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5 Coveted Items in Outdoor Spaces

If your listing has any of these features, be sure to promote them.

Eighty-two percent of homeowners say they are more interested in updating their outdoor living spaces now than they were prior to the pandemic, according to the 2021 Outdoor Living Report, produced by Brown Jordan Outdoor Kitchens. The report, based on a survey of more than 2,000 consumers, identifies several elements in outdoor spaces that are among the highest in demand, including:

Outdoor kitchens

65% of respondents aged 35 to 44 ranked a full outdoor kitchen as “very important” if they were designing an outdoor space.

Outdoor Kitchen
Image by Allison Gillett from Pixabay

Firepits

66% of homeowners cited a firepit as an important feature in their outdoor living space.

Firepit on Deck
Image by Jesse Bridgewater from Pixabay

Cozy and Warmth

Fifty-three percent of homeowners cited outdoor heating as an important feature enabling them to use their outdoor spaces throughout the year.

Outdoor Propane Heater
Image by joekanyou from Pixabay

Bar space

Forty-two percent of homeowners reported that having an outdoor bar is an important feature for their outdoor space.

Covered Bar Area and Patio
Image by toddpharistx from Pixabay

Plentiful seating

Eighty-three percent of respondents said that the right amount of seating is crucial for the enjoyment of their outdoor spaces.

Patio Seating
Image by Dean Moriarty from Pixabay

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