Tag Archive for ‘What Home Buyers Really Want’

Most Home Buyers Want a Home Office

Lock down orders implemented across the US to fight the spread of the coronavirus have given rise to more people working from home and engaging in other activities indoors that they would normally do in public spaces. With the major shift in where people spend their time, it is important to examine the data currently available on home buyers’ preferences… Read More ›

Specialty Rooms Wanted by Millennial Home Buyers

A laundry room is the most popular specialty room (anything other than a bedroom, bathroom or kitchen) among Millennial home buyers, with 86 percent of them reporting that it is a desirable (36 percent) or essential/must have (50 percent) room (Figure 1). This data comes from a recent NAHB report, What Home Buyers Really Want (2019 Edition), which is based… Read More ›

Top Bathroom Features Among Millennial Home Buyers

The most wanted bathroom feature among Millennial home buyers is ‘both a shower stall & tub in the  master bath’, according to a report recently published by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), What Home Buyers Really Want (2019 Edition). Seventy-six percent of Millennial home buyers want this feature. The report is based on a survey that asks prospective… Read More ›

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 ›

Top Home Technology Features

According to the latest edition of NAHB’s study, What Home Buyers Really Want, 46 percent of recent and prospective home buyers want a security camera in their home, more than any other home technology feature listed in the survey. The study is based on a survey that asks recent and prospective home buyers (people who bought homes in the previous… Read More ›