Items Tagged with 'Student loan'

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  • [Exclusive Chart] Student loan crisis could be worse than originally thought

    Nearly 40% of those who entered in 2004 could default by 2023
    Homebuyer demand exploded in 2017, and is expected to continue to surge in 2018 despite rising home prices, low inventory levels and increased competition. However, as Millennials increasingly enter the housing market, one factor stands above all the rest, blocking the path to homeownership: student debt.
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  • Lennar targets Millennials with mortgage that pays off their student loans

    Lennar subsidiary Eagle Home Mortgage offers unique lending product
    A recent study showed that mounting student loan debt is holding Millennials back from buying homes – for seven years. But one homebuilder is trying to make that seven-year delay go away. Eagle Home Mortgage, a mortgage lender and a subsidiary of Lennar, announced Tuesday that it is rolling out a new mortgage program that will help homebuyers pay off their student debt.
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  • Some states implement student loan disclosures

    Provide students with expected, future monthly payments
    As student loans soar and continue to block first-time buyers from owning a home, some states took action to require more disclosure. Studies show keeping up with how much they owe in student loans is not college students’ strong suit, but keeping up with that could get easier in some states.
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  • Household debt to hit new record in 2017

    All categories of debt increased in Q4
    Household debt is set to hit an all-new high in 2017 after showing the largest increase in over a decade. Mortgages made up the majority of household debt in 2016, however student debt is also on the rise.
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  • Is Mike Huckabee wrong about housing?

    Presidential candidate says student debt makes housing unaffordable
    Despite the election being 18 months away, the campaign is already in full swing. Recently, one candidate for the White House actually said something that gives us at HousingWire a little hope for the next 18 months, however right or wrong his statement may be.
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  • TransUnion: Student loans do not impact housing

    Student debt keeps growing but homebuyers still buying
    Despite the level of student loan debt rising to well above $1 trillion, young buyers are not being inhibited from obtaining a mortgage due to their debt, according to a new report from TransUnion. In fact, not only are younger consumers with student debt able to get a mortgage, they are also quite adept at making their payments as well.
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  • Wealthier Americans mean a bigger bond market

    More liquidity means more debt
    The Federal Reserve published its latest report on U.S. household wealth, which shows that even while Americans are getting more wealthy, they are also taking on a lot more debt. This is great news for the bond market since, more and more, these auto loans, student loans and credit cards are finding their way into the bond market.
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