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The surprising reason women are MORE likely to own a home in a rich suburb without needing a man to help them

PHOTO: Women in very rich suburbs are much more likely to own a home without needing a man. Sydney’s eastern suburbs and north shore and Melbourne’s inner-east are different to the rest of Australia. Pictured are two women at Bondi

  • Women are more likely to own a home without a partner in very rich suburbs
  • Sydney’s eastern suburbs, north shore and Melbourne’s inner-east are different
  • Only places where more women than men own property without anyone else

Women in very rich suburbs are much more likely to own a home without needing a husband or boyfriend.

Sydney’s eastern suburbs and north shore, and Melbourne’s inner-east are, different to the rest of Australia in this one regard.

They are the only pockets of Australia where the number of women owning a home without a romantic partner or a spouse is higher than it is for men.

CoreLogic’s head of research Eliza Owen said women on higher incomes tended to be concentrated in the wealthy, inner-city areas of Sydney and Melbourne, making them more likely to buy property on their own.

‘Higher rates of home ownership reflects a demographic of women that have more opportunity in terms of employment or income,’ she told Daily Mail Australia.

‘Therefore, these women may be more empowered to buy than women in other parts of Australia.

‘The eastern suburbs, the north shore, and the inner east of Melbourne are high- income areas.’

Where women are more likely to own a home by themselves

Sydney eastern suburbs

Sydney north shore

Melbourne inner east

Melbourne inner south

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