Not without my dog

Not without my dog

Pets influence Durangoans’ real estate decisions
Jennifer Henry added special doors to her Three Springs home so her dog, Grace, and three cats can come and go as they please.
According to a new study by the National Association of Realtors, 52 percent of survey respondents have done a home renovation project to accommodate their pets, such as installing fences, dog doors and laminate flooring.
NAR statistics at a glance

The National Association of Realtors conducted its first-ever survey of U.S. real estate agents and pet owners on how pets play a role in home buying and renting decisions.
The 2017 Animal House: Remodeling Impact report found that:
81 percent said pets influence their decision-making when it comes to their living situation.12 percent said they have moved to accommodate their pets.61 percent said it was “difficult” or “very difficult” to find a rental property or home owner association that accommodates animals.31 percent of agents surveyed said clients “often” or “very often” refuse to put in an offer on a home because it isn’t ideal for their pets.67 percent of agents said owning a pet has a “moderate” or “major” effect on selling a home.89 percent of pet-owners would not give up their animal because of housing restrictions.52 percent have invested in home renovations to accommodate pets, including fenced-in yards, dog doors and laminate flooring.

Not without my dog

Jennifer Henry added special doors to her Three Springs home so her dog, Grace, and three cats can come and go as they please.
According to a new study by the National Association of Realtors, 52 percent of survey respondents have done a home renovation project to accommodate their pets, such as installing fences, dog doors and laminate flooring.
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