Does a pool add value to your home?

Yes, having a pool does add value to your home. A typical inground pool can increase your property’s resale price by around 7%.

How much does a pool cost?

In the United States, the cost to install a typical inground pool is $35,000 on average. While it typically ranges between $28,000 to $55,000, some projects like infinity pools can cost $100,000 and more.

Is it harder to sell a house with a pool?

Yes, a pool can make it harder to sell your house if there is already a community pool in the neighborhood. In addition, the greater portion of the backyard the pool takes up, the harder it can be to sell the property.

What are the pros and cons of owning a pool?

Swimming pools are a great way to spend time with your family, entertain friends, exercise, or cool down on a hot day. However, installing and maintaining a pool requires effort and financial commitment.

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Tetiana Sitiugina-Babiuk

Tetiana Sitiugina-Babiuk

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Independent writer, content strategist, and financial sector specialist. Tatiana has an extensive experience in working with financial institutions such as Bank of Canada and Risk Management unit at FinDev Canada. She holds an MA in Financial Risk Management from the University of Toronto.

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