More Single Women than Men Buy Homes. That Doesn’t Mean It’s Easy

Washington Post, Apr. 26, 2023–Courtney Vinopal
The prevalence of single women in the market has not curtailed the biases that can hamper them at nearly every step of homeownership, from applying for a loan, to dealing with contractors, to turning a profit on resale. Yet another challenge described by some women is harder to quantify: an ambivalence about how society may perceive them for taking such a big financial step alone.