The Guvna
4 min readOct 24, 2019
Beware of the Stealth Costs

Why Buying A House May Be One of Your Biggest Mistakes

The concept seems as old as time; go to school, get a good job, save and buy a house. At this point you sit back watch it sky rocket in value before paying off the mortgage by the time you retire. Ah the British and indeed Western dream.

Coming from an African household that was steeped in a love of property, I also bought into this mantra wholeheartedly and the last few years my wife and I acquired our…

The Guvna

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