The Bachelor alum, 39, posted a selfie via Instagram on Tuesday, September 15, standing in front of a real estate lawn sign.
“6 years ago I left a career I really liked for a chance to do something I loved,” Viall captioned the post. “I did it at a point in my life where the expectation was to settle in and live the life I had. 6 years later I’m buying MY First HOUSE and doing what I love. It’s never too late to change things up and take a few risks.”
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6 years ago I left a career I really liked for a chance to do something I loved. I did it at a point in my life where the expectation was to settle in and live the life I had. 6 years later I’m buying MY First HOUSE and doing what I love. It’s never too late to change things up and take a few risks.
The Wisconsin native gave his Instagram followers a glimpse inside his new home on Wednesday, September 16, when he shared a video that featured the song “Moving on Up” by M People. The clip showed off his kitchen, living room and large glass doors that lead outside.
Viall and Grimaldi, 32, addressed their breakup for the first time on the September 1 episode of his Patreon series. The Canada native noted that there were “different versions” of how their relationship played out, which ultimately led to their separation.
“I don’t think you really ever understood how I felt and I don’t think I ever really understood how you felt,” she explained.
Viall added that although they viewed their relationship differently, they both did truly want their romance to work.
“I think the one thing Vanessa and I really agreed about is how much we cared and how much we tried,” he said. “And we just went about it so unproductively. If the speed of how your driving is equal to the effort you’re putting in, we were both going 100 miles per hour, but we were both going at opposite directions at one another and it eventually just crashed and exploded.”
Grimaldi has since moved on with Josh Wolfe, to whom she became engaged in August.
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