Single women are buying up real estate. Here are some interesting facts:
The trend is striking, because in 1981, the number of single women and single men home buyers was virtually the same. Since then, the percentage of buyers who are single women has almost doubled, while the percentage of single men buyers slipped 1 percentage point to 9% last year.
The article goes on to say:
For the first time in history, women have access to the same resources men have always had money, social status, power, says Donald Hantula, professor of organizational psychology at Temple University in Philadelphia.
Women can go and acquire them on their own rather than searching for a mate to provide them. These demographic and social changes are not in line with how we adapted in the hunter-gatherer era.