How to save money to buy a house without borrowing
Do you want to buy a house?
The decision to buy a new house is one of the most ambitious projects in a person’s life. If you are in that moment of your life, you must plan very well how you are going to get the money to finance your future home and look for ways to save you in this exciting and risky process.
Starting a mortgage is not an easy decision, it is about planning your economy in the long term, so you must do it responsibly, since if you do not run the risk of borrowing and losing everything you have.
Today we show you how to save to buy a house without getting into debt.
How to start saving money?
First, we must be aware that saving is not an easy task, it requires a lot of control, responsibility, and planning. The most advisable thing is to sit one day with paper and pen in hand and put in a balance the expenses, income and what we can do without to be able to save.
In any case, we show you some tips that can help you in the long process of saving so you do not run the risk of borrowing along the way. Although it is difficult, it is possible to establish good saving habits and follow them to be able to contact your mortgage, since the reward will be great and rewarding if you can finally buy a house.
How to save to buy a house?
1. Create the saving habit
Creating a habit is the best way to get things done that cost effort, just like playing a sport, or learning a language, with effort, you can create a routine that makes things easier for you. Saving is another one of those things that you have to get used to and become aware to understand its importance.
One of the first things to understand is that saving is not simply the money you will have leftover after spending what you need each month. This way you will not be able to increase your savings money because you are following the same patterns, so it is best to establish a savings plan in which values how much is the maximum you can save each month by cutting certain unnecessary expenses and trying to strictly comply with it .
Caprices are not allowed! Remember that your new house is the main objective.
2. Cancel your debts
One of the fundamental things when establishing a savings plan is to end the extra expenses that prevent you from saving as much money as possible for your goal. Debt is a financial burden that also will not let you rest well, and even more if you are reported in Veraz, since you cannot plan a saving habit efficiently, since part of your money you have to allocate to settle that debt.
So before you start seriously with your savings plan to buy a house, make sure you have no outstanding debts and so you will achieve your goals first.
If you have several debts, we recommend that you consider applying for a loan to cancel those debts and leave your record completely clean.
3. Cold Mind: What can you do without?
As we have said, saving is not an easy path, so you have to do without things that you could afford to increase your savings account. For example, a dinner out with friends, an express trip or maybe looking for the cheapest way to get around the city can be important savings options.
Other options that you can also evaluate is to try to pay less on household bills, for example using energy-saving light bulbs, turning off the tap while lathering or using the washing machine’s savings program. They are small gestures that save us a lot of money and dislikes when paying our bills.
4. Little things also count
Of course, small day-to-day expenses also count. Your Netflix account, the daily coffee in the middle of the morning or the beers we drink at night with friends is also expendable on our way to saving.
You must be as objective as possible and focus on your goal, so you should miss more than one party. When making the purchase there are also gestures that can help you, switching to the white label instead of buying the brand you like will have its reward when you have a certain “mattress” to buy your new home.
One of the things that we can recommend you is to pay less with a card since you lose control of your expenses, and if you are used to doing so, download some of the mobile apps that allow you to identify what you spend your money on a daily basis.
5. Look for ways to invest, but be cautious
Currently, with the economic crisis in Argentina and inflation, there are different ways to invest your money to beat inflation. Lebens, provincial and national bonds, shares of companies that have a good economic trajectory.
Always being cautious. Investing money is a double-edged sword, it can result in extra income or significant economic losses if you invest without ahead. In case you are starting to save and do not have much financial support, it is not time to risk what little you carry. As we said, be cautious and responsible.
If you follow all these tips, it is possible that with a regular income and these saving habits you will get much more money in your checking account and in the long-medium term you can reach your goal: enjoy your new home. Every effort, with time, has its reward.