11 things women want in a home

Women tends to be more picky when it comes to buying a home. This probably has to do with their fast and full lives and jobs -- commuting, running errands and chauffeuring kids. Desirability counts most to women, though other functional preferences include weather-tight, energy-efficient homes that are easy on the pocketbook to heat. It is no surprise that in building a home more than 50% of the house layout and design is suggested by women. Through polling and surveys, here's what Coldwell Banker Real Estate's consumer specialist Jessica Riffle Edwards says, are things women want in a home:

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