Bad news: there's no easy route to saving enough money for a deposit. Good news: while none of us relish the thought of curbing spending habits and tightening belts, if you're prepared to make some sacrifices for a few years - maybe just one or two if you're a couple - it's do-able.
And if you ask your parents and grandparents about their first home, you'll probably find they went through some lean times - mine certainly did. Both lived at home until they were married, they'd manage a meal out once a month if they were lucky and the furniture for their first home was virtually all second hand. They bought their dining table at a local auction and wheeled it home down the road! So this isn't by any means the first generation to have struggled.
In the spirit of sharing, here's the point of the blog - rather a nice little infographic I was sent the other day by its creator, giving 10 tips on where you might be able to save and how you could realistically afford to buy your very own nest:
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June 27, 2018
Bad news: there's no easy route to saving enough money for a deposit. Good news: while none of us relish the thought of curbing spending habits and ti...
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