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Where Do You Rank On Outdoor Features For Your Home?

June 25th, 2014 11:44 AM by Melanie Mitchell - Team Lead/Listing Specialist

By The Numbers - Outdoor Features

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.

THE RESULTS:  

THE STATS:

$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.

Sources: Money.com, Harvard University, the American Institute of Architects, National Association of Realtors, National Association of Home Builders, the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals.

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Posted by Melanie Mitchell - Team Lead/Listing Specialist on June 25th, 2014 11:44 AM

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