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Modernising a brick home - no rendering required

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Thursday, June 22, 2017

Do you have a brick home that’s in need of a bit of a facelift? Perhaps the colour or style of brick is starting to look a bit dated and in need of modernising. Most homeowners assume the only way to update a brick home is by rendering it, but there are other ways. (Read More)

How to choose the colours and finishes for your home

Jane Eyles-Bennett - Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Probably the best part about renovating or building is choosing the colours and finishes. It’s exciting to have the freedom to choose exactly what you want, isn’t it? But it can be a bit overwhelming too. (Read More)

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We saved money, time and got it right first time!" We recently employed Hotspace Consultants to help us renovate our home. Jane was extremely knowledgeable about design and renovations in general and easily tailored a solution specific to our..

MacDonald Street, Coogee, NSW (RENO)

*** Pre-sale renovation net profit (after reno costs but before selling costs and taxes) = $343,000 ***
-- Value of property increased from $2.6M to $3.1M in 4 weeks
-- Property sold before auction for $3.1M (less than 2 weeks from going on the market)
-- Reno costs approx $147,000 + $10,000 furniture staging (ie over $3 profit for every $1 spent)
-- Renovation completed in 4 weeks
You can see from this selection of photos that your whole house doesn't necessarily need to be totally overhauled when renovating to sell. A strategic renovation is what is required. Know your target market, budget and where you'll get the biggest bang for your buck; before you lift a finger!
Since we are based in Queensland and this property is in Sydney, our lovely client emailed photographs of his property to us. After reviewing the photos and discussing the property in detail with him over the phone, we prepared his Renovation Action Plan which he implemented with the help of tradies.
Whether you own a $500,000 home or a $5M home, we'd love to help you make a sizzling profit like this one if you're planning to sell. Call or complete our online enquiry form above to get in touch.
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