Owning a house is a huge sign of #adulting for any millennial. And we caught up with one who managed to hit home ownership milestone before she turned 25. With hard work and pooling family finances, this Vancouverite was able to purchase a rental property in one of the tightest rental markets in the country. We had to learn how she did it, hear what it’s like becoming a breadwinner at 18 and how she manages finances with her South Asian family.
The interview has been condensed and edited for clarity.
This is How She Does it
Marital Status: Single
Life Changes: First-time home buyer
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How do you manage your money?
What are your expenses like?
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How did you decide to buy a house in the Vancouver area?
So you and your Mom own the house together?
What are some of the unexpected parts of homeownership so far?
How do you explain that to your friends?
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How has that changed as you’ve gotten older?
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What do you think you do well, financially?
How do you make decisions about money as a family?
Do you have a partner and how do they fit into your family financially?
What do you dream of doing with your money?
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Do you have any bucket list destinations?
What advice would you give Slice readers?
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How did you do it?
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