When it comes to home buyer preference, There are a lot of variables when it comes to home buying. . Some people are limited when it comes to price, while others are looking for at particular neighborhoods or style of home. Some people are looking for a home within a certain school district. A recent analysis of the Department of Housing was done by the National Association of Home Builders was looking at what’s most important to buyers of both new and existing homes. According to the report, the top 2 reasons a buyer chooses a particular home are size and layout and design. 76 percent of buyers named size the most important factor and 74 percent said layout. Neighborhood came in third at 72 percent of buyers. New home buyers named similar features but added exterior appearance and construction quality to their list of deciding factors. Among first-time buyers, the home’s price was a bigger factor than among other buyers. They were also even more likely to name these features as important than buyers of previously owned homes. All in all buying a home is a big decision, and it shouldn’t be done lightly! Make this decision with a professional that has your best interest at heart! Call the Shannon Lyon Group when its time to make your next big move! (913)302-5511!