#1 B in Victoria on 05.22.11 at 10:45 pm

Hi Garth,

I have been wondering about properties that are multi-use and so this most recent posting raises my question again…we have a house in Victoria that we are getting ready to sell. We purchased the house because it has a suite on one half of the bottom floor and the other half is set up to be able to have a home based business…we are both Massage Therapists. We currently rent out the suite for $750 which is half of our mortgage costs. If we move part of our existing clinic to our house, we can then rent the shifts at our clinic out to other therapists. Do you think this sounds like a good enough arrangement to warrant keeping our house? We have no problem selling and renting for a while as we did buy as the market was topping out 3 years ago and won’t feel good if our house ends up being worth less than what our mortgage is…looking forward to your insight.

#2 shirlgirl on 05.23.11 at 4:08 pm

so how much are the units being rented for? what are the monthly costs overall. does their rent including heat, hot water and or lights, etc? How much can I safely get as return on my investment. Thinking opf buying and moving right now.

I gave you the contact info. — Garth

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