The overall cost for adding a bathroom in a basement will range somewhere between $3,000 and $25,000. The variance in this cost comes from whether you build in an existing space, or whether the bathroom is an extension to your existing basement.
How much value is in a finished basement?
How much value does a finished basement add? (HAMILTON 2020)
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much value does a finished basement add?
The appraised value of finished basement space is generally 50% to 60% of the value of the main level square footage. To maximize the cost/value ratio, the market experts recommend keeping the basement budget below 10% of the existing home's value. Staying between 5-10% is a good plan.
Does a finished basement increase the value of a house?
In the United States, on average, finishing a basement will give you a return of 70 to 75% of your investment. For example, if you spent $1,000 on improvements, it would increase the value of the property by about $700. If you spent $10,000 on improvements, it would increase the value of the property by about $7,000.
Is finishing basement a good investment?
Finishing a basement can be a good investment. According to cost versus value surveys conducted annually by Remodeling magazine, the average return on investment for a basement project nationally is currently around 75 cents on the dollar.
What's the average return on a basement remodel?
Homeowners in the West South Central region of the United States, including Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana, see the second-highest return at 80.8 percent, with an average remodel cost of $64,827 and an average resale return of $52,368.