The Alternative to a Traditional Mortgage You Should Know About Before You Buy a House

Buying a home is no walk in the park, but depending on your circumstances, it might seem downright impossible. One common obstacle to buying a home is not qualifying for a mortgage. 

To get a mortgage, you need a solid credit score and enough money to put a down deposit on the house you want to buy. For those with a poor or limited credit history or not enough money in savings, it might feel like becoming a homeowner simply isn’t in the cards. However, there is an option that might make owning possible after all: rent-to-own. 

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Dos & Don’ts


  • DO keep track of your eating habits

  • DO drink plenty of water

  • DO delay/distract yourself

  • DO exercise instead of eating when bored

  • DO only eat in certain settings (kitchen table)

  • DO watch your portion sizes

  • Do give yourself encouragement

  • Do think of eating as a lifestyle change

  • Do think of eating as a lifestyle change

  • DON’T skip meals

  • DON’T eat after 7 P.M.

  • DON’T eat while you watch TV, work, drive

  • DON’T forbid yourself a particular food

  • DON’T eat excessive unprocessed foods

  • DON’T beat yourself up when you lapse

  • DON’T weigh yourself more than once per week

  • DON’T forget about moderation

  • DON’T give up

“We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape us.”

Winston Churchill

“If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want. “

Anonymous • Quote of the Day