Is Student Debt Impacting the Housing Market?

Is Student Debt Impacting the Housing Market?

Jun 25, 2014
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Student loan debt is a growing concern for REALTORS®, because of its impact on household formation. What is NAR doing to address the issue of growing student debt? NAR's 2014 President, Steve Brown explains in his latest video.

The 49 percent of Americans who assess that having too much debt from college or student loans is a huge obstacle to home ownership is from National Association of REALTORS®, Housing Pulse Survey, July 2013.

The 29 percent of NAR members who cited their most recent buyer was a first-time home buyer is from the National Association of REALTORS®, REALTORS® Confidence Index. The latest figure from May 2014 is 27 percent.

The 50 percent of home buyers in 2010 who were first-time buyers is historical data from the National Association of REALTORS®, Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers.

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