Second Unit Apartment
Rental and legal income suite construction and renovation are one of the most popular requests we receive. In Toronto’s expensive real estate market, earning extra money with a legal income suite is a great way to supplement your mortgage and increase the value of your home.
There are specific rules and regulations that need to be adhered to in order for an income suite to be considered legal. We have ample experience with the permit and inspection systems in Greater Toronto, so you can rest assure knowing your rental suite is up to code and safe for your tenants. A second unit apartment provides an amazing extra living space that either you, or someone else, can really take advantage of.
Second Unit Apartment
Another increasingly popular way people are starting to use the space in their basement is to turn them into second unit apartment. This term basically applies to any self-contained living unit within a pre-existing home, whether in your basement or another location. As part of our service, we can help you transform your basement into a second unit apartment or can even update or upgrade your current set up if you already have one. This can be a great way to really make the most of the space that your basement offers, as it provides you with a number of great options.
Efficient Use of Space
Second unit apartments are designed to be self-contained. So, there’s a lot that needs to fit into a relatively small amount of space in order create a space that’s comfortable and livable. So, using the space you have efficiently and effectively is a real must. The experience of our team when it comes to providing renovation and remodeling services means we know the very way to use whatever space you have to get the best result.
Legal Basement Finish
All second unit apartments within your residence must comply with local building codes, fire codes and zoning by law. All of this might sound complicated, but all of this is taken into consideration as part of our service, and it’s something that can we help you with. Our team can make sure that your set up is a legal basement finish, so you can be sure that you are compliment with all codes where basements, and second unit apartments in particular, are concerned. So, you can be sure that your residence is following all local codes.
Benefits of Second Unit Apartment Renovations
There’s a lot of real benefits that come with renovating or remodeling your second unit apartment, or turning your basement into one. It can provide a great private residence for certain family members, such as elderly relatives who may need care or adult children who might prefer some extra privacy. Conversely, it could even be a great way to make extra money by renting it out to tenants, which could help with mortgage payments or even your savings. Either way, it can be a great use for a space that might otherwise go to waste.