Examine the real reasons you want to own and make sure they are coming from a good spot in your heart. Do you really want to spend all that time working on your house? I want to fill a bathtub with all the dollar bills I would’ve used as a downpayment on a house. I think housing prices have gone down far enough and I can list the reasons why housing as an abstract investment concept is going to go higher from here.
If that is your ambition, you’re not dealing with naysayers, you’re dealing with sane people. But if you have a solid, well-considered life dream that you’re driven to accomplish, you’ll probably want to share it with friends, family and co-workers.
You’ll want to come out of the closet with your grandiose dream.
Some will pat you on the back and say, “GO FOR IT,” but there’s always person who gets off on taking a dump in your happiness sandwich.
Common remarks from naysayers: You might receive ‘helpful advice’ along the lines of: ‘I know someone else who tried that and it didn’t work out for them.’Your confidence will be attacked with: ‘Are you you’re qualified?
These people are known as naysayers, non-supporters, dream killers, or just plain assholes.