Before: Basement

Before: Bunglaw Basement Apartment

As seen on HGTV's Income Property, homeowner Heather bought a newly renovated bungalow with a ready-to-rent, two-bedroom basement apartment and thought she was getting into a turnkey operation. However, soon after she moved in, the basement began to fall apart. The plumbing, the heating, the bathroom — nothing seemed to work. Before she knew it, she had spent $40,000 on repairs with no end in sight. She needs to finish the basement and rent it out in order to even consider keeping her house.