What’s Topping the Wish Lists of Luxury Buyers in 2019
Luxury home shoppers can have high expectations for what they want in a home. “The higher the price point, the more features buyers expect and that desire intensifies,” says Alec Traub, a real estate professional with Redfin in Los Angeles.
Many of these high-end homes share some traits. Redfin recently highlighted some of the top amenities it’s noticing on more luxury shoppers’ wish lists, including:
Greater privacy: Buyers purchasing a high-end home expect not to be able to look outside and see their neighbors. They’re showing a desire for gates, walls, and hedges for added privacy.
Smaller pools: A large, deep pool that takes up the entire backyard is not high on many buyers’ lists. Instead, Traub says his clients are looking for smaller plunge pools that are almost like “glorified Jacuzzis.” “While houses have been built bigger and take up more