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Income Property: Mary & Bridge

Episode Theme: Making Sound Decisions

Mary and Bridge dream of comfortably retiring to the great outdoors, without having to worry about money. They need to find a family home with basement apartment potential to fund their retirement dreams. Scott shows them how to make a wise investment in the country, while maintaining the balance between their dream home and a hot rental property.

Design Theme: Classic Executive

The Numbers

Purchase Price: $349,000

Realtor Appraisal: $489,000

Increased Property Value: $140,000

Chosen Renovation Option: $55,000 – One bedroom apartment with high end features for an executive renter. Potential rental income of $850/month.

Alternate Renovation Option: $60,000 – 2 bedroom executive rental with hardwood floors and fireplace. Potential rental income of $950/month

Estimated Monthly Income: $1,000

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