10 Most, Least Desired Home Features of First-Time Buyers

A picture of a laundry room with a washer, dryer, and set of cupboards next to them.

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A laundry room tops the wish list of first-time home buyers, according to the recent report What Home Buyers Really Want, 2021 Edition, released by the National Association of Home Builders. The study asked first-time buyers to rate more than 200 home features.

Here are the 10 home features that first-time buyers said they most wanted to find in a home.

A bar chart showing what features first-time buyers want most in a home

First-time home buyers also ranked several home features much lower on their priority list. The following home features are what they least cared about in a future home, according to the NAHB survey.

A bar chart showing the home features most unwanted by first-time buyers.