A single-story home — nestled in the suburbs — that has a basement, separate laundry room, exterior lighting and a patio. Those home preferences rose to the top of a survey recently by the National Association of Home Builders. • How do tastes of local homebuyers compare? The World-Herald talked to some Omaha-based builders about what their clients are demanding. • Here are highlights from conversations with Tom Clark of Complete Custom Homes, Kent Therkelsen of KRT Construction, Denny Van Moorleghem of Regency Homes and Dave Vogtman of the Home Company. •
(They're among participants in the Omaha Home Show and the Remodel Omaha Tour, two separate home-related events going on this weekend. The events, both put on by the Metro Omaha Builders Association, are produced by The World-Herald.) See the trends on Page 2D.
OMAHA HOME SHOW
Friday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $9 adult admission CenturyLink Center Presented by the Metro Omaha Builders Association www.omahahomeshow.com
MOBA'S REMODEL OMAHA TOUR
Saturday and Sunday, noon5 p.m.; free to the public Tour four remodeled homes: 245 S. 88th St.; 2305 S. 113th St.; 4008 N. 195th St.; and 19909Mudhollow Road in Council Bluffs. www.moba.com for map