How pets are affecting buyers' decisions in the real estate market
When it comes to purchasing a home – the largest investment most people will ever make – it's critical to think about your family's needs. Everyone in your family. That means their pets for many people, especially millennials. Don't bother grading school districts. Is there a dog park in the neighborhood? Is it possible to bring your pet to the local hangouts? Is there a good spot to take the dog for a walk?
Pets have always been and will continue to be a part of the family, in my opinion. We appear to be working with an increasing number of folks who have animals who are a huge part of their lives.
Our dogs are very important to us. They are the most important person in their lives. According to the National Association of Realtors, 43 percent of buyers are looking for a home "People would be prepared to relocate in order to better accommodate their pet," says the study (s). " While some people may not go to such lengths for their pets, they are still a big part of their owners' home-buying decisions. "When searching for a new home, consumers don't only look for pet-friendly features within the home; 18 percent of recent homebuyers said it was very important that their new neighborhood is convenient to a vet and/or outdoor space for their pet(s)," according to a survey. "Not only do pets have an impact on specific qualities desired in households, but also in communities..."
According to the NAR, three features appear to be particularly essential to pet parents when searching for their ideal house: a fenced yard, a spacious enough home for everyone, and flooring.