Adding A Bathroom Can Add 20% To Your Home's Value

With the real estate market in the toilet, it’s fitting that the same device can actually help you significantly increase the value of your home. Yes, we’re talking about adding a bathroom to your current dwelling, something CNN Money says can add up to 20 percent more value to your home. Consider adding a bathroom if:

  • You have too few to start with, like only one.
  • You have far fewer bathrooms than bedrooms
  • A floor doesn’t have a bathroom on it.

So if you’re in the market for a new bathroom, putting one in the right place looks like it won’t only add functionality to your place, but also give you a good return for your investment. However, the article notes, “you can’t count on recouping the cost of any upgrade right away in today’s weak housing market.”

A big payoff from the tiniest room [CNN Money]

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