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California homes account for 9 out of 10 of the nation's most-searched-for dwellings

August 31, 2009 |  1:38 pm

The Top 10 national list of most-searched-for homes last week at among those within 20% of the median list price of $219,300 included nine California homes. Some of the Southern California homes from the previous week's list remained, plus two different Southland properties: At No. 7 was a Simi Valley home and at No. 10 was a Los Angeles listing.  The Moreno Valley (No. 2), Rosemead (No. 3), West Covina (No. 4) and North Hollywood (No. 9) listings returned at those rankings.

2321_Pine_Street The only home outside California to make the list was the No. 1 most-searched-for home, a two-story built in 2005 with five bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms in 2,840 square feet. The Orlando, Fla. home is listed at $180,000.

The No. 7 Simi Valley home, listed at $257,900, has four bedrooms and two bathrooms in 1,304 square feet. It was built in 1964 and is bank owned.

At No. 10 was a Los Angeles house listed at $250,000. Built in 1923, the single-story house has four bedrooms and three bathrooms in 1,768 square feet. 

What do you think, L.A. Land? Some bargains here?

-- Lauren Beale

Thoughts? Comments?

Photo: The four-bedroom, four-bath Rosemead home was No. 3 on the list. It has 2,456 square feet of living space and is listed at $250,000. It appears to be offered via online auction. Credit: Sherry Crowe