How Much Should Your Bathroom Remodel Cost?
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Do you ever wonder what it would cost to create a bathroom you look forward to seeing in the morning?
Nationwide, the average cost of a bathroom remodel or addition, according to Houzz.com survey data from over the past five years, is $11,300. The majority of home purchases in the U.S. are for existing homes, and bathroom renovation is high on the list of projects for new homebuyers and existing homeowners alike.
While bathrooms are a focus, homeowners in the nine major regions of the U.S. are investing at different levels to get the upgrades they want and can afford. Homeowners in the Pacific region are spending the most -- $14,200. Close behind are Mid-Atlantic and New England residents at $13,800 and $13,200 respectively. Homeowner spend on bathroom remodeling in the South Atlantic region, at $10,700, falls short of the national average. Those surveyed in the Mountain region spent an average $8,400, the lowest of all.