Greenville, SC

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Greenville, SC

How Happy Are Greenville's Homeowners?

Greenville’s homeowners told us about the completed home projects that have brought them the most joy — and about the projects they desire that will make them even happier. When projects overlap, it means they make homeowners happy whether they’re enjoying them now or aspiring to enjoy them later.

Greenville's homeowners told us about the completed home projects that have brought them the most joy - and about the projects they desire that will make them even happier. When projects overlap, it means they make homeowners happy whether they're enjoying them now or aspiring to enjoy them later.

Top Completed ProjectsAlready Making Homeowners Happy

  • Painted interior room/area
  • Replaced/refinished flooring
  • Planted a garden/landscaping
  • Built a patio/deck/porch/sun room
  • Replaced roof

Top Projects That WouldMake Homeowners Happier

  • Remodel the kitchen
  • Remodel a bathroom
  • Build a patio/deck/porch/sun room
  • Replace/add windows
  • Replace/refinish flooring

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Happiest Home Features

Greenville's homeowners told us about the home features that have brought them the most joy - and about the features they desire that will make them even happier. When projects overlap, it means they make homeowners happy whether they're enjoying them now or aspiring to enjoy them later.

Top Completed ProjectsAlready Making Homeowners Happy

  • Central air conditioning
  • Hardwood flooring
  • Lots of natural light
  • Up-to-date kitchen
  • One fireplace

Top Projects That WouldMake Homeowners Happier

  • Up-to-date bathrooms
  • Organized closet/storage space
  • Up-to-date kitchen
  • Improved insulation
  • New windows

Top Completed ProjectsAlready Making Homeowners Happy

  • Patio or deck
  • Front porch
  • Trees
  • Attached garage
  • Space for animals

Top Projects That WouldMake Homeowners Happier

  • Professional landscaping
  • Solar energy roofing features
  • A fire pit
  • In-ground pool
  • Hot tub

It's not just projects and features that make Greenville's homeowners happy, but also factors such as equity, community and accessibility.

What Makes
Homeowners Happy?

  • Reasonable cost of living
  • Reasonable property & school taxes
  • Easy access to highways
  • Rising home values & equity
  • Lots of green space

Overall Home
Happiness

83%

of homeowners consider themselves at least somewhat happy with their homes.

Impact of Home
Equity on Happiness

To Be Happier In My Home
I'd Like To...

59%

of homeowners say they would be happier if they could remodel or add on to their homes.

The results of our Homeowner Happiness Survey suggest that these characteristics describe the average Greenville home:

  • Homeowners have:3.2 bedrooms

  • Homeowners have:2.2 bathrooms

  • Average time living in home:11 years

  • Average square footage:2,000

  • Age of home:28 years

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