The Hot List of Home Features for 2016

Did you ever wonder what home features are all the rage, what the up-and-coming are, and whats heading out the door? Well, Realtor.com®‘s data team recently sifted through their millions of listings to find out what features are highlighted in listing descriptions over the past five years.Dining Table Flowers

Check out the 20 features that are most often promoted in listings:

  1. Fireplace
  2. Wood Flooring
  3. Carpeting
  4. Granite Countertops
  5. Stainless-Steel Appliances
  6. Open-Floor Plan
  7. Walk-In Closet
  8. Formal Dining Room
  9. Vaulted Ceiling
  10. Open Kitchen
  11. Tile Flooring
  12. Covered Patio
  13. Finished Basement
  14. Breakfast Bar
  15. French Doors
  16. Chef’s Kitchen
  17. Crown Molding
  18. Central Air
  19. Separate Shower
  20. Garden Tub

 

At first glance, the results aren’t too surprising. After all, who doesn’t love fireplaces and wood floors?

“Rather than a barometer of trends, those are really adoption cycles,” says Javier Vivas, data analyst at realtor.com®. “It’s more about how long it takes a particular new feature to become prevalent. It’s like car technology: First you see the cutting-edge stuff in luxury cars, then it spreads into the mainstream.”

Check out the full article at :  Realtor.com®

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