Singles dive into the real estate market

Singles dive into the real estate market

The real estate market — with all its rollercoaster-like dips and turns — has occupied a huge amount of our attention in recent years. While most of the news has been bad (record foreclosures, innumerable bad loans), much has also been made of this cheerful fact: Single women have become a major force in the real estate market. According to the National Association of Realtors, last year unmarried gals made up 20 percent of all home buyers, where single guys accounted for 12 percent.

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