Looking to sell your home quickly? Let’s take a look at what homebuyers really want. According to National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), homebuyers are mainly interested in energy efficiency and organization/storage. With these top 15 features below, you can update your real estate directed to what today’s buyers want and are willing to pay for.
1) Brand Name Appliances/ Energy-Star Rated Appliances (94%)
Instead of the focus on appearance throughout the home, when looking for appliances, the focus is on quality and brand name.
2) Separate Laundry Room (93%)
The most essential of all rooms; 57% would not buy a luxury home without it. It should have energy-star rated appliances, storage space, a sink, and additional electrical outlets.
3) Exterior Lighting (90%)
The most-wanted outdoors feature including wall lanterns and landscape lights that make an attractive first impression. Energy efficient options include LED and Solar Lights.
4) Exhaust Fan in Bathroom (90%)
Venting is a necessity; especially in Sarasota to remove excess moisture.
5) Bathroom Linen Closet (90%)
A desirable need that will help with storage in a luxury home.
6) Energy Star-Qualified Windows (89%)
Energy-star qualified windows include multiple panes, low-e glass, and warm edge spacers that help reduce utility bills.
7) Garage Storage Space (86%)
Keeping the clutter out of the main living area but still easily accessible is a huge advantage.
8) Eat-In Kitchens (85%)
Especially wanted by families with children, eating together is a crucial aspect of life.
9) Walk-In Kitchen Pantry (85%)
Adjustable additional storage in the kitchen is a big plus for potential homebuyers.
10) Patio (83%)
Enjoy the tropical weather in Sarasota with a patio to be able to entertain your guests.
11) Main Level Full Bath (81%)
Accessibility is a concern with real estate that has two floors.
12) Front Porch (80%)
Continue to enjoy the tropical landscape and exterior lighting with a front porch.
13) Recessed Lighting (59%)
Allowing more space in the room, recessed lighting also can provide energy efficient options such as LED and dimming controls.
14) Shower & Tub in Master Bath (51%)
30% of buyers reject a luxury home if there is only a shower in the master bath.
15) Wireless Home Security System (50%)
With the technology advancing, more homebuyers want wireless security for their new home.