Long after the house is bought and the must-haves are had, it appears some buyers experience a bit of remorse about the things they ultimately prioritized and, maybe even worse, FOMO—that’s “fear of missing out”—over the things they didn’t.
Overall, the vast majority of respondents are generally happy in their homes, with 95 percent reporting they either like or love where they live.
And the biggest regret out of all of them unsung kitchen feature that people apparently tend to undervalue—the walk-in pantry.
Nearly a third (30.2 percent) of all respondents claim the kitchen storage extra is the one thing they didn’t get but now wish they had in their homes, followed far behind by granite countertops (17.8 percent) and a kitchen island (16.8 percent).
Couple that with the fact that kitchens are trending aesthetically toward more open spaces, with open shelving and less bulky cabinetry,
So, if you’re on the hunt for a new home, consider this data food for thought—and good reason to evaluate your own kitchen storage needs before buying.