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Income Property: Kathy & Fanche
Kathy needs to build an income suite in her basement to afford a home without a spouse. This is really a story about standing on your own, and accepting that life doesn’t always turn out as you expect.
Design Theme: Urban Influence
Purchase Price: $615,000
Realtor Appraisal: $710,000
Increased Property Value: $95,000
Chosen Renovation Option: $65,000 – Two bedroom apartment with large washroom. Anticipated rent of $1400 per month.
Alternate Renovation Option: $58,000 – Generous open concept one bedroom apartment with large washroom. Anticipated rent of $1100 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 »