Buy: 1 Bedroom vs 2 Bedroom house - Bay Area

Jun 29 10 Comments

Moving to Bay Area soon.
Married. No kids.
Single income.

Question: Is it good idea to buy single bedroom house for now and then later(in ~5 years) upgrade to 2 bedroom? I am not sure if I can afford to buy 2 bedroom now.

Update: area's I would like to live: Milpitas, Fremont, Sunnyvale and Santa Clara

Any other comments would help. Thanks.


TC: 170K

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  • IBM ωατ
    Combine TC? 170k isn’t enough for a 1b unless u got rich parents
    Jun 29 5
    • OP
      yup. combine TC. no rich parents, all by my own. :(
      Jun 29
    • IBM ωατ
      Where are u looking to buy? Cuz if by bay area u mean sf, sj, Palo Alto u will struggle
      Jun 29
    • OP
      Milpitas, Fremont, Sunnyvale and Santa Clara
      Jun 29
    • IBM ωατ
      Ask urself, can u deal with 6-7k per month for housing? If so get 2b2b and rent one out while u and ur wife live in the other one
      Jun 29
    • OP
      that's nice idea. thanks. :)
      Jun 29
  • Google 1234-/:;(
    Where do 1b houses even exist? Most of them are condos i think
    Jun 29 0
  • Google lenajava
    I haven't seen 1 bedroom houses in Bay Area, do they exist?
    Jun 29 2

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