CHBA Nationwide Home Buyer Preference Study
In this year's CHBA Home Buyer Preference Study “Overall energy-efficient home” made the top 3! Another 3 energy efficient features (high-efficiency windows, energy efficient appliances, and HRV/ERV air exchange system) 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 2021 nationwide market research study – powered by Avid Ratings Canada – is a must read. Over 18,000 new home buyers across five provinces were surveyed in the seventh annual CHBA survey on more than 50 in-depth areas of home design, building features, buying preferences, and demographics.
The 2021 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 2021 study participants:
- High-efficiency windows
- Energy-efficient appliances
- Overall energy-efficient home
- Walk-in closets
- Kitchen island
- HRV/ERV Air Exchange system
- Open-concept kitchen
- Linen Closets
- Two-car garage
- Large Windows
“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