Expanding your home with an addition can be a smart move if your family is growing. It gives you the extra space you need without the financial or time implications of a complete move, but additions don’t come cheap. Oftentimes homeowners are surprised that the cost of an addition can near the costs of a new home construction, depending on the scope of work. Looking at the most common projects that drives up addition costs will help you plan and budget the project wisely, and help prioritize the most financially-worthwhile parts of your remodel, without overspending on small details.
In this post, we’ll run through some of the average costs for different types of home additions, and look at which addition types have the highest value retained after completion.
Average Costs of Different Additions:
Here are some of the most frequently constructed residential additions, along with their typical size and cost range:
(Updated Pricing as of November 2023)