Summer is right around the corner! Are you dreaming of investing in a pool? A wonderful backyard oasis to entertain friends and spend time with your family is certainly alluring as we gear up for warmer weather.

Before you get too excited and call up the builder, take a moment to consider if investing in a pool is a good idea for you or not. If you are thinking of investing in a pool here are some important elements to consider.

The upsides:

The downsides:

In the long run investing in a pool for your home is a personal decision based on your finances, free time, and how much you think you will be using it. Families in warm climates with homes in markets that tend to feature pools will definitely benefit from investing in a pool and should do it as soon as possible! However, if you live in a cooler climate or just want one for the increased property value there are better places to invest your money.

Want to know where those places are? Check out my other blogs at The power is now!


Eric Lawrence Frazier, MBA

President and CEO