What Millennial Home Buyers Are Looking For in Their First Home

If you’re considering putting your home on the market, there are several ways you can make your home more attractive to this next generation of home buyers.

While home is a universal concept, there is one generation making extra waves in today’s real estate market. Representing about a fourth of the population, this group of young group of consumers are setting trends from technology to fashion and even food and are now emerging as a dominant force in today’s real estate market.

This year, it’s anticipated that more than half of all home purchases will be made by first-time buyers, and most of these newbies will be millennials. So, if you’re considering putting your home on the market, there are several ways you can make your home more attractive to this next generation of home buyers.

From adding smart home tech to pulling up that dreaded carpet, Nick Gagis of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage shares what millennial home buyers are on the hunt for in this episode of NBC Open House.

Searching for your first home? Here are some tips for first-time home buyers.

Victoria Keichinger is the Director, Brand Marketing for Coldwell Banker Real Estate. When she's not managing national media and advertising for the Coldwell Banker brand at work, she finds herself most at home in Jersey City, NJ with her pre-school crush turned spouse (and baby on the way). A true francophile, she loves to travel and will go anywhere there are ski slopes.

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