How far does $3,000/month for rent go in major cities compared to Buffalo?? For Buffalonians, we are told that the cost of living is low– and this proves it:

New York, New York: This one bedroom, one bathroom apartment is just over 600 square feet.

San Francisco, California: With two bedrooms and two and a half baths, this condo is larger than the one in New York and it boasts great views of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Los Angeles, California: The most bang for your buck in the major cities, this home features three bedrooms.

Buffalo, New York: This downtown home actually rents for $2,200/month– which means you’d have an extra $800 to spend on vacationing in New York, San Francisco, and L.A.? This home has almost 3,000 square feet and has a gourmet kitchen.