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Income Property: Pat, Kelly & Nancy

Episode Theme: Retiring at Home

Kelly and Nancy need to build an apartment in their mom’s basement so she can have a healthy house – and afford to stay in it.

Design Theme: Scarborough Scandi

The Numbers

Purchase Price: $210,000

Realtor Appraisal: $650,000

Increased Property Value: $440,000

Chosen Renovation Option: $85,000 – Three bedroom apartment with open concept living/dining and 4pc washroom. Expected rent of $1400 per month.

Alternate Renovation Option: $80,000 – Large two bedroom apartment with open concept living/dining and 4pc washroom. Expected rent of $1100 per month.

Estimated Monthly Rental Income: $1,500

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