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According to an article by Angies List; As fireplaces bring a luxurious feel to a house, they often appear on a homebuyer’s wanted-features list. They can also increase a home’s value. The National Association of Realtors conducted a 2013 survey of homeowners’ desire for a fireplace. Participants listed fireplaces as one of their most sought-after features, with 40 percent stating that they would pay extra if the home had one. Likewise, the National Center for Real Estate Research discovered in its study that “fireplaces have a strong, positive effect on selling price with each fireplace adding about 12 percent.”
Our real estate agents revealed a similar sentiment. Most agreed that a fireplace does indeed increase a home’s value. Almost 70 percent of the agents say they see some kind of value increase if a home contains a fireplace. When asked about which kinds of fireplaces homebuyers preferred, the majority say gas-burning fireplaces. Wood-burning came in a close second, followed by electric.