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Does adding an in ground pool add to the market value of your home?

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2015-07-15 18:34:36
2015-07-15 18:34:36

I would think it depends on what state you reside. Obviously if you live in Maine, a pool is not going to be used in the same way it would if you lived in Florida. And therefore wouldn't be much of an asset. I do know that regardless of where you live, homeowners insurance rates rise considerably when you have a pool.

Our real estate agent says only in-ground pool adds a little value to home meaning you can get a little more for it. Above ground pools do nothing and actually can be hinderance because not everyone wants a pool. thankfully its is removable.

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