Everyone dreams about what they’ll look for in a first home. Many Texans prefer city living, while others choose a multi-acre property on the outskirts of town. Some consider lavish spaces, and still others prefer a small house with minimalist furniture and design.
Home preferences can feel as distinct as our fingerprints, but the truth is that our housing preferences aren’t as different from one another as they might feel.
At the end of the day, housing trends exist, even to distinguish generation from generation. Many factors play into generational trends:
- New ideas and technology
- Economic booms or burdens
- Community values
- Celebrity preferences
- Lifestyle needs
- And much, much more
The Wall Street Journal collected a…