Buying your first home: Dealing with student loans.  It’s different to be a first-time home buyer as compared to an experienced one.  Concerns about student loan obligations are among the reasons why first-time home buyers account for a smaller percentage of the housing market as compared to recent years.  According to the National Association of REALTORS, first-time home buyers account for only 1-in-3 homes sold nationwide.  If you are in this situation, click on the photo above to find out how students loans affect mortgage approvals, and for ideas of how to optimize your chances.  Then call OWN THIS HOME TEAM for help getting you into your first home!