How We Got a Mortgage Free Home
Buying a home during a pandemic sounds like a really dumb idea. But the pandemic was actually the main impetus for our home buying decision. I sometimes wonder if we would have made another decision had the entire world not shut down. Anytime we make a big change in our life, it is wrought with doubt because we have no idea what we're getting ourselves into. But as I tell my daughter (and hopefully model too), it's not worth staying in a situation that keeps you small and makes you unhappy just to avoid the fear of the unknown; you have to take those big leaps. In my experience, the big leaps of change always make life better in one way or another. The energetics behind change open up new doors, creating new pathways that you would never otherwise know. Life is like a good book; it's boring if you don't raise the stakes.
How did a pandemic inspire us to buy a house? Well, to understand you'd have to get pretty deep into my psyche. As I mentioned in Part 1 of How We Got a Mortgage Free …