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The Premium (Discount?) for a Backyard Swimming Pool — Before and After Coronavirus

Deal Maker or Deal Breaker? What is the premium (or discount) for a backyard swimming pool? I’m not sure I’ve ever seen a single, reliable number. That’s likely because a pool’s appeal is very much Buyer-specific — not to mention variable by price point and geographic region. Minneapolis vs. Miami So, for example, for a...
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Including Floor Plans — or Not — on MLS Listings

Deal Makers & Deal Breakers I don’t know about other housing markets, but at least in the Twin Cities, it’s not customary to include floor plans in MLS listings. In fact, I’d estimate that fewer than 1% of all listings have them. The two exceptions I’m aware of:  1) new construction, especially upper bracket and...
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