5 trends shaping 2017 spring homebuying season

Privacy was buyers' top goal when searching for a home, followed by fulfilling familial needs, stability and financial investments
  • According to realtor.com, spring buyers are looking for large backyards, updated kitchens and garages, and ranch-style homes.

“What do buyers want?” It’s a simple question with a complicated answer, but realtor.com is making it a bit easier on agents during this red-hot spring buying season by identifying five major trends buyers are pining for.