How Student Loans Can Keep You From Buying a Home

Julie C. Nichols General

Barry Paperno – credit.com As student loans take on an increasing presence among the 20-something generation of college graduates who have traditionally made up a high proportion of first-time homebuyers, the impact of student loan debt on a mortgage application becomes increasingly important — especially as about two-thirds of college seniors who graduated in 2011 had student loan debt averaging $26,600 …