As student loan interest rates double and threaten the Pioneer Valley real estate market, Senator Elizabeth Warren thinks outside the box Reply

Senator Elizabeth Warren (public domain photo).

Senator Elizabeth Warren (public domain photo).

Congress’ failure to prevent the doubling of student loan interest rates―from 3.4% to 6.8%―took effect on July 1 adds another challenge to the recovery of the real estate market if they don’t do something about it soon.  Republicans and Democrats both have plans to keep the rates low, but Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is thinking outside the box. More…

How student loan interest rates affect the real estate market Reply

UMass Amherst.

The rise in student debt is a concern for economists looking at the future of the real estate market.  If Congress fails to act and allows the interest on student loans to double on July 1, it will make buying a home harder for college grads. More…