Fix Up the Basement
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
Fix Up the Basement! By Brian Madigan LL.B.Let's assume that you have decided to sell your house, but you have never finished the basement.In the case of a two-storey house, one third of the potential living space is in the basement and for a bungalow it's half. That's a lot of space and if you can convince a buyer to pay for it, then you can substantially improve your selling price.The problem is that you don't want to spend more money fixing up the basement than you're going add to the selling price. So, let's keep the renovations to a bare minimum!CeilingThere are all kinds of ceilings that are not too expensive and are relatively easy to install. You should check out what's available at your local home improvement centre. Consider your expertise and your budget. But, what if you ha...