Single women outpace men in home purchases

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REALTOR Magazine

Single women have long been a powerful force within the first-time buyer segment. Now, one lender’s analysis of recent U.S. Census Bureau data shows that, in the largest markets, single women far outpace single men when it comes to homeownership in most of the country.

Single women own about 5.2 million homes in the U.S., 44% more than the 3.6 million homes owned by single men in the nation’s 50 largest metros, according to a new study from LendingTree, which tracks homebuying using census data. The study found that in all of the 50 largest metro areas, single women own more homes than single men.

Read the story online here: Single Women Outpace Men in Home Purchases