Cost:: $500 and up
With laptops and Wi-Fi so prevalent these days, designers are getting requests to remove kitchen computer areas. Its too chaotic in the kitchen, says Dangel. It becomes a catch for the mail. Its one of those great ideas I have yet to see pan out.
But built-in storage areas, or units that are movable but look built-in, are still in high demand. Any time youre creating storage, its a great idea, says Lucas Garofalo, a real estate agent with Keller Williams in Boston. Theres never enough, for anybody. City, suburbs everybody wants storage, and if you can make it organized and well-done storage, thats even better.