What if you could paint your bathroom a certain color and instantly increase the value of your home? A new report says that may be possible. According to a Zillow analysis, houses with a blue bathroom (often found in hues of powder blue or light periwinkle) sold for $5,440 more than expected.

“Color can be a powerful tool for attracting buyers to a home, especially in listing photos and videos,” Svenja Gudell, Zillow chief economist, said in a statement issued to TODAY Home. “Painting walls in fresh, natural-looking colors — particularly in shades of blue and pale gray — not only make a home feel larger, but also are neutral enough to help future buyers envision themselves living in the space.”

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