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Income Property: Andrew & Maria
After dating for eight short months, Andrew and Maria need Scott’s help to build an income suite in their new home so that they can afford a house while repaying Andrew’s $110,000 student debt (and saving for a ring).
Design Theme: Junction Revival
Purchase Price: $617,000
Realtor Appraisal: $730,000
Increased Property Value: $113,000
Chosen Renovation Option: $55,000 – Three bedrooms with open concept kitchen/living and new bathroom. $1600 per month expected.
Alternate Renovation Option: $50,000 – Two bedroom apartment with open concept living/dining, new bathroom and compact kitchen. $1400 per month expected.
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