What are buyers seeking?
A new Realtor.com® survey of more than 1,000 home shoppers revealed that privacy is no longer at the top of everyone’s list. More than 20 percent of home shoppers aged 55 and older cite having their own space as the driving factor of purchasing a home, followed by physical comfort and the stability of owning a home. Conversely, only 12 percent of buyers under the age of 55 cited privacy as their chief priority. 17 percent of millennial buyers placed family needs as their top priority when looking for a home, followed by stability (14 percent) and personal expression (13 percent).