These 15 features sell homes the fastest and at the best price

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Screengrab via YouTube

It turns out homebuyers are really into barn doors.

When Zillow looked at design features that sell homes at the best price and with the shortest listing time, that feature topped the list.

Anything craftsman-style, like rectangular farmhouse sinks, also got homes off the market at a premium.

Zillow Digs screened over 2 million listings for homes sold between January 2014 and March 2016 and looked for the keywords that had the best effect on how much more than the expected price and how much faster they sold.

Here are the top 15 design features:


Outdoor kitchen

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redfin.com

Percent of homes that sell for above expected values: 3.7%

How many days faster than expected the home sells: 19

Most common metro: Tampa, Florida


Tankless water heater

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Roger Mommaerts/Flickr

Percent of homes that sell for above expected values: 4%

How many days faster than expected the home sells: 43

Most common metro: Los Angeles, California


Backsplash

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ctj71081/Flickr

Percent of homes that sell for above expected values: 4.1%

How many days faster than expected the home sells: 46

Most common metro: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Granite

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Granite Charlotte Countertops/Flickr

Percent of homes that sell for above expected values: 4.1%

How many days faster than expected the home sells: 38

Most common metro: Dallas, Texas


Stainless steel

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Andy Piper/Flickr

Percent of homes that sell for above expected values: 4.2%

How many days faster than expected the home sells: 42

Most common metro: Chicago, Illinois


Heated floors

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Decorative Concrete Kingdom/Flickr

Percent of homes that sell for above expected values: 4.3%

How many days faster than expected the home sells: 28

Most common metro: Seattle, Washington


Frameless shower

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Flickr/Custom Carpentry by CPT

Percent of homes that sell for above expected values: 4.6%

How many days faster than expected the home sells: 38

Most common metro: Dallas, Texas


Pendant light

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Chris Lattuada/Flickr

Percent of homes that sell for above expected values: 4.6%

How many days faster than expected the home sells: 48

Most common metro: Phoenix, Arizona


Exposed brick

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Lachlan Hardy/Flickr

Percent of homes that sell for above expected values: 4.9%

How many days faster than expected the home sells: 36

Most common metro: New York, New York


Craftsman

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Wikipedia

Percent of homes that sell for above expected values: 5.4%

How many days faster than expected the home sells: 14

Most common metro: Seattle, Washington


Quartz

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Lee Ruk/Flickr

Percent of homes that sell for above expected values: 6.0%

How many days faster than expected the home sells: 50

Most common metro: Los Angeles, California


Subway tile

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Emily May/Flickr

Percent of homes that sell for above expected values: 6.9%

How many days faster than expected the home sells: 63

Most common metro: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Farmhouse sink

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Sofitel Dubai Downtown/Flickr

Percent of homes that sell for above expected values: 7.9%

How many days faster than expected the home sells: 58

Most common metro: Los Angeles, California


Shaker cabinet

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Steve Larkin/Flickr

Percent of homes that sell for above expected values: 9.6%

How many days faster than expected the home sells: 45

Most common metro: Los Angeles, California


Barn door

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Screengrab via YouTube

Percent of homes that sell for above expected values: 13.4%

How many days faster than expected the home sells: 57

Most common metro: Phoenix, Arizona


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