Marcus Ardrey I don’t recommend buy and holds here in California right now, but if you are willing to live with three other roommates then you have a plan. I would really watch the market for the next two years and sell if it looks like a bubble. If you can afford it you might just want to buy a fixer and do the same thing with the house hack, but have some built in equity to boot.
I currently househack a my SFR in Ventura county. It has 4br but I onyl rent out two while living in the master. All in all, I'm paying less than what I was paying for my previous rent/utilities. So in my situation, it makes sense.
I also at the time don't want a 4th roommate as the place feels like just the right amount of space for 3 adults and it's comfortable for the current rommates.
I used my VA loan so I plan on looking at potentially selling this place for a better one once my one year primary requirement is over.
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