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Income Property: Helene & Renna

Episode Theme: Lights, Camera, Income!

Helene is an actress who needs to make money from her home because acting gigs are unpredictable and infrequent. This is really a story about putting money aside for a rainy day.

Design Theme: Victorian Mysteries

The Numbers

Purchase Price: $1,035,000

Realtor Appraisal: $1,250,000

Increased Property Value: $215,000

Chosen Renovation Option: $75,000 – two bedroom apartment withall new floors, luxury bedroom, large washroom and new windows.Expected rent of $1800 a month.

Alternate Renovation Option: $100,000 – three bedroom, open concept apartment with new floors and new windows. Expected rent of $2100 per month.

Estimated Weekly Rental Income: $2500

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