Tag Archives | Home Renovations

Why Renovate: Pros and Cons

THE GOAL The prime goal of any renovation is to increase the value of your equity, even in a flat market. The latest CoreLogic RP Data show that the property boom in key markets like Sydney and Melbourne are slowing down (as at 1 February 2016), so the goal for anyone investing in real estate […]

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Budget: How much to spend

The number 1 rule is “don’t overcapitalise” We see millions of jobs posted on ServiceSeeking.com.au by DIY-ers and professionals. While it’s easy to improve the appearance of your house with a new coat of paint or polished timber floorboards, true renovators consider the purchase price and the overall costs of the renovation to determine whether […]

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Top 3 sites for renovation inspiration

Inspiration Once you know what budget and rooms you’re working with, deciding on a theme and style is the next step. If design isn’t your thing, there are plenty of great magazines, design websites and apps to help get your creative forces into gear. Here are our top three sites to get inspired for your next […]

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House Rules: Winter spa time

A big congratulations to House Rules’ Luke and Cody, who last night became mortgage-free following a hugely successful series of home renovations. The show has provided endless inspiration for those of us interested in renovating, design and DIY. And they didn’t disappoint with the last project to incorporate a wonderful winter spa retreat in each […]

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5 easy and inexpensive ways to add value to your home

Selling your house? Looking to update it without busting your budget? While renovation is one of the best ways to update your home, there are also modest options if you’re looking for something simple and relatively low-cost. Here are five simple ways to update your home on a budget. 1. Clean and declutter your house […]

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Renovating? Don’t skip these 8 renovation essentials

When it comes to home renovations, there’s really no exact formula to guarantee that you’ll get the results you want at a budget you can afford. Still, following some basic but helpful steps can help you get the most out of your renovation or extension. 1. Spend enough time for research. Between work, family, and […]

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