Does a hot tub add value to your home?
Your home is your personal sanctuary. A place where you can relax and destress from the trials and tribulations of the day. If you’re looking for a new way to relax at home, investing in a hot tub is a good way to go. But, if you’re planning on selling your property, is a hot tub worth investing in?
How a hot tub can add value to a home
If you’re the type of person who plans for the future, investing in a hot tub may be an excellent way to increase the value of your home. In general, hot tubs will increase the resale value of your home when it is well-integrated within the exterior landscape. This could involve a hot tub surrounded by complementary hardscaping such as a stone pathway or gazebo.
By incorporating your hot tub into your exterior space well, you’ll be more likely to appeal to potential buyers rather than installing a freestanding hot tub that looks out of place.
Perhaps most significantly, at the time of sale, the hot tub should be in perfect working condition. Few buyers will want to take on the burden of the upkeep of a mismanaged hot tub due to the costs of repairs or removal.
Many hot tub models are portable and may be readily transported to a new location or residence. As a result, portable hot tubs may not increase the value of our home, particularly if potential buyers expect the homeowner to take it with them when they move. Permanent or in-ground hot tubs, as well as built-in portable types, may add significant value to your home.
To determine a ballpark estimate of the overall value a hot tub can add, we advise consulting a professional home appraiser. Estate agents have extensive knowledge of property value trends in different neighbourhoods and are likely to be aware of the local market and how your property compares to others that come with amenities such as hot tubs or swim spas.
You don't need to use your imagination to envision how relaxing bating in your own hot tub can be. A hot tub can be used for relaxation, entertainment, and even physical therapy. When properly installed and maintained, it is an investment that will pay off for many years.
As a family-operated business encompassing two generations, we have over 50 years combined experience selling and servicing hot tubs, swim spas, pools, saunas, gazebos and steam rooms. We combine genuine creativity, planning rigour and excellence in execution. Our can-do pragmatic approach means we take all the stress out of your project. Get in touch with a member of our expert team to explore our range in more detail.