Tag Archive for ‘What Home Buyers Really Want’

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 ›

Top Green Features

ENERGY STAR windows are the single-most wanted green feature among home buyers, with 89 percent reporting that it is an essential/must have (38 percent) or a desirable feature (51 percent). In our latest study on preferences, What Home Buyers Really Want, NAHB asks recent and prospective home buyers (people who bought homes in the previous three years or are planning… Read More ›

Bathroom Linen Closets Are Most Wanted Bathroom Feature

A majority of home buyers – 78 percent — expressed that a ‘linen closet in the master bathroom’ is a desirable (52 percent) or an essential/must have bathroom feature (26 percent), putting it in first place in the most wanted bathroom features list (Figure 1). This data comes from NAHB’s recently released report, What Home Buyers Really Want, 2019 Edition…. Read More ›