When choosing a home has gone to the dogs

By Linsey Taylor, Licensed Real Estate Agent, The Ahart Group, LLC

In this day and age, many prospective home buyers are taking into consideration the various options available to them in regard to their pet’s comfort.

Yes, that’s right, I said it. Basically home buyers are choosing homes based on how they will accommodate their beloved pets. Most people reading this article are thinking, ‘really?’ but we’ve all done it.

We want to be sure the new start we plan to make in our next home also will accommodate our pets, and let’s be honest, the easier the transition for our pets, the easier the transition for the pet owner as well.

The most common question I am asked when showing a home: “Is the backyard fenced in?” This is by far the most popular pet friendly choice when choosing a home.

To read more, pick up a copy of the September/October issue of LiveIt magazine.