Working upstairs 

Costs recouped from a remodelling project

ProjectCost recouped when sold 2014Cost recouped when sold 2013
Attic bedroom84.3%72.8%
Deck addition77.3%87.4%
Home office48.8%43.6%
Bathroom72.5%85.2%
Basement72.5%70.3%

Source: Hanley Wood 2014 Cost Versus Value Report