2020 Analysis: More Single Women Buying Homes than Single Men

Despite the pandemic-driven recession that forced women out of the workforce at a greater rate than men, single women bought more homes at the end of 2020 than the year before, and the share of home purchases by single women held steady throughout the year. Most women who were able to afford homes before the pandemic are likely still able to afford homes, and low mortgage rates have been incentivizing them to buy. 

Read the analysis from Redfin.