Buying house in Mountain house

Sam's Club ironman09
Dec 3, 2019 19 Comments

Hi All

I would like to get some feedback on whether to buy home in Mountain house CA. I am currently renting and working in Sunnyvale. My budget is around 650k which I don't think I can get anything decent in East Bay.

I am looking for feedback on

1. Commute
2. Neighborhood
3. Schools
4. Quality of life there

And anything which you think that I should consider 😊


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TOP 19 Comments
  • I thought you were talking about Mountain view until I saw the 650K
    Dec 3, 2019 0
  • That’s a life sucking commute. Buy something for 800k that needs work and has a detached garage that you can rent out.
    Dec 3, 2019 0
  • Google rob_enslin
    It would be a 3+ hour daily commute FYI
    Dec 3, 2019 2
    • Sam's Club ironman09
      I am assuming it is to and fro
      Dec 3, 2019
    • Bank of The West breaktech
      I used to commute from Tracy to Hayward and that took 1.5 hours each way. Add another 30-45 mins to get to Sunnyvale. You’ll spend 1/6 of your life in your car. In traffic...
      Dec 3, 2019
  • HashiCorp Karla2018
    Where TF is Mountain House?
    Dec 3, 2019 2
    • Sam's Club ironman09
      Fortunately this is still part of USA but far from bay area 😆
      Dec 3, 2019
    • BlackRock LTB
      One of those places you move to so you can have a huge house and be far from anything interesting. It's like East of Dublin/Pleasanton/Livermore.
      Dec 6, 2019
  • New smt045
    If you are seriously considering it, rent for a year before buying. You will know within a year if the commute is for you or not. Unlikely prices will go up in a year anyway.
    Dec 4, 2019 1
    • Sam's Club ironman09
      That's a good idea 👍
      Dec 4, 2019
  • ARRIS arrscomm
    Good quality of life and schools are great for kids. Quiet and relaxing environment when you can wfh.
    Jan 8 0
  • NVIDIA / Product coolpm
    It’s a good option if you can work from home for at least 2-3 days / week and your spouse is not working (assuming you have kids).
    Dec 3, 2019 0
  • Salesforce ytytytyty
    Dec 3, 2019 0
  • Check kb homes hayward or kB homes union city.. something around 800k
    Dec 4, 2019 0
  • Cisco brethart
    How about Mountain View
    Dec 3, 2019 0


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