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Increase the value of your home with a simple paint project

PAINTING IS A SIMPLE, COST-EFFECTIVE, PROJECT

THAT COULD DELIVER A HIGH RETURN
ON INVESTMENT FOR HOMEOWNERS

Based on findings from a 2021 Zillow-commissioned study of nearly 1,300 recent or prospective U.S. home buyers, there are certain paint colors that could increase the price a buyer is willing to offer on a home by up to $5,000.*

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RECENT ZILLOW RESEARCH SHOWS

SPECIFIC PAINT COLORS IN KEY ROOMS COULD MEAN MORE DOLLARS FOR YOUR HOME

 
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  • $1000 $1K
  • $2000 $2K
  • $3000 $3K
  • $4000 $4K
  • $5000 $5K
  • Light blues like, Ethereal Mood MQ3-52 could generate an increase of nearly $5,000

  • Moody blues like, Sojourn Blue M500-5 could generate an increase of nearly $1,500

  • White kitchens are very popular and a color like Polar Bear 75 could generate an increase of almost $600

* Price premiums were calculated based on a typical U.S. home value of $290,000.

 

 

Behr® and zillow have curated a full palette of interior paint colors based on four colors that could increase the price buyers are willing to pay.

 
Ethereal Mood
MQ3-52
Light and refreshing, this color creates a peaceful setting and a spa-like feel in baths and could potentially add almost $5,000 in value to your home when painted in a bathroom.
 
Sojourn Blue
M500-5
A deep, calm blue that helps promote a sense of quiet relaxation in bedrooms or study areas. This color could increase the value of your home by almost $1,500 when painted in your bedroom.
 
Polar Bear
75
A clean white helps small spaces feel larger and brightens dark rooms. Zillow uses Polar Bear to freshen up walls before listing a Zillow-owned home for sale through Zillow Offers [zillow.com]. When used in kitchens, a crisp white can add over $500 in value to your home. Explore all Zillow-owned homes.
 
Silver Mine
PPU26-18
A versatile light gray, perfect for open spaces and helps small rooms feel more spacious. When used in living rooms, this color could add almost $200 in value to your home.
 
Brook Green
N410-2
A neutral green brings the feeling of the great outdoors inside. Perfect color for all room types: bedrooms, baths, living and dining areas.
 
Dove
HDC-MD-21
A warm greige brings a sense of elegance to bedrooms and dining areas. This is a harmonious alternative to white on the ceiling.
 
Aged Beige
PPU7-09
A warm neutral creates a cozy atmosphere for all rooms, it pairs well with creamy whites on trim or ceilings. Aged Beige is another favorite for Zillow-owned homes.
 
Adirondack Blue
N480-5
A grayed blue makes a timeless statement in bedrooms, offices and is a terrific kitchen cabinet color.
 
Creamy Mushroom
PPU5-13
A soft beige creates a sense of welcoming comfort in all room types, including hallways and connecting spaces.
 
Platinum
PPU26-11
A true gray with a soothing nature that opens up any space and complements a spectrum of other colors.
 
Dark Pewter
PPU18-04
A medium-toned gray adds depth and a sense of sanctuary to living rooms and bedrooms.
 
Very Navy
M500-7
A classic navy has timeless appeal for bedrooms, baths, studies and living rooms. Tip: Pair it with Dove on trim for a crisp look.

About Zillow Group

Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z and ZG) is reimagining real estate to make it easier to unlock life's next chapter.

As the most-visited real estate website in the United States, Zillow® and its affiliates offer customers an on-demand experience for selling, buying, renting, or financing with transparency and nearly seamless end-to-end service. Zillow Offers® buys and sells homes directly in dozens of markets across the country, allowing sellers control over their timeline. Zillow Home Loans™, our affiliate lender, provides our customers with an easy option to get pre-approved and secure financing for their next home purchase. Zillow recently launched Zillow Homes, Inc., a licensed brokerage entity, to streamline Zillow Offers transactions.

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