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How to Design your Dream Kitchen

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Monday, July 17, 2017

The kitchen and living spaces are typically the hub of your house; and whether the others in the 'hub' are helping or just watching, it’s often where you'll connect and bond after a day at the office or school. Most people prefer an open plan layout for this reason; simply to fit all the people who want to congregate there. Since it's such a draw card; it needs to not only function well, but all look great too. (Read More)

Should you renovate before you sell?

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Most people assume that doing a full renovation before they sell will result in a higher selling price. Sometimes this is true, but not always. Before deciding whether to renovate to sell, you should do a bit of research and work out if renovating is right for your circumstances; and what areas you should spend your renovation dollar on.  (Read More)

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Jones Parade, Coolum, QLD


Sam bought this property in Coolum, Queensland to renovate for a profit. She had plenty of her own great ideas but needed an experts eye to pull the design together and make sure she didn't spend any more money than was absolutely necessary. We advised her of the design details such as colours, materials, fixtures and fittings - as well as the areas to reno and the bits to leave alone.

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Renovation costs were $70k including some structural work on the interior, a new deck, new kitchen, painting, flooring, lighting and window dressings throughout, landscaping, fencing etc.

Total costs on this property were $485 including purchase price and renovation costs and she has subsequently decided to furnish it then holiday-let (getting $992 per week).
 
Do you know where to start and stop with your renovation? Most people spend more money than they need to and get less of a return than what is really possible. Going backwards financially is easily done if you're not careful. For a very reasonable fee, Hotspace can set you up for success by preparing you a purpose-designed (specifically for your property) Renovation Action Plan. See the tab above for more details.
 
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