4 Ways To Save For Your Dream Home

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Starting the journey towards moving into your dream home is an incredibly exciting step to take, especially if it’s something you’ve been working towards for the majority of your adult life. Whilst it can be an exciting time, it’s also something that can be mentally and financially draining. With so many hidden costs and things to think about, it could be years before you’ve finally saved up enough to make the move. To help, here are 4 ways to help save for your dream home:

Start Cutting Down On Things That Are Non-Essential (Holidays, Clothes And Nights Out)

Although it may not seem as though it will make much difference, the results of this first tip could surprise you. In the grand scheme of things cutting down on things that are non-essential doesn’t seem like it will save you much money but if you consider all of the clothes, nights out and holidays you have purchased in the past, it all adds up, doesn’t it? Whilst you may not want to cut down on these things entirely, reducing the amount of spending you do on a regular basis will help start off your savings.

Reduce Your Food Shopping And Utility Bills With A Few Simple Hacks

Another money saving tip that could surprise you is reducing your food shopping and bills with a couple of simple hacks. Whilst you may not be able to shave much off your monthly bills, when you calculate your savings over a year you could have your house deposit in no time. For tips and tricks on reducing your monthly bills, you can visit this guide here.

 Make Sure You Put A Set Amount Away Each Month

One of the best bits of advice you will ever hear when trying to save money is to make sure you put a set amount of money away each month. If you set up a direct debit that leaves your account whenever you get paid, you will start to forget that money is even going into your savings account. Whether your dream home is a rented property, a new build from Rawson Homes or a house that you’ve found on the market – putting a dedicated amount of money away each month is the fastest way to ensure you get there.

Take On A Second Job Or Start Your Own Venture At Home

If don’t have a lot of disposable income to put into savings, you may want to consider started a second job. Whilst this may be difficult in terms of hours and workload, it’s a great way to ensure you have extra money each and every month. If you consider your new venture as a way of getting close to moving into your dream home, it will definitely encourage you to work harder.

Are you planning on building your own home? What changes can you make to your lifestyle to make sure you can afford it? Let me know in the comments section below.

Vinh Van Lam
the authorVinh Van Lam
Vinh Van Lam, co-founder of ArtSHINE, is a visionary art coach and entrepreneur with a passion for fostering creativity. With a diverse background in art and business, he brings a unique perspective to empower emerging artists, enabling them to thrive in the dynamic art industry through the innovative platform of ArtSHINE.


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