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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 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.

Sources:, 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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