When my girlfriend and I were looking at houses to buy, we mostly looked at old homes built 75 to 100 years ago. We like the character of some of these old homes. One of the things we like most is the old wood floors in these homes.
There was a particular house that was built in the 1930s that we liked. However, the last guy to live there had a lot of work done. The thing he put the most money into was covering the old wood floors with the laminate wood flooring, This was all over the house, and it looked so out of place. I think natural hardwood floors are the best when you can get them.