Does a Hot Tub Increase Home Value?

July 11, 2014

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It’s considered something of a luxury, and there’s little wonder why: Hot tubs aren’t exactly cheap. Depending on the size and other details, it may cost well over $1,500 for the tub alone. (Some outdoor, in-ground models can run $20,000.) Then there’s electricity and other needs, not to mention installation, delivery, preparing an area for [...]

Can Pets Hurt a Home Sale?

May 9, 2014

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Dogs do the darndest things when they’re bored. Take Squishy, for instance. Lauren came home late one night from her job as a nurse to find that Squishy – her usually well-mannered dog – had torn her sofa to shreds, right down to the woody skeleton. Wading through the chunks of foam and scraps of [...]