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Basement Renovations..Do they Pay off?
How Basement Renovations Can Pay Off Straight from Realtor.com comes great tips on what to do with a basement that has potential! It not only adds SO much value to your home, it creates another living space to enjoy for years to come!
8 Basement Renovations That Really Pay Off!
By: Margaret Heidenry
Sure, walking down rickety stairs and gazing into a dark, dank cellar might put you off the idea of dropping wads of cash to hang out there. For motivation to clear away the cobwebs, consider the fact that updating a basement could net you a 72.8% return on investment, according to Remodeling magazine—that’s higher than a rehabbed kitchen or bathroom!
But just how do you go about transforming your basement from a site that could get scouted for a horror movie to a comfortable rec room, stylish spare bedroom, or swanky home theater? Simply follow these renovation tips and expert advice for some ideas.
Assess its potential
First, spend some quality time in your basement and make sure it has potential. Signs you should maybe save your renovation dollars are “low ceilings, few windows, and a closed-in or poor layout,” according to Bruce Ailion of Re/Max Town and Country Real ... more
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