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Income Property: Leanne, Michelle & Richard

As a single woman, Michelle needs Scott’s help to build a rental apartment in the home that she co-owns with her sister and brother-in-law, so that she can afford to live without roommates for the very first time.

Design Theme: Canadian Cabin Fever

The Numbers

Purchase Price: $626,000

Realtor Appraisal: $725,000

Increased Property Value: $99,000

Chosen Renovation Option: $55,000 – Large one bedroom with open concept living/kitchen and 4pc washroom. Expected rent of $1000/month.

Alternate Renovation Option: $60,000 – One bedroom plus den with open concept living/dining and smaller 4pc washroom. Expected rent of $1150/month.

Estimated Monthly Rental Income: $1,400

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