If you are looking in Los Altos or Palo Alto, it would be hard to find a location where a one bedroom would be better than a two bedroom somewhere else in town. Those towns are pretty good all over. Monica, what suits your needs? My daughter just moved into a really attractive one bedroom home in Portola Valley. She is single and the one bedroom home is adequate for her and her cat. For me and my wife and the home offer, that would not be adequate. But of course, there is a value difference between a one bedroom and two bedrooms home.
Your question seems simple but it is not. Whenever the answer is, â€œIt dependsâ€¦â€ the question is more complex than it appears.
If you are serious about buying, get together with a Realtor and have the full conversation.