Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Generation Home Preferences: Dream Homes Vary by Generation

Generation Homes: Does Your Home Tell More About You Than You Think?

Different generations have diverse preferences when it comes to choosing a home.  Think about what you like in a home, then check below to see what a majority of the buyers in your age group are looking for in a home.

Generation Y House (20’s – mid 30’s)
  • Contemporary in design and not afraid of color
  • Want smaller homes, smaller yards, and low maintenance, so they have time to travel.
  • They can’t remember life without a computer, so they research everything, including buying a home
  • Tech savvy so they are more customization oriented
  • Culturally diverse group of friends
  • Likes flex spaces

Generation X House (mid 30’s – mid 40’s)
  • Contemporary in style
  • Big on entertaining
  • Women play a big part in the decision process
  • Prefers open spaces and outdoor spaces
  • Family oriented (50% have families so themes are important)
  • Wants closets and cubbies for storage
  • Likes flex spaces

Boomers House (50’s – mid 60’s)
  • Prefer single family homes with amenities
  • Love to entertain
  • Facing retirement but still want to be active
  • Want to be near shopping centers and medical services
  • Wants a floor plan to adjust to their lifestyle
  • Prefers off white with chocolate glaze or dark finish cabinets
  • Able to afford a little more in upgrades

View:  Current Lakewood Ranch Real Estate for sale
View:  Current Sarasota Real Estate for sale
View:  Current Bradenton Real Estate for sale

Further Reading:
  1. Remodel Your Lakewood Ranch Investment Home: The Steps From Start to Finish
  2. Lakewood Ranch  Low Appraisal:  Options for Buyers and Sellers
  3. Selling Your Lakewood Ranch Home: Unconventional Tips
  4. Non-Profit Leaseback Program For Short Sales Arrives in Sarasota, Florida

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Thank you for reading. I hope you  find this blog post informative. Please feel free to contact me or comment below with any thoughts.

For more information on Lakewood Ranch Real Estate, Sarasota, Bradenton, or the surrounding areas, as well as any other aspects of life in the Lakewood Ranch area, please do not hesitate to contact Gina Ursini (941-812-4894) at Keller Williams Realty or visit http://SarasotaHomesCollection.com.

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