4847 Genevieve Ave in Eagle Rock offers Two for the Price of One alchemy.

Two homes sell for the price of one in Eagle Rock

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By Jeffery Marino

Eagle Rock just got a little denser with the sale in October of 4847 Genevieve Ave.

Over the past year and a half, neighbors have watched as the lot was transformed from a single-family fixer with lots of potential into two brand new, self-contained homes. 

The transformation was undertaken by ADU Homes, Inc., a company based in Long Beach that specializes in building “accessory dwelling units,” or second homes on a single lot, often a converted garage. ADU Homes bought the Genevieve Avenue property in September 2019 for $550,000. At the time, the property included an 825 square-foot, 3-bed, 1-bath bungalow with rough edges but good bones situated at the forward edge of a 5,500 square-foot lot. ADU Homes completely renovated the bungalow, which now resembles new construction and added a 3-bed, 2.5-bath, 1,200 square-foot home to the back of the property. 

The listing description for the two-home property crowed, “. . . it is just plain wrong to refer to these as “units” – each of them are HOMES!” The homes sold for $1.6 million in October, which works out to $786 per-square-foot. Considering the fact that the median price-per-square-foot in NELA in October was $733, it seems that the buyer here got two homes for the price of one. 

Check out the before and after below.

Before

After


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Jeffery is a seasoned data journalist and has covered the California real estate market for over a decade.

Jeffery Marino
Jeffery is a seasoned data journalist and has covered the California real estate market for over a decade.

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