Why You Need to Learn More About Feng Shui

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By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR Magazine

The ancient design philosophy of feng shui is gaining more traction in real estate as the number of Chinese home buyers are taking a bigger liking to U.S. real estate.

Eighty-six percent of Chinese Americans believe feng shui will play a role in a future home buying decision, according to a newly released survey of 500 Chinese-American home buyers, conducted by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, in conjunction with the Asian Real Estate Association of America. What’s more, 79 percent of respondents said they’d pay more for a home that follows feng shui principles — an average of 16 percent more to boot.

Seventy-five percent of respondents said deal breakers for them, which follow feng shui principles, would be a home being located at the end of a dead-end street, having the stairs directly facing the front door, and if the front and back doors are aligned.

Chinese buyers spent a whopping $28.6 billion on U.S. residential real estate from April 2014 to March 2015, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. That is prompting more real estate professionals to take notice of what feng shui is all about and what could be driving some of this growing number of buyers’ interests.

Peruse this infographic from Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate to learn more about feng shui.

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4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
Home size: 2,898 sq ft
Lot Size: 16,988 sq ft
Added: 06/22/16, Last Updated: 08/31/16
Property Type: 2 Story, Residential
MLS Number: 21180181
Community: Rochester Hills (63151)
Tract: HAWTHORN SUB NO 1
Status: Sold

OPEN HOUSE 06/26 FROM 1:OO – 4:00 P.M. – Excellent opportunity in the coveted Hawthorn subdivision! Situated on a premium lot that offers a private park like setting coupled with the beautiful updates done to the interior this home is A MUST SEE. Pride of ownership shows! Large open floor plan with generous room sizes is perfect for entertaining. Excellent location… Walking distance to schools and within close proximity to the Village, downtown Rochester and expressways. Other features include: Expansive and inviting step down living room with beautiful fireplace with custom stone surround, Pella windows and door walls throughout, new ceramic flooring, updated master bath with euro glass doors and body sprays, walk in closets, extensive use of pavers, ample storage, the list goes on…

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4 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
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Lot Size: 16,988 sq ft
Added: 06/22/16, Last Updated: 08/31/16
Property Type: 2 Story, Residential
MLS Number: 21180181
Community: Rochester Hills (63151)
Tract: HAWTHORN SUB NO 1
Status: Sold

OPEN HOUSE 06/26 FROM 1:OO – 4:00 P.M. – Excellent opportunity in the coveted Hawthorn subdivision! Situated on a premium lot that offers a private park like setting coupled with the beautiful updates done to the interior this home is A MUST SEE. Pride of ownership shows! Large open floor plan with generous room sizes is perfect for entertaining. Excellent location… Walking distance to schools and within close proximity to the Village, downtown Rochester and expressways. Other features include: Expansive and inviting step down living room with beautiful fireplace with custom stone surround, Pella windows and door walls throughout, new ceramic flooring, updated master bath with euro glass doors and body sprays, walk in closets, extensive use of pavers, ample storage, the list goes on…

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Lot Size: 0 sq ft
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