Home sizes in the U.S. once again returned to their supersizing ways in 2013, with the U.S. Census Bureau reporting that homes reached an average of 2,598 square feet. Home sizes stagnated during the recession.
Other interesting highlights:
The average sales price of new single-family homes sold was $324,500, compared with the average price of $292,200 in 2012.
Of the 569,000 single-family homes completed in 2013:
518,000 had air-conditioning.
59,000 had two or fewer bedrooms and 251,000 had four bedrooms or more.
27,000 had one and one-half bathrooms or less, whereas 188,000 homes had three or more bathrooms.
166,000 had a full or partial basement, while 91,000 had a crawl space, and 312,000 had a slab or other type of foundation.
305,000 had two or more stories.
333,000 had a forced-air furnace and 216,000 had a heat pump as the primary heating system.
347,000 had a heating system powered by gas and 214,000 had a heating system powered by electricity.
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