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Income Property: Sarah & Milo

Episode Theme: Starting Small, Dreaming Big

At 34 years old, Sarah and Milo have big dreams of saying sayonara to their jobs by the time they’re 45. Scott shows them the difference between what makes a house a good home, and what makes a house a good investment. It’s a race against time for these two, who know that without Scott’s help, their current rut will remain their permanent routine.

Design Theme: Lofty Living

The Numbers

Purchase Price: $485,000

Realtor Appraisal: $600,000

Increased Property Value: $115,000

Chosen Renovation Option: $55,000 – 3 bedroom apartment. Main floor layout remains the same with major upgrades to top floor.Expected rent of $1800/month

Alternate Renovation Option: $70,000 – 2 bedrooms with open concept kitchen living, bathroom remodel, and ensuite to cater to high-end tenant. Expected rent of $2000/month

Estimated Monthly Income: $2,000

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