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Buyers Bootcamp – S1E7: Quaint Two-Storey vs. Abandoned Bungalow

Eric and Denise are ambitious newlyweds who have poured all their money into purchasing a dated two-story house. They want Scott’s cash so they can make big changes and garner a big profit. Matt, Jason and Braydon are an equally ambitious trio of brothers, but their property is a neglected mess that needs a total overhaul. With Scott’s money on the line, he’ll have to decide which property – and which investors – stand the best chance for success.

Buyers Bootcamp – S1E9: Wartime Gem VS, Dated Bungalow

Adam and Kelly have a great house in a great neighbourhood. It needs a little work, it’s al-ready making money from a current tenant. Mother-son duo Shane and Deb on the other hand won’t make any money until they finish their renovation which is four years in and counting! Both teams need Scott’s help, and after touring the homes, he’ll decide which one needs him more, and which opportunity will reap the best reward.

House & Home Feature – 8 Week Home Renovation

A once dark and dated space becomes a modern and cozy family home with great natural light and a brand new kitchen — all in less than two months! Designer Kate Thornley-Hall and Danny Edell of True Contractors share how they completed the project on such a tight timeline. Plus, get their tips on how to give your old furniture a cool, urban refresh with paint.

Common Renovating Costs: Flooring

Many of us don’t have the slightest idea how much it really costs to undergo a basic home renovation, let alone a complete overhaul. Luckily, that’s all about to change. In our Common Renovating Costs series, Danny Edell of Toronto-based boutique construction and renovation company True Contractors crunches numbers and breaks down the details for us. First up?

Common Renovating Costs: Kitchen and Bath

When it comes to the many rooms in a home, the kitchen and bathroom are two of the most valuable. Whether yours require a minor refresh or a major revamp, it’s important to crunch numbers before tackling a project. In our Common Renovating Costs series, Danny Edell of Toronto-based boutique construction and renovation company True Contractors reveals what you can expect to pay for various home improvements (check out our past posts on flooring and walls, windows & doors).

Common Renovating Costs: Walls, Doors and Windows

Taking on a renovation is daunting enough on its own, not to mention when you’re left to estimate how much the project will cost once complete. In our Common Renovating Costs series, Danny Edell of Toronto-based boutique construction and renovation company True Contractors outlines what you can expect to pay for various home improvements (see here for a budget breakdown on flooring). Next up, we’re shining the light on walls, windows and doors

With a three-bedroom home and six kids, these homeowners learned how to supersize their bungalow

There was no such thing as privacy for Danny Edell and his wife, Talia, while raising their six children in a cramped, one-bathroom bungalow. For the sake of their sanity, the parents of Gabriella, 17, Kayla, 15, Meira, 12, Avi, 9, Malka, 6 and Kobi, 2, decided a major addition to their three-bedroom North York home was in order.

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