My husband and I will be moving to Bay Area. He got a job in San Jose and I have a job in Palo Alto. We have 2 kids - 5 and 8 yrs. which is the best area to live to minimize the commute for both of us and at the same time there are good schools for kids. Would like to know from both renting and buying perspective.
HH TC- $500k
- Apple eev33The middle would be Sunnyvale. Pretty good school district as well. If you guys live near downtown, then you can take caltrain to almost equidistant both directions.
- New Yesterday-It will actually be easier if you lived in PA.
Going North in the morning and South in the Evening is horrible. But the reverse is a relatively easy commute (assuming you both will drive)
This also allows one of you to be closer to your kids at all times in case they need anything.
Additionally, PA has better schools.
- Bank of The West GSWmoreCupertino is best as far as school goes and both kind of equi distant from there to commute. Other option is Mt View and schools are good I’ve heard although not as good as Cupertino but elementary level you just need a 8/10,9/10 school not necessarily 10/10.
- Fitbit AnchormanHow much do you want to spend on rent/mortgage? SFH or condo? How many bedrooms do you need?