Property Renovation - Investment Strategies

    • The kitchen is one of most important areas of the home, yet renovating it can be a minefield, given all the expensive upgrades involved. However, a sleek renovation can be achieved on a strategic budget – in this case, less than $7,000 read more

    • Renovating is about transformation, and its limit extends to wherever your imagination is willing to take you. For instance, you don’t have to be boxed in by the idea that a residence is just a residence when you may be able to transform it into a commercial property with super-sized yields read more

    • You know how the saying goes: you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. In property, the front façade is about as important as it gets in terms of capturing attention and inviting people in to take a closer look read more

    • Renovating bathrooms can be expensive as it can involve the potentially major cost of new tiling and pipework. Therefore, it’s important to employ a smart strategy when planning your bathroom reno, to ensure your end result is both easy on the wallet and easy on the eye. read more

    • For registered nurse Julie and her partner Shelley, finding a rough diamond was always their property search goal. This they found in a dilapidated home in Shoalwater, which they transformed themselves – for a tidy profit of $60,000 read more

    • When Jo Powell was asked her to help bring a 1980s brick home back to its former glory, she knew she had a challenge on her hands. Factor in a tight renovation budget of just $20,000, and it could have been mission impossible read more

    • Leading reno expert Cherie Barber reveals the best cosmetic renos you could do to boost the value and rent from your investment property read more

    • With a background as a fashion designer and a globetrotting fashion buyer, Natalie Winter knows a thing or two about good presentation. When she turned her eagle eye away from fashion and towards property, she quickly realised the potential to make a good profit read more

    • As a full-time property stylist, Justine Stedman spends her days renovating and dressing up properties on behalf of her clients. When she turned her hand to her own investment property, she successfully achieved a $400,000 gain – with more than a little sweat equity driving the profi t. Here’s how she did it read more