Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Kitchens Sell IT!


According to, of all homes sold 69 percent of the listing descriptions highlight the kitchen as a selling point. Forty-nine percent mentioned the bedrooms and 35 percent highlighted the garage, the next two most popular.

Kitchens sell it and surveyed which added most value and came up with:

  • Custom cabinetry: 41% (the price premium: the difference between homes with the feature and homes without in the same ZIP code)
  • Kitchen island: 30%
  • Creative lighting: 21%
  • Granite counters: 18%
  • Large pantry: 14%
  • Stainless-steel appliances: 12%
  • Tile backsplash: 7%
  • Breakfast bar: 6%

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