29-year-old Londoner bought £550,000 house by giving up takeaways and Ubers
A money-saving blogger from Clapham has shared tips on how she manages to afford her fun city lifestyle and buy a swanky South London pad.
Ellie Austin-Williams, 29, has revealed that the secret to her success is watching what she spends on essentials, while still enjoying going out every weekend with her friends.
She uses public transport, rarely buys new clothes, and plans her meals to minimise the cost of her weekly shop - but still manages to go on several holidays a year while paying for her mortgage.
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Ellie grew up in Warwickshire and studied Modern Languages at Southampton University before converting to Law.
In 2016, Ellie trained as a solicitor in the city while living in Wandsworth but decided to give it up two years later.
After reaching out for financial help online but finding none, she decided she would fill that gap in the market in 2018 …
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