The National Association of Home Buyers crunches more numbers from its What Home Buyers Really Want study to reveal top preferences young adults look for in a neighborhood.
Analyzing the top ten community features wanted by Millennials reveals some patterns, one being that Millennials care about outdoor activity spaces. For example, the second most-wanted feature is walking/jogging trails. Sixty-eight percent of Millennials want this (21 percent say it’s an essential/must have feature and 47 percent say it’s desirable). The theme of outdoor activity spaces pops up again with playgrounds and swimming pools, wanted by 65 and 63 percent of Millennials, respectively.