Marketwatch published a list of least-likely things you’ll see in new homes this year.
ORLANDO, Fla. (MarketWatch) — Times are tough in the home-building industry, meaning the 500,000 or so new single-family homes expected to be built this year are going to include more practical and value-conscious features and fewer wish-list items. At the top of the list of least-likely features that builders will include in their 2012 homes: outdoor kitchens.
1. Outdoor kitchens
2. Outdoor fireplaces
4. Two-story family room (high ceilings)
5. Media/theater room
6. Two-story foyer
7. Walking trails in master-planned developments
8. Multiple-head showers
9. Formal living rooms
10. Whirlpool tubs in master bath