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Houzz 2013 Survey
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Mitchell Parker added this to Houzz Survey: Renovations Are Up in 2013
Meanwhile, 84 percent plan to redecorate their homes and 40 percent plan to build an addition or remodel in the next two years. Houzz users are more likely to cut back in other areas, such as vacations and other big-ticket purchases, than delay or decrease their budget for home plans. The number who say they will delay projects has dropped 7 percent, to 45 percent from 52 percent in 2012.Over the past two years, architect Demerly has seen a lot of people give up spaces too, forgoing formal dining and family rooms for open living spaces. “People aren’t able to borrow as much,” he says. “They're younger or empty nesters who aren’t worried about formality or resale."