Buying a House Dream – What Does It Mean?

buying a house dream

Written by Catherine

July 6, 2020

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Did you have a buying a house dream? Are you wondering what it means? If so, you’re not alone. Buying a house is a common practice, but it’s also deeply personal. People have very specific tastes when it comes to design styles and of course, very different house buying budgets. So, when you have a dream you’re buying a house, it can mean a number of different things. You’ll be glad to know, however, that several dream interpretation articles point to the fact that having a dream that you’re buying a house is typically a good sign.

The reason is buying a house represents a serious long term commitment. Your dream could be about actually buying a house. But, it could also be a metaphor for another long-term commitment. If you’re on the verge of moving for a job, marriage, or deciding whether or not to go to graduate school, having a dream you’re buying a house could represent your commitment to the next step.

If you’re someone who struggles with making big commitments or you’re nervous about a big commitment that’s coming up, having a buying a house in a dream could signal that you are ready for whatever big change is coming your way.

Buying a House Dream Details

Pay close attention to how you felt in the dream. Were you excited about the commitment? Were you nervous about the commitment? Is your house in the dream empty or without food in the refrigerator? All of these details can help you to figure out what your dream is actually about. 

Of course, if you are in the process of buying a house right now, having a dream about the sale going through or walking around in your new home absolutely makes sense. We all tend to dream about the biggest events that are currently happening in our lives, and buying a house is no different. If you’re currently waiting on a house to close or you’re seriously thinking about making an offer on a house, those are both good reasons to have a buying a house dream.

If you need more resources and help at this stage in your life, we have a free new house checklist. We also have free moving labels if you’ve already closed on your new home and you’re getting ready to move in.

What do houses represent in dreams?

As mentioned previously, houses in dreams typically represent commitment. So if you are buying a house in a dream, It usually means that you’re ready to make that commitment.  If you’re someone who has never considered buying a house or you think buying a home is a long way off financially, then having a dream that you’re buying a house could mean something completely different.  Perhaps it means that you’re ready to commit to your goals, especially financial goals if you have them.

What does it mean to dream about a beautiful house?

Dreaming about a beautiful house is typically a good sign. Usually, we are drawn to images of beautiful homes. To many people, they represent an ideal, something to strive towards. So, if you dream about a beautiful house, it could be a symbol of what’s to come. Again, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you yourself will buy a beautiful home. But, it could mean that something beautiful is on the horizon once you decide to commit to it.

Why do I see the same house in my dreams?

If you keep seeing the same house in your dreams, this might represent the same decision that you are trying to make. Seeing the same house repetitively likely means you haven’t yet made a choice. You might find once you make a decision and commit, you might stop seeing the same house in your dreams.

Why do I keep dreaming about a house I’ve never been to?

Dreams have a funny way of combining our experiences. The house you’re dreaming of could be a combination of houses that you’ve seen in person or movies or in TV shows. Your brain has a way of scrambling memories and images that you’ve seen in the past. So if you are dreaming of a house that you’ve never been to, it could just be combination up things you’ve seen before. It doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll own that particular house one day.

What does it mean if you dream about moving to a new house?

Dreaming about moving to a house could mean you’re ready for a big change. Maybe you’ve contemplated moving or maybe you wish you lived somewhere else. When you have a dream about moving to a new house, it could be your subconscious telling you that it could be time to take action. Again, the house could be a metaphor for a big change that’s coming. Dreaming about moving could point to making big decisions, committing to a goal, or setting out on a path to make your dreams happen.

If you’re already in the middle of an actual moving process, we know moving can be incredibly overwhelming. I’ve moved many, many times, and it’s always stressful. For about a decade, I moved every 1-2 years. The house I’m living in now is actually the longest I’ve ever lived somewhere aside from the childhood home I grew up in.

If you want to have a less stressful move, try out our free moving labels and free moving checklist. Both can help you simplify the moving process. That way, when you dream of moving to a new house, you don’t wake up in a panic. With our moving binder, your next move can be organized and seamless. 

Final Thoughts on Your Buying a House Dream

Having a buying a house dream could mean many different things. It could mean you’re actually about to buy a house or it could represent another commitment you’re considering making. The dream is definitely open to interpretation and might not mean the same for everyone. However, if you’re interested in buying a home and you want to make sure it’s a solid personal and financial decision, you’re in the right place.

Here at Millennial Homeowner, our goal is to make you a smarter, happier homeowner. So, check out our other articles and the shop to find everything you need to make that buying a house dream a reality.

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