Hot Housing Trends of 2015

Posted on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 8:58am.

Hot Housing Trends of 2015            2005 Rio Mesa Drive in Austin

REALTOR Magazine (a publication of the National Association of Realtors) recently put together a list of 21 Hot Housing Trends for 2015. From energy-efficiency to unique design concepts, time will tell which features and styles fade early or become classics. Either way, it's fun to see what's grabbing homeowners' attention, so enjoy viewing some of our listings that match up...maybe you'll find an idea to try, or perhaps a trend-setter to call home!

Coral Shades

10200 Maydelle Drive, #224 in Austin

Coral Shades- Marsala may be Pantone’s color of the year, but coral is the hot hue for real estate. Changing paint colors is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to update your home. This bright shade is perfect as an accent color indoors or out.

Open Floor Plan

17400 Rush Pea Circle in Austin

Open Floor Plans- Floor plans that flow from room to room are a great example of a trend becoming a classic. More and more homes offer floor plans with an easy flow from living room to kitchen, and beyond.

Porcelain Floors

17619 Panorama Drive in Dripping Springs

Porcelain Floors- Porcelain makes a great alternative to expensive hardwood floors. This less expensive option can stand up to high-traffic areas, as well as areas that are exposed to a lot of moisture (i.e. bathrooms).

Multiple Master Suites

217 Canyon Turn Trail in Austin

Multiple Master Suites- Whether you have grown children or aging parents sharing your home, multiple master suites make private living easier for everyone in the home. Having an extra master suite is also perfect for guests.

Fireplaces/Fire Pits

3408 Lynnbrook Drive in Austin

Fireplaces/Fire Pits- The fireplace is the hearth of your home, and provides an easy place to gather and share memories (indoors or out). Whether you prefer wood-burning, gas or faux flames, there’s a design to fit your taste.

Wellness Systems

8206 Two Coves Drive in Austin

Wellness Systems- Homebuilders are finding new, creative ways to make homes more holistic and energy-efficient. Air filters, water filters, home greenhouses and natural lighting will be popular features in 2015 homes.

Gallery Wall

1513 W. Saint Johns Avenue in Austin

Gallery Walls- Gallery walls are an easy, inexpensive way to add a designer touch to any space. Tons of websites like Pinterest offer design templates to help you create your own unique collage of photos, paintings and other wall decor.

Relaxing Bedrooms

11200 Barn Owl Drive in Austin

Relaxing Bedrooms- In the chaotic world we live in, it’s important to have a quiet space to unwind at the end of the day. Expect homeowners to invest in luxury bedding, comfortable mattresses and other details to create a peaceful oasis in the bedroom this year.

Shades of White Kitchens

179 Bradshaw Drive in Austin

Shades of White Kitchens- White kitchens provide a great canvas for details like unique hardware, colorful backsplashes and textured counters. Homeowners can also utilize different shades of white and even colors to help their kitchens stand out.

Outdoor Living

3501 Serene Hills in Austin.

Outdoor Living- Austin has great weather for enjoying the outdoors, so having a beautiful outdoor living space is a great feature. Pools, hot tubs, covered patios and decks, outdoor showers, fireplaces, and even a dog run can help take your outdoor space to the next level.

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