We get it; the journey to owning your first home can be an overwhelming and daunting experience. But before you heed the clichéd advice of "It doesn't matter what you buy, just get on the property ladder," tune in to this as we reveal why this well-intentioned counsel might be one of the worst pieces of property advice you could receive.

In this installment of our Bad Advice Series, we delve deep into the concept of rushing onto the property ladder at all costs. While it might seem like a universally accepted mantra, we'll break down the myths and misconceptions surrounding this approach.

Don't fall into the trap of panicking to get on the property ladder. Instead, arm yourself with the wisdom shared in this episode, and embark on your journey towards homeownership with confidence and clarity.

Episode Highlights:
00:00 - Introduction
02:04 - Meighan's special house of the week
06:43 - Reason #1: Why buying anything to get on the property ladder is bad advice?
10:13 - Reason #2: Why buying anything to get on the property ladder is bad advice?
12:02 - What happens when you rush to get on the property ladder
15:56 - Huge mistakes one can make just by getting on the property ladder
21:42 - Why first home buyers also need to consider established properties cautiously
28:39 - The advice to get onto the property ladder is not entirely wrong but...
Resources mentioned in this episode:

➼ Your First Home Buyer Guide Podcast Episode 141: Why Lender's Mortgage Insurance Isn't Always a Bad Choice https://homebuyeracademy.com.au/podcasts/141

➼ FREE TRAINING: How to make an educated decision so you buy your first home with the right amount of debt https://homebuyeracademy.com.au/webinar 

➼ Learn how to buy property without making a mistake with our 10-step online course for first time home buyers https://homebuyeracademy.com.au/YFHBG

➼ Looking for a Sydney Buyers Agent? https://www.gooddeeds.com.au

➼ Work with Veronica: https://www.veronicamorgan.com.au

➼ Looking for a Brisbane Buyers Agent? https://www.propertypursuit.com.au/
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Veronica Morgan & Meighan Wells 

Veronica & Meighan are both licensed real estate agents who exclusively help buyers. Together they have nearly 40 years experience as property professionals.

Veronica is principal of Sydney based Good Deeds Property Buyers and is also co-host of The Elephant in the Room property podcast as well as Location Location Location Australia on Foxtel and author of Auction Ready: how to buy property at auction even though you're scared s#!tless!

Meighan is the multi award winning principal of Brisbane based Property Pursuit, chairperson of the REIQ Buyers Agent Chapter & a regular media commentator.

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