housing trends: Changing Home Trends in 2012 - 02/26/12 11:13 AM
Kiss These 10 Once-Popular Home Features Goodbye By Steve Kerch | MarketWatch – Fri, Feb 17, 2012 4:52 PM EST     Times are tough in the home-building industry, meaning the 500,000 or so new single-family homes expected to be built this year are going to include more practical and value-conscious features and fewer wish-list items. Outdoor Kitchens & Outdoor FireplacesAlong with outdoor kitchens, outdoor fireplaces aren’t expected to be in such great demand. They are the second least-likely feature to be included in new homes in 2012, according to a survey from the National Association of Home Builders. Photo: Exteriors UnlimitedSunroomsSunrooms are … (1 comments)