Welcome to the Episode Guides! Check out your favorite episodes, complete with Source Guides, to help with your design and renovation planning.

Income Property: Jeff & Lee

Jeff and Lee need Scott’s help to build a basement apartment in their new home, so they can continue to purchase rentals to fund their pension-less retirements.

Design Theme: Urban Compact Living

The Numbers

Purchase Price: $690,000

Realtor Appraisal: $800,000

Increased Property Value: $110,000

Chosen Renovation Option: $60,000 – One bedroom, open concept living space with linear kitchen and ensuite laundry. Expected rent of $1100.

Alternate Renovation Option: $70,000 – Compact living space flanked by compact kitchen with new washroom and two bedrooms. Expected rent of $1300 per month.

Estimated Monthly Rental Income: $1,400

More to Explore...

How Tech Has Changed Real Estate – and How to Make it Work for You

There’s no denying that tech has transformed the real estate business. But here’s something that hasn’t changed — us. Every home buyer still wants to find the right home in the right... Read More »

Home Buying Tips – Don’t Become a Real Estate Horror Story

Real estate horror stories aren't uncommon. People get in over their heads and end up in financial ruin. And while bad luck can happen to anyone, these situations are rarely the result... Read More »

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

The best way to maintain the value of your home is with regular and consistent maintenance, and the best time to do thorough checks of your house is when the seasons change.Read More »