Men are quick, women take their time

For women, it's about emotion. Men? Size, of course.

No, we're not talking about that. We're talking about home buying. And the male-female approach to that activity is about as similar as football and crocheting.

To be fair to the less-fair sex, size isn't the whole picture, although men do like big yards and ample square footage. When buying a house, they prefer to deal with facts, researchers say, and they tend to make decisions quickly. They like schematics and floor plans: Where's the garage and will it accommodate my jet ski?