Women aren’t waiting for marriage and kids to make real estate investments.  The percentage of home buyers who are single women has more than doubled since 1981, while the percentages of home buyers who are single men have fallen.

Here is some reading on the topic…

USA Today
Real Estate Journal
Home Buying at About

If you are a single woman thinking about buying your first home you might want to check out “Buying Solo: The Single Woman’s Guide to Buying a First Home.”