Saturday, December 30, 2006
Home Owners Are Saying
Parade magazine conducted a poll among 1,000 individuals representing a cross section of U.S. home owners. This is what homeowners are saying about:
Their Neighborhood: An overwhelming majority (80%) believe their own community is a great place to raise a family. Yet almost 50% of those worry about overdeveloped.
Home Improvement: 11% spent about $1,500 per year in repairs and upgrades, while a third invested more than $5,000.
Commuting: 63% said they would gladly trade square footage for less time spent on the road.
Their dream home: The #1 factor in their next home purchase will be a spacious kitchen.