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How Real are Renovation Reality TV Shows?

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Did you watch the season finale of The Block? If you did, you’re not alone. The show has broken viewing records with their portrayal of a world of get rich quick renovation stories. Just how realistic is the example set by this season’s winners, who earned $335,000 for their 6 months of work? (Read More)

Dont get in over your head when Renovating

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Entering the world of property renovation may seem daunting. You know that you must manage risk to make a profit or avoid over-capitalising, but some risk is inherent in property refurbishing. To avoid getting in over your head, use these three levels of renovation. (Read More)

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Hi Jane I just wanted to say that we both appreciate your approach so much. We have had such a difficult process with 3 architects. They were all “purists’ with grand ideas – but none from Dave. And no listening when ..

Choosing a property to renovate

The current state of the property market has stopped many people, especially investors, in their tracks. Since many investors rely solely on capital growth, now is not a pretty time for them.

If you are willing to step outside of the box of ‘what everyone else is doing’, now is the BEST time to be picking up a bargain or using your existing properties to carry out a renovation and make money that way. The trick however is in selecting the right property to renovate.

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