Renovating your property for profit - some tips and hints

I found myself watching HGTV last week – a fantastic channel that, amongst others, has shows that provide creative ideas for home owners and property investors alike covering buying and selling and renovating your home. The flip concept (buy/renovate then sell as quickly as possible) is a time honored strategy for making money through property…and…

Home renovating down

The value of capital city home renovations declined over the September quarter according to the latest building approval data from the ABS.   Residential renovations to the value of $1.42 billion were reported over the quarter which was a fall of 4.3 percent compared to that recorded over the previous June quarter. The value of…

Financing home improvements and renovations

In today’s real estate environment, more and more homeowners and investors are considering cosmetic or structural renovations as a way to improve their properties and manufacture equity. Some also knocking down their current house and building a new one to improve their long-term financial and equity position. Cosmetic renovations or home improvements are particularly popular…

5 Tools All Property Renovators Should Be Using

If you want to be a full-time ren­ov­ator you need to be efficient and on time with your projects. I see many ren­ov­at­ors not focus­ing on  stream­lin­ing the man­age­ment of the jobs involved. Just like a nail gun or Gerni, a good man­age­ment tool and know­ing how to use them can make all the dif­fer­ence when it comes to…

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