Milestone Germantown MD | Is Student Loan Debt A Threat to Homeownership? No!

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Milestone Germantown MD | Is Student Loan Debt A Threat to Homeownership? No!

 

At a local level in Germantown Maryland, buyer confidence remains strong with some changes that varies on the price level and whit type of houses they are looking for.     

Particularly in and around Milestone 20876 zip code. The addition of new store and business entities in the area makes Milestone one of the most busiest areas in Germantown.      

As you are aware, for most families, choosing a new home is the biggest financial decision they will ever make and for that reason, there are many complicated decisions involved in choosing your new home.      

Today I would like to talk to you about Is Student Loan Debt A Threat to Homeownership? No!

 

Over the course of the last thirty years, a shift has happened. An entire generation has been raised to believe that a college education is their key to unlocking opportunities that were not available to their parent’s or grandparent’s generations.

Due to this, student loan debt has soared to $1.5 trillion and represents the largest category of debt, surpassing credit card and auto loan debt in 2010 and never looking back. As more and more Americans continue their education amongst rising tuition costs, this number will no doubt increase.

Many housing experts have blamed student loans for a drop in the homeownership rate for young families, and to an extent, they’ve been right. Increased debt at the time of graduation has no doubt limited young people from being able to afford a home at the same rate as their parents or grandparents did at the same age.

In a recent Forbes article, the author explained that “in just the class of 2017, the average student has about $40,000 in debt — almost enough for a 20% down payment on a median-priced home.”

The Federal Reserve set out to determine exactly how much impact student loan debt has had on the homeownership rate of those 18-34 (millennials). Their results found that,

“Every $1,000 in student loan debt delays homeownership by about 2.5 months, but it doesn’t prevent homeownership entirely.

 In fact, by the time college grads reach their 30s, those with student loan debt have a homeownership rate nearly identical to those who didn’t take out loans.” (emphasis added)

 

 

READ MORE: https://www.reallynicehomes.com/blog/milestone-germantown-md-student-loan-debt-threat-homeownership-no/

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