June 25th, 2014 11:44 AM by Melanie Mitchell - Team Lead/Listing Specialist
What outdoor feature would you most like for your home? This question was posed by Money.com in the June Money Poll. The results of the poll are below.
$598 billion Total projected home improvement spending in 2014.
63% Architects who worked on more outdoor living areas in 2013 than in 2012.
83% Homebuyers who say they'd like a house with a patio.
33% Buyers who want an outdoor kitchen.
$9,539 Average price of a wooden-deck addition last year.
$33,560 Average cost of installing a basic in-ground pool.
31% Real estate agents who say a pool adds more than 5% to a home's value.
Harvard University, the American Institute of Architects, National
Association of Realtors, National Association of Home Builders, the
Association of Pool & Spa Professionals.