A backyard pool can be a luxurious addition to any property. If youre interested in having a pool installed you should know about all the expenses that can occur with this process before making an investment in a in-ground swimming pool. In this article we have taken a cost averaging methodology to give you an understanding of the costs related to a swimming pool purchase. The total cost of a swimming pool can vary from market to market and each contractor will have different fees. This post is to be used as a general guide for understanding the costs involved with a swimming pool installation.