Homebuilders: How to Design Homes for Today’s Older Adults

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With baby boomers nearing retirement, the number of aging households has been on the rise. What’s more, baby boomers are looking to stay at home as they get older, a concept known as “aging in place.” Here are some recent stats: Households aged 65+ are expected to increase to 34% in 2038 from 26% in 2018, according to the 2019 Housing America’s Older Adults report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University. They’re also less willing to relocate; just 3.6% of adults between 65 to 79 years old moved in 2017 to 2018. Needless to say, baby boomers have a significant presence in the housing market. This means homebuilders must learn how to design homes that are

7 Home Builder Trends to Watch for in 2020

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What are new home buyers hoping to see in 2020? Some trends come as no surprise, like the desire for an open-concept floor plan, but other less-anticipated “must-haves” are quickly making a name for themselves. The following is a list of our favorites and the ones we expect smart home builders will be incorporating into their designs in the coming year. Color, color everywhere. Especially in the kitchen—and particularly where you’d least expect it. Example? Stainless steel appliances are out and eye-popping hues in are in on everything from refrigerators and microwaves to ovens, ranges, and hoods. The trend carries through to floors, walls, and backsplashes, and it seems no shade is too bold. Flooring: No longer the bridesmaid. Often

Builders: Here’s What Millennial Home Buyers Are Looking For

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Millennials continue to dominate the real estate market, accounting for 37% of all recent home buyers. Because this trend is expected to continue, smart builders are keeping a close eye on what Generation Y is looking for in the perfect house. First and foremost, millennials love their space—and they’re willing to move outside the city to get it. Younger home buyers are heading to the ‘burbs in search of houses with big, open floor plans that combine the kitchen and dining areas with sizeable family and living rooms. As for what they want to see inside all that space, we’ve put together a few of our favorite must-haves below. Eye-catching countertops Attention to detail, especially in the kitchen, will go

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