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  • Life after buying your first home

     


    Life after buying your first home

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    Q: Do you feel like you have had to give anything up to be able to buy a home?

    Yes and no.

    Leading up to buying a home I was like, I'm never gonna be able to travel, I'm never gonna be able to eat out. I'm still travelling quite frequently and I still eat out every week.

    We were living in the inner city before we bought our first place, though rent was ridiculously expensive.

    And so then having to translate that to mortgage repayments wasn't too much.

    Yeah, sure there's things that you have to give up but it's worth it in the end, 'cause I've got a home.

    Just a little lifestyle adjustment, but that's okay because we bought our first house. And we've got each other.

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    • Raymond

      Raymond A Ram is the RAMbassador for RAMS Financial Group. Raymond works with the RAMS team to bring simple, helpful and expert information on home loans and savings accounts to life with his down to earth and cheeky personality. He enjoys seeing everyday Australians turn their dreams of saving for a goal or getting into a home a reality. 

      Growing up in Goulburn, NSW, Raymond was brought up with good old-fashioned Aussie values of hard work and a fair go. It soon became apparent that Raymond wasn't content for the conventional path of grazing, producing the very best wool, and finding a nice sheep to settle down with. So it wasn't long before his passion for performing and his talent as a likeable larrikin shone through - landing him a few roles such as 'RAMlet'. He was even tipped to play RAM-bo at one point but chose to become star of the small screen instead as RAMbassador for RAMS. He now finds this role so much more rewarding.

      Contact your local RAMS Home Loan Centre about your home loan options.

      Raymond A Ram

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