Home Building’s Future

Current trends in today's new homes

Sauna Fever

The sauna market is heating back up following the housing crash as higher-end buyers splurge on the heated rooms most associated with spa culture. Finlandia Sauna of Portland, Oregon allows buyers to select their size and wood type and decide if they want the unit incorporated into a bath or pool area or to function more as a standalone room. Price: Starting at $5,000

The Hot Fridge

GE Appliances says its Café French Door refrigerator is the industry’s first fridge that can quickly heat 10 ounces of water. There’s also a filter that promises to remove traces of pharmaceuticals. Price: $3,200

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Posted on February 8, 2013 at 8:30 am
MJ Steen | Category: Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , ,

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