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One solution to the pet influence on home value is to preach to the choir. Actively market your home and community as “pet friendly” to appeal to pet owners. Again, according to the NAR study, 61 percent of American households include pets or plan to add a pet to their family soon. Thirty-eight percent of buyers are looking for homes near a walking path, and 33 percent want to buy near a dog park.
Cash in on the features pet owners are looking for when they’re in the market for a new home. A fenced yard is important to 91 percent of buyers with pets. Laminate or some other pet-friendly flooring is a plus for 66 percent of potential buyers. Do you have an animal washing station? That’s on the wish list for 19 percent of buyers, and 11 percent want to see a doggie door.
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