Tag Archives: Renovation

Biggest Renovating Mistakes

October 3, 2012

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These expert tips will you help avoid the most common mistakes when renovating your investment property or home. From ignoring the basic prep work and safety, to setting unrealistic budgets and selecting the wrong fixtures. Find out how to avoid making these mistakes on your own projects.

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Top House Improvements for your Renovation Dollar

August 15, 2012

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If you are planning on renovating your investment property for sale, rental or just to improve its value, you need to ensure the home improvements you make will give the greatest return on investment. Many project designers, real estate agents and contractors can recommend what will greatly increase the value of your property so you […]

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Kitchens and Bathrooms Renovations Sell Houses

May 30, 2012

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A Property’s value is closely linked to the state of the kitchen and bathroom. Renovating the kitchen and bathroom adds value and appeal to any property. For many investors Property Investment NZ is all about adding value through renovation. When potential buyers view a home they head to the kitchen first. The bathroom’s impact comes […]

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Property Interior Renovation

April 13, 2012

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Property interior renovations become a necessary exercise every few years, not just to repair, but also to update with interior design trends, and introduce more efficient systems and accessories, de-clutter and keeping the home looking up-to-date and modern. Part of having a successful Property Investment NZ business is maintaining your properties – whether they are […]

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Property Exterior Renovation

March 9, 2012

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Property exterior renovations are essential to preserve the aesthetics and value of the building premises. The exterior helps form the critical first impression, which can clinch a sale or see it rejected. Exterior renovations enhance curb appeal, help save energy, make the place livable and retain its high level of maintenance.

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Renovation By Professionals Or A Do-It-Yourself Exercise

February 7, 2012

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Renovation on your investment property is important to keep it in good shape and increase its life. Some renovations are forced, that is, they have to be undertaken when there is a breakdown, while others may be carried out to improve the aesthetics of the place. Both however, are cumbersome, and the difficult decision is […]

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Costing out a Renovation

December 13, 2011

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When I have a property under due diligence, I ask one of my property managers to meet me at the property of interest with one of his or her maintenance contractors (these guys own their businesses but use subcontractors, e.g. builders, plumbers, electricians etc). I tell them what I want done to the property, and […]

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Should You Outsource Your Property Renovation or Do It Yourself

November 15, 2011

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Should I outsource my property renovation or do it myself? This question plagues every home owner who has made the decision about going in for renovation. Renovation is always needed as properties grow older, and the structure, fittings and accessories begin to wear out, giving a rundown look to the whole place.

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