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, 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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