The latest data has shown that single women are leading the pack when it comes to home purchases.
According to the National Association of Realtors®, single women are the second largest group of homebuyers.
What The Numbers Look Like
Within the largest metro areas, single women currently own 44% more homes (5.2 million) versus single men (3.6 million).
This includes a surge in purchases over the last year, despite the ongoing pandemic.
Where Women are Buying Homes
Although homes are being bought all over, there are a handful of markets where women are buying most.
Top 10 Metro Areas for Women Home Buyers (from highest to lowest): Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ; Goldsboro, NC; Warner Robbins, GA; Las Cruces, NM; Rocky Mount, NC; Santa Fe, NM; Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-MD-VA-WV; Dalton, GA; Anchorage, AK; Flint, MI.