First Deal - House Hack: What is a good cash-on-cash return?

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Hello Bigger Pocketers,

I'm looking for my first deal and am currently analyzing a Duplex that I would House Hack (live in one half and rent out the other). I'm curious what folks think a good cash on cash return is in a situation like this? Also, what do folks think about sacrificing a little cash-on-cash return to (1) get a first deal done and (2) live rent free? 


The potential cash on cash here is around 5 percent. 


Thank you,

Alex