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When I bought my first house at the age of 27, I was happy that it had a roof, electricity, and running water. These days, young adults expect a little more in a starter home. I probably should have, too, especially when I see what young couples are buying on House Hunters.

According to PureWow, there are five features that first-time homebuyers are looking for in their starter homes. While his-and-her bathrooms may not be something everyone can afford in their first house, it’s always fun to dream while you scroll through the high-dollar listings on Zillow. And who knows? You might be able to get some of these things!

The Most Sought-After Features In A Starter Home

  • Smart home tech

    Smart thermostat

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  • Hardwood floors

    Room with hardwood floor

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  • Kitchen islands

    Kitchen with island

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  • Walk-in closets

    Walk-in closet

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  • Stainless steel appliances

    Stainless steel stove

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