Today, we're tackling a topic that hits close to home for many couples: buying your first house. If you've ever shopped for a home with your partner, you know it's not always smooth sailing. What you thought was a mutual understanding can turn into surprising disagreements.

In this episode, we take a close look at the ups and downs of buying a home as a couple. We discuss the excitement of shared dreams and the challenges of figuring out what you both like in a home. It's not just about finding the right walls and roof; it's about finding common ground, communicating well, and working together.

So even before you jump into the details of buying a home with your better half, we set the stage for you. What does the road to a happy home look like for first-time buyers? How do your expectations match up with reality? Join us as we explore whether your first home purchase is a recipe for relationship happiness or a potential challenge that you can overcome together.

Episode Highlights:
00:00 - Introduction
02:13 - Meighan's special house of the week
03:51 - The reason why couples disagree on property decisions
06:41 - The importance of finding common ground in home buying decisions
09:28 - What's the impact of only one partner being more active in the home buying process?
15:14 - Why it's important for both partners to be on the same learning path
17:57 - The necessity of both partners being engaged in the home buying process
20:44 - Benefits of having external mediation like buyer's agents or courses
24:14 - The positive experience of couples who participate in the course together
30:57 - Mutual understanding and communication is key to a smoother home buying experience
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➼ Learn how to buy property without making a mistake with our 10-step online course for first time home buyers

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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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