Two Story Homes and Open Floor Plans Top Buyer Wish Lists, Especially Millennials


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The open floor plan continues to be the most popular type of living space among potential recent and potential homebuyers, especially younger ones, according to a recent survey by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). And almost no one wants a split level. The survey report, titled What Home Buyers Really want, found that large numbers of buyers want open layouts for their kitchens, family and dining rooms . That was the stated preference of 43 percent of Millennials and 40 percent of Gen X’ers, although fewer Boomers (37 percent) and seniors (29 percent) expressed that preference. Slightly less-open arrangements were also popular, with open kitchen and dining room combinations rating high with all generations. Millennials are the least likely to want a single-story home. Only 35…(read more)

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