Home buyers rank top kitchen and bath features

By Michael Gruber, President, Building Industry Association of Stark & East Central Ohio

New buyers have a variety of choices when it comes to modern home design.  Two areas in the home, kitchens and baths, generally attract the most attention.

While styles, sizes and décor can vary, there are certain key features home buyers want in kitchens and baths.

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently surveyed prospective and recent home buyers and found that the most desired kitchen and bath features provide flexibility and comfort.

Most desired kitchen features

During the pandemic, many individuals spent less time entertaining in the kitchen and more time devoted to actual cooking. With a variety of kitchen gadgets and cooking ingredients, it’s no surprise that double sinks and pantries stood out as “must have” items in the kitchen.