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sheila-evans, Home Buyer in Cape Coral, FL

how much does it cost to put in a pool?

Asked by sheila-evans, Cape Coral, FL Sun Nov 4, 2012

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Robert Guth’s answer
Just a follow up.....I was suprised to see the higher quotes here. I havent paid more than $23,000 yet, and that included everything....pool, paver deck, pool cage, pool equipment, alarm system, etc. If you want to see what $23,000 gets you, I had a pool built for a property I bought and sold located at: 2508 SE 8th Place in Cape Coral. It is easy to see if you drive by, right near the intersection of Veterans and Country Club. The home is occupied, so please respect the home owner's privacy. Perhaps Craig has been giving me great pricing, so I would mention my name when you call, and ask for the same price that he gave me. His quality and professionalism really couldnt have been any better. I had my guardup the first time, so you can imagine I wouldnt have had him build 2 more pools if I was unhappy.
4 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Mar 12, 2013
Sorry, I didn't follow this thread, and just saw the requests for info. Here is the company I have used:

http://craigspacificpools.com/
Flag Fri Aug 12, 2016
Could I get Craigs contact info too please? Thank you!
Ron in San Carlos Park
ronnieo222@gmail.com
Flag Tue Jul 26, 2016
Robert, what is the name of Craigs company please? Thank you
Flag Tue Jul 12, 2016
don't know if my first message went. We may be looking for a basic pool package like you mentioned in you posting for our home in Naples. cchenningsen@hotmail.com
Flag Wed Jun 22, 2016
Can you e-mail me Craig's contacts. I'm in Naples also and looking at possibly putting in a basic in ground pool with the options you mentioned above. cchenningsen@hotmail.com
Flag Wed Jun 22, 2016
I know this is an old post but I came across it during a google search. can anyone provide me the name of the company?
Flag Thu May 5, 2016
Would Craig come to Naples? How much would a small pool, heater and cage cost in Naples?
Flag Sat Mar 5, 2016
great post! would you share his contact information with me as well? We are looking at homes now and need someone to put in a pool in the one we choose. also, just curious how big your particular pool was and if it was gunite or a liner pool. thanks!
ohhhh my email is chalpin@c21northshore.com :-)
Flag Thu Mar 3, 2016
Hello, Could you please give me Craig's address and number...What company does he work for? Thank you
Flag Fri Feb 19, 2016
Could I get the name of that company. I was quoted $35000 for 12x24 with spa and cage.
Flag Wed Sep 30, 2015
It depends, on what size do you want, the area that you live and the fence that you should built around the pool, you should probably budget between $23 to $35.000 for an in ground pool.

Best of Luck,

Maria Cipollone

Century 21 Tenace

http://www.Flahomespecialist.com
4 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Nov 5, 2012
It really does depend on the size. I've heard of people who have built their own pools. I'm not really sure how one would do that, but I'm sure there's advice out there somewhere. You should determine your budget and then see what sort of pool you can put in for that budget. That seems like a good place to start. http://howtobuildyourownpool.com/about-us.asp
Flag Tue Oct 28, 2014
We just recently put a pool in our backyard and after the whole procedure was complete, the total cost was around 20k. We had an original budget of 15k but some other factors came into play such as re-doing our sprinkler system, and putting a patio around the pool. It will definitely be worth the cost next summer when we get to enjoy it!
http://yandlessplashtimepools.net
Flag Thu Sep 25, 2014
Inground pools are quite a bit more expensive that above ground. I paid about $35k for mine about 10 years ago. But that's including all the associated costs involved ( concrete around the pool, lights around the pool, a small shed to house the pump, sand filter, and pool accessories, the wiring for everything, the building permits, and inspections, retractable pool cover, automatic pool cleaner, and other pool-related bits. I highly recommend *not* trying to contract out each part of the job, it's a headache, as certain people need to do their jobs at certain times during the construction, and alot of the time one company's ability to do their part of the job will be completely dependent upon when another company does their part of the job. If there's a single problem or hold up by one outfit the whole project is affected. I made that mistake, and if I had to do it again, I'd much rather pay the extra $1500 to have one company perform the entire job.

No way in hell you're getting a quality inground pool for $2000-$5000 though. Reaslistically, $15k-$20k will likely be about as low as you can expect.

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3 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jun 10, 2016
I would get three estimates. It depends on the size of the pool, with a cage or without, waterfall etc.
3 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Mar 12, 2013
Good Morning Everyone! =)

Pool companies range in prices depending on what style, size, flooring, and features you decide to pick. Typically for a decent pool with a screen cage, you are looking to spend around $27,000 - $30,000. If you want to add a waterfall or jacuzzi then the price starts to increase.

On average, my clients spend between $35,000 - $45,000.

Be sure to get at least 3 quotes. I like to refer Joe Mitchell at Pool Pro's 239-277-7783 http://www.poolpros-inc.com He is really fantastic and is very active in the community.

Good Luck with the Pool Search!
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2 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Dec 7, 2012
Hi Sheila:

$30K is normal, and for an Olympic Size it can be as much as $85K.

If you go with exotic Cabana and Surroundings then $130K.

Good luck.

Ruth

http://www.trulia.com/blog/perry_mistry
Web Reference: http://ruthandperry.com/
1 vote Thank Flag Link Wed Jan 16, 2013
25,000 to 30,000 with cage.you negotiate the cage in.make sure it's quality cage!
1 vote Thank Flag Link Sun Dec 2, 2012
The least amount I have spent to put a pool in, was $23,000. That included a paver deck, pool cage, pump, etc. I suspect prices may have gone up a bit since then though. So use that figure as your bottom line, but it also depends on how much it takes to put a pool in your specific yard, retaining wall, the design and any additional features. So you can expect $25,000-$35,000 is that helps.

If you need any more help, you can visit my site:

http://www.capecoralfortmyershomesonline.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Aug 12, 2016
I would contact a few pool companies to come out and give you quotes.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Apr 2, 2015
It would really just depend on the kind of pool you want, and who you have put it in for you. There is a lot of variation out there, and not just in the shape of the pool but the materials used and the water you put in. The cost will be dependent on all of these factors.
http://www.contemporarypools.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Mar 31, 2015
It depends on the size and type of pool you are planning to install. You may also be required to pull permits. I would advice you to get a quote from 2-3 contractors to get a competitive estimate.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Nov 20, 2014
It will depend on the size of pool you end up getting. It also matters what material you end up using for the deck and the floor of the pool. I would plan out a few different options for your pool and then talk to some contractors to see pricing options, since they'll all have different prices. If it's too expensive, you can always make it smaller or use a different material so that it works better for you! http://bluehavenkc.com/about-us/
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Nov 20, 2014
It depends on if you do a custom pool or if you just pick a generic pool. It might depend on how even your backyard is as well. I would get in contact with a contractor and have them give you an estimate. That's the easiest way to know. http://www.contemporarypools.com
Flag Mon Jan 19, 2015
You received lots of answers here about the price to install a pool. However, I didn't see anyone mention the fact that some families will reject the purchase of a property because a pool exists in the backyard; they are concerned with safety issues (especially with small children). I'm sure you have decided by now the right path, but I did want to include my cautionary note.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Oct 14, 2014
I would concur for N of Mid FL but SW FL it's expected otherwise there are tons of Condo's - in this region it's expected to comfortably survive summers for year rounders not everyone has the $ to be a snowbird w/2 properties and dual costs/taxes.
Flag Thu Jun 23, 2016
My husband and I are thinking about installing a pool in our backyard. If for some reason we had to move in a few years would the pool add more value and money to our home? We are still debating weather or not it is worth it. http://www.reliantpools.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Oct 14, 2014
A nice size pool can start at around $25,000. But if you want all the bells and whistles the price can rise pretty quickly. The sky is the limit for add ons and additional costs.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Oct 11, 2014
how much does it cost to put in a spool
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Apr 22, 2014
I have had 3 pools built over the last 1.5 years. They have cost me around $23,000 each time, and that included everything needed, and a pavered deck. Not sure if this helps you much, but I can also say that I have lived in Cape Coral all of my life, and after talking to many pool companies, and getting several estimates, I have been going with Craig's Pacific Pools. He has finished each pool right on schedule, no surprises, no complaints. He's been in business a long time too. Each pool I had built did not have a hot tub, waterfall, etc.

Have someone come out and give you a quote though because if the backyard needs a retaining wall or more fill, that could increase your costs.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Mar 12, 2013
Did this include a Lanai?
Flag Wed Nov 12, 2014
To quote a pool package price a contractor needs to take in consideration few factors:

1. Pool area.
2. Deck area.
3. Pool cage.
4. Any extra toys like water falls, lighting, heather, etc.

Base pool price is all over board and as a rule considere $30,000 for a basic pool.

John LaBorda
President
Mediterranean Homes
Ph: 239-898-9868
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jan 16, 2013
My clients have installed 14 pools so far this year and the average cost of a standard pool and cage is around $25,000.

Please call or email me if you have any questions and I would love to apply for a job as your realtor.

Steve Geving
239-573-1400
stevegeving@hotmail.com
Jones and Co Realty
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Nov 21, 2012
I'd get at least three estimates with and without a spa. I've seen most pools go in at 30-35K in recent months. Any less and you'll get something too small for a lounge chair on the deck and two floaters in the pool! And, be sure it's positioned for the rear exposure you have...especially if you have a Northern exposure...too close to the house means no sun on the pool or the deck in the winter months. Be careful of planters and decide if you want to walk aronnd your pool or not and the heating system you require....all price points to consider.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Nov 7, 2012
You can pay as little as in the low 20's up to the 50's and higher depending on what you want. Waterfalls, spas, extended pool deck area and other add ons of course increase the price.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Nov 5, 2012
between 25k on up.....decent spool package with pool/spa and cage will be 40-50k


jessemcgreevy@gmail.com
239-898-5329
http://www.Domain-RealtyGroup.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Nov 5, 2012
Sheila,

I have seen offers for complete pools with screen enclosure for $17,900 but that is basic and if you get any add-ons, it should push it up to $25k or more.

Jim

James Mulligan, Broker / Owner
Suncoasteam Realty
4055 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte, FL 33952
941-235-7474
jim@suncoasteam.com
http://www.suncoasteam.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Nov 5, 2012
Sheila-Evans

It depends, on what size you want, the area that you live and the fence or lanai that you built around the pool, probably budget between $25,000 to $35,000 for an in ground pool.

Best of Luck

Kevin Cloutier
A "HouseSOLD" name
Southern Premier Realty
Cape Coral, FL 33914

239.246.6639
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Nov 5, 2012
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Nov 5, 2012
Hi Shiela,

That are a lot of variables,,,but I refer JandJ Pools to my clients. They have all been very happy with quality PRICE and designs that they created for them ask for Jim Whitty 239-243-6196, You will be happy you called.

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Nov 4, 2012
Figure appx 30k for something decent. It can really vary depending on a lot of variables.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Nov 4, 2012
You can get a nice basic pool, cage and paver deck for around 25k. You can always spend as much as you like for extras.

I hope this helps,
Nancy
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Nov 4, 2012
The cost of your pool varies depending on the pool type, construction costs, filters and pumps and all other extras like aesthetic or enhanced look.

Check local installers to get quotes.

Best of Luck
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Nov 4, 2012
it really depends on the size and upgrades. they could cost anywhere from $20k on up.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Nov 4, 2012
Pools start around 25k and go up from there depending on upgrades and finishes.
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