Pools and hot tubs boost home list prices in some markets: Trulia

If you live in a state with an “endless summer” and you own a pool, you’re in luck, according to recent data from Trulia.

Markets where home pools boost the list price

As you might expect, Trulia found Florida had the most home pools, followed by Arizona and California. Trulia also found that having a pool in these markets boosts the home list price.

In Florida, a pool can add as much as 19 percent to a home’s list price. In California, the price impact is about 8 percent. The price impact in Arizona was the lowest at 5 percent, but Trulia says this is likely because buyers and sellers in Arizona assume a pool is a given. Arizona boasts the highest number of pools per single-family homes in the United States.



Up north hot tubs are the trend

Up north, hot tubs can give home prices a slight lift. Markets in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts experiences price impacts of between 3 and 4 percent. An outlier, Louisiana, also saw impact of 3 to 4 percent in a few markets.




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Lauren McNitt

Marketing Director at Clear Comfort
Lauren loves swimming during the summer and relaxing in a hot tub after skiing, but the harsh chemicals limit the time she can spend in a pool. She's excited to bring Clear Comfort to others who share her enjoyment of swimming. Lauren is the Director of Marketing for Clear Comfort.