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Posted by Penny Hull on Tue, Jul 17, 2012 @ 09:07 AM

Survey - Why Homebuyers Want New Homes with Outdoor Living Areas

Decks, Porches, Fenced Yards, Private Balconies, and More

What is the number one reason why home buyers in North Carolina (and around the country) love new homes with outdoor living spaces?

Most Popular Outdoor Living Uses | New Homes with Outdoor Spaces

According to a survey of new home shoppers by John Burns Real Estate Consulting:

Privacy from neighbors is a key factor when buying a new home.

Over 14,500 consumers were surveyed. 

Outdoor features provide privacy not only from neighbors - but also from roads and community/neighborhood spaces.

 

Why do home buyers want outdoor living space?

Below is a break-down of the most popular uses of outdoor living spaces.  Recreation, entertainment, and cooking spaces are all important to buyers.

Most Popular Outdoor Living Uses | New Homes with Outdoor Spaces

What do we mean by outdoor living spaces?

Some of the most popular types of outdoor amenities include:

 - CourtyardsMost Popular Outdoor Living Uses | New Homes with Outdoor Spaces

 - Covered patios

 - Balconies

 - Decks

 - Fenced-in yards

 

 Read more about the John Burns survey here.

 

 

Check out some favorite outdoor living amenity photos on Pinterest!

Most popular outdoor living features and new home exterior styles:

Here are just a few articles detailing some of the most popular outdoor living features and new home exterior styles - in central North Carolina.

2012 Outdoor Living Trends | Raleigh New Homes with Outdoor Living | Outdoor Living Features Raleigh New Homes with Front Porches | Types of Front Porches | Front Porch Styles Exterior Elevations | Exterior Styles | Custom Home Exterior Choices

Contact us at Stanton Homes to learn more about outdoor living amenities in the Raleigh, NC area. We can build virtually any floor plan, from just about any architect or online new home source.

Give us your favorite plan (or ask us for help finding it), and we’ll tell you the bottom line.

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