Can a finished basement add value to your home?

Answer Finishing a basement can certainly add value to your home. However, the added value may not necessarily be greater than the finishing cost, particularly in older homes with water leakage, cracked a... Read More »

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How much does a finished basement add to house value?

Finishing a basement added a national average of about $45,000 to the resale value of the home in 2007. Building an addition or buying a larger home cost about $150 to $200 a square foot, while fin... Read More »

How much does finishing a basement typically add to the value of your home?

Finished basements add an average of $46,825 to the resale value of homes, according to the 2009-10 Cost vs. Value Report in "Remodeling Magazine." This is usually a cost-effective way to add usabl... Read More »

What is the average increase in home value with basement remodeling?

Remodeling the basement is a great way to add living space and market value to a home. According to the 2009-2010 Remodeling Magazine Cost vs. Value Report, the average return on investment for a b... Read More »

How to Waterproof a Finished Basement?

To effectively waterproof your finished basement you must solve any drainage issues on the outside of your basement walls. Installing a drainage system around the exterior of your house's foundati... Read More »