There are factors you should consider regardless of openness. Factors such as: layout of rooms with consideration of family size and ages of children is essential. Most families who have young children like to have the private spaces of the house â€“ bedrooms and bathrooms grouped in one area of the home. While families with teenagers and young adults prefer to have bedrooms separated from each other. If youâ€™re house hunting, these factors will be important when choosing a home to move into. Assess your current floor plan and what the pros and cons are. You may like it, or would prefer to try a different one.