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How I Managed to Afford a House & a Few Motorcycles at 25 Years Old (and you can too)

I was reading YouMotorcycle’s Twitter feed Sunday morning and noticed @Forbes tweeted How To Overcome The Most Common Barriers To Homeownership. What was really missing from the article was a true to life example of how to jump the hurdle and reach a home ownership goal.

As someone who gets a lot of emails from people asking for advice on how to buy a motorcycle and how to save money motorcycling, I thought I could help.

Basement Kitchen Renovation

Basement Kitchen Renovation – It was an empty wall with a rough-in for a kitchen when I bought the house. Not for long. Tenants go a long way towards paying the mortgage. My basement tenant pays $750/month.

For those interested, here’s how I did it, broken up into four parts / pages:

1) Intro (you’re reading it)

2) The 3 Basics Everyone Needs

3) The Details (The 4 Steps I Took to Make it Happen)

4) 15 Other Random Tips You Need to Think About


Click Next: The 3 Basics Everyone Needs

About Adrian

Adrian is the YouMotorcycle Editor. He never planned on becoming a blogger, but liked the idea of sharing his passion and encouraging others to get out and ride. He believes that anyone thinking about buying a motorcycle should hurry up and buy one, and that everyone who already owns a motorcycles should ride more. He likes V-Twins, scooters, and breaking social norms. He occasionally wears a suit and high-top sneakers when he rides to work. Sometimes he takes out his tools and everything goes from bad to worse. Sometimes everything just falls into his lap. Whatever the case he stays grateful and always tries to learn. If you feel motorcycling is a lifestyle, follow him via social media.


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