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Top Posts of 2015: Different Buyer Preferences? New vs. Existing Homes

 
Posted on December 30, 2015 by By Carol Hartzog Communications

Eye on Housing

 By Heather Taylor

Editor’s Note: With the end of 2015 approaching, NAHB’s Eye on Housing is reviewing the posts that attracted the most readers over the last year. In August, we published survey data that contrasted preferences between newly and existing home buyers.

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If you have ever wondered what drives a home buyer to select a particular home look no further. The American Housing Survey provides insight into the home buying process. The top two reasons for choosing a home were its size (cited by 76 percent of buyers) and room layout/design (74 percent). The house’s price and the neighborhood were each cited by 72 percent of home buyers. For buyers of new homes ... read the blog at NAHB’s Eye on Housing.

Buying preferences

 

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