However, even among heterosexual married homebuyers, women are increasingly out earning their partners. In the report, 80% of surveyed agents reported a rise in women as the primary income source.
One-in-three married women did not put their spouse on the loan application from Better.com.
“Women understand that buying a home is more than securing a place to live, but is an investment in their future that can ultimately be passed on to their family or play a significant role in their retirement. I personally can think of few things more impactful on my life than the equity I have from purchasing my first or current home,” Monique Williams, a Compass agent in Atlanta, said in a release.
Top 10 cities for single women homebuyers, according to the report:
- Los Angeles
- San Francisco
- Washington, D.C.
- San Diego