Renting the one bedroom

We’re about five weeks away from being completed in the duplex. Will everything be done in five weeks? Who knows but I just listed the rental unit- click here. I might be pushing the price slightly for the location but hey a studio next door is asking $1900. We’ll see how it goes.
Here are some before and after photos. I apologize that not all the pictures were taken from the same angle.

Here’s what changed in the rental.

Bathroom:
New tiles, shower head and medicine cabinet. I kept the tub, toilet and sink. I painted the vanity and added a faucet . I also, moved the door to bathroom from the bedroom to the hallway.
Bathroom Before:
Old bathroom

Photos after the break…..

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Starting work on the owners duplex- FINALLY

This post was first published on brownstoner.com on April 9, 2014- as part of our cross blogging partnership

Prior tenant moving out

Prior to tenant moving out

After six months of legal wrangling, eviction notices, numerous stays on those notices and calls, the tenant I inherited finally moved a few weeks ago. Unfortunately, she was living in the owner’s unit (I have been living in one of the rentals). Since then it has been non-stop work at the house. The day after the tenant vacated my contractor started the demo work, above, and the following week he was onto framing. Continue reading