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Renovating with Kids

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Friday, November 24, 2017

In my business, I help home owners work out the look, feel and overall design of their renovation rather than the physical implementation. Lucky me - for the most part, my clients manage their own renovations; including navigating the ins and outs of renovating with their children in the picture. If this is you too, I’ve come up with a list of things that should make the process easier. (Read More)

Five ways to quickly make-over your home

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Monday, October 30, 2017

With all the home improvement shows on television, it’s hard to resist the urge to makeover your own home. But how do you modernise your home without blowing the budget? What areas should you focus on? What tricks do the experts use? (Read More)

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MacDonald Street, Coogee, NSW (RENO)

*** Pre-sale renovation net profit (after reno costs but before selling costs and taxes) = $343,000 ***
-- Value of property increased from $2.6M to $3.1M in 4 weeks
-- Property sold before auction for $3.1M (less than 2 weeks from going on the market)
-- Reno costs approx $147,000 + $10,000 furniture staging (ie over $3 profit for every $1 spent)
-- Renovation completed in 4 weeks
You can see from this selection of photos that your whole house doesn't necessarily need to be totally overhauled when renovating to sell. A strategic renovation is what is required. Know your target market, budget and where you'll get the biggest bang for your buck; before you lift a finger!
Since we are based in Queensland and this property is in Sydney, our lovely client emailed photographs of his property to us. After reviewing the photos and discussing the property in detail with him over the phone, we prepared his Renovation Action Plan which he implemented with the help of tradies.
Whether you own a $500,000 home or a $5M home, we'd love to help you make a sizzling profit like this one if you're planning to sell. Call or complete our online enquiry form above to get in touch.
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