After reading the title of this post you may think the answers are obvious: family, enough food, etc. Although those are all important, Realtor Magazine released an article of the top 5 components that make a happier home and they may surprise you. One of the factors in creating a happy home is the colour of the walls. Today’s trends tend to point toward more neutral and white walls, however there are specific colours that contribute to a person’s mood. Location may be what makes a home sell faster, but it is also what may help keep a happier home. The amount of commute time plays a large role in the overall happiness of the homeowners. Another influence Realtor Magazine mentions that makes a happy home is less clutter. Who knew making use of your storage spaces could actually make you happier? Click here to see what else the Realtor Magazine article acknowledges as happy home factors .