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Today’s average new home size is 57% larger than properties built 40 years ago. However, many homeowners want a property that’s a different size than the one they’re currently in. Almost two thirds of Americans are looking to downsize while the more affluent homeowners desire smaller homes. The following graphic lists further statistics.

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Discover some of the newest trends home builders are featuring in their latest homes. Some of the most popular upgrades include an increasing desire for quartz countertops over granite as well as adding more windows to embrace an indoor-outdoor lifestyle.

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The Aaronson Group has just sold 40 Vista Del Cerro, Aliso Viejo, Orange County, California, for $725,000. (MLS® #OC17054016)

Residing in the highly desirable gated community of Vista de Oro, this beautiful three bedroom detached condo features natural lighting, high ceilings, and a private, expansive backyard. The entire living space exudes a sense of serenity as soft designer paint, ceramic tiles, vaulted ceilings, and large windows accent the interior. The kitchen offers granite counters, newer stainless steel appliances, and a breakfast counter bar while the kitchen, dining, and family rooms effortlessly flow and open up to the charming rear yard which backs to a greenbelt. The spacious master bedroom suite is highlighted by a custom ceiling

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In 2016, 61% of U.S. households owned a pet or planned to own one in the future. Accordingly, 95% of consumers who are on the hunt to buy a home believe it is important that a housing community allow animals. How buyers rate the importance of household and community amenities tailored toward pets is listed below.

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The Aaronson Group has opened escrow on 2 Twilight Bluff, Newport Coast, Orange County, California. (MLS® #OC16178210)

Luxury is an art form when it comes to this Crystal Cove estate that is prominently positioned on a secluded and oversized pie shaped lot at the end of a cul-de-sac. The Nautilus Plan 3 ocean view property refines the southern California coastal lifestyle while balancing and maximizing form and function. In addition to the home’s sought after main floor master suite, the “super master” suite upstairs features a luxurious bath, his and her walk-in closets, and dramatic ocean, sunset, and Catalina views. The elegantly designed main level also features an additional bedroom suite with front courtyard access, a gourmet kitchen flowing

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On behalf of the buyer, The Aaronson Group has opened escrow on 22766 Montalvo Road, Laguna Niguel, Orange County, California. (MLS® #OC17066231)

Located at the end of a short cul-de-sac, this tranquil Laguna Niguel home lies on a secluded and peaceful slice of land. Featuring two bedrooms and two bathrooms, the property offers an updated kitchen, which has direct garage access, and dining and living rooms that include a fireplace. The master bedroom suite looks out among a woody wilderness, occasionally known to have deer grazing within, while the second bedroom overlooks a landscaped garden with a bubbling fountain in the courtyard. The home’s multi-paned enclosed patio is an additional, particularly unique amenity that also boasts views of the

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On behalf of the buyer, The Aaronson Group has sold 5 Agrios Street, Rancho Mission Viejo, Orange County, California, for $600,000. (MLS® #OC17016722)

A great starter home for new families, this charming corner lot property in Rancho Mission Viejo features three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and an attached two car garage. The first floor offers designer Fab hardwood flooring, a spacious living room, a dining area, and a large den that could be used an as office, play room, or even a fourth bedroom. Corian countertops, tile backsplash, mocha cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and an extended island create an elegant yet practical gourmet kitchen. Additional upgrades throughout the home include plantation shutters, new carpet, and custom paint. The

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Young adults, commonly referred to as Millennials, are significantly moving less compared to earlier generations during the same time frame in age. Additionally, three fourths of Millennials who did move went into a rental property, also more than any previous generation.

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