I would love to help look at what is going on. I do a lot of refinance's is the home you currently living in listed as your primary residence? If so you should be able pull out a primary property mortgage.... more
Just find an agent that you think you could work with. Truila does a great job at providing you with recommendations, skills, and all the other information that you may need to find an agent. Finding one that works in the area that you are interested in would be an other good idea.... more
There are many variables in a basement rehab and what the value of it may be. in General I would say a basement rehab is worth about 1/4 to 1/2 of upper level finished space.
A "third bedroom" would definitely increase value but it needs o be a true bedroom. It would require a closet and a second egress.... There are window size requirements that would give it a second egress.
Obviously the fit and finish of the remodel as well as if the back may be a walk out with full sized windows will also effect he value.... more