11 popular home updates that are worth the money

Is adding barn doors to your home the key to selling it for a higher price?

Conventional wisdom would say almost certainly not. But a recent report by Zillow Digs, the real estate information company’s home improvement and design hub, found home listings with “barn door” in the description see a sale price as much as 13 percent higher than the expected sale price, based on an analysis of more than 2 million home listings from across the country.

But when you’re making renovations to a home, how do you know what’s a solid investment? A worthy update can either serve to reduce your cost of living while you remain in the home or add significant value to the home’s sale price when you decide to put it on the market.

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Via AOL/US News