New Year Renovation Resolutions

Every year, scores of people dive into new lifestyles promising themselves they will lose weight, change unhealthy habits or spend more time with loved ones. Even the best-intentioned resolutions have a tendency to fall by the wayside, so what if you poured your energy into renovation resolutions instead and put self improvement aside and invested […]

Town Planning Terms Investors & Renovators Should Know

Renovations are a big job, and like all big jobs they require substantial planning before you get the satisfaction of taking a sledgehammer to your walls or begin tearing up the carpets. Councils across Australia are responsible for approving renovations and new building work for residential properties in their district. You’ve likely heard terms like […]

Christmas Gifts For the Renovator In Your Life

Every family has one: the hardcore DIYer. Found pottering in gardens on the weekends, or tinkering away on the tools, this family member is worth their weight in gold when it comes to maintenance around the home. If you’re lucky enough to have a serious DIYer in your life, shop smart at Christmas and stock […]

Renovating For Profit: What The Experts Recommend

Spark up a conversation about renovations at a dinner party and you can be certain that everyone will have something to say. While a recent Westpac report suggests 9 from 10 Australians agree that renovating is an excellent way to increase property values, it’s difficult to get a straight answer from anyone about the best […]

Rental Renovations That Reward

Rental properties often get the short end of the stick when it comes to renovations. Without day to day access to your property, it’s easy to let things slide and not see how tired things have gotten. Many investors tend to adopt the approach ‘if it’s not broken, don’t fix it’, but having this mindset […]