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41 minutes | Oct 12, 2021
146 - Todd Sloan: How Your Renovation Experience Builds Value For Real Estate Investing
Bernadette Janson together with Todd Sloan, the agent renovator podcast, discusses how renovation experience builds value for real estate investing. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [01:07] Get to know Todd Sloan [02:38] What draws Todd in podcasting [04:26] The three core beliefs around the property [07:48] The Adelaide market and location of Todd’s agency [10:38] Affordability buffer going up [11:33] Todd’s renovation opportunities [13:31] Look for the opposite of what you'd sell [16:36] Comparative sales analysis [18:05] Concerns about losing a listing [19:32] Importance of asking the agent with their renovating experience [20:25] The scariest thing Todd experienced in his property career or real estate [22:23] The Value of getting an insurance [24:08] The wet trades in Todd’s 10-day renovation [26:26] The objective of his reno [28:55] Biggest learning and tips to renovators RESOURCES Australia's Home Buying Guide https://www.booktopia.com.au/australia-s-home-buying-guide-todd-sloan/book/9780648980490.html ThermoGlaze https://thermo-glaze.com.au/ Pizza & Property https://www.pizzaandproperty.com/ She Renovates Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/sherenovates Where to reach Todd Sloan? Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/timmsrealestateadl Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/timmsrealestate/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/todd-sloan-b7a809102 Did this episode inspire you? If you have any thoughts or comments about the show, head over to She Renovates on iTunes and leave us a review. Also, don’t forget to subscribe, tune in, and share this podcast.
23 minutes | Oct 6, 2021
145 - How To Find A Good Buyer's Agent For Renovating
Bernadette Janson shares how buyer's agent impacts renovating experience and discuss ways how you can find a great one. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [00:58] Finding a good buyer’s agent for renovating is a game-changer [02:21] Importance of good relationships between buyer’s agents and local agents [3:52] Maintaining the deal flow with buyer’s agents [04:24] Not all buyer's agents are equal [05:23] Ways in identifying the best buyer's agent [07:02] What makes a good buyer's agent? [09:18] Finding a buyer’s agent who is also a property strategist [11:30] Talking to buyer’s agents about the hardest deals [13:09] Accreditation for buyer’s agents [15:25] Other things that you should ask a potential buyer's agent for renovation [17:02] Have a clear understanding by asking precise questions to buyer’s agents [19:28] Buyer's agents at She Renovates Livestream Conference RESOURCES REBAA https://rebaa.com.au/ She Renovates 2021 Livestream Conference https://members.theschoolofrenovating.com/sherenovateslive She Renovates Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/sherenovates
25 minutes | Sep 24, 2021
144 - Danielle Chiel: Empowering Women To Achieve Financial Independence
Bernadette Janson interviews Danielle Chiel. Their desire to help other women kept them connected through the years and their mission is to get women to be financially independent. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [01:36] Contribution to women in achieving financial independence [03:05] Different paths with the same goal to support financial independence [04:58] How the friendship of Bernadette and Danielle stay connected through the years [05:20] How Danielle’s mission in life reformed women’s financial independence [07:25] How the lovefest started for Danielle [09:29] Being fearless in facing the mission [11:15] Talking about the whole notion of independence [13:02] Importance of independence for Danielle and the KOCO women [15:07] How Covid19 impacted the business and women’s financial independence [17:12] How women benefit from learning how to list [18:44] Ask Bernadette: What’s your reno question? RESOURCES KOCO https://koco.global/ Reaching Out To Support Our Sisters https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com/reaching-out-to-support-our-sisters/ Artisan Nation https://theartisannation.com/ She Renovates 2021 Livestream Conference https://members.theschoolofrenovating.com/sherenovateslive She Renovates Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/sherenovates Did this episode inspire you? If you have any thoughts or comments about the show, head over to She Renovates on iTunes and leave us a review. Also, don’t forget to subscribe, tune in, and share this podcast.
25 minutes | Sep 17, 2021
143 - She Renovates Livestream Conference
She Renovates Conference brings together our community of women who are at various stages in their renovating and property journey to share their deals, their strategies and their experience. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [01:11] Background of our first event last year [02:33] Our event will go bigger and better [03:36] Presenting a renovation model to those wanting to get ahead financially [06:05] Renovating as a way to accelerate progress [08:11] She Renovates Conference: Opportunity to build your renovating brains trust [10:43] Keeping up with current renovation trends [12:48] Access to the private podcast via online portal [14:08] Transform women’s life with renovating and Airbnb [15:21] Instagram Queen: Emily Osmond [16:59] Renovators concept sessions giveaway [17:56] Early bird special and She Renovates coupon code [18:44] Ask Bernadette: What’s your reno question?
33 minutes | Sep 10, 2021
142 - How To Manage Fear Of Failure In Renovating
Bernadette shares how fears can impair your ability to make decisions, and valuable pointers to deal with renovation fears that can arise. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [01:05] Bernadette Janson’s life update: Back in Sydney [04:25] Renovation fears are not hopeful emotions [05:01] The impact of renovation fears on your body [05:31] Fear of failure: A destructive emotion [08:09] Renovation fears biggest issue [09:22] HerBusiness Conference with Julie Masters [10:25] Renovation fears in properties [14:32] Weighing up pros and cons [17:36] What success means in overcoming renovation fears [19:16] Defeating renovation fears in not getting enough profit [20:11] Harvard Business: Fear of failure review [22:02] Doing a renovation project without a budget [24:07] Hypothesis and exploratory testing [25:35] Points To Consider With Renovation Fears [28:41] She Renovates Facebook Group [28:51] Ask Bernadette: What’s your reno question?
28 minutes | Sep 3, 2021
141 - Getting Your Reno Trades Team: Done Right, On Time, On Budget
Bernadette shares the essential part of the reno trades team in your renovation projects. She talks about the approaches to engaging with tradies and how some issues are being addressed. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [01:46] She Renovates Online Conference [04:51] Bernadette Janson’s life update [07:18] Covid19 Generalisations: Impact on the building industry [08:09] What to consider in finding reno trades team for your renovation project [09:05] Reno trades team company structures [12:12] Which reno trades team company structure is better? [13:04] How reno trades team manage their risk when doing a quote [14:26] Things you can do to reduce your risk of variations and of blowouts [15:33] Managing the price for your reno trades team [17:31] How to ask trades to step out of their normal tasks [18:51] Choosing between an older experienced trade and a young keen trade [21:25] Why you should never sign a blank check for a reno trades team [22:11] Ask Bernadette: What’s your reno question?
31 minutes | Aug 27, 2021
140 - How To Use The Power Of Emotion To Sell Your Renovation
Knowing the emotions of selling a home can maximise your renovation profits. Bernadette Janson shares how to prepare the selling process, with the buyer’s emotions in mind. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [01:28] Things to understand when buying, renovating and selling your family home [02:15]Two main parts of the brain that take a role in everyday decision-making [04:06] Having an owner-occupier as your buyer [05:21] Points to consider in preparing a property [07:54] Managing first impressions in your property [10:16] The two-bedroom apartment in Arncliffe [11:36] Selling not just the property but the dream [12:52] Not just about looking for another home but for a better life [15:21] How you can solve a problem with styling before you start spending [16:54] Use the power of story to engage your buyer [17:56] Things to do when struggling for ideas [19:47] Use lighting to emotionally connect with your buyer [21:03] The School of Renovating online event
34 minutes | Aug 20, 2021
139 - Why Your Tax Accountant Must Be An Expert in Property Investing
Bernadette discusses the importance of having a property tax accountant with Brian Goodridge, the accountant for The School of Renovating. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [01:08] Brian Goodridge: not your average number cruncher [02:24] The value of having a property tax accountant [03:23] Law changes in business and property [04:54] When to take action with GST [09:39] Renovations that you can't claim [11:31] Identifying the risks involved [14:38] Do renovators can still claim plant equipment? [15:51] How the claim plant equipment is being calculated [17:32] Make sure to do your own research [20:09] Do the right thing and manage what you do [22:36] Learning from the past experiences [23:56] Things to consider in asset protection and tax minimisation [26:35] Scariest thing encountered in tax and asset protection
35 minutes | Aug 13, 2021
138 - A Bold Year Of Progress For The School Of Renovating
Bernadette shares the progress of The School Of Renovating over the year. Listen to this podcast as she shares the growth and success of their business together with the hard work of each team member. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [01:55] Shaping up the business during pandemic [03:48] How we expected 2021 to appear [04:23] Good things happening in our amazing environment [06:02] Things encountered from a personal level [07:12] The School Of Renovating amidst the pandemic [09:08] Wonder Women Program is rocking [13:08] The Darlinghurst Project [16:09] The progress of The Class Project [19:05] Partnership with Ladies Finance Club [20:53] Banging three nominations for business awards [21:48] Partnership with KOCO: A social enterprise [24:11] Our growing team and achieving goals together
41 minutes | Aug 6, 2021
137 - Deborah de Jong: What’s Your Unique Renovation Style?
Bernadette discusses renovation style with Deborah de Jong, a powerhouse with an incredible story, who started to be engaged in different talks and presentations, like Interior Design, How to Design On a Budget, How to Decorate on a Great Budget and How to Do Things Effectively and many more. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [01:41] Get To Know More About The Incredible Deborah [5:50] Deborah On Choosing Her Interior Path [7:42] Why People Do Well In Life [9:20] DNA Behaviour Process [12:00] DNA Style As The Design Identity [14:04] Partnership with a Social Enterprise [19:19] The powerful impact of colour, texture and general interiors on renovation style [23:27] Importance Of Your Unique Renovation Style [27:18] Biophilia: What should renovators know? [30:37] Women in Renovation Expo Coming up [36:00] Ask Bernadette
34 minutes | Jul 30, 2021
136 - Are you Hungry to Achieve Your Renovation Goals?
Bernadette discusses renovation goals with Morgan Bushell, a Property Investor and a Savvy Mortgage Broker, who renovated his way to 5 investment properties by the age of 28. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [1:06] Morgan Bushell, the savvy mortgage broker and property investor [2:34] Opportunities for his first renovation goal [5:42] Learning from his first renovation property [8:18] Leveraging relationships to achieve renovation goals [10:31] Bottom line impact of the renovating experience [12:22] First renovation goal as a turning point [18:15] Tips to consider to achieve renovation goals [21:02] Is it worth using a buyer's agent? [22:16] How Morgan’s family supported him on his renovation goals [26:23] Challenges and lessons from doing renovation projects
16 minutes | Jul 22, 2021
135 - How To Write A Scope Of Work For Renovation
Bernadette Janson discusses how to write a scope of work for renovation. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [1:34] New feature release: What’s Your Reno Question? [3:30] What is the renovation scope of work? [4:25] Importance of the scope work checklist [6:09] Three main sections to the renovation scope of work [6:42] Outlining the renovation project [7:49] Talking about the communication details [8:40] Timeframe of the renovation project [9:15] Setting the standard of renovation work on your project [9:53] Documentation you need for the project [10:29] How to deal with waste [11:40] Work details that trades need to cover [15:20] The Newcastle Class project update
35 minutes | Jul 15, 2021
134 - What’s Your Renovation Strategy?
Bernadette discusses the renovation process with one of our keen students, Odette Overlunde as she navigated two recent renovations. Take note of Odette’s long-term strategy for her renovation future. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [02:15] Get to know Odette Overlunde [04:02] Renovation strategy and IT [07:08] Creating a renovation strategy for clients [08:32] What project challenges were encountered [11:01] Good communication at all levels in a renovation is essential [12:17] Keeping trades happy and on track (pay them on time!) [14:03] Are you covered and protected with the right insurance? [16:48] The Lane Cove project strategy [19:02] How to avoid renovation complaints [20:06]Dilapidation report – the process and lessons [23:18] The Arncliffe project strategy [30:00] Lessons from doing renovations with clients
26 minutes | Jul 12, 2021
133 - Boost Renovation Income by Learning Together – The Class Project
Bernadette Janson shares the details of The School of Renovating latest project - The Class Project. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [02:37] Details of the renovation income: The Class Project [05:00] Objective of the Class Project [05:42] Criteria of Investment made for the Class Project [08:09] What to consider when setting up a joint venture for a renovation income [10:02] How we communicate in order to boost renovation income in the Class Project [11:00] Details about the properties inspected for the renovation income [15:58] Worked on the one that was coming up first [18:05] Finalised the scope for trades [20:57] Digital tools to finish the Class Project scope
45 minutes | Jul 5, 2021
132 - How To Choose The Best Colours For Renovations
Bernadette Janson and Adam Scougall, an interior decorator, artist and designer, discuss how to choose the best colours for renovation. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [02:14] Get to know more about Adam Scougall [04:20] Why is it important for renovators to be confident in choosing renovation colours? [07:00] How to choose the right renovation colour scheme? [12:35] Know the popular renovation colours and trends [18:02] When should you go “All White” for a renovation colour? [24:03] Renovation Colours for bathroom projects [30:16] What’s the view on external paint renovation colours? [32:21] Apps you can use for renovation colour selection [34:09] How to fix bad renovation colour decisions? [38:03] What is the best for a feature wall?
38 minutes | Jun 25, 2021
131 - How To Succeed With Renovating And Travel As A Lifestyle Business
Remote renovations of homes can be an ideal lifestyle if you like to travel too. Find out how to overcome the challenges of long-distant renovating. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [02:34] The importance of surrounding yourself with people who can help you [04:20] How to know if you have a passion for property investment (10:26] Is it hard to do your first Reno? [12:48] Having basic tools and essentials when travelling can make a difference in renovating a property [14:55] How do couple work together as a team [17:42] It’s important to know the role of the actual building that you’re going to be working [20:53] Upcycling can save you money [23:53] The people and the places you meet along the way are the most rewarding thing in your journeys as a remote renovator [29:46] When the market changes, you adjust your strategy [30:30] Two reno is doable if you are doing it as a full time job [32:19] The recipe for getting your kids very interested in renovating RESOURCES She Renovates Apple Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/she-renovates/id1452762885 She Renovates Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/sherenovates Wonder Women https://members.theschoolofrenovating.com/wonderwomen Where to reach Lise Browning? Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/remotebuildingservices/?hl=en Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/remotebuildingservices Remote Building Services: www.remotebuildingservices.com.au Did this episode inspire you? If you have any thoughts or comments about the show, head over to She Renovates on iTunes and leave us a review. Also, don’t forget to subscribe, tune in, and share this podcast. Connect with The School of Renovating Subscribe to She Renovates podcast https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com/podcasts-page Follow on Twitter https://twitter.com/renovatingsc Follow on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/the_school_of_renovating Follow on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/bernadette-janson-3411652b
24 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
130 - Use The Magic Of Lighting To Boost Renovation Profits
Discover how to use the magic of lighting in your renovations to add value, get the best results and stay on budget. Be inspired by Bernadette Janson’s advice and practical experience to stay on track with your home lighting. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [02:17] The lighting brings magic to a project [03:04] Halogen lights are the blowflies of the lighting industry (03:43] CRI (Color Rendering Index) tells you how true to color the light is [04:40] Brightgreen lights have an excellent CRI level [06:26 Look at what the lumen level when you're buying an LED globe [7:32] Have a cool light globe in the kitchen and bathroom [9:01] Choose a color for your lighting and be consistent as possible [12:25] Downlights and directional downlights are a really good way of providing really focused task lighting. [15:04] Consider the angle of the beam when choosing lighting [15:59] Pendants are a great way of adding some character to your renovation [21:05] Make sure that you've got trade accounts with your light suppliers to save money RESOURCES She Renovates Apple Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/she-renovates/id1452762885 She Renovates Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/sherenovates Wonder Women https://members.theschoolofrenovating.com/wonderwomen Wonder Women Magazine https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com/magazines She Renovates Free Membership Portal https://members.theschoolofrenovating.com/renolibrary Brightgreen Lights https://brightgreen.com Ovolo Woollomoolloo https://ovolohotels.com/ovolo/woolloomooloo Gumtree https://www.gumtree.com.au Philips https://www.philips.com.au Connect Smart Home https://connectsmarthome.com.au Did this episode inspire you? If you have any thoughts or comments about the show, head over to She Renovates on iTunes and leave us a review. Also, don’t forget to subscribe, tune in, and share this podcast. Connect with The School of Renovating Subscribe to She Renovates podcast https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com/podcasts-page Follow on Twitter https://twitter.com/renovatingsc Follow on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/the_school_of_renovating Follow on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/bernadette-janson-3411652b
33 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
129 - Buying In A Hot Property Market – An Insider's Guide
Bernadette Janson and property buyer's agent Jo Vadillo, discuss opportunities and challenges in the current hot property market in Australia. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS [00:01:21] Why the property market is a jungle at the moment [00:01:50] Buyers are frustrated with constant looking [00:04:03] Fairtrade are out there and watching agents [00:06:00] More vendors are coming into the market [00:06:34] Steepest monthly price increase in 32 years [00:07:26] Advice for buying in a hot property market [00:08:00] A global scale building boom and supply issues [00:09:08] Off Market opportunities [00:10:00] Build a rapport with your local agents [00:14:15] Ensure you are ready to buy [00:16:52] Getting pre-approved to buy [00:17:31] The current difference between apartments and houses in the market [00:20:02] Bernadette’s advice for renovating and flipping in a hot property market [00:22:00] Explore the quirky places people advertise properties for sale [00:26:00] Buying as an investment vs owner-occupied [00:27:11] The advantages of using a buyer’s agent Resources She Renovates Apple Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/she-renovates/id1452762885 She Renovates Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/sherenovates Did this episode inspire you? If you have any thoughts or comments about the show, head over to She Renovates on iTunes and leave us a review. Also, don’t forget to subscribe, tune in, and share this podcast. Connect with The School of Renovating Subscribe to She Renovates podcast https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com/podcast Follow on Twitter https://twitter.com/renovatingsc Follow on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/the_school_of_renovating Follow on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/bernadette-janson-3411652b She Renovates Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/sherenovates
19 minutes | May 28, 2021
128 - Top 10 Ideas To Increase The Street Appeal Of Your Renovation Project
Bernadette Janson gives the top 10 ideas to increase the street appeal of your renovation project to increase potential buyers. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS: [00:03:29] Remove ugliness from the property [00:04:24] Deal with the bar objections of the property [00:07:06] Pimp your garage door to increase the street appeal of your home [00:07:56] Paint the roof of your property to level up the appeal of your property [00:08:45] Focus on the entrance of your home [00:10:42] Enhance the appeal of your window [00:12:04] Paint is the biggest bang for your buck when renovating [00:13:49] Landscaping your property adds street appeal [00:15:04] The magic of lighting your renovating property [00:16:26] Adding value and appeal using front fencing Resources She Renovates Apple Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/she-renovates/id1452762885 She Renovates Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/sherenovates Joint Venture https://members.theschoolofrenovating.com/joint-ventures Aztec https://www.aztecau.com.au Did this episode inspire you? If you have any thoughts or comments about the show, head over to She Renovates on iTunes and leave us a review. Also, don’t forget to subscribe, tune in, and share this podcast. Connect with The School of Renovating Subscribe to She Renovates podcast https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com/podcast Follow on Twitter https://twitter.com/renovatingsc Follow on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/the_school_of_renovating Follow on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/bernadette-janson-3411652b She Renovates Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/sherenovates
27 minutes | May 24, 2021
127 - How The Online Renovation Course Leads To Fast Profits
The School of Renovating (TSOR) student Amanda “Alley” Jurcic bought, renovated and sold her first property shortly after graduating from our online renovation course. Follow along here to see Amanda’s renovating adventure with her husband David, and how they work together as a team. Using the skills they learned in TSOR Online Renovation Course they increased the value of the property and achieved a $100,000 profit in only a few months! Highlights: [00:00:41] The renovator’s power of intent [00:03:02] The fastest renovator to achieve a profit from the online renovation course [00:04:22] How Alley's renovating journey started [00:05:38] The big renovating goals [00:06:17] How the online renovation course helped Alley overcome renovating challenges [00:07:06] An ideal property to renovate [00:08:10] How Alley renovated the property [00:09:21] Bathroom renovation transformation [00:10:08] Clear focus for the first renovating project [00:11:05] Lighting and opening up the spaces produce a profit [00:11:48] The war with the wardrobes – a low-cost renovation winner [00:12:51] Why it's better to sell a property after Christmas [00:14:48] A renovating couple with vision [00:16:36] A good renovating team [00:18:26] The biggest triumph of a renovator [00:20:41] The artistic renovating player [00:23:01] The numbers of the property [00:24:56] A review from one of the She Renovates podcast's listeners RESOURCES How Women Are Replacing Their Income With Renovating https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com/event/how-women-are-replacing-their-income-with-renovating/ Wonder Women Program https://members.theschoolofrenovating.com/wonderwomen Renovating Bootcamp https://members.theschoolofrenovating.com/bootcamp She Renovates Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/sherenovates Apple Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/she-renovates/id1452762885 Amanda “Alley” Jurcic’s Reno Project Tour https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDiyOXW_zlY Did this episode inspire you? If you have any thoughts or comments about the show, head over to She Renovates on iTunes and leave us a review. Also, don’t forget to subscribe, tune in, and share this podcast. Connect with The School of Renovating Subscribe to She Renovates podcast https://www.theschoolofrenovating.com/podcast Follow on Twitter https://twitter.com/renovatingsc Follow on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/the_school_of_renovating Follow on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/bernadette-janson-3411652b She Renovates Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/sherenovates
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