According to an industry analysis of listing descriptions from more than 2 million homes sold in the last few years, houses with listing that contain certain keywords often sell faster and for more
Pets And Homeownership
The American Pet Products Association reports that 68% of U.S. households, or 85 million families, own pets. In fact, home buyers are keenly aware of how the properties they view will fit the needs of their pets, according to the Remodeling Impact: Animals in Homes report compiled by the National Associations of Realtors®.
The top three remodeling projects for pet owners include: fencing in a yard (23%), adding a dog door (12%) and installing laminate flooring (10%).
While pets are popular, Realtors® agree that sellers need to be aware of how most buyers - even those who own pets - can be turned off by pet smells, food and water bowls in the kitchen, and the pets themselves being on the premises during a showing.
I understand that buying a home can often times be one of the biggest financial decisions of a person's life. Not only can the whole process seem stressful, emotional, and time consuming, but if you a....