home features Archive

Demographic Shifts Are Changing What’s Considered Desirable in Homes

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR Magazine Married couples no longer hold the majority in households. In 1960, married couples made up 75 percent of total households. In 2010, that percentage has dropped to 48 percent, according to U.S. Census...
July 18, 2011

10 Must-Have Features in New Homes

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine So what home features are buyers asking for the most in their search for a new home? AVID Ratings Co., a firm that provides surveys and employee training to home builders across the...
February 1, 2010