Pros and Cons of an Open Floor Plan
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2018
Pros and Cons of an Open Floor Plan. The open floor plan has been popular in many new home designs. Homeowners are showing a desire to have no walls separating the kitchen, dining, and living areas. In fact, 84 percent of new single-family homes have fully or partially open layouts, according to the National Association of Home Builders.
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Some owners are knocking down walls during home renovations to have their own open floor plan. But before they do, they may want to reconsider if an open floor plan is what they really want or if they’re just motivated because of its popularity.
Realtor.com® recently highlighted some pros and cons of open floor plans to help owners and buyers decide if it’s right for them: