Home Features September 28, 2012

What worked in 1980 doesn’t necessarily work in 2012.

Whether we're talking about a home or a wardrobe, I think we'd all agree that's a pretty accurate statement. What worked in 1980 doesn't necessarily work this year. It's first line in an article that lists the "10 criminally outdated design features in a home" — a 2012 home, to be exact! Just as clothes go in and out of style, house features have a cyclic trend too.

Would you guess that one of the most outdated features in a home buyer's eye today is colored porcelain? Think white or bisque for your bathroom, home stagers recommend, and say goodbye to the pink or red or black or blue or green toilet.

Have fun guessing a few more of the most common "stuck in a time warp" house features before you click to read!