As summer officially kicks off this Friday, Zillow Digs has released its Summer Home Improvement Trend and Spending Survey, spotlighting the 60% of homeowners who plan home improvement projects this season, with a median budget of $1,200.
According to the company, more homeowners are planning to invest time and resources into their surroundings due to scant housing inventory and trouble with mortgages.
Among the other findings was a strong indication that natural elements and glass features are trending at the moment. Forty percent of survey respondents planned outdoor projects, while 17% planned bathroom renovations. Based on company data, homeowners are leaning toward natural looks (such as stone fireplaces) and open, airy looks in the bathroom (with glass tiles and shower enclosures).
Additionally, the survey found that young homeowners and those with children were significantly more likely to be planning