Zillow Advice: Home Improvement - What is the ROI on finishinng a basement http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-ROI-on-finishinng-a-basement/486592/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate What I would recomend is ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-ROI-on-finishinng-a-basement/486592/ What I would recomend is you finish a basement for your enjoyment because as an it is not a good investment - you will probally get anywere from 50 to 75cents on the dollar out of it when you go to sell it.  That said I finished my basement and we love it.  I have a very good handyman you can interview if you want to  - just call me.  One other piece of advice - put in a bathroom, bedroom, its own HVAC and have it permited.  Best of luck to you. Sat, 06 Apr 2013 13:16:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-ROI-on-finishinng-a-basement/486592/ 2013-04-06T13:16:00Z About 75%, if you use a good ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-ROI-on-finishinng-a-basement/486592/ About 75%, if you use a good architect and contractor. Sat, 06 Apr 2013 03:34:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-ROI-on-finishinng-a-basement/486592/ 2013-04-06T03:34:00Z