Echo Park

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The American Planning Association voted Echo Park as one of the top ten neighborhoods in America; LA Weekly proclaimed it the “greatest neighborhood in Los Angeles;” and even the mighty Huffington Post declared Echo Park to be “the epicenter of the genuine L.A. experience.” It’s no wonder the Echo Park real estate market has emerged as one of the very hottest in L.A.

Whether you are considering investment properties, a starter home or an upgrade, there is no one more knowledgeable about the Echo Park real estate market than Ken Shapiro of Silverwood Properties. Known for his detailed knowledge of Echo Park and its locations, Ken works diligently to provide honest evaluations of investment properties and opportunities, homes and other Echo Park real estate products.

Ethnically diverse, Echo Park has a long history of attracting visual and performing artists, musicians, writers, actors and others in the field of the arts. Passionate about their community, Echo Park residents campaign tirelessly through their civic organizations to preserve the community’s rich history, vintage architecture, natural beauty and high quality of living. And thus, Echo Park real estate continues to grow in value and popularity while Echo Park homes for sale are quickly snatched up.

Conveniently located near to four major L.A. freeways, Echo Park real estate offerings include a variety of charming architectural styles including Craftsman-style, Bungalow, Mission Revival, Art Deco and Colonial Revival. As hills are plentiful in this community, one can see a breath-taking view from almost any location.

In recent years, Echo Park has become home to an increasing number of quality restaurants, trendy shops, hip coffee houses, bookstores and organic food stores. Add to that the 600-acre Elysian Park, the second largest in L.A., with its hiking trails, picnic grounds, recreation fields, and world-famous Dodger Stadium (within walking distance for many Echo Park residents) and one sees evidence everywhere of the burgeoning Echo Park real estate market. There is no community that can match this neighborhood’s combination of vintage, character homes, rolling green hills, eclectic culture and close proximity to the vibrant downtown L.A. scene.

The above points explain why Echo Park real estate is so in demand and why so many people are searching out Echo Park homes for sale. Call Ken Shapiro at Silverwood Properties for honest advice on realistic and profitable opportunities for investors, or to buy or sell your home at the best price—he has a proven track record helping others achieve their real estate goals.

Customer Review


There are many agents in the market now so we weren’t concerned about finding a Realtor to list our home, but more concerned with finding the right agent. We came across Silverwood Properties and feel extremely blessed to have actually created a long term relationship with the broker Ken Shapiro. We were absolutely charmed by his experience, wisdom and ability to sell our home quickly and pain free. There was communication throughout the whole process and felt as if Ken was a really old time friend that was helping us sell our home. It was such a relief to know we were in good hands and being taken care of from all ends.

Mount Washington – PT