Photos: Here’s What $615K Will Buy in Southern California’s Housing Market

The median cost of a home in Los Angeles county hit $615,000 over the summer, an increase of 8 percent over the same time last year. What will that buy you in Southern California? The NBC4 I-Team looked around for homes that fall near that price. See what they found.

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What will $615,000 buy you in Southern California?
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This home is located in the Hyde Park area of South Los Angeles.
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It features a space that opens into the kitchen that has been remodeled.
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Prices in this area have been impacted by new buyers who have been priced out of other neighborhoods.
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It includes a large master bedroom next to the home's only bathroom.
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Here's an example of what you can buy for just under $615,000 in the Long Beach area. Agent Michele Kreinheder says Long Beach is seeing many couples with one partner working in Los Angeles County and another working in Orange County. Long Beach offers access to both.
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Located in the Los Altos area north of Cal State Long Beach, the home features a cathedral ceiling family room and hardwood floors.
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A view of the galley kitchen.
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The home has newer stucco finish. It's located within walking distance to stores, school and medical services.
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One of the home's three bedrooms, one of which in connected to a private bathroom.
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The family room opens to a large yard with a concrete patio.
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A view of another bedroom.
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A view of the yard, which includes a shed that can be used as office space or for storage.
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Another look at the yard.
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To the east of Los Angeles, this home is offered in the Lake Hills community of Riverside.
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It's a spacious home with an airy living space on a large lot.
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The home has wood laminate floors throughout.
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The kitchen is just off the family room.
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Many of the rooms have large, picture-sized windows that allow for sunlight.
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One of the three bedrooms.
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The master suite has a private bath.
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The outdoor area features a pool and landscaping.
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A view of the backyard, which can be seen from the master suite.
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The pool.
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A seating area on the hillside below the home.
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A view of the valley from the backyard.
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