Buying a home is one of the greatest American dreams. Why going into 100’s of thousands of dollars into debt is everyone’s lifelong dream, I’ll never know … Just kidding, I do know. I was a part of that dream, obsessing over having my own home. I even told my husband that we weren’t going to have kids until we were in our own house. There was no reason why I thought renting vs buying your home would be the better option.
We were that couple that drove around on Sunday’s looking at neighborhoods. We even found our perfect neighborhood. On top of that, we saved up 20% of where we wanted our price range to be. Look at us being the go-getters! Nothing could prepare us for the nightmare that began.
We had some pretty low expectations when we first started looking for a house, we knew what we wanted and didn’t expect to find anything right away. I think our expectations were still a little too high because we were completely