Do Home Buyers Still Want a Formal Living Room

Reimagine the Formal Living Room

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine

A living room likely isn’t topping many home shoppers’ must-have list these days. In fact, some architects say the formal living room – that upscale room welcoming guests at the front of a home – is becoming extinct.

Call it a casualty of the Great Recession, when home buyers started to get choosier when it came down to the bare essentials to a home. The formal living room started to lose favor to other preferences, like a home office or larger kitchen. After all, why have a room devoted to fancy chairs and sofas that rarely gets used?

As such, some buyers are walking through older homes today, questioning what to do with that formal living room space. Here are some ways to get your buyers to re-imagine those spaces.  Read More>>

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Posted on April 30, 2015, in Buying a Home in Westchester NY, Chappaqua Living, Living in Pleasantville NY, Living in Westchester NY, Luxury Real Estate in Westchester NY, Pleasantville Trending, Real Estate Agent Westchester NY, Real Estate Chappaqua NY, Real Estate Pleasantville NY, Real Estate Westchester NY, Search Homes for Sale in Westchester NY, Top Producer Westchester NY and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Do Home Buyers Still Want a Formal Living Room.

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