Good news for real estate - a recent article on MSN states new home starts are expected to rise by 10 percent in 2012. We’re encouraged by this and to see several new construction sites arising here at Smith Mountain Lake. So what is on the radar for the future of home building? The perks of practicality.
More home builders are thinking of the future when it comes to their home’s design. Whatever is efficient, helpful and practical is in for 2012. The MSN article specifically points to the preference of fewer stairs to climb, bathrooms safe for the handicapped and aging folks, garages fit for more storage, main living area nooks instead of whole rooms devoted to offices and projects and energy efficiency.
We’ve seen these and similar trends emerging at Smith Mountain Lake in recent years. New residents and home builders want a home that will endure and meet their changing needs - and the changing needs of their family. At Smith Mountain Lake, home building trends lend toward a smarter, less consuming and calming lifestyle - one we’re sure you’d love to get acquainted with.