Homebuyers today are more interested in houses with space to spare outdoors than those with substantial square footage inside—in fact, 56 percent recently surveyed by Taylor Morrison would settle for a smaller house if it meant they could enjoy a larger yard.
Women, especially, favor more in the way of outside space than men (62 percent of those surveyed versus 51 percent), but the preference was reported across generations and by parents and non-parents alike.
What characteristics would the outside of the house have? According to the survey, homebuyers desire space between them and their neighbors most, as well as prioritize the driveway style, exterior paint color, roofing and siding.
Source: Taylor Morrison
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