The idea of a student loan debt bubble looks exaggerated especially when compared to residential mortgages, securitization market experts said.

For starters, mortgage loans were written to the value of the house and it was the falling values that ultimately burst the real estate bubble. Student loans, on the other hand, are not written to an asset value and are essentially unsecured.

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