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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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"Before starting my first property renovation project, I scoured the internet for a renovation coach in Perth. Unfortunately, the only one I could find wasn't interested in my business unless my renovation budget was at least $100,000 (mine was $50K). Then I found Hotspace. The fact that Jane was based in Brisbane was no impediment. I sent her approximately 100 photos and after an in-depth telephone conversation, I received an incredibly detailed renovation action plan. The plan set out everything I needed to know--paint colours, what fixtures and fittings to use, which lights to replace, etc. More importantly, it set out a total budget breakdown for the project. Upon completion of the project I had my property re-appraised for more than $100K more than my purchase price. An amazing return on investment. I highly recommend Jane to anyone wanting to renovate for profit. She is an absolute pro!"
Stuck with where to start on your own renovation? What to do? What not to do? And how to get the biggest buck from your renovation? Without blowing your budget?

A Renovation Action Plan removes the uncertainty of renovating for a profit by giving you all the colours, materials, fixtures, features and fittings to use on your property - together with micro-budgets to meet along the way. Go to the Renovation Action Plan tab above now to find out more.
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