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What single home owners are looking for

Published On: Aug 22 2014 10:45:50 AM CDT
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A recent survey shows that single home owners value home ownership, and they value the financial investment.

In 2013, nearly one-third of real estate purchases were made my single home owners. According to, a Century 21 survey revealed in addition to making a financial investment, single home owners also wanted to stop paying rent and thought the timing was right to buy a home.

According to the survey on, single home owners said the hardest part of buying a home was making an offer and negotiating a price, getting a mortgage, moving, closing and finding a home.

When deciding which home to buy, home owners said space and square footage was the most important, followed by a yard and proximity to work or school.


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