Larger homes for the affluent new world.

New Homes For Who?

New Homes For Who? The National Association of Home Builders’ annual survey of new home prospective purchasers is based on the opinions of 3,682 prospective homeowners in the summer of 2012. It is presented as a reputable sample of potential American homebuyers. But is it? The NAHB survey reports that new home consumers are requesting larger homes with four or more bedrooms and builders across the nation appear to be responding with their latest versions of family homes.  A two-story dwelling with functional open space planning on the ground floor, and served by energy conservation features are preferences that rank ahead of neighborhood location in this survey (the historic key […]

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