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Home Buyers 2017-11-16T12:47:15+00:00

Benefits of Mortgage Home Sellers in Vancouver, BC – Should I Renovate before I Sell?

There are so many benefits to purchasing a DATED home with the idea of customizing the property before you move in. Many savvy real estate investors say this mortgage insured program is the most under used but most valued program offered! It help buyers create more equity while giving them the pride of picking and choosing their own surroundings.HomeBuyer in Vancouver, BC

  • No need to live through safety, noise, dust, security, privacy and damage issues.
  • Renovated homes / suite(s) also provide better tenants & increased rental income.
  • Increased property and resale values.

How to get started

  1. Get a mortgage Pre-Approval to determine your comfortable mortgage payments.
  2. Find a home you wish to purchase and do a renovation.
  3. Have a renovation professional and an Alternative Mortgage Financing representative determine the realistic renovation expenses needed to get the home to your liking.
  4. Put an offer in on the home.
  5. Have your fully licensed contractor or one of our many we can refer you to complete a required scope of renovation work.
  6. Get approved for the mortgage along with the requested renovation work.
  7. Have your chosen team of renovation professionals plan the renovation work from the first day of possession to the final day the renovation work is to be completed.
  8. Take possession of the home and get the renovation professionals to start the work while your Alternative Mortgage Financing representative helps to supports you through the renovation process.
  9. Move into your beautifully newly renovated home!
  10. To get a better understanding of what we can do here are a few examples from different parts of the country.

Vancouver Examples:

House + Renovations to Basement Suite & Garage

$ 700,000 = Purchase Price
+$ 100,000 = renovations include, 2 kitchens, basement suite, flooring & exterior finishing etc.
+$ 100,000 = renovation for conversion of garage to Laneway home
$ 900,000 = total funds invested in property
$ 980,000 = estimated new value of home once work is completed
$ 931,000 = 133% of purchase price, is obtainable renovation mortgage financing
$ 49,000 = minimum Down Payment required OAC

House + Renovations to Basement Suite

$700,000 = Purchase Price
+ $150,000 = renovations include, kitchen on main floor & basement suite etc.
$850,000 = total funds invested in property
$880,000 = estimated new value of home once work is completed
$836,000 = 119% of purchase price, is obtainable renovation mortgage financing
$44,000 = minimum Down Payment required OAC

Two Bedroom Condo + Renovations

$425,000 = Purchase Price
+$ 40,000 = for custom renovations including, kitchen/ bath, flooring & paint etc.
$465,000 = total funds invested in property
$470,000 = estimated new value of condo once work is completed
$446,500 = 105% of purchase price, is obtainable renovation mortgage financing
$23,500 = minimum Down Payment required OAC

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