Do finished basements add value to my home?

Q: If I am paying higher property taxes on a finished basement and additional full bath in the basement….Then why is that not considered added value $ to my house when selling? And why can’t I advertise such when selling?

A: I’m not sure where you are getting your information but in most cases a finished basement does inflatable water toysadd value to a house compared to a house with an unfinished basement. However it is generally not considered equal in value to the living areas above it so it should not be included in the total square footage or the total room or bathroom count of the house. That doesn’t mean that the amenity doesn’t add value. Think of it as a separate amenity that has the potential to provide additional value to your home.christmas inflatables canada