By Paige Minemyer @ Fierce Healthcare

Being a physician comes with its share of perks, but younger docs may not realize that their medical degrees can make it easier to buy a home. Physician loans are typically offered to doctors who have graduated from medical school in the past three years, according to an article from Realtor.com, which can make it easier to buy a home while paying off often-hefty student loan burdens.

“It costs a lot of money to attend medical school, which saddles these graduates with mountains of student loan debt,” Heather McRae, a senior loan officer at Chicago Financial Services, said. “This causes [doctors] to be unable to qualify to purchase or refinance using a traditional loan program.”

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