoods: Old Pasadena, Civic Center, Playhouse Village and South Lake Avenue, each with its own unique sense of community and style. Marina del Rey is located just south of Venice, California, and it offers the same coastal beach lifestyle without the noise of the hustle and bustle of Venice. It has the largest marina in Los Angeles and plenty of restaurants, beaches and more. Free community events such as farmers markets, outdoor screenings at the marina and live music allow Marina del Rey residents to feel a true sense of community.
Brentwood is located on the west side of Los Angeles and it is known for its impressive-sized homes with plenty of space in the front and backyard, ample parking, and luxurious gardens. It has one of the lowest population densities in all of Los Angeles. Mar Vista is located between Santa Monica, Westwood and West Los Angeles. It has a higher population density than Brentwood but still offers residents a sense of community with plenty of locally-owned public parks, restaurants, shops, and businesses.
According to Public School Review, the best public school in Marina Del Rey is Westside Global Awareness Magnet. La Cañada Flintridge is located at the base of the Verdugo Mountains on the east end of Los Angeles. It has just over 20,000 people and is known for its emphasis on community and for having an extremely safe state. The public La Cañada Unified School District is ranked 11th in Los Angeles and 29th in the state.
Burbank is located on the east side of Los Angeles and it offers incredible homes, prime locations, and a slight distance from surrounding areas with an incredibly high population density. It has ever wider courtyards, several nearby parks, stunning vegetation in the neighborhood landscape, restaurants, bars, shops, places and more. Valley Village is located right between North Hollywood and Studio City on the east side of Los Angeles. It has a large number of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, parks and more common spaces that are often frequented by young creative professionals.
Pacific Palisades is located between Malibu and Santa Monica on the coast of Los Angeles County. It offers panoramic coastal views, easy access to the beach, cool sea breezes as well as restaurants, bars, shops and places.