Student Loan Debt a Homeownership Barrier for Women and Millennials

Rising interest rates, a seller’s market and increasing home values…these are just a few of today’s market challenges for buyers. While 92 percent of adults say homeownership is an important part of the American Dream, student loan debt is the predominant obstacle, according to the sixth annual NeighborWorks America at Home survey. This is especially […]

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Home-Buying Challenges: Report Finds Homeownership Delays

Homeownership is considered a challenging stepping stone on the path to the American Dream—a fact that is especially true for many millennial and minority consumers. The fifth annual America at Home survey by non-profit NeighborWorks America found that down payment confusion, credit score misinformation and student loan debt are the major obstacles standing in the […]

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Student debt remains a prominent obstacle for first-time buyers

Potential first-time home buyers are still encountering several obstacles when considering a purchase. These obstacles include student debt, according to a recent survey from NeighborWorks America, an organization focused on affordable housing …

Harvard’s annual housing report tells ‘tale of 2 markets’

Although the real estate industry has enjoyed about two decades of housing market growth, the national homeownership rate decreased to just 64.5 percent last year, falling back to levels not seen since 1993 and taking 20 years of momentum with it …