Hotspace Blog

Renovations to cool down your home or investment property

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Friday, August 08, 2014

Summer's around the corner (well, in some areas it is!), so if renovating soon, its a good idea to start thinking about how you can economically cool your home or investment property. Your electricity bill will thank you for it! (Read More)

10 Clever Home Storage Ideas

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Wednesday, January 15, 2014

If there is one element of interior design that people never seem to get enough of in their home it is clever storage solutions. We need walk in wardrobes, built-in bookcases and nooks and crannies for all of our stuff. But we also want our home to look clean and stylish. Here are 10 clever home storage ideas that will keep things tucked away while coordinating with your home’s interior design. (Read More)

Renovating Your Home to Suit Your Style

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Monday, December 30, 2013

Renovating your home to suit your style can be fun and satisfying. It can also be a little daunting. If you aren’t sure where to start, you’ve come to the right place. Developing an interior design to suit your home and lifestyle can be done in five simple steps. (Read More)

Creating a Warm Welcoming Interior Design

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Thursday, October 24, 2013

The holiday season will be upon us before we know it, and you may already be considering how you can create a warm and inviting atmosphere in your home to welcome your guests. Making your home feel cosy will not only help your guests feel comfortable, but it will ensure that you feel a relaxed sense of entering your own private refuge each and every day. (Read More)

Finding the best trades-people for your reno

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Monday, September 10, 2012

Finding good tradespeople to do your renovation work can be like pulling teeth sometimes. Many don’t get back to you on time. Others hand you quotes which make you wonder whether they’ve quoted you on a different job which was three times the size of what you asked. And some go weeks over their promised timeframes.  (Read More)

Renovating before you sell? Wondering how to get the biggest bang for your buck?

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Friday, August 24, 2012

It’s a common mistake to just try to make a property look good when renovating for a profit or to sell – and this is of course very important. However, it’s more important to produce a ‘product’ (your property) that buyers want to buy to buy from a practical perspective too.  (Read More)

Colours for your Renovation

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Monday, February 06, 2012

I often get asked ‘how much will you charge to do my colours’. My answer? Nothing – because I won’t do it. There are so many other factors to consider and I for one find it impossible to ignore the things that I know NEED to change in order for a real transformation to be made possible. Colour is a very important factor, but it is only around 30% of what it takes to modernise and add value to any property. (Read More)

Renovating for Student Accommodation

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Renovating property to suit students specifically is a task that if done expertly, will reap an investor real long term rewards. Different to renovating a property for sale, or even a property to rent to a ‘standard’ tenant or family, student accommodation design must be, more than anything – practical. Practicality does not have to be boring or plain however, and designed well, a student house or flat will reward you with a higher (and consistent) rental income.  (Read More)

Renovate and Profit Seminar (Brisbane, March 19th, 2011)

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Renovate and Profit Seminar (March 19th 2011). Are you located in Brisbane and looking for more info about how to renovate for profit? This course is designed to show you how to go through the whole process of finding, analysing, buying and then actually renovating your investment properties PROFITABLY. (Read More)

The Value of Window Coverings - Guest Blog

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Friday, January 14, 2011

Thanks to Tom Vatury for the follow insights into window coverings!...   "There are many ways to improve a home that will help make a better impression on hesitant buyers. Everyone should do the basics like re-paint the walls and clean the floors before showing their property, but what about the window treatments? (Read More)

4 things you MUST KNOW before spending a cent on your renovation.

Free eBook PLUS 7 bonus eLessons.





Subscribe to: Newsletter

Hotspace Blog

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)

Hot Articles

Design principle proof in the pudding

Some properties just have the x factor don't they? Whether designed by an architect or an interior d.. more

Budget blowouts

It's no secret that the number one trick for a successful investment property renovation is to remai.. more

Recent Posts

Tags

Archive

© Hotspace 2011  |