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Student Loan Help for Homebuyers

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There’s no doubt Tampa Bay’s millennials are buying homes, but the number of millennial homeowners nationwide still trails older generations.

Student loan debt is a factor. In fact, 41% of college-educated Americans cite student loans as a reason for postponing homeownership.

Many lenders are implementing creative programs to ease the student debt burden. Eagle Home Mortgage, for example, is partnering with homebuilder Lennar to pay up to 3% of a home’s sale price toward buyers’ student loans (that’s $7,500 for a $250,000 home).

The program is being offered first come, first served to 200 eligible homebuyers nationwide.

Tyler Killette, B2 Communications

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