The housing market is up and kicking, but these features can add qualities that will make it even better.

Yuqing Pan of Realtor writes price, location, appliances, view, and Spanish-style homes are important features home buyers are looking for. Homes that were listed between $200,000 and $250,000 sold faster than other price ranges. Many homes that were located near medical centers or great schools also fair well on the market, while homes with stainless steel appliances are also popular among home buyers.

"Spanish-style homes, which make up only 1% of our for-sale listings, are on fire, spending a median of just 47 days on the market, half the national average (93 days)."

"It turns out that homes with a view of the urban jungle sell the fastest—at just 83 days on the market. If you guessed that homes with ocean views would be most in demand, well, they sit on the market for 98 days on average."

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