CHBA Nationwide Home Buyer Preference Study
In this years CHBA Home Buyer Preference Study “Overall energy-efficient home” made the top 3! Another 3 energy efficient features (energy efficient appliances, HRV/ERV and energy-efficient windows) made the Top 10 list again this year.
Want to know what else home buyers are looking for in a new home? If you’re looking for powerful insight into today’s new home buyer market, then CHBA’s 2020 nationwide market research study – powered by Avid Ratings Canada – is a must read. 3,000 home buyers participated in the fourth annual CHBA survey on more than 50 in-depth areas of home design, building features, buying preferences, and demographics.
The 2020 Home Buyer Preference Study is available to CHBA Members for free.
Learn more HERE.
The top 10 overall “Must Have” home features identified by the 2020 study participants:
- Energy-efficient appliances
- Walk-in closets
- Overall energy-efficient home
- High-efficiency windows
- Kitchen island
- Open-concept kitchen
- Large Windows
- Linen Closets
- Air Exchange system (HRV/ERV)
- Two-car garage
“Our National Home Buyer Preference Study confirmed that consumers want and expect an energy efficient home. Our members have a long history in delivering high performance homes and are ready and eager to deliver the next generation of high performance housing to discerning Canadian home buyers. Our Net Zero Home Labelling Program provides third party confirmation for both the industry and the consumer.”
Kevin Lee, CEO, Canadian Home Builders’ Association