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Income Property: Dan & Tania
Episode Theme: Big City, Big Reno
Dan and Tania are a young couple determined to leave their parents’ suburban homes in exchange for the big city. They need to find a home with multiple units, so that they can afford to live where they like to play.
Design Theme: Urban Oasis
Purchase Price: $820,000
Realtor Appraisal: $1,150,000
Increased Property Value: $330,000
Chosen Renovation Option: $60,000 – Single family, 3 bedroom home with a new modern kitchen.
Alternate Renovation Option: $50,000 – Cosmetic overhaul but with brand new kitchen and bathroom facelift. Estimated rent of $2000 per month.
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 »