Do Hot Tubs Increase Home Value
The question of whether hot tubs increase home values is debated by Realtors. The good news is, unlike in ground pools, Hot Tubs & Swim Spas can appreciate the worth of a home. Or at least enough to offset the upfront financial investment! Under the ideal circumstances, a Hot Tub or Swim Spa can not only enhance interest, it can even boost the value of your property.
Their lockable covers and modest footprint make them a secure financial investment.The added home value rests on the quality of the product, as well as whether any enclosures have been constructed around it.
If you’re thinking about buying a hot tub and are ready to increase the value of your home, there are a couple of things you can do that will make your efforts pay off. The Globe & Mail reports the Renovation ROI (percentage of your cost that you may recover when you sell your home) is up to 25% for pools and up to 50% with landscaping. The secret is to ensure each improvement is deliberate instead of spontaneous. So making a strategy around a purchase like a hot tub is crucial to having it include value.
So, let’s find out– will your financial investment in a hot tub increase your home’s value?
Landscaping will influence the perceived value of a Hot Tub & All Weather Pools in the sale of your home. The key is to ensure it is integrated and appears as an intricate part of the overall aesthetic of the yard. Consider that incorporating decks, pergolas and stairs will help your spa blend in aesthetically with your landscaping. Hot Tubs & All Weather Pools that are installed into decks, include a pergola or gazebo or are surrounded by impeccably landscaped yards are maximize the value calculation of your home
Discovering the ideal location for your new Hot Tub or All Weather Pool also requires doing the groundwork. Factors to considering the ideal placement are:
The convenience of a spa close to the home is never more imperative than in the winter season.
A sturdy foundation is imperative with any installation. With Arctic Spas® Forever Floor™ installation has never been easier, because the pad is built right in.
Ensure your Hot Tub or All Weather Pool is set in an area with privacy. Fences and natural landscaping can enhance relaxation. Of course gazebos provide the ultimate level of privacy in an outdoor setting.
When it concerns attracting the interest of home purchasers, presenting a well built, quality Hot Tub or All Weather Pool with an extended warranty will make the difference
Not surprisingly, a used or damaged hot tub is less attractive than a brand new one. Portable hot tubs are assumed to be an optional addition to the home and tend to be a poor bargaining chip as they add little value.
Well built hot tubs are high-end and can increase value.
- Here are some tips to enhance value:
- make sure your hot tub appears well kept
- do all needed maintenance.
- change any worn or broken components
- tidy completely to ensure it looks brand-new
- show the warranty to the realtor so they can be sure to mention it to prospective buyers
The bottom line:
- A reliable, high-quality hot tub can last anywhere from 15-25 years and can increase the resale value of your home.
- A well chosen location,considering accessibility needs & landscape tastes can create an irresistible backyard oasis.
- Staging your hot tub with spa touches will draw in the buyers who are a fan of the feature.