How do I buy a house while in college? Can I?Right now I am about to start college in a about 8 months. I got it suck on my head that I wish to buy a house while I go to college. I have done some of the basic math involved and figured that I could work 2 part times for about 7 months. That would rake me in about 6K plus 2K I have saved up and about 2K-3K I could get from My parents. So I can most likely muster up about 10-12K by the 8th month. This would be my down payment.I plan to buy a house with 2+ rooms and a garage. The garage will be converted into a legal bedroom. I plan to live in that bedroom and rent out the house itself. I can most likely get about 1.2k rent from the house and pay up about 200 or 300 myself to fill in the rest of the mortgage. So I think I can cover a mortgage of about 1.5K to 1.7K.My budget for the house would be at most 150K I think. 130K for the house itself and 15K to make the garage into a room and 5K for costs I have yet to foresee.I have a friend that can help me with the actual real estate purchase and my parents are willing to help cover the costs that may occur during ownership.Am I missing something of importance here?I plan to buy in california. In the Pasadena region if I get accepted into Caltech. Elsewhre but still in california if I don't.One thing that concerns me is that I have literally no credit, seriously as in my name is not even on the system. I don't know how much credit I can build up in 7 months. I plan to get a bank account within a month and get a credit card to make regular purchases with to help my credit. Will this be enough to get myself a loan with decent interest rates?December 26 2013 - US00YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.