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Consider Bike Score When Buying a Los Angeles Home

ADDED ON November 23, 2016 0 COMMENTS

bike score when buy Los Angeles homeIf you are a home buyer, you’ve probably seen refence to a “Walk Score” for any property you are considering.   For example, look at homes for sale in Los Angeles and you will see the Walk Score® shown as a number between 0 and 100.  This number represents the “walkability” of an address.  The higher the number, the more you are able to walk to your desired destination – be it a restaurant, shopping, favorite activity, etc.  If less time in your car is a personal goal when buying a Los Angeles home, then knowing the Walk Score is very helpful.  There’s even a “Transit Score” that helps with commuting.

The latest to be introduced into this real estate valuation is the Bike Score.  According to the official website, the “Bike Score provides a 0-100 rating of the bikeability of a location based on the availability of bike infrastructure (lanes and trails), the hilliness of the area, destinations and road connectivity, and the number of bike commuters.”   The top ten large cities that have a high Bike Score are Minneapolis, Portland, San Francisco, Boston, Madison, Washington D.C., Seattle, Tucson, New York and Chicago.   Did you know that Minneapolis was named America’s #1 Bike City by Bicycling Magazine?

To view the Walk Score for Los Angeles, and the different Los Angeles neighborhoods, read:  Walk Score for Los Angeles.

If you would like more in-depth information about Los Angeles neighborhoods where you can walk to your favorite destinations and ride a bike, please feel free to use our Contact Form.  We are happy to help you with all of your real estate needs.

Here are some recently listed properties in Los Angeles.

Note that the Walk Score is listed next to each property.

  1. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,430 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,400 sqft
    Year built: 1920
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 75
  2. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,012 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,595 sqft
    Year built: 1946
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 69
  3. 2 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,709 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,496 sqft
    Year built: 1975
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 85
  4. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,368 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,375 sqft
    Year built: 2015
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 74
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,720 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,921 sqft
    Year built: 1927
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 65
  6. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,367 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,424 sqft
    Year built: 1897
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 90
  7. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,250 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,244 sqft
    Year built: 1926
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 80
  8. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,199 sq ft
    Lot size: 27,521 sqft
    Year built: 1960
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 44
  9. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,818 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,100 sqft
    Year built: 1940
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 79
  10. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,456 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,112 sqft
    Year built: 1921
    Days on market: 0
    Walk Score®: 84

See all Real estate in the city of Los Angeles.
(all data current as of 4/29/2017)

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