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Housing and Design Trends That Will Stick Around After the Pandemic

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Housing and Design Trends That Will Stick Around After the Pandemic


November 4, 2020
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One of the most influential changes to housing trends that came out from the pandemic is working from home. According to Realtor.com, the idea of leaving dense urban centers and heading into more spacious, more affordable suburbs will remain. One in five adults said they changed their residence due to the pandemic or knew someone who did, according to a Pew Research Center study. And Realtor.com’s data found housing inventory in the suburbs has dropped much faster than in urban areas. One realtor found that many buyers just want a home with more space, a backyard, or a view. Read more to see the other trends expected to stick around.

The Zoom room
Regular videoconferencing from home—whether you're an employee or a student—is a new reality, and it’s become increasingly common to see agents and sellers including Zoom rooms in listings as part of a home’s features. But what is a Zoom room, anyway?

Essentially it's a dedicated room or corner of your home that features an aesthetically pleasing background for your video conference calls. Zoom rooms are free of household clutter and typically removed from the high-traffic parts of the house. And experts predict the dedicated video room trend is likely to persist for buyers beyond COVID-19.

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