Make Room For Fido - Pets Are One Of The Family When It Comes To Buying A Home
Updated: Aug 5
Nearly 95 percent of pet-owning buyers say pet needs play a role in selecting a home
Sixty eight percent of pet owners would pass on the "perfect home" if it didn't meet their pet's needs
Large yard and outdoor space top list of most important home features for pet owners
News provided by realtor.com
May 27, 2020, 06:00 ET
SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no surprise that people will go to extremes to make their pets comfortable, and buying a home -- often the largest financial decision most people ever make -- is no exception. A recent survey by realtor.com® found that more than two-thirds of pet-owning home buyers would forgo their perfect home if it wasn't right for their furry friend.
"At realtor.com®, we believe that a home is so much more than a roof and four walls. It is where family and friends come together and memories are made. The results of this survey reinforce that our pets are our family and an important part of what makes a house a home," said Nate Johnson, chief marketing officer of realtor.com®.
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