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In 2016, 61 percent of US households either have a pet or plan to get one in the future. When making decisions about buying, selling or renovating their homes, Americans, by and large, take their pets' needs into account, according to a new report from the National Association of REALTORS®.

The 2017 Remodeling Impact: Animal House report found that 81 percent of respondents said that animal-related considerations play a role when deciding on their next living situation.

According to the survey, 52 percent undertook home renovations to accommodate their pet. And 89 percent would not give up their animal because of housing restrictions or limitations. A majority of surveyed animal owners, 83 percent, own a dog; 43 percent own a cat; 9 percent own a bird, reptile, amphibian or small mammal.

 Click here to read NAR's full report.

 
 
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