Why Buying a House is a BAD IDEA! Don't buy a house to live in. Lifestyle Inflation.

  • Published on:  10/16/2017
  • Is Buying a House a Good Idea or Bad Idea? What impacts whether buying your own home is a good investment or bad? Is it a good idea to buy a house?

    You've likely came across the debate over buy vs rent:
    There are a ton of Buy or Rent Calculators Online - but does that take into consideration all facts?

    Frequent Arguments for Why You Should Buy a House:
    -Best Investment Your Parents/Grand Parents ever made
    -Forced Savings Plan
    -Quality of Life

    Arguments for Why You Should Rent Your House:
    -Flexibility, and Ability to Pivot are much higher
    -Low overhead, Simpler
    -Most People don't review all the facts/costs

    Honestly though - the number one decider is this: Are you conscious of your consumption? Will buying a home result in further lifestyle inflation?

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