The Impact of Jacuzzi Bathtubs on House Prices

Austin Otegbulu, Olusola Johnson

Abstract


The study examines the impact of Jacuzzi bathtubs on house prices. Jacuzzi bathtubs have health related benefits. This study empirically tests a hedonic house pricing model using a sample of 138 houses in high income residential sub-market of Lekki phase one in Lagos metropolis. Forty-six duplexes have Jacuzzi bathtubs installed in their homes while Ninety-two do not. The study results show that that having Jacuzzi bathtubs increases home value by N2, 167,615.


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