So to clarify, I live in a not excellent part of town (the Village), but about to start a job as a entry level attorney. I'm going to try and move once that happens.
I still won't be rich but could afford a decent apartment.
I'd rather throw down on a Lambo than buy a house....the housing market is high and will pop soon.
You guys have mostly alleviated my concerns. When I move I'll try to get a place with a personal garage.