The number of single-family houses with outdoor features such as decks, porches and patios completed in the U.S. has risen gradually since 2011, peaking in 2022. Over one million single-family houses with outdoor features were completed in 2022, down from 447,000 in 2011 - the year with the lowest value recorded. Features such as patios, porches, or decks are have been on the rise, showing that they are popular among homebuyers. Patio and porch was the most popular outdoor features combination for new single-family homes in 2022.
The number of residential real estate completions has risen slowly since 2010, but the decline in the issuance of new building permits in 2023 shows that new supply is likely to decline in the future.