NerdWallet: This restaurant server started saving at 17 and paid cash for a Vegas condo

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. In this series, NerdWallet interviews new homeowners across the country about their unique homebuying journeys and the financial decisions that helped them along the way.

Brittany Hilzinger, a 31-year-old restaurant server and part-time dog sitter who has been saving for a home since she was 17, recently purchased a $136,000 condo in Las Vegas.

The San Diego native moved to Las Vegas with her husband Jesse earlier this year. But it wasn’t all smooth sailing: A few months into the search, she was unexpectedly denied a loan and worked extra hours to pay for the condo with cash.

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