The Dream Master Suite: 5 Worst Home Fixes for the Money
Who doesn't want to wake up in a five-start-hotel-quality suite with
an attached spa bathroom and a kitchenette that affords you coffee and
pastries before facing the world?
Once you see the price tag, it won't just be the coffee keeping you up at night.
a super-deluxe master suite addition -- which adds square footage and
uses top-dollar materials -- the average cost is $232,062, according to
In years past, this project was "sort of a trend in
vacation homes" that migrated to primary dwellings, Alfano says. Sellers
can expect to recover 52.7 percent at resale.
Your buyer can purchase
a newer house with the same features as part of the original floor plan
that "probably lays out better anyway," says Loren Keim, author of "How
to Sell Your Home in Any Market."
So while the next buyer may
appreciate your luxury accommodations (which could even tip their
decision in your home's favor), chances are they won't want to pay the
full tab for your remodel.