Monday, June 25, 2018 / by Leon Zhivelev
According to a 2017 report, about one-third of homebuyers aged 18 to 36 said their desire to
have room for their pets influenced the decision to buy a home. Experts recommend the
following tips if you have or plan to get a dog.
Inside and outside space to zoom. Wider hallways and open spaces give dogs plenty of room to
play. See if your new home will accommodate an area you can fence off for the dog to call
“home,” especially when you’ve first moved in.
Backyard size. Some dogs require minimal space to toilet and zoom. Other breeds like lots of
room to stretch their legs. Examine home backyards for landscape designs that might be dog-
incompatible. If you’re downsizing, check for other areas where you can get your dog the
exercise they need.
Durable floors. Dog claws do a number on hardwood floors. Carpet’s practical, if it’s a durable
style that doesn’t show wear and tear. Also, it cleans ...