We already know that today’s breed of buyers is unlike the generation that came before. Tech savvy and always on the go, Millennial buyers—a blanket term that includes Gen Y and the Echoboomers—have different expectations when it comes to buying a home. They are often in different places in their lives than their predecessors; many aren’t even married yet.
Below are a handful of interesting features Millenial buyers are adding to their “want” list when it comes to searching for that ideal home.
Green home options used to be an added bonus. Now they are becoming a housing staple. Today’s younger buyers are greening out in an effort to both reduce their footprint, and their utility bills.
Energy efficient windows and appliances, as well as solar panels, are all the rage in today’s home buying market, and according to a survey by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, energy-saving washers and dryers were Millennials most sought-after appliance.