HOME IMPROVEMENT BLOG

Financing Renovations

Whether your renovations are relatively minor (a new kitchen or bathroom), or major like a second storey addition or ground floor extension, the chances are that you’ll need to consider how you’ll be financing it. Here are some of the most common options.

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How to add extra space for less

With Sydney property prices hitting stratospheric heights, moving house to get the extra space you need has become a less palatable option, However, a second-storey addition lets you add that extra room without having to move.

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Know Your Rights – NSW building laws in a nutshell

NSW home owners are covered by a range of laws designed to ensure that builders are licensed, insured and competent, and home owners are protected in the event of a problem or disagreement. We detail the key laws relating to home building, including the new and revised laws that came into effect on 15 Jan 2015.

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Which home improvements add the most value?

Most renovations are aimed at improving the comfort of the homeowners, but some are designed for profit by investors or homeowners planning to sell. We look at the home improvements most likely to add to the value of a home.

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How to reduce renovation stress

Renovations don’t have to be painful. We walk you through some of the ways you can complete your renovation, addition or extension so that you experience the absolute minimum of stress.

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Don’t end up on TV (for all the wrong reasons!)

It’s every home owner’s worst nightmare – things go badly wrong with a building company and you’re left with a damaged or even unliveable home, and tens of thousands of dollars out of pocket. As a final shot at getting some justice, you and your home appear on ‘Current Affair’ or ‘Today Tonight’ – could

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