Many home improvement projects can be accomplished with a modest amount of cash and yet deliver lots of value, particularly when it's time for you to sell your house. From the Money Pit, here are some upgrages that will cost under $1,000:
Replace kitchen counter tops - Cook up a new look by upgrading kitchen work surfaces with one of the many sleek, budget-friendly materials available.
Accessorize the bathroom for comfort and safety - If you plan to stay in your home for many years to come, start making small changes that create easy access for family members of all ages and abilities.
Brush on a new look - Paint is one of the most affordable home improvement products around, so make it your go-to technique for updating a living space.
Spruce up an outdoor room - Expand both your living space and your home's value by building a small deck or a patio of brick, natural stone or cement pavers.
Enhance curb appeal - Your front yard is an instant register of home value for every passerby, so green it up for a lush, lively look.
Improve energy efficiency - The climbing costs of home heating fuel make penny-saving improvements all the more valuable.
Accessorize to organize - Make more space by clearing away clutter and installing organization systems.
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