13 Renovations That Will Hurt Your Home’s Value

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A swimming pool

This might come as a shock to you, but adding a swimming pool to your home won’t necessarily add more value to your home. In fact, as HouseLogic suggests, a swimming pool could increase a home’s value by 7% at most, and only in certain circumstances.

As Davis says, unless you live in an area that’s hot at least six months out of the year, pools generate more problems than you’d think. The only people that might look for a house with a pool are families with kids, so this definitely limits the potential buyers. Because of the cost to build a pool and the maintenance expenses, it’s not worth it.

Finally, you might want to park this idea……

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