Top 10 home wish-list items

This Boston Globe article reviews home features that were the rage in past decades and the top 10 wish-list items today.

1950s: Dens

Source: Christian Montone

Source: Christian Montone

1960s: Two-Car garages
1970s: Basement Rec rooms
1980s: Sunrooms
1990s: Home Theaters
2000s: Smart Homes

And today’s top 10 wish-list items:
Comfy Kitchens
Screened-in Porches
Outdoor Kitchens

Source: Tampa Bay Pavers

Source: Tampa Bay Pavers

Luxury Bathrooms
Accessory Buildings
Green Roofs
Low-Maintenance Exteriors
Homework Nooks
Walk-In Pantries

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