Its Unmarried and Single Americans Week according to the U.S. Census. Here is some information about the home buying habits of single men, single women and unmarried couples from the National Association of REALTORS®’ Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers.

Single females made up 17% of home buyers in 2016.


No matter their relationship status, the most common reason people give for buying a home is a desire to own their own home.

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Unmarried, first-time homebuyers are the only relationship group, on average, to purchase a home before they turn 30.


For more information about Unmarried and Single Americans Week, visit To view more of the highlights from NAR’s 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, visit here.

Source: Newsline

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This Article Appears Courtesy of Steven Diadoo

Steven Diadoo, Licensed Realtor in MN with BRIDGE REALTY and best-selling author of 'Road to Success' with Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for the Soul), Board Member at Bowling for Brains Non-Profit 501(c)3 (Event to benefit the American Brain Tumor Association), licensed Realtor with Bridge Realty, Seen on DIY TV, Create Channel and PBS. For help buying and/or selling a house, please call (952) 270-6141 or Click here.