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Income Property: Nellie & Joe
Nellie and Joe need Scott’s help to build a basement apartment in their investment property so that they can use cash-flow to send their two teenaged children to university, while inspiring them to work hard for their goals.
Design Theme: Classic City Living
Purchase Price: $455,000
Realtor Appraisal: $575,000
Increased Property Value: $120,000
Chosen Renovation Option: $70,000 – 3 bedroom open concept apartment with dedicated laundry. $1500 per month in rent.
Alternate Renovation Option: $65,000 – Open concept living/dining with galley style kitchen and two bedrooms. $1200 per month in rent.
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