Posted by: Max Balan

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410 Cambridge St. S is a charming three-story duplex, with R3 Zoning, and presents a multitude of opportunities for potential buyers.

The home exudes character and offers a spacious 4-bedroom unit on the upper two floors, along with a delightful 1-bedroom unit on the main level. Throughout the property, beautiful hardwood flooring enhances the overall appeal. Its central location is a significant advantage, allowing easy access to the vibrant Glebe, charming Little Italy, scenic Dow’s Lake, various shops, restaurants, and convenient transit options. 

Additionally, the property boasts a good-sized yard and ample storage space. Recent upgrades include a newer roof installed in 2020 and the addition of two new hot water tanks in 2022. While the property requires some repairs, this is reflected in the listing price, making it an attractive investment opportunity with substantial income potential. 

In summary, this appealing duplex with R3 Zoning offers a blend of character and income potential. Its central location in proximity to key amenities and recent updates, such as a new roof and hot water tanks, make it an attractive investment. While it does require some repairs, the listing price reflects this, providing a promising opportunity for those looking to capitalize on its charm and income-generating possibilities.


Monthly financial breakdown

  • Monthly gross rental income: $3,650

Acquisition costs

  • Down payment: $119,980

  • Home inspection: $500

  • Total acquisition cost: $159,980

Monthly operating expenses

  • Insurance: $208

  • Total monthly cost: $408

  • Taxes: $400

Debt services

  • Purchase price: $599,900

  • Mortgage amount: $479,920

  • Down payment (20%): $119,980

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I’m Max Balan, a realtor at Royal Lepage on the Nick Fundytus team, and this has been your deal of the week. Stay tuned for more exciting opportunities in the future!


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Financial Analysis

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