Selling your house? These words can boost its price

  • Shaker cabinet

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    Percent increase over expected values: 9.6

    Days sold faster than expected: 45

    The simple, clean design of Shaker cabinetry complements a lot of different styles and was a big draw in the Zillow study. These cabinets were most often mentioned in Los Angeles. Replacing all of your kitchen cabinets before selling your home probably isn't a worthwhile investment, Harr said, but this style could be a good choice if you're already planning a renovation project.

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