If you’re selling your home or looking for your next one, an important factor to think about is whether the home listing has pet-friendly amenities. After all, finding a place your pet will love just as much as you is important since approximately 61 percent of American households include a pet!
There are millions of pet parents who are looking for their dream homes and 99 percent of those pet owners say they consider their pet to be family. When they’re searching for a home, 95 percent of pet owners believe it is important that a home community allows animals.
A recent study shows that Americans’ love for their pets impacted several parts of the home buying, selling and owning experience. Last year more than $66 billion was spent on pets in the U.S., with $70 billion projected for 2017.
Results of the Study
- 89 percent of pet owners say they would not give up their pet because of a housing restriction
- 81 percent of Americans say their pets play a role in their housing situation
- 31 percent of animal owners did not put in an offer on a home because it was not a good situational fit for their animals
- 19 percent of Americans say they would think about moving for their pet
- 12 percent have moved for their pet
Homeowners find themselves in a very pet-friendly market today. Pet owners look for several attractive home features including fully-fenced backyards, nearby parks or walking areas, veterinarians and pet supply stores in the surrounding area.
Pet-Friendly Amenities at Taylor Morrison
Taylor Morrison Sacramento’s Vintage 38 community in El Dorado Hills offers homeowners a pet wash station, offering your furry friend their own “master bath” in the laundry room. Our interior designers and landscapers always keep our furry family members in mind with our model décor whether it be showcasing a dog house in the backyard or decorating with a dog themed bedroom.
Several Taylor Morrison Sacramento communities are located near dog-friendly walking trails and parks.
Jacinto Creek Dog Park – 8600 W Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95758
Laguna Community Dog Park – 9014 Bruceville Rd, Elk Grove, CA 95758
Partner Park – 5699 S Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95822
Hughes Park – 1600 Parkside Way, Roseville, CA 95747
Bear Dog Park – 1565 Pleasant Grove Blvd, Roseville, CA 95747
Marco Dog Park – 1800 Sierra Gardens Dr, Roseville, CA 95661
RRuff Dog Park – 5480 5th St, Rocklin, CA 95677
Auburn Ravine Dog Park – 1300 Green Ravine Dr, Lincoln, CA 95648
EDH CSD Dog Park – 1021 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
It’s no surprise that pet owners think of their pets as being part of their family. Whether it’s a nearby dog park, a pet-washing station, or access to veterinary care, Taylor Morrison offers a number of amenities that cater to the needs of your four-legged pal. Keep an eye out soon for some more dog-friendly surprises popping up in our sales centers this summer. Discover Taylor Morrison Sacramento’s beautiful communities and start living your TradeBark today!