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Expert Tips That Will Help You Become a Homeowner Before 40

Is the dream of owning a home still achievable? Yes, say the experts. With some clear strategies, you can become a homeowner before 40 (and maybe even earlier). Of course it won’t hurt to follow the typical advice: Start saving early, live frugally, don’t spend more when you get a raise, don’t order that avocado toast, etc. But there’s more to it.

Matthew Lee and Ming Lim, expert real estate investors from the Toronto-based real estate investment advisory and realty firm Volition Properties, want to broaden your thinking – especially because the traditional methods to getting into home ownership may not work in more competitive and more expensive markets. They’ve shared with us 10 expert tips that will accelerate your journey to homeownership before you’re 40.

Published May 18, 2021, Updated Mar 5, 2022

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