If you’re in your mid-20s or early 30s, take a look around you and you’ll find that everyone seems to be settling down. Whether they’re proposing to their significant other or planning for a baby, getting a house is definitely in the books.
While you might be pressured to purchase a house to call your own, stop what you’re doing and check in with your finances. Even if you and your partner are emotionally ready to settle down, your bank account might not be as ready.
So if you’re considering getting a house soon, ask yourself these seven questions (but please be brutally honest with yourself – there’s no point living in denial now, as it will have you living with regret in the years to come).