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We love farmhouse style for its character and casual charm. But we wanted to know, what makes property value increase and can any of these charming additions help? According to a new survey from realestate.com, a handful of farmhouse mascots can actually help you sell your home for well above asking price. (Like, 25 percent above asking or more!) We cherry-picked ten approachable reno projects that deliver on fresh style and—apparently—major ROI.

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1. Claw-foot tubs (+29 percent)

We know, we would have guessed a soaker tub, too—but apparently the elegance of an old-school claw foot can literally make a sale.

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2. Farmhouse sinks (+26 percent)

Porcelain, apron-front sinks are a splurge kitchen choice for sure—but apparently they pay you back big-time in the long run.

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3. Exposed beams (+26 percent)

Paging Joanna: Warm, rustic wooden beams and rafters are still a highly prized architectural feature.

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4. Wainscott (+26 percent)

Simple wood wall cladding adds tons of character, and it doesn’t cost much to implement. (An easy win, if you ask us!)

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5. Pergola (+25 percent)

Elevated outdoor entertaining spaces are hugely covetable, of course. But today’s home buyer seems to be asking: What’s a patio without a shady pergola to define it?

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6. Mudroom (+24 percent)

This function-first room has become an absolute necessity for young families.

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7. Quartz (+23 percent)

Hard-wearing, low maintenance and less expensive than most options, quartz counters are the new gold standard in kitchen design.

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8. Shaker cabinets (+23 percent)

Aka beveled cabinet fronts that bring to mind kitchens of yore. (But like, make it 2019 with chic hardware and soft close everything.)

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9. Hardwoods (+22 percent)

Talk about an investment that appreciates: True hardwood flooring only gets better with age and never go out of style.

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10. Picket Fence (+21 percent)

The American dream sells houses, baby.

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