Playing it safe in Summerhill with this flip
19 Ottawa Street - SUMMERHILL
In April 2015, I posted a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom Victorian semi on a 19 x 85 foot lot at 19 Ottawa Street in Summerhill ... It had apparently been owned by the same people since 1961 and considering this was the kitchen... It hadn't really been touch since then so it needed a lot of work. It was listed at $1,198,000. It sold for $1,426,000 . Now it has been flipped. And when I saw the listing photos, I thought... Don't get me wrong. It's a nice house and it is a good flip. But it had so much potential and this house is playing it safe. Sure, they are trying to make it appeal to as many people as possible because it is a flip. But this was a rare detached house in a great area and it's now full of new build moulding and baseboards and beige paint. Here is the moulding before... And here it is now... It's not a huge difference... But... I don't love it. The floors are good, the bathrooms are good (if you are okay to shower in front of the window), and the kitchen is good (though I am not a fan of that backspl...
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