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May 30, 2016

Features Home Buyers Want the Least

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Features Home Buyers Want the Least

Which home features are losing favor with potential buyers? In a new survey of more than 4,300 house hunters of all ages, the National Association of Home Builders identified the top 12 items they say they don't want in a new home:

Read more: Home Features Most Desired by Age

  1. Elevator (63 percent say they don't want one)
  2. Pet washing station (54 percent)
  3. Wine cellar (53 percent)
  4. Golf course (53 percent)
  5. Daycare center in the community (52 percent)
  6. High density — smaller lots and attached or multifamily buildings (46 percent)
  7. Cork flooring on the main level (45 percent)
  8. Dual toilets in master bathroom (44 percent)
  9. Two-story family room (43 percent)
  10. Wet bar (42 percent)
  11. Two-story entry foyer (40 percent)
  12. Laminate countertop (40 percent)

Source: “Housing Preferences Across Generations (Part I),” National Association of Home Builders Eye on Housing Blog (March 7, 2016)