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Deacon Hayes’ First Home Story

The Story


In his mid-20s, long before he became a personal finance blogger on making money, saving money and paying off debt, Deacon Hayes bought a condo with the idea of fixing it and flipping it. Unfortunately, his timing was bad. It was the top of the real estate bubble.

  • He got a great price on his first home but a terrible mortgage and terrible timing.
  • He learned the hard way how to find a good mortgage broker.

Deacon went from buying 2 properties in his mid-20s with terrible mortgages and losing 1 to foreclosure, to buying his current home with 20% down and paying it down so fast it’ll be paid off in his 30s.

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