A recent National Association of Realtors report looks at how relationship status affects the kind of home people buy and what they value in that residence. The study shows that most Americans believe owning a home is a good financial decision, but that unmarried couples rank as the “most optimistic” about homeownership. With regard to what is inside the house, 42 percent married couples listed “walk-in closets” in the master bedroom among their most desired amenities. Married couples were also most interested in the quality of local schools, while a majority of unmarried couples listed “affordability” as their biggest concern. Researchers analyzed the median age, income, and size of home purchased for married, unmarried, and single men and women for their results. | Read More