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more down on my 401K with no match or save for downpayment on a second house?

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Depends, 
Where are you with your 401k and Retirement Savings,   and is your plan?,   are you saving enough?  do you want to retire early?

only way to buy a 2nd house is with 100% cash. 

and to do any of the above you have to be 100% debt free. 

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You can buy a second house without 100% cash...

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It depends on how well funded your retirement is and what you believe a second house would be worth (are you going to rent it out and try to make money on it?)  Generally I lean towards more in the 401k as it goes in pre-tax whereas any investment in real estate you would do would be after taxes and then all earnings on it would be taxed as well.

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