Attic conversion to living area
Surveyed real estate agents who said this project facilitated a home sale: 0
Agents who recommended this project before a home sale: 2%
The conversion of an attic into a living area is one of the most likely home improvements to go wrong due to its various architectural implications, not to mention costs. Such a home upgrade project could cost as much as $80,000 to complete, with a 56 percent return on value, according to the National Associations of Realtors report.