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Last article we examined several factors you need to consider when purchasing a home. Today we are going to go more in depth concerning what house design and house features make people like or value a home most.



In national surveys, almost all buyers list the following features as important to them:
• Separate Laundry Room
• Walk-in Kitchen Pantry
• Front porch and rear porch/deck
• Hardwood floors in the main living area
• A full bath on the first floor
• Walk-in closet in the Main Bedroom
• Eat-in Kitchen
• Dining Room
• Garage Storage space.


Some other interesting statistics about what buyers looked for in 2023
• 67% of buyers wanted a single-family home
• 60% of buyers prefered a new home
• 85% wanted an open-concept kitchen and dining room
• 40% of buyers thought about accessibility when shopping for homes
• 42% of recent and prospective home buyers want a two-car garage
• 75% of real estate agents still say that stainless steel is the most popular appliance finish, and it's now available in different colors


In addition, Floyd Properties and Development Inc. has found that higher-end buyers also like these upgrade features:
• Specialty Flooring
• Arches and Pillars
• Nook Spaces
• Areas that can host large gatherings
• Kitchen upgrades such as granite or quarts countertops; large ranges with dedicated fans and hoods; butler pantries; specialty shelving
• Bathroom upgrades such as showers with multiple heads, and separate and stand-alone soaking tubs.


Along with these higher-end upgrades, Floyd Properties is planning some Idea Homes to explore some elite design features such as:
• Integration of the outdoors by using multiple sliding glass doors or accordion doors to open to the outside
• Range hood pot fillers
• Outdoor kitchen areas
• Advanced smart technology such as remote check cameras to adjust lights, air temperature and to lock or unlock doors.
• Special purpose rooms


What do you think?

Floor Properties invites the public to help design these houses and add features. Just go to https://floydproperties.com/ and give your opinion on what upgrade features you would like to see in the Idea Houses.

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