5 Ways to Take Control of the Cost of Home AdditionsIf you're considering an addition for your home, you're probably prepared for a hefty price tag. If you haven't gotten an estimate yet, however, you may still be in for a surprise. While costs vary tremendously across the country, Remodeling Magazine reports an average expense of almost $80,000 for an upscale, 100 square foot master bathroom. Once you understand where expenses come from, however, you can make smarter decisions and take control of the cost of home additions.
- Build on Existing Foundation
- Get Bids from Multiple Contractors
- Buy Your Own Materials
- Keep it Simple
- Use Energy Efficient Features