What Do Home Buyers Want? Features That’ll Make Your Home Most Sought-After

Smaller homes, open floor plans, patios, hardwood floors and fireplaces.  According to a story in Professional Builder, the current home buying trends, driven largely by first-time Millennial buyers and downsizing Baby Boomers, is toward smaller homes with these features.  Style-wise, modern contemporary homes, bungalows and traditional homes have seen the highest increase in prices.  Houses smaller than 1,200 square feet have appreciated 7.5% a year over the last five years and homes with fewer bedrooms have appreciated fast than homes with more bedrooms. More info here