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Home of the Day: An updated bungalow in the heart of Echo Park

This two-level bungalow, dating to more than a century ago, was recently remodeled and features white-walled interiors, large picture windows and a custom-made hearth in the living room. Tall privacy hedges, drought-tolerant landscaping and a brick patio fill the grounds of the Echo Park home.

Location: 1639 Scott Ave., Los Angeles, 90026

Asking price: $749,000

Year built: 1906

House size: 1,278 square feet, four bedrooms, two bathrooms

Lot size: 5,000 square feet

Features: Hardwood floors, beamed ceilings, dormer windows, living room with built-in bookshelves and custom hearth, eat-in kitchen, brick-lined patio, drought tolerant landscaping

About the area: In January, nine single-family homes sold in the 90026 ZIP Code at a median price of $960,000, according to Corelogic. That was a 20.2% increase in median price compared to January 2015.

Agents: Tracy Do, Compass, (323) 842-4001

To submit a candidate for Home of the Day, send high-resolution color photos via Dropbox.com, permission from the photographer to publish the images and a description of the house to neal.leitereg@latimes.com.

Twitter: @NJLeitereg

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