Renovating is an exciting concept for most people. Having the chance to pick your favourite paint colours, go shopping for all the appliances, fixtures and fittings and generally put your signature to something can be a real buzz.
If you own a property and thinking of selling, you might be wondering whether to invest any money in renovating – or just to sell it as is. This is an extremely common dilemma – and one that I am talking to people about just about every day.
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.
The current state of the economy has stopped a lot of people in their tracks. Many are of the view that they will ‘tread water’ for a few years until the economy improves. Others are taking this opportunity to pick up a bargain, often helping a distressed seller in the process and making a profit from their efforts.
The exterior of your property is the first thing your buyer, your tenant or your valuer sees, so it’s critical to get it looking spot on. Will you create a property exterior that is so-so and risk potential buyers and renters to just drive on past?
Now that Summer is upon us we like to make our Investment Property look really nice there are several easy ways on achieving this.
If you are thinking about renovating your home or investment property (for profit), then I’m sure you want to know all of the risks involved and do everything in your power to avoid them.
Do you use Wallpaper or Paint when renovate your home for investment or sale. There are two trains of thought some believe that Wallpaper looks better and some believe that painting is better and more practical.
Although one of the smallest rooms in a house, the bathroom can be one of the most expensive to renovate.
A kitchen is the centrepiece for the interior of most properties and one of the most critical areas to get right when you renovate.
Renovating your investment property – or any property for that matter – is an exciting and fun experience.
Renovating to sell. A very different proposition than renovating a property to live in yourself or rent out to tenants. There are a couple of main differences – namely the actual changes you should be making to the property (areas you renovate, products and materials you use) and the amount of money you spend on making those changes.