4 Money tips for renovating

Your fund for your renovation, is and should be the dominant factor in determining the outcome. However, most people ( not in the industry ) are understandable, clueless. Here are most point to consider:

  1. Why are you renovating ?

Are you trying to improve the comfort of your home environment, or do you have your eye on selling somewhere in the future? If the answer is lifestyle, then spending extra on 2 or 3 special items is clearly justified. However, if you are renovating for a future sale, then economical use of space and materials must be you guide. Also get advice from your local property professional to ensure you are in tune with what is in demand.

  1. What is you budget ?

Currently is Brisbane, renovating is more expensive than building anew. As strange as it sounds, exposing the sins or complexities of the previous builder is more expensive than starting from scratch. A safe round number for renovating would be $ 2000 per meter squared, for extensions. Even this number could be inadequate for some, once the complexity of the reno is revealed.

  1. Do you need cosmetic or structural work done