Oklahoma State Home Builders Association

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Boomers Prefer Suburbs and Cul de Sacs

 
Posted on February 15, 2016 by By Carol Hartzog Communications

Eye on Housing

By Paul Emrath
Copyright © 2016 National Association of Home Builders

NAHB’s recently published Housing Preferences of the Boomer Generation shows that homebuyers in the Baby Boom Generation want a suburban neighborhood consisting of all single-family detached homes more often than any other community feature (of the 19 listed), and nearly 80 percent prefer a cul de sac over efficient traffic flow when given the choice.

These results are based on a survey conducted by NAHB in September 2015 that collected data from 4,326 recent and prospective homebuyers, stratified and weighted to be representative of the age, geography, income, and race and ethnicity of homeowners in the U.S.... Read the entire blog at the NAHB website

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