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10 Tips for Creating the Ideal Basement Apartment, According to Scott McGillivray

I built my business on basement apartments, and I believe in them wholeheartedly. But nowadays, any old basement apartment just won’t do. If you want to have a successful lower-level living space, you need to impress potential renters right from the start. Read on to learn 10 tips on creating the ideal basement apartment.

Scott McGillivray is a real estate expert and host of HGTV Canada’s Scott’s Vacation House Rules, Scott’s Own Vacation House, Income Property and Moving the McGillivrays.

Published September 9, 2018, Updated March 29, 2021, Updated February 28, 2022



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