Does having student loan debt make it harder to buy a house?

Does having student loan debt make it harder to buy a house?

Student loan debt could prove challenging when seeking mortgage approval. (iStock) Mortgage interest rates remain near historic lows, creating a tempting opportunity to enter the market as a first-time homebuyer. But student loan debt can present a roadblock to buying a home. The average borrower owes $33,654 in student loan debt, according to data compiled