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Income Property: Jeff & Kirsty

Episode Theme: Baby Makes 3, Tennant Makes 4

Jeff and Kirsti are newlyweds living the big-city life: paying too-high rent for a small apartment in the sky, and relentlessly working 9 to 5. They want to become the couple that’s ahead of the pack, choosing work based on passion versus financial need. Scott shows this ambitious couple how to balance an investment property with a home – large enough to accommodate their expanding family.

Design Theme: Super Salvage

The Numbers

Purchase Price: $515,000

Realtor Appraisal: $600,000

Increased Property Value: $85,000

Chosen Renovation Option: $35,000 – One bedroom with new bathroom. Kitchen cabinets will be repurposed and floors will be refinished instaed of replaced. $950/month

Alternate Renovation Option: $50,000 – Gut basement and rebuild with new open concept kitchen/living, new bathroom and two bedrooms – $1100 /month

Estimated Monthly Income: $950

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