Tag Archive for ‘kitchen’

A Walk-in Pantry is the Most Wanted Kitchen Feature

A walk-in pantry is the most wanted kitchen feature, with 83 percent of home buyers reporting it is an essential/must have (32 percent) or desirable item (51 percent).  This data comes from NAHB’s recently released report, What Home Buyers Really Want (2019 Edition), which is based on a survey that asks recent and prospective home buyers (people who bought homes… Read More ›

Builders Satisfy Demand for Open Floor Plans

According to a recent NAHB article, open floor plans are popular among home buyers, and the design of new single-family homes tends to be, if anything, even more open. For example, in a 2015 NAHB survey, 70 percent of recent and prospective homebuyers said they preferred a home with either a completely or partially open kitchen-family room arrangement with 32 percent preferring… Read More ›

Bathrooms Top Kitchens as Most Popular Remodeling Project in 2011

Special questions included on NAHB’s Remodeling Market Index (RMI) survey show that home owners remain interested in updating the most heavily used rooms in their homes.  Bathroom remodeling was a common job in 2011 for 78 percent of the remodelers responding to the 1st Quarter 2012 RMI survey—highest for any type of remodeling project included on the questionnaire—followed by kitchen… Read More ›