Nestled between some of the most desirable cities on the Westside of Los Angeles including Marina del Rey, Mar Vista, and Culver City, sits the highly diverse neighborhood known as Del Rey. Just steps away from Ballona Creek and a few basins of the marina, Del Rey attracts young, tech-savvy professionals with its close proximity to companies like YouTube, the popular social media app, Snapchat, as well as Tom’s Shoes.
Del Rey’s home values have gone up 8 percent since 2008
, according to Zillow, with a median home value of $1,107,200. In just eight years, Del Rey’s population grew nearly 18 percent according to stats featured in an LA Times local mapping profile
of the area. Expect an array of homes that range from urban modern designs to beach bungalow styles. Developers have shown an interest in the area and we're seeing a lot of new construction from mixed-use apartment buildings to new homes. Home prices are affordable (by L.A. standards), but on the rise making this year the perfect time to buy and gain some equity!
Why We Love It
Del Rey’s convenient location yields short commutes say five-minute drives to great destinations such as the top-rated private university, Loyola Marymount, the Playa Vista Farmers Market, Westfield Culver City shopping center, Cinemark XD movie theater, the marina, and yes, even Costco. Some of our team's favorite local spots include:
Less hustle and bustle than what you’d find in the heart of Los Angeles, Del Rey mixes upscale city and beach life together. With a population of about 34,000+ residents, this 2.5-mile neighborhood is small, but gaining popularity due to its ideal location and increase in new construction and developments. Some of Del Rey's best features are: it's good for families, close to a lot of outdoor activities (both on land and sea), and has a variety of nightlife options close by. It's a great place to live if you're looking for a laid-back neighborhood filled with local restaurants, coffee shops, and parks, but still want to be close to all the action and nightlife on the Westside. It was ranked #35 (out of 114) on Niche's
list of Best Neighborhoods in Los Angeles.