William Monk Series by Anne Perry
Can You Own a Home by 25? - First Time Buyer Tips
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We should have saved more and spent less on nights out and dodgy 80s fashion. Do your research on the best bank accounts — those with high interest rates often fixed term , rewards for deposits and with no or low penalties for withdrawals. Have money regularly deposited directly into that high-interest account a percentage of your pay perhaps? Forget the landlord, donate your hard-earnt pennies to you. If you are having to rent i. Depending on your budget, your first home may be an investment.
The idea that my generation is entirely helpless victims to a failed economy is simply untrue. Houses, the man who invented all houses. And you can do it too! Not that I would have to pay a mortgage, because as William J. But as the sole heir to the Houses family fortune, I have eminent domain over any and all houses. So I just picked one right in the heart of the city! Of course, it was a bit tricky trying to get its current residents to move out.
'I didn't want to live paycheck to paycheck'
No amount of binge-watching HGTV has prepared me for the realities of actually buying a home. Let me clarify. This dictated a lot of my requirements, which included:. Must be in a reasonably safe and accessible neighborhood. This would be the dream situation, but the non-negotiables really became the washer-dryer, safe neighborhood, and individual parking spots. The mobile apps were a dream, and I will say that Redfin tended to be the better resource for fresh-on-the-market homes. Both Redfin and Trulia connect you with agents and lenders, but neither seems to vet them out well.