What trends do you think are falling out of favor with buyers?

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1. Fireplaces: In 1991, 62% of new homes had one or more. The number has steadily decreased since. In 2007, only 51% had them.

2. Carpet: 54% still have carpeted floors, the number is decreasing and hardwood floors are taking it’s place. Vinyl and ceramic tile are also being bypassed by buyers. 17% of new homes contain hardwood floors throughout the entire home.

3. Living Room: These once decorative centerpieces of homes are slowly vanishing from newer homes. 34% of buyers say they’d buy a home without a living room.

4. Desks in the kitchen: Most see them as clutter spaces. Consumers prefer larger desks in or near a family room – equipped with a messaging center where they can work on the computer and watch the kids, simultaneously.

5. Skylights: Only 10% of new homes will include these this yr.