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Home Trends 2021: A Visual Compilation of Expert Insights

Cristina Miguelez

Published on July 22, 2021


Home Trends 2021: A Visual Compilation of Expert Insights

We have compiled data and graphics from our latest home trends reports to create this easy to read reference of the biggest home trends in 2021.

To provide you with the most accurate and up-to-date information, we consult a number of sources when producing each article, including licensed contractors and industry experts.

Read about our editorial process here. Want to use our cost data? Click here.

In what has been an unprecedented time in the home construction and design industry, Fixr.com has compiled in this one report the top home trends in 2021. With many people reassessing their home's uses, the past year's events feature heavily in how they have impacted homeowners' desires and needs when it comes to their homes, not to mention the impact on the construction industry itself.

In this visualized collection of survey and interview responses from experts, together with Fixr.com cost guides and industry information, we have created an in-depth look into the features and designs that prove most popular this year, and the top trends we can expect to see moving forward.

In the report, we cover trends on the following topics:

  • Interior design (paint and color, kitchens, bathrooms, home offices)
  • Remodeling
  • New Construction
  • Outdoor Living Spaces
  • Home Buying & Selling


We contacted some of the construction and interior design industry's most prominent experts, who work at the forefront of their professions. They responded to multiple surveys based on an array of different topics, answering a mix of closed multiple choice and open ended questions. As well as gathering this data, we also conducted one-on-one interviews with experts with specific knowledge of certain areas of home construction.

To add more context to some of the projects we talk about, we also sourced industry information and used cost guides from Fixr.com, which give an accurate and general idea of how much different renovations, upgrades and building projects/home additions can cost.

The combination of these different methods means we have a vast range of sources that give a wide perspective on all aspects of current trends. The data gathered was used to create a multitude of graphics to clearly represent the different home trends.

How the Report Can Be Useful to You

The report showcases a wide spread of different topics, which can appeal to different needs and interests of homeowners, home buyers and sellers, and industry professionals, as well as anyone with an interest in this sector. Here is how else the report can be useful to you:

  • To get statistics on how events in 2020 have affected trends this year
  • To get accurate cost information for trends in 2021
  • To be aware of the trends most in demand by homeowners and home buyers

Whether you are simply curious about what is popular when it comes to home trends this year, or seeking the latest information to help you make informed decisions, the information caters to you. Not only that, it is also beneficial to anyone working in the construction and design industry to stay on top of trends that are sought after by their clients.