If you're buying with a look to the future, most improvements will not get their full value back when you sell. Do what you love and don't fool yourself into doing stuff because you think the next buyer will like it.
Exterior paint Sherwin Williams Outerspace, Toque White (exterior trim) Benjamin Moore Showtime (front door). Love this, I wonder how well it holds up to sun. Still dreaming about painting our house someday.