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What Kind of Layout Do Millennials Want?


What Kind of Layout Do Millennials Want?

September 30, 2019
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Half of Millennials want a kitchen and dining room layout that is completely open. 

This layout is just as popular among Gen X’ers (50 percent) and essentially the same among Boomers (48 percent), but fewer Seniors (42 percent) find it appealing.  On the other hand, there is general agreement across generations when it comes to a completely open kitchen and family room layout: 43 percent of Millennials want this, 45 percent of Gen X’ers, 42 percent of Boomers, and 40 percent of Seniors.

Millennials are the least likely to want a single-story home (Figure 2). Only 35 percent of them expressed a preference for it, compared to 53 percent of Gen X’ers, 80 percent of Boomers, and 74 percent of Seniors.

As for the number of bedrooms, bathrooms and Millennials preferences regarding basements, according to the What Buyers Really Want report from the National Association of Home Builders … 

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