Buying a house when you’ve got student loan debt might seem impossible. Plenty of news reports make it sound that way. Here’s the good news you haven’t been reading.Full Article
Homeownership Month is for debt-laden grads too
For National Homeownership Month, we’re bringing back our most inspiring student-loan-debt story of 2014: Katie and Alex. These first-time homebuyers threw a mortgage on top of $80k in debt. Sounds scary, but in fact, this Boston-area couple is a case study in doing it right.
How did they do it? Foremost, they had no illusions about what they could afford and stuck to their budget. They took to heart that a first home is usually not a dream home—but it can help put you on the path to getting it.