What's Hot and What's Not for Homes


Housing is subject to the whims of fashion, too. So what will the stylish new homes be sporting in 2010?

For one, they'll be slimming down from plus-size to skinny model footprints, but in a way that you won't notice the downsizing so much. Green continues to be in. Homes will also be designed to appeal to older folks and, in deference to these recessionary times, slimmer budgets.

Those were among the fashion forecasts emanating from the National Association of Home Builders's annual conference last week in Las Vegas.

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