US Home Reno Study from HOUZZ

Largest-ever Study of Home Remodeling and Design Reveals Top Drivers, Challenges and Spending for U.S. Renovation Activity

From HOUZZ: The 2013 Houzz & Home survey is the largest survey of remodeling and decorating activity ever conducted, covering historical and planned projects, the motivations behind these projects, and the impact of the economy on home building, renovation and decorating plans among Houzz users across the United States and around the world.

Some of the findings include:

  • Significantly more U.S. homeowners are moving forward with renovation projects compared to last year
  • A majority of homeowners surveyed believe now is a good time to remodel (53 percent)
  • 58 percent of those planning projects in the next two years will hire professional help
  • 81% of Houzz homeowners say reviews are "very important" when it comes to hiring a professional for their project, only 8% said "lowest cost option."

"Twenty-three percent plan to hire architects and 22 percent interior designers."

See the complete Press Release here: http://bit.ly/HouZZ

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