A recent article on Realtor.com's Remodeling Cost vs. Value sites that exterior remodeling gets a big payoff.

Here are the top 10 cost-effective improvements from this year’s report:

1. Replace Your Front Door: 97% ROI

2. Add a Deck or Patio: 87% ROI

3. Add Space/Attic Bedroom: 84% ROI

4. Replace Your Garage Door: 83% ROI

5. Remodel Your Kitchen: 82% ROI on a minor remodel; 74% ROI on a major remodel

6. Replace Your Windows: 79% ROI

7. Replace Your Siding: 78% ROI for replace vinyl siding; 87% ROI to replace siding with a fiber-cement mix

8. Basement Remodel: 78% ROI

9. Update Your Bathroom: 73% ROI

10. Two-Story Addition: 72% ROI

Read the full Article.