According to BankRate, there are a few home upgrades that pay off for resale. The suggestions are:

  1. Upgrade the kitchen with nicer cabinets, fancier hardware, and good fixtures.
  2. Make your kitchen appliances match in color/design.
  3. Spruce up the bathrooms with new toilets or contemporary vanities.
  4. Brush a fresh coat of paint on just about everything.
  5. Make sure you create ample storage spaces.
  6. Get your plumbing and electrical in tip top shape.
  7. Make sure your flooring is clean and in good repair.
  8. Install quality lighting throughout your home.
  9. Make sure your front door is inviting.
  10. Add some curb appeal to get folks to look beyond the yard.