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Two-storey home renovations

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Monday, February 05, 2018

Renovating the facade of a two-storey home is entirely different to renovating the facade of a one-storey home. Use these top tips to make sure your two-storey home reno looks the best it possibly can…

Create a visual anchor
If you were to stand on the road and look along the driveway towards your house, you should be able to get an idea of how your property presents, and how much ‘visual anchoring’ it needs. To visually anchor a property is to give it a sense that the house is anchored in place. It is quite a subtle thing but when done well, it makes an enormous difference to the overall aesthetic of the entire property.
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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)

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Titirangi Rd, New Lynn, Auckland, NZ


This Hotspace client purchased this property for $252,000. His renovation cost him spot on $25k and transactional costs (selling/legal/Hotspace/staging fees etc) came to another $25k.

The property sold after just a few weeks on the market, for $340,000.

By following the Renovation Action Plan we wrote specifically for this property, he was able to stay on track and stick to his budget. He could predict a profit from the outset, because the numbers stacked up and he had a pro renovator to guide the specifics of his renovation.
 
Whether you're selling straight away or planning to hold your property for a while, we will prepare a Renovation Action Plan that suits your strategy - and your budget.

Call us up. We'll give you an up front fixed quote to prepare a Renovation Action Plan for you.

We'll even guarantee you'll make a profit!
 
 
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