Fortress chic: Interest in homes with bunkers, panic rooms and hidden spaces up 546%

A nice kitchen and a swimming pool just won’t cut it in 2020.

“In the last 24 hours, searches for houses with ‘emergency spaces’ such as bunkers, panic rooms and hidden fortified rooms have increased 546%, as America waits for all votes to be counted and the election result is confirmed,” reported on Wednesday.

The national online real estate marketplace has tracked the changing preferences in a poll of 2,183 home buyers over time, and found that two thirds (64%) would consider putting an offer on a house with its own safe room. Another 49% think the U.S could be on the verge of another Civil War.

Home buyers in Florida lead the nation with a preference for such emergency spaces, and consider them “the most desirable home feature.”

Buyers in Arizona are in second place, followed by those in Nevada, California, Ohio, Texas, Idaho, Washington and Minnesota, the

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