Home With a Pool? Exploring the Options

Filed in What's Hot? by on April 11, 2017

For many in the market for a new home in Jupiter, FL, finding a house with a pool is a given. Certainly, there are many benefits to owning a home with a pool. Florida’s mild weather allows residents to swim nearly year round. Swimming is great exercise for all ages and particularly beneficial for those who need a low-impact workout. There are a few things to keep in mind, however, if you choose a home with a pool.

Pools and Safety

Swimming pools can pose a danger to children, pets that those who can’t swim. While different neighborhoods have different regulations, it’s important to ensure that your pool is properly secured. Even if a neighbor or visitor gets hurt in or around your pool, you can be held responsible, especially if your pool does not meet certain safety standards. Though fences do the trick for most neighborhoods, many Florida homeowners opt for pool enclosures. Keeping your new pool clean, clear and well-maintained will also enhance safety.

Expense

One of the most difficult things that you’ll have to deal with as a new Jupiter homeowner is estimating your budget. When you choose a home with a pool, you’ll also need to budget for the cost of maintaining that pool. Many keep on top of maintenance by hiring a pool services, however, you’ll still need to plan for expenses related to regular upkeep and repairs. Having a home with a pool is generally good for resale value, but this all depends on the market, how well your pool is maintained and what other perks your home may offer.

Finding your Jupiter Dream Home

When you are looking for your dream home, whether or not a house has a pool should not be your only home buying consideration. Remember that a pool should be just one of the aspects that you look into. The team at the Lillian Realty Group knows the Jupiter and North Palm Beach County real estate market and will help you to make a decision that works well for your lifestyle. To get started with your home search, contact us today.

 

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