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Income Property: Vic & Aimee

Vic and his friend, Amiee, need to renovate Vic and his mom’s main floor apartment to pay for mom’s retirement residence expenses.  This is really a story about kids taking care of aging parents.

Design Theme: Worldly West Enders

The Numbers

Purchase Price: $535,000

Realtor Appraisal: $1,100,000

Increased Property Value: $565,000

Chosen Renovation Option: $70,000 – Completely overhaul the space to create two bedrooms and a new kitchen and washroom. Expected rent of $1700 per month.

Alternate Renovation Option: $60,000 – One bedroom with new kitchen, office area and new flooring throughout. Expected rent of $1500.

Estimated Monthly Rental Income: $2,700

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