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REAL ESTATE

Footloose and Mortgage-Free

Why single men overwhelmingly prefer renting to buying.

By BETH TEITELL
March 25, 2007

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When you hear statistics indicating that not only do single men buy homes at a far lower rate than their female counterparts, but that the gap has widened, it’s a good idea to corner a bachelor and ask him what, exactly, is going on. At first Chris Pape, a 30-year-old swinging renter in Boston, is flip. “So we can leave ... (Full article: 327 words)

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