If you are preparing to list your home for sale, certain features may make your home stand out among the competition, helping it to sell for a premium and in a shorter amount of time than comparable properties. Zillow Economic Research analyzed 4.6 million home sales across the country, completed in 2017 and 2018, to identify the most valued features in homes on the market.

According to Zillow’s findings, the following features could help your home sell for more than list price:
*Steam oven (34.1% premium)
*Professional appliance (32.3% premium)
*Wine cellar (31.4% premium)
*Steam shower (30.7% premium)
*Pot filler (27.5% premium)
*Shed/Garage studio (26.5% premium)
*Heated floor (26.2% premium)
*Waterfall countertop (26.0% premium)
*Outdoor kitchen (24.5% premium)
*Prep sink (24.1% premium)

The features below were found to help homes sell faster:
*Open shelving (11.2 fewer days)
*Pergola (10.7 fewer days)
*Mid-century (10.7 fewer days)
*Subway tile (10.4 fewer days)
*Exposed brick (9.5 fewer days)
*Smart light (8.9 fewer days)
*Farmhouse sink (8.9 fewer days)
*Butcher block (8.8 fewer days)
*Smart thermostat (8.2 fewer days)
*Barn door (8.1 fewer days)

For more information on preparing to list your home, contact The Carolyn Homes Team today for a free, no obligation consultation.

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