DALLAS - Single women represent a perhaps unexpected force in the housing market.
Texas Association of Realtors data shows that from mid-2014 to 2015, single women in the state were twice as likely to buy homes as unmarried men.
Across the country, single women have consistently purchased homes more often than single men since at least 2001, National Association of Realtors data show.
Together, the stats point to the sway of single buyers—women, in particular—over the Texas housing market.
According to the National Association of Realtor's chief economist, women tend to focusing on prudent financial decisions earlier than men.
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