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The era of the single female homebuyerWhat's behind the rising trend. By Jonathan McFadden


Add buying a house to the list of things women may do better than men (right between multitasking and living longer).For yet another year — the 35th to be exact — single females outpaced bachelors in purchasing homes, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. In fact, researchers say 18 percent of homebuyers last year were unmarried women while just 7 percent were single men. And single women were the second most common household buyer demographic behind married couples.

Add buying a house to the list of things women may do better than men (right between multitasking and living longer).For yet another year — the 35th to be exact — single females outpaced bachelors in purchasing homes, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. In fact, researchers say 18 percent of homebuyers last year were unmarried women while just 7 percent were single men. And single women were the second most common household buyer demographic behind married couples.

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Pamela Langford

I have lived in Cabarrus County for the last 12 years. Prior to joining Keller Williams Realty, I worked as a Senior Accountant for a Financial Management company in uptown Charlotte. And, prior to mo....

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