Cherie Barber has completed more than 100 renovations and has helped thousands of people to profitably transform their properties.
Renovating For Profit reveals the secrets behind Cherie’s renovating success and shoes how anyone can improve their property on a budget. Learn about street appeal, cleaver makeovers, low cost DIY projects, and much more. From the lounge room to the bathroom, Cherie shares her favourite renovation tricks and tips, shows you the traps to avoid and highlights where to spend and when to save, to make your property shine without braking the bank.
Renovating For Profit is the no-nonsense book to get you started.
About the author: Cherie Barber is Australia’s renovation queen, one of the stars of Network 10’s The Living Room and a regular TV renovator on Network 9’s Today Extra Show and Sky News Business.Cherie is also a weekly radio presenter, public speaker, author, award-winning business woman and the host of US TV’s 5 Day Flip. Cherie mentors Australia’s largest community of renovators, and more than 11,000 Aussies have undertaken her training.
Property, whether you are buying house to live in or to let, represents an enormous financial commitment. This book, by bricks-and-mortar expert Michael Holmes, will show you how to maximise the value of your investment and will reveal the kind of home improvements that make economic sense. Authoritative and detailed text covers all major aspects of home improvement, including conservatories, loft and basement conversions, double-glazing, central heating, kitchens and bathrooms. With up-to-the minute advice and clear, comprehensive charts and tables, it adds up to an indispensable handbook for any homeowner who is thinking of building on to, extending, altering or selling their property. No other book gives such sensible, practical or authoritative advice on improvements to your home that will really make a difference to the house itself and to its market value.
A Proven 7-step Plan for Renovating Residential Property for Profit
Author: Patrick Bright
Renovating an investment property for profit can seem daunting, especially if you've never done it before. The Insider's Guide to Renovating for Profit shows you a step-by-step system to add the maximum value, using the least amount of money, in the shortest possible time. Patrick's easy-to-understand and practical advice is based on over 20 years of personal experience as a real estate and building industry insider and property investor.This comprehensive, all-Australian step-by-step guide to renovating for profit explains:- How you can use judicious cosmetic renovations to "manufacture" capital growth- Why renovating is the quickest way to maximise your property portfolio- The renovation profit formula and why it's critical to your success- How to select the correct property type to renovate for maximum return- The importance of extensive research- Real case studies of successful property renovations- Over 50 ways to increase the value of a property without spending much money- How to avoid the 7 biggest mistakes made by renovators
Step-by-step instructions for selling highly profitable fixer-uppers. Learn which price ranges offer the highest profit to investment ratios, also practical repair directions, and tips with dealing with buyers and sellers.
The Secrets of Renovating Property for Profit In Any Market
Author: Kirsten Kemp
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
Master the art of flipping with KIRSTEN KEMP, host of the hit TV show Property Ladder! "This book establishes a new standard for real estate authors. Kemp gives her readers delightfully written prose packed with her wealth of experiences. She lays out so many profit-generating (and loss-avoiding) ideas that while reading the manuscript my highlighter never got a rest." —Gary Eldred, Trump University Professor of Real Estate, coauthor of the bestseller Investing in Real Estate Real estate isn't just for the rich! And this book proves it. In Flipping Confidential, Kirsten Kemp, the host of TLC's runaway hit show, Property Ladder, gives first-time investors the guidance and inside tips to buy cheap, fix fast, and sell high. With a positive attitude and a healthy dose of humor, Kirsten Kemp walks you through every step of a successful flip--from finding the right house to getting your financing in order, from making big improvements to pricing the home to sell. If you've ever seen Property Ladder, you know that successfully fixing and flipping a property can be a deeply rewarding experience--both personally and financially--when you do it right. Kemp makes sure you do it right in Flipping Confidential, revealing all the inside knowledge she has amassed as a successful flipper. You'll learn how Kemp became a successful flipper and much more, including how to: Get started with little savings or free time Find great leads and follow up on them Clean up your credit and find financing Sign up a great agent, lender, or contractor Learn when you can do it yourself, and when to hire a pro Keep costs down during renovations Set schedules and plan for costs and fees Master home staging for higher profits Manage mistakes before they become disasters Real estate is the key to your financial freedom, and flipping is the fastest way to unlock that door. If you want to get out of the office, be your own boss, spend more time with your family, and make a truckload of money in the process, this is the ultimate guide to your new life. The key to financial success isn't a secret, it's Flipping Confidential.
The ultimate guide to investing in property...and making amillion! Everyone's looking to get rich, and a lot of those people arelooking at investing in property as the way to get there. But watchout—making money in real estate isn't always as easy as itmight look. At least, not without Your Property Success withRenovation in hand, that is. Written by Jane Slack-Smith, atrue investment guru who's put together her own multi-milliondollar property portfolio, this is the ultimate guide to making thehousing market work for you. Loaded with no-nonsense advice to help you avoid the traps thatso many would-be real estate investors fall into, Your PropertySuccess with Renovation introduces a unique three-pronged,low-risk investing strategy. Rather than focusing on fast money,the book encourages a low-risk plan—find an area with aboveaverage capital growth, buy below market value, and build valuethrough renovation—that will help you build a strong,profitable real estate portfolio. Introduces "The Trident," a new way of approaching investing inreal estate that focuses on low-risks and high rewards, not fastmoney Written by real estate portfolio expert Jane Slack-Smith, whotransformed an initial investment of $45k into a multi-milliondollar fortune using the techniques outlined in this book Shows you how to get the most out of the real estate market byemphasizing the value of property renovation With just two investment properties and one renovation theaverage Australian can put a million dollars in the bank withinfifteen years, and mortgage broker Jane Slack-Smith is here to showyou how.
Release on 2012-11-01 | by Mark Loeffler,Ian Szabo
The Canadian How-To Guide for Buying, Renovating and Selling Property for Fast Profit
Author: Mark Loeffler,Ian Szabo
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
The ultimate how-to guide to fixing-and-flipping properties Judging from the number of reality TV shows devoted to home renovation, it's easy to think that fixing-and-flipping is a sure-fire, straightforward way to make money, fast. But there's a lot more to the real estate business than a little hard work and some basic DIY skills. Just like every other business venture, to be successful you need to understand the potential pitfalls as well as the possible profits before diving in, and Fix and Flip: The Canadian How-To Guide for Buying, Renovating and Selling Property for Fast Profit is designed to help you do just that. Putting everything you need to know about how the business of fix-and-flips work right at your fingertips, authors Mark Loeffler and Ian Szabo are the perfect pair for the job, bringing you both the financing and contracting expertise that has made their own renovation business a huge success. Offering step-by-step guidance on exactly how to effectively renovate and sell, Loeffler and Szabo walk you through the skills you need to get started, how to identify properties with potential, saving money on materials, preparing to sell, and much, much more. Packed with expert advice on both the financing and contracting aspects of fixing-and-flipping properties Filled with checklists and practical techniques to help you get to work right away Explains the pitfalls to avoid and the profits to be made in the fix-and-flip business Packed with invaluable tips, handy checklists, and time- and cost-saving techniques to help you make the most money you can from distressed properties, this is the only book you need to start fixing-and-flipping like a pro.