Single female home buyers now account for nearly a fifth of all home sales

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According to a recent study from the National Association of Realtors, single female home buyers are on the rise; they now outnumber their male counterparts two to one. In 2018, single women made up 18 percent of all home buyers. 

Aly J. Yale | The Mortgage Reports

Single women have been a growing section of home buyers for the last few years. But just how much of today’s home sales do they account for and what kind of cash do they bring to the table? A new analysis reveals it all.

According to recent data from the National Association of Realtors, single female home buyers now account for nearly a fifth of all home sales — outnumbering their single male counterparts two to one.

Across 2018, single women have made up 18 percent of all home buyers. Single males made up just 9 percent of sales, while married couples accounted for 63 percent.

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