Los Angeles – Known as the home of the rich and famous, the southern California city is home to exclusive luxury real estate – from stunning mansions in the Hollywood Hills to exquisite luxury apartments in Bel Air to enviable properties in Brentwood. It’s no wonder: after all, Los Angeles is one of the most economically important hubs in the US – like New York, Miami, Las Vegas and
Real Estate Los Angeles: Buy & Sell
Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica and Venice Beach – real estate in and around LA is more in demand than ever! You too are now drawn by the American Dream to the land of opportunity? You already have your eye on a villa or an apartment in Los Angeles? Or would you like to sell your property in Los Angeles? Then you will find instructions and free tips on the subject of real estate in Los Angeles! Also: Our tax guide! How to avoid unnecessary additional purchase costs and what Property Tax and Real Estate Transfer Tax are all about, you can find out here.
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Buy in Los Angeles
The metropolis in sunny California attracts not only apartment seekers, but also investors. After all, real estate is one of the most popular forms of investment. Whether buying land or building new – the real estate industry in Los Angeles is booming!
More on the topic of buying in Los Angeles in a moment. Here is an overview in advance, with further information and tips.
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- Buy a house
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Selling in Los Angeles
Whether it’s a villa, penthouse or bungalow – Los Angeles is considered a mecca of luxurious real estate (and famous neighbors). Here, the more exclusive the property, the more likely sellers are to look for absolutely discreet real estate agents. The technical term: off market real estate. In order to sell a property successfully and profitably, the first thing that always matters is a sound and realistic valuation – especially in LA, where the real estate market has been booming for decades! In addition to the property appraisal and credit check of potential buyers, your real estate agent will also take care of the viewing appointments and negotiations all the way to the purchase agreement.
Looking to sell your property in Los Angeles? More on that in a moment, after the buyer tips. You can find more articles and tips here.
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Los Angeles: city, map and location
Located on the west coast of the USA, the city has a diverse environment to offer. For example, the mountain ranges of the San Gabriel Mountains are located north of the city, while the Pacific Ocean and Santa Monica Bay stretch south of LA. Properties in the Hollywood Hills and nearby Beverly Hills are popular not only for their exquisite location with views of the entire city, but also for their many shopping opportunities, 5-star restaurants and not to forget – the famous residents from the fields of film, television and music.
Facts about Los Angeles:
- Population: 4,015,940
- Ø Income: $69,127
- Comparison USA: $66,665
- Surface area: 1,290.6 km²
- Districts: 15
- Special features: Hollywood
Los Angeles neighborhoods
Los Angeles City has a total of 15 neighborhoods, while Los Angeles County includes an additional 88 cities and independent municipalities.
The most popular places to live in and around Los Angeles are:
- Culver City
- Silver Lake
- North Hollywood
- Highland Park
- Venice Beach
- Beverly Hills
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Los Angeles at a glance: City area
Los Angeles City is part of Los Angeles County and is located between Thousand Oaks and Anaheim. In the southern part of LA County are the cities of Long Beach and Compton, in the north the luxurious Calabasas and historic Pasadena.
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Los Angeles Hollywood Hills:
Buy in Los Angeles
The entertainment metropolis has something to offer for every taste. Lovers of romantic sunsets, sporty waves and fresh beach air will love Venice Beach and nearby Santa Monica. Those who prefer a sprawling property with views of the entire city will find it in the Hollywood Hills. In addition to a variety of places to live, there are of course a number of popular property types to choose from. Similar to the housing market in New York, single-family homes, townhomes, TICs and duplexes are especially popular in LA.
Los Angeles taxes
What taxes do you have to pay when you buy a house in USA? What are the Property Taxes in California? What is a Real Estate Transfer Tax and what are the additional costs of buying a house in USA? Buying a home is a massive investment, and most people are surprised by the many additional costs. After all, in addition to Property and Transfer Taxes, there is also a Mortgage Tax. Sound overwhelming? No problem: With our guides and checklists about taxes in the USA you are well prepared for your real estate purchase and sale.
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Selling in Los Angeles
Home prices in Los Angeles are rising 13% every year. The sunny weather, proximity to Hollywood and the city’s economic strength are attracting more and more people here. So not only has the number of buyers increased, but so has the number of sellers. Statistics show: In the US, only 9% of all buyers purchase a property worth $500,000 or more. In Los Angeles, with its fresh ocean breeze, unique flair and breathtaking views of the San Gabriel Mountains, selling penthouse, villa & Co. also take place off market. Whether it’s a villa with a private swimming pool, or a multi-story penthouse in the middle of one of the many gated communities – here you’ll find everything you need to know about selling your luxury property in LA.
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Investing in Los Angeles
With its nearly 4 million inhabitants, Los Angeles is home to almost 10% of the entire population of California. The health care system is among the ten best in the world, and LAX in the west of the city is also the third busiest airport in the world in the sunny metropolis. The entertainment industry around Hollywood, with its annual turnover of 207.8 billion dollars, accounts for almost one fifth of the economic output of the entire county. Los Angeles also leads the way in technology, aerospace and research. The county’s GDP is also impressive, with a gross domestic product here of $710.9 billion – the same as the entire country of Saudi Arabia. The Hollywood industry and sunny weather attract not only countless tourists each year, but also students hoping to earn excellent degrees at one of the many prestigious educational institutions.
The colorful economy of Los Angeles is thus one of the main reasons why investors choose the ‘City of Angels’. The atmosphere of this cultural mecca mixed with its stable and diverse economy promises very good future opportunities for the luxury real estate market.
Living in Los Angeles
After New York City, Los Angeles is the most populous city in the USA. The ‘City of Angels’, as it is affectionately called by its inhabitants, is not only home to the international entertainment industry with Hollywood, but also stands out as a strong economic centre. It is also home to a number of high-profile companies that are part of the Fortune 500. The city lives through its urban, creative flair in which everyone seems to find their place. From the paradisiacal atmosphere of the beaches, to the typical American big city hustle and bustle of the Fashion District in DTLA, to the legendary ‘Walk of Fame’ in Hollywood, Los Angeles has a lot to offer – not to mention the exclusive nightclubs, excellent restaurants and unique attractions of the city.
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Life in Los Angeles
Living in Los Angeles City has a lot to offer. For those who prefer to live away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the cities on the outskirts of the county offer very good alternatives. While Venice Beach attracts many young professionals from the film, television and high-tech industries, families feel at home in the quieter Culver City. Just as lively as Downtown LA is Silver Lake, where you’ll find hot restaurants, fabulous bars and historic art exhibits. One of our other picks is North Hollywood – often affectionately known as NoHo. The many pubs, shops and theatres are all within walking distance and add to the family feel of the district.
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Besides Los Angeles, the United States of America is home to several metropolises, such as New York, Miami, Las Vegas and
The USA is one of the strongest economic powers in the world. And not only that: the high standard of living, the very good international security and variety of jobs have been attracting entrepreneurs, families, young professionals and investors to the land of unlimited opportunities for decades. Those who want to invest in the real estate market of the States can look forward to a stable and international market. The infrastructure is excellent, taxes are low and the legal system is transparent. This makes it easy to enter the world’s most lucrative consumer market, even as a foreign investor.
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Las Vegas is not only attractive because of its stable real estate market and strong economic growth, but also because of the paradisiacal weather, the numerous attractions and the glamour of the nightlife on the Las Vegas Strip. From glittering entertainment shows to dancing fountains and romantic replicas of the world’s greatest monuments, there’s never a dull moment in Las Vegas! The metropolis also has a lot to offer professionally. Top industries here include healthcare, modern technology, tourism and hospitality, which will continue to boost the economy and raise the city’s standard of living even higher.
In addition to the leafy residential neighborhoods of Southern Highlands, Inspirada and Summerlin, the neighborhoods of Mountains Edge, Aliante, Coronado Ranch and Centennial Hills near Downtown are also popular.
Buy and sell real estate in Las Vegas:
Real Estate in Las Vegas
Great coffee houses, culinary specialties from around the world, exclusive boutiques and historic destinations add to the city’s charm. The most diverse cultures from all over the world meet in San Francisco. The city’s former hippie flair has also remained to this day. Thus, the relaxed lifestyle of the metropolis allows enough time for romantic afternoons on the beach, exciting day trips to the nearby bays and islands and plenty of cultural programs.
Among the most exclusive neighborhoods to live in is Presidio Height with a median sales price of $7,350,000, followed closely by the Pacific Heights, Cow Hollow and Russian Hill neighborhoods. Prefer a property near the bustling downtown area? Then you’ll find it in the Hunter’s Point, Visitacion Valley and Oceanview neighborhoods.
Buy and sell real estate in San Francisco:
Real Estate in San Francisco
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- Big Apple
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