GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - A new study by the National Association of Realtors says people are living in their homes longer than ever before…15 years.

With limited existing home inventory here in the Twin Cities, many people are opting to create their dream home rather than buy it.

Katie Jaydan, Senior Designer with White Crane Construction, stopped by the KARE 11 News at 4 to talk about overcoming home design hurdles to create functional spaces for your family.