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2nd floor addition- how broke will we be?

HU-913321892
7 days ago

Hi all;


We are hopefully closing on a home soon. It’s a cape cod with 2 bed 1 full bath on 2nd floor (and 2 bed 1 full bath on main floor). We would like to add a 2nd story addition but want to get a sense of what im looking at cost wise. Here are my options:

1) go big: square off existing 2nd story roof and extend second story on top of 1st story addition. this would include adding master bedroom and master bath and potentially 1 or 2 more rooms (from squaring out)

2) dont square off but add master bed and bath above 1st story addition

3) same as 2 BUT add space for master bath but dont actually put in the bathroom until a later date.

finally: would this project be a good candidate for modular construction?

thanks in advance for the input!

(we are located on south shore of Long Island in highly desirable location so high ROI should we sell).

attaching existing floor plans



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