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Animal House

61% of U.S. households owned a pet or planned to own one in the future. Given that, it's important to know how buyers feel about having pets at home. When searching for a house, 95% of consumers believe it's important that a housing community allows animals.


Important to Be Near Animal Amenities

• 54% walking path

• 49% animal store

• 37% animal grooming

• 32% dog park

• 22% animal kennel


Home Features Clients Find Important with Regard to Pets

• 91% fenced yard

• 66% lanimate flooring

• 19% washing station

• 11% dog door

• 7% cat litter closet

• 3% animal pool

• 3% built-in dishes & beds



Sources:
National Association of REALTORS®
Animal House: Remodeling Impact Report