In 2016 more than 95,000 people per month search Google for, "what is the cost of a basement." Most of the time the websites they find say "it depends". Thanks, thanks a lot. So let's start with a super quick and direct answer.
The cost of a basement is between 10 and 35 dollars per square feet. Let's say an average basement is 1,000 square feet of finished space. So the cost of a basement is between $10,000 and $35,000. 10k if you're doing most of the work yourself and up to $35,000 if you're hiring a contractor to finish your basement.
Now. What is the cost of a basement for you? Well…. That depends. I have some information below that will help you figure that out.
Don't be discouraged if you think that amount is to high. I have some cost saving tips that can bring it down significantly.
I've nicknamed my best tip "follow the big dog". It saved me almost 1,500 dollars and [Read more...]