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Luxury home buyers demand for commercial ranges, indoor grill, double ovens, master suites, fireplaces, RV garage, guest house, pantry

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Luxury Home Buyer Amenities and Demands for 2007

Today's luxuries, tomorrow's necessity!

October 13, 2007

What are the top luxury amenities that current buyers demand? According to statistics compiled by the National Association of Home Builders, the average size of new houses in the United States has increased 138 percent since 1950, from 983 square feet to 2,330 square feet. In Salt Lake County the average home has 2,234 square feet and averages 4 bedrooms and 2 baths.

As home sizes increase to meet the demands of modern homeowners, amenities have increased as well. Yesterday’s luxury is today’s necessity. Today’s luxury home buyers demand more and more amenities each year. So what are the luxury home items or amenities of today? The categorical list below displays some of the top luxury home amenities demanded by today’s luxury property buyers.

Home Luxuries
Luxury home buyers want bigger architectural elements - vaulted ceilings, timber columns and wainscoting that's wider and higher. They want an exercise room, ballet room, music room, recreational room, indoor sports court, indoor swimming pool, jetted swimming pool, lap pool, home office, home theater, family room on each level, laundry room on each level, spa, sauna, steam room, indoor fountain, greenhouse, overhead plasma screens in nearly every room, DJ booth and cold storage.

Bedrooms with Luxury
In the bedrooms, luxury home buyers want multiple master suites with sitting rooms, his and hers walk-in closets with sitting/dressing area, overhead plasma screen and fireplaces in all bedrooms.

Luxurious Bathrooms
For the bathroom, buyers want his and hers vanities, jetted tub, separate walk-in shower, TV monitor behind the bathroom mirror and adjacent walk-in closets.

Luxury Kitchens
Buyers want kitchens that are high-tech with commercial ranges, indoor grill, double and triple ovens, second sinks, built-in warming trays, an adjacent butler's pantry, large kitchen pantry, eat-in kitchen with dining area and an adjacent formal dining room, and second kitchen in the family room(s).

Garage Requirements
Luxury home buyers like a large attached garage for their automobiles and a detached garage for their RV’s and workshop.

Outdoor Luxury Demands
Luxury items for the outdoors include a view of mountains, valley views, city views, ski in/out, wooded views, waterfalls, streams, ponds, detached guest house, swimming pool, pool house, lighted sports court, in-ground trampoline and a putting green.



Links to other reports:

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Barry J. Preusz
REALTOR | Luxury Property Specialist

Equity Real Estate, 1218 East 7800 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84094

Office: 801-890-3770

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