Is Finishing Your Basement a Good Investment?


As basement developers, one of the most common questions that our clients ask us on a regular basis is whether or not finishing their basement will end up being a good investment.

While we can’t talk for everyone, a professionally developed basement almost always ends up being a good investment. Yes, the initial costs might seem a bit high at first, especially if you like to rely on the help of good companies such as PLANit BUILDERS. But the truth is that a finished basement will most likely always result in a payback.

To  make the idea even more enticing, think of how much value a finished basement adds to your home. Should you ever decide to sell it, then you can expect it to sell at a higher price.

Still not fully convinced? Then wait until you hear that: According to the last annual “Cost vs. Value” Report from Remodeling magazine, the latter puts the average basement remodel at $61,303 with a 70.3 percent payback. If remodelling your basement is not worth it, then we don’t know what is.

There are so many reasons why you should remodel your basement. From extra space to a new and exciting functionality, remodelling your basement gives you the opportunity to take back what was yours all along. It does not matter whether you want to build a gym or an office of your dreams—if you can dream it, then you can most likely build it.

So go ahead and do it. While the initial costs might prove to be tough on you at first, the resulting happiness and payback will be absolutely priceless.