Monday, July 15, 2013

Does a pool add value to your home? We will find out today!

Does a pool add value to your home?   We will find out today!
With the temperatures expected to reach 92 or more today the house hunt for sure will turn steamy!   

These folks don't have a strong preference either way, but I can't help wonder as I get ready to head out the door, will the couple of homes that have pools be more attractive to this family than those that don't?
Does a pool add value to your home

I can honestly say with the many buyers that I have helped in their home search over the years that most seem to like the idea of having a pool.  That flies in the face of all that we have believed over the past couple of decades.

Is it that folks are "stay-cationing" more, or is it that, in our efforts to constantly upgrade the curb appeal of our homes, the pool becomes a beautiful accessory?   

What I can say for sure is that, in several of my recent sales the buyers, in part, choose the property because the pool and the thoughts of out door entertaining was very appealing.    The debate goes on and on.    Some will say that a pool adds no value, others will say that it detracts from a property.    My personal opinion is that it does add value if the pool is in good condition, safe, and has attractive fencing and apron.   

Will My Buyers Choose A Home With A Pool Today?

Search for MA homes with pools here!

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Carol Ann Palmieri
About the Author

Carol-Ann Palmieri is a full time Real Estate professional in Massachusetts for the past 25 years along with her partner Al Mussi have helped literally hundreds of families find, sell or purchase new places to live.
Carol Ann Palmieri

A former US Marine, she grew up in Walpole, MA...  is committed to the serving the community through various volunteer opportunities.   She attended MA Bay Community and Suffolk University and is committed to constantly updating her Real Estate education.

Licensed in MA and RI...

Al and Cal's primary areas of service Franklin, Bellingham, Medway, Millis, Medfield, Norfolk, Wrentham, Plainville, Blackstone, Walpole, Milford, Holliston, Hopkinton, Mansfield, and Foxboro, North Attleboro, Norwood, Hopedale, Mendon, Millville but have resourses to help anyone, anywhere....

 Their mission....  To exceed your expectations!

Carol-Ann Palmieri
Al and Cal Realty Group
Remax Executive Realty


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