Once you’ve moved into your house you can visit Tom Nook to upgrade your house. You can add a new room to the left, right or back of your house, add a basement and a second floor.

Your initial payments are as follows:

**Upgrade** **Price (bells)**
Tent (4x4) 10000
House (4x4 39800
1st Ground Floor Expansion (6x6 98000
2nd Ground Floor Expansion (8x8) 19800
Second Floor (4x4) 29800

Bigger house means more space to display your furniture collection.

From this point you can choose to expand existing rooms or add new rooms:

Upgrade Price (bells
1st Upstairs Expansion (6x6) 498000
2nd Upstairs Expansion (8x8) 598000
Basement (4x4) 428000
1st Basement Expansion (6x6) 498000
2nd Basement Expansion (8x8) 598000
Ground Floor Left Room (4x4) 348000
1st Ground Floor Left Room Expansion (6x6) 498000
2nd Ground Floor Left Room Expansion (8x8) 598000
Ground Floor Back Room (4x4) 348000
1st Ground Floor Back Room Expansion (6x6) 498000
2nd Ground Floor Back Room Expansion (8x8) 598000
Ground Floor Right Room (4x4) 348000
1st Ground Floor Right Room Expansion (6x6) 498000
2nd Ground Floor Right Room Expansion (8x8) 598000


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    Social simulation
  • Guide Release
    29 July 2013
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    James Bowden

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf sees you crowned mayor as a result of a bit of an accident. When you arrive, Isabelle the town clerk will reveal that you’ve been given the post and from there you can do whatever you please! Use your powers as the mayor to shape the town however you wish, whether this means building bridges, creating public works projects or laying down laws (or ordinances as they are known). With all this freedom, you could soon have the home and town of your dreams!

Version 1.1:

  • How to get the most out of those vital first few days in town.
  • The easiest ways to stuff your coffers with loads of money.
  • Detailed information on every shop in Main Street.
  • Exact dates for every Special Event in the entire game!
  • Complete your encyclopaedia with every Bug and Fish in the game!
  • Where to find every special visitor and what they can offer you.
  • A full furniture list so you can find exactly what you need to build the perfect home.
  • Beautiful screenshots and exclusive HD 3DS tutorial videos with audio commentary!
  • Comprehensive list of furniture, wallpapers and carpets.
  • Comprehensive list of clothes and accessories.
  • Special event pages for the snowman season and Weeding Day.
  • List of all the decorative public work projects and who requests them.

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