Many people ask us this question. So, here is the answer....Kitchens and Bathrooms get the most return on your money.
Everything else that you may do to improve your home, should be viewed as a way to make your home more pleasant for you and your family while you are living there. And plenty of home improvements are in the category of general maintenance. For example, lets say you decide to replace your HVAC system and spend 5,000-10,000. You will not be able to ever recoop this money or ask for more when you sell it. On the flipside... if you spend 5,000 and renovate a bathroom or kitchen, this upgrade will increase the value of your home.
Below is a great link to a renovation specialists which highlights how those improvements can increase your homes value....
And as usual, please feel free to contact us if you'd like to have a personal market analysis of your home.