What Do Women Really Want? A Piece Of Real Estate

Single women are the second biggest category of homebuyers, outpacing single men
July 3, 2004, 5am PDT | Deborah Myerson
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Women, many in their 20's, are increasingly looking to build equity by owning their own home rather than renting. In purchasing a home, single women are likely to seek a location close to family, friends, and work. Security features, such as good outside lighting, are also an important consideration. And, some women keep shopping after their first purchase---a growing number are investing in a second property to rent out. [Editor's note: This page includes a link to the National Association of Realtor Library's "Field Guide to Women Homebuyers."]

Thanks to Deborah L. Myerson

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Published on Thursday, July 1, 2004 in Realtor Magazine Online
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