What do home buyers want in a new home?

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Sands Realty 210-414-0966 Texas License #0331413

Paul Cardis of AVID Ratings Co., a company that conducts surveys of home buyer preferences, says there are 10 features buyers want most in new homes:

Large kitchen with an island

Energy-efficient appliances, high-efficiency insulation, high window efficiency

Home office-study

Main-floor master suite

Outdoor living room (This could probably include a large covered patio or deck)

Ceiling fans

Master suite soaker tubs

Stone and brick exteriors

Community landscaping with walking paths and playgrounds

Two or three car garages

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Dave Werth
CP Realty - Fargo, ND

Number of Bedrooms and the sizes of them?

Jun 13, 2010 03:26 PM #1
Kathy Schowe
California Lifestyle Realty - La Quinta, CA
La Quinta, California 760-333-8886

Good post Shirley!  Pretty much the same here--- although we have alot of requests for "on the golf course"!  Kathy

Jun 13, 2010 03:46 PM #2
Rodney Mason
On Q Financial - Atlanta, GA
FHA 203(k) & HomeStyle Renovation-AL,GA,TN

Many buyers have come to expect many of these features.  Today's buyers often have much higher expectations.

Jun 13, 2010 03:46 PM #3
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