Make Money In Your Home: Basement Development in Edmonton
February 8, 2024

An undeveloped basement is a potential income that Edmonton homeowners are sleeping on. By developing your basement in 2024, you can open your home up to the possibility of making an income at home. If you are ready for the up-front investment of finishing your basement and, as an extra benefit, adding to your home’s market value, you can create a custom space that is ready to earn a new stream of income. Peak Improvements can help you turn your basement into a legal secondary suite, custom office space, or anything else you need. Below, we talk about the benefits of developing your basement. Read on to learn about how you can make money with your basement!

How Developing Your Basement Can Make You Money

While developing your basement (walk-out or not) can seem like a hefty investment up front, you can develop your Edmonton basement to work for you. Peak Improvements has much basement development experience and can help you create the basement that will work for the business you want to run. Some of the businesses listed below require legal standards to be upheld, such as a legal basement suite or a day home. After developing your basement, you can claim home expenses on your taxes. These claims include, but are not limited to, portions of utilities, square footage used, internet usage, and maintenance costs. See the full detailed list here. Plus, you will save money on transportation costs and be able to set your own hours to have a great work-life balance.

Businesses You Can Easily Run Out of Your Home

There are many careers which you can do from home with a developed basement—especially in 2024, the amount of skills that can be utilized from home are virtually limitless. From massage therapy to office work, developing a space in your basement to perform these careers from home can bring in income. Here is a short list of businesses that you can run out of your basement:

  • Nail tech
  • Massage therapy
  • Day home
  • Freelance writer
  • Social media strategist
  • Landlord
  • Homemade goods shop
  • Event planner
  • Photographer
  • Artist
  • Graphic designer
  • Pet groomer
  • Dog daycare

There are so many more options that you can choose from, with many being online adaptations of office jobs. And there are some great financial benefits of running a business out of your home, including the ability to write off expenses. We’ll cover that in the next section.

Who to Trust for Your Basement Development Project

When you are looking for a team to turn your undeveloped basement into a place of work, it is imperative that you find a trained and certified business that knows what they are doing. Everything must be above board to not only keep your home safe but also to guarantee that your home will not need repairs or renovations shortly thereafter. Our team at Peak Improvements has worked with legal requirements before and can ensure that your basement development complies with these standards. We are a BBB-rated business that has years of experience in basement development and home renovations. At Peak Improvements, we are so confident in our abilities that we offer a guaranteed price and no-surprise contract to give you peace of mind that there are no hidden fees.

Schedule Your Basement Development Today

Contact Peak Improvements to start planning your basement development project. We’d love to answer any questions you have and send out one of our skilled project estimators to give you an idea of what your project will cost. Develop your basement in 2024 to open up your home to endless earning potential.

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