Tag Archive for ‘millennials’

Top Green Features Millennials Want in a Home

Energy Star®-rated appliances are the green feature that Millennials want the most in a home (75 percent), according to an NAHB report, What Home Buyers Really Want (Figure 1, click on bars for total shares). The report is based on a survey that asks prospective and recent home buyers about the features they want in a home or a community…. Read More ›

The Countertops and Colors Millennials Want in Their Kitchens

A recent survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders highlights the preferred kitchen colors and features among recent and prospective Millennial home buyers (defined as those born after 1980). A considerable share of Millennials – 31 percent – prefer white kitchen cabinets. However, as far as other cabinet color options, Millennials are essentially split: 18 percent prefer dark… Read More ›

Homebuyer Preferences: Millennials vs. Other Generations

A recent study by NAHB reveals that millennials have a much stronger desire for certain bathroom features relative to older generations. The report compiled survey data between 2007 and 2018 and found that the share of home buyers who want whirlpool tubs declines as the older generations age but stays relatively constant for millennials. As of 2018, 70% of millennials… Read More ›

Top 10 Features Millennials Want—and Don’t Want

At least four out of five millennial buyers prefer laundry rooms, hardwood front exteriors, patios and garage storage.  Conversely, they give a thumbs down to elevators, wine cellars and laminate countertops. These were among the findings from a new study by the NAHB Economics team that focused on millennial home buying preferences. The 2018 survey asked recent and prospective buyers… Read More ›