Vines can be very intrusive
They can dig into the mortar of the brick & as they grow dislodge the mortar
Any crack they find they can grow into
I've grown roses at one house
Another house I had ivy & it was growing under the shingles & making a mess
Another thing it will do is cause the area behind it to retain moisture that will be slow to dry out. In the winter this moisture can freeze and damage the masonry (if you live in an area prone to freezing).
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