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The Home Of The Future

August 20, 2000

Based on current preferences and trends, here's an idea of what a typical new home will be like in 2010:

* 2,200 or more square feet.

* Three or more bedrooms.

* 2 1/2 bathrooms.

* Garage for two or more cars.

* Average lot about 1,000 square feet smaller than today.

* Universal design to allow aging in place.

* Master bedroom and laundry on the main floor.

* Modular wiring systems.

* High-speed data access.

Source: "Housing at the Millennium: Facts, Figures and Trends," National Assn. of Home Builders

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