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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.
Every local market has its own buying and selling cycle, but conventional wisdom tells us that real estate generally hits an upswing in the spring. As the market suddenly gets more competitive,... Read More »