Features Of A Home That So Many Buyers Are Looking For

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Selling a home can be an exciting time as it could indicate a new chapter in your life. You could be downsizing as you have made the decision to make a move after retirement. The investment in the home can be one that provides financial stability later in life after selling the property. You want a home that buyers are bidding on as a bidding war can lead to selling the home for more than it is appraised for. Additions like that of solar panels can be important when it comes to saving monthly for buyers. The age of the system/panels will matter but some brands last for multiple decades. Below are some of the features that buyers are looking for right now in homes. 

A Luxury Pool And Deck

Pool builders can allow you to realize your dream of turning your backyard into a personal tropical paradise. You do not have to live in the tropics to have great water features along with landscaping that makes you feel like you are at a resort pool. A deck where you can relax around water is such a luxury that people do not realize. Even the sound of water can allow you to unwind while you are getting a great tan. 

A Kitchen With An Island 

The kitchen is where so many families congregate due to food being available. Those with teen boys might think that the entire home revolves around an open fridge door. A kitchen island seems to have increased in popularity in recent years due to home improvement shows increasing in viewership. Homeowners want more room on their counters to prep meals. Family-style serving is more popular than ever when hosting a large dinner or party with food. 

Classic Wood Flooring 

Classic wood flooring is such a popular option for so many reasons. Some want to keep the classic look of their home as it is very old. Maintenance can be a huge issue with wood flooring as a lack of maintaining wood can lead to buckling. Scratches can occur while living in the home if pets and young children are a bit rambunctious. A look of wood can be achieved by using tile which is a durable option along with more reasonably priced depending on the material you choose. 

Updated Bathrooms 

Adding a bathroom to a particular room can turn this room into an office. The ability to get up early to shower in an office bathroom without disturbing the family is convenient. Getting work done while everyone is asleep allows you to spend more time with the family later in the day. Remote work is quite popular with so many others being remote entrepreneurs that an office with a bathroom or even a small kitchen can allow you to get your work done without distractions. 


Finding home features that increase the value of your home can be so important. Invest in your home over the years as you won’t regret this when it comes time to list the home for sale.

Comments (1)

Joe Jackson
Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty - Columbus, OH
Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert

This is an excellent post with great information. Thanks for sharing it.

Have a super fantastic week!
Joe Jackson, Realtor-KWCP

Jan 04, 2023 08:56 AM