Fireplaces of all kinds were quite popular in 2015. Of course who doesn’t love fireplaces (from the son of a chimney sweep). Everyone loves fire- check out some other interesting statistics! Realtor.com ranked the 20 most common home features as mentioned in their listings. While various flooring stand-bys like wood, carpet, and tile ranked highly, so did trendier, more luxurious features like chef’s kitchens and garden tubs.
“Rather than a barometer of trends, these are really adoption cycles,” Javier Vivas, data analyst at Realtor.com, said. “It’s more about how long it takes a particular new feature to become prevalent. It’s like car technology: First you see the cutting-edge stuff in luxury cars, then it spreads into the mainstream.”