March 24, 2018

Home Features First-Time Buyers Choose

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Home Features First-Time Buyers Choose

A living room is considered essential for first-time home buyers, according to a poll of home shoppers conducted by the National Association of Home Builders. Sixty-one percent called the living room a must-have in the home they plan to buy. A laundry room and dining room also ranked high on the must-have list for first-time buyers.

The following are home features that first-time buyers call essential, ranked in order of what they deemed as most important:

  1. Living room
  2. Laundry room
  3. Dining room
  4. Garage storage
  5. Walk-in closet in master bedroom
  6. Shower stall/tub in master bath
  7. Front porch
  8. Great room
  9. 2-car garage
  10. Kitchen double sink

Source: “Home Features Buyers Consider Essential,” National Association of Home Builders’ Eye on Housing blog (March 5, 2018)