Vert, Other/Just Looking in San Jose, CA

room addition cost

Asked by Vert, San Jose, CA Mon Jan 14, 2008

Hi, we live in Cambrian area, want to extend our house by ~500 feet - add another room and a bathroom. Does any one have a ballpark estimate for such addition? Thx!

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I'm the expert in house additions, i would estimate your project as $160 - $190 per sq.ft.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Feb 2, 2008
Definitely check with the City to find out about extending the footprint of your home, and ask them the cost of permits. For a bathroom I'd say you may find costs up to $350 per sq ft depending on the finishes you choose -- soaking tub anyone? I'd also have a conversation with a few local Realtors about the type of bath finishes would garner you the most possible return on your remodeling dollars. Give 'em a call, we Realtors love to talk!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jan 14, 2008
500 sqft is a general addition in most cases anything more needs special permits but please ask city for specific details. Rule of thumb is 200-300 per sqft. Depending upon contractor. If you need a referal feel free to email me.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jan 14, 2008
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