If you are considering home improvements it's important that you spend your hard earned money where it will give you the best return. You should always speak with a professional contractor before doing any major home renovations. An article on BankRate has some great tips on where to focus your energy to get the most bang for your buck. The kitchen is definitely the soul of a home and should be the first place you attend to if remodeling. The bathrooms are another area you should direct attention to as it can make or break a purchasing decision. If you are interested in remodeling or even flipping houses here is the full article.