National News: Residential Design Trends for 2018


Here are some top trends that were reported by Fixr, a company that creates remodeling cost guides and polls industry experts to find out what they see in the building industry.
  • Where are homebuyers most likely to build a single-family home in 2018?

  • 50% urban area

  • 42% subdivision

  • 5% rural

  • 3% resort area

  • What will be the most popular floor plan for single-family homes in 2018?

  • 76% open floor

  • 11% single level

  • Split level 5$

  • Two-story-3%

  • What ways are homebuyers most likely to invest in to save money and energy in their home?

  • 42% Energy Star-Rated applicances

  • 37% home automation

  • 16% renewable energy sources

  • 5% water-saving toilet

  • What type of outdoor space will single-family homeowners be most likely to add to their homes in 2018?

  • 34% backyard/garden

  • 32% porch

  • 24% hardscaping

  • 8% pools

  • 3% driveways

  • What will the most popular use of existing outdoor space for single-family homes be in 2018?

  • 39% patio

  • 29% herb/vegetable garden

  • 24% backuyard/garden

  • 5% front yard/garden

  • 3% water feature

  • What anti-disaster feature will homeonwers be most likely to add to single-family in 2018?

  • 50% say backup generators

  • 26% fire alarms/sprinklers

  • 16% insulation

  • 5% hurricane/storm shutters

  • 3% sump pump

Source: National Association of Realtors, Styled Staged & Sold Realtor Magazine Blog

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