What Is Legal Suite Ready?


Broadview Homes is proud to offer a legal basement suite rough-in product allowing for full suite development with us or in the future on your own. 

A “Legal Suite Ready” Basement Includes:

  • Separate Second Furnace in Basement
  • Separate HRV System
  • Sink Rough In
  • Laundry Rough In
  • Upgraded 75 Gallon Hot Water Tank
  • Basement Side Entry Door with Light Outlet and Switch

**All to be Builder’s Standard**

Next Steps to “Full Legal Suite” Development:

  • Kitchen as per plan with Granite countertops
  • Stainless Steel Whirpool Appliances (Fridge, Electric Range, Dishwasher, Over the Range Microwave)
  • Stainless Steel Blanco Sink
  • Landing to be Tile at Stair Entrance
  • All Fireproofing and Code Requirements for Legal Secondary Suites

**All to be Builder’s Standard**

Legal Suite & Mortgage FAQ’s

A Quick Scenario on How Legal Suites Affect Mortgage Qualification

Based on minimum 5% down payment at current interest rates (assuming no other debts)

Purchase: $600k with No Legal Suite

Estimated Annual Household Income to Qualify: $140,000

Purchase: $655k with Legal Suite

Estimated Annual Household Income to Qualify: $125,000 

(using rental income of $1,400/month)

For more information on how adding a legal suite to your new home can affect your mortgage qualification, “some conditions may apply” contact us or connect to a trusted ATB Mortgage Specialist:

Amanda Hoerle – (403)803-1474

Jessica Anderson – (403)682-9977