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There are a number of articles on the internet today that discuss this subject of value added by upgrades and amenities but few if any are written by appraisers. Since real property appraisers make critical decisions about the contributory value of single-family residential (SFR) home upgrades and add-ons daily I thought an appraiser's perspective may be welcome. Of course it's common sense to know that the features and upgrades that cost the most money, like remodeled a kitchen or adding an in-ground pool, are the improvements that add the most value. What homeowners want to know however is which investments provide the best return based on the investment made in those improvements.