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New-Home Buyers Want Health-Focused Features


September 23, 2020
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Even before the pandemic, buyers were interested in wellness design and healthier homes. Now, more than one-third of prospective buyers want to purchase a new home over an existing one because of new health-focused features, according to D Magazine. The same survey revealed that younger generations, Millennials and Gen X, have a strong interest in the same features. Basically, homebuyers want exceptional air quality, clean water, and antibacterial surfaces—and home builders, such as Taylor Morrison, are starting to incorporate these features in all their new homes. Read more to see some small wellness-focused additions that can be added to a home.

The first is a whole-house air filtration system, which removes up to 99 percent of particles like dust, dirt, and mold spores for better air quality. They improve ventilation and filter out airborne particles, lowering the risk of infections and allergies. Combining a whole-house air filtration system and smart thermostats with WIFI provide integrated control for HVAC and ventilation with indoor air quality maintenance reminders.

It sounds simple, but bath fans can also make a big difference. Look for ones that feature antibacterial technology. LED lights destroy bacteria, mold, and mildew growth in toilets, sinks, showers, and other surfaces in your bathroom, killing up to 90 percent of the bacteria in a room.

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