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Cost for legal basement apartment in Ajax

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Posted by: from Ajax
8/12/2019 at 1:56:27 PM

Hi There,

I would like to know the cost and time to construct a legal basement apartment in Ajax.

The house is a partial walkout (basement floor is 2 feet below ground where the entrance is to be installed), and the basement is about 800 sq ft. I would like to have 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, and separate furnace for the basement.

House is about 15-20 years old.

Thanks!

Jerry

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Date/Time8/12/2019 at 3:48:12 PM

Hello,

Thank you for your inquiry .

We are located in BC and do not service Ajax.

Best regards,

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Date/Time8/12/2019 at 6:45:45 PM

Jerry, You need to have someone actually visit the property before a reasonable estimate can be provided. With the floor being below ground level, ... that is my first concern. Next, are there windows and they must be egress (allowing people to escape in case of fire or other), next is plumbing and heating and insulation and ceiling sound proofing, etc. It really need an on-site "look-see" to evaluate. Also, cost depends on the quality of materials used and the contractor you hire. Call someone Local.

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Date/Time8/12/2019 at 7:43:44 PM

Hi Jerry

Without looking at you property, with drawings, permits, labour and materials. I would estimate you would be looking around a ballpark figure of $64k before taxes.

Again this is without seeing the property.

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Date/Time8/15/2019 at 10:53:55 AM

Hi Jerry,

For such project and to have the exact numbers to do the work, first you have to hire an engineer or architect to draw up the permit drawings, then good contractor are able to give you the exact price. You are talking in the range of $60 K+

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Tariq from Novelty Renovation in Toronto
Date/Time8/21/2019 at 1:45:39 AM

Hi Jerry,

I would have to agree with the guys who have posted replies already to your question. No less than 60K + tax for a legal 2 bedroom apartment nowadays with all the extra safety requirements from ESA and building code separate dwellings are increasingly getting more expensive.

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