Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and most known by its initials LA, is the seat of Los Angeles County in the state of California. It is one of the most populous cities in the state and the country. Famous as the home of Hollywood, and the city "where dreams come true", often nicknamed the City of Angels due to its Spanish name. Home to higher education institutions including the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The city has museums, bars, theaters, restaurants, music, dance, street art, film, fashion and much more.
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About Los Angeles Real Estate According to US News the average cost of buying a home in Los Angeles is approximately $526,000, which is well above the national average. The cost to rent a home instead of buying in Los Angeles, is higher than similarly sized metro areas. A high number migrates, both domestic and international, to the city every year, which has led to a housing shortage. The cost of living in Los Angeles is higher than other similarly sized metro areas. The cost to buy a home in Los Angeles varies greatly depending on the neighborhood. In Bel Air, Beverly Crest, Mid City West, Hollywood Hills it is common that a home cost over $2,000,000. However, a home is likely to cost a quarter of that in neighborhoods like Sun Valley, Arleta, Pacoima, Mission Hills, and Panorama City.
Living in Los Angeles, CA Many thinks of glitter and glamour, and celebrities when they hear Los Angeles. Some of the most famous attractions in the city are Griffith Observatory and Griffith Park, Rodeo Drive, Santa Monica Pier and Beach, Universal Studios Hollywood, Getty Center, Hollywood Bowl, Sunset Boulevard, the Hollywood Sign, and many more.
Los Angeles has incredible cultural attractions, it is home to more museums and theaters than any other city in the country. Music, dance, architecture, gardens, street art, film, television, fashion, and more, there is nothing you cannot find in the city. A nightlife with a huge variety of bars, nightclubs, and restaurants. The city is home to many professional sports teams including the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League. Dine at a Michelin-starred restaurant. Shop for everything from couture to vintage. Relax in one of the world class spas. Explore 75 miles of coastline. Hundreds of miles of bike and hiking trails. The possibilities are endless.
Transportation and commutes in Los Angeles Almost all working Los Angeles residents commute to work by driving alone, or commute via carpool. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA County Metro) provides public transportation and service an extensive system of bus lines, subway, and light rail lines across Los Angeles County. Metrolink provides commuter rail from central Los Angeles to its suburbs and neighboring counties. Amtrak provides rail service to several cities from Los Angeles.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the main airport serving the city. The airport provides domestic flights to the entire country. It also provides flights to international destinations in the entire world. The airport is one of the busiest in the entire country, as well as the world.