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ABOUT THE FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER GUIDE

The First-Time Homebuyer Guide is an informational resource that seeks to educate potential First-Time Homebuyers about the process needed to purchase a home for the first time. We offer tips, highlight concerns, and generally explain the home buying process to make it easier to understand. We’ll be updating the content over time, so make sure to come back and check it out in the future.

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Over 40 million Americans have student loan debt, which accounts for over $1.4 trillion in debt. This debt has a huge impact on potential home buyers, with 71% saying it’s delaying them from buying a home. Student loan debt is making it harder for millions of Americans to buy their first home, and with student debt increasing each year, the issue likely isn’t going away anytime soon.

Want to learn more about student loan debt? Check out these great resources:

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LATEST VIDEOS

Video: What Every Seller Needs to Know About the Value of Home Staging

Watch this video to learn what every seller needs to know about the value of home staging.

Video: Got Student Debt?

Nowadays it’s common place for students to graduate with over $40,000 in debt.  Often times it’s that added debt that keeps young adults from qualifying for a competitive home loan.

Video: Think Student Debt’s Not YOUR Problem? Think Again…

While most never plan to default on their student loans, life sometimes happens. Of well over 40 million borrowers, over 10 million are in default, forbearance, deferment, or grace periods.