This article, as seen in Readers Digest talks about 13 projects that you can easily do on your home that pay off big in both resale value if you sell, as well as for your enjoyment while you live there.   It is an interesting article in that is also estimates the added value of your home after each project is done. 

Today I was asked by the National Association of Realtors to contribute my opinion to their annual "Cost vs Value" survey, which also covers many of the same things. I will share those results when they arrive.  In the meantime, be sure to read the entire Readers Digest article by clicking here.