To pool or not to pool? A question that has always been a hotly debated topic among home owners and renovators. This edition of The Secret Agent Report sets out to determine how much more buyers are willing to pay for houses that feature a swimming pool. Many property developers and professionals believe adding a swimming pool to a property will increase its value. However, is it worth the associated construction and maintenance costs? Ten different suburbs located in Melbourne’s inner East and South East were investigated.
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Look out for our mid month special release of The Secret Agent Report, this time looking at Downsizing.
A note on this months Cover artwork…
In this report we pay tribute to one of the kings of pool lifestyle photography; Slim Aarons. On the cover, you can see our interpretation of his iconic image of the American writer C.Z Guest and her son at their Villa Artemis, Palm Beach, Florida (1955).
Pages 3 and 5 reference Aarons’s lesser know photograph Poolside at Laguna Beach (below).