8 Ways to Appeal to Next-Gen Buyers

Real Estate

1. WELL-EQUIPPED KITCHEN.

 

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2. Outdoor Living Rooms

In a Better Homes and Gardens survey, 77% of next-gen buyers said they wanted a relaxed outdoor retreat.

 

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3.  Updated Interior

Next-gen buyers don't have the time, extra money or desire to renovate.

 

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4.  Smart Home Devices

Think self programming, thermostats, wireless security cameras and smart phone-controlled entry locks.

 

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5.  Low-Maintenance Flooring, Counter-Tops, Decks

 

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6.  Energy Efficiency

Next-gen buyers are willing to pay 2%-3% more for improvements that would lower their power bills.

 

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7.  Home Office For Telecommuting

Nearly 40% of American workers now work from home at least part of the time, according to a Gallup Inc. survey, and next-gen buyers telecommute frequently.

 

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8.  Separate Laundry Room

55% of next-gen buyers wouldn't buy a home without one, according to an NAHB study.

 

 

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Sources: Realtor.com, National Association of Home Builders, Better Homes and Gardens survey, Gallup, Inc.