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Cherie Barber

Renovations Expert

Cherie Barber personally renovated 26 properties and been involved in deals well over $50 million.

Cherie Barber personally renovated 26 properties and been involved in deals well over $50 million.

About Cherie Barber

Cherie Barber is a full-time professional renovator and highly sought after Australian public speaker. Born in an average working class family, Cherie grew up in Sydney’s Western Suburbs and was removed from school, against her will at the end of Year 10, in order to help her family make ends meet financially.

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» Latest Questions & Answers

Plywood walls  

Hi Cherie, I have recently purchased a house that I am looking to cosmetically renovate and rent out. The walls are made from plywood (I believe) and have the ugly joins where the panels meet (70s s...

First home buyer  

Hi Cherie, I am looking at buying a home within the next 18 months for the first time to renovate and sell. I just wanted to know how you started out buying and selling? Thanks Brit...

Curb Appeal - which paint colour?  

Hi Cherie. We are renovating our new home and would appreciate your advice on what colour to paint the balustrades, window frames and eaves to modernise the property. The home is brick at the front a...

Top 5 Reno Deal Breakers

By Cherie BarberOn 28 Mar

What are your top five reno deal breakers and how do you ensure you avoid them? Our Renovations Expert, Cherie Barber,

How To Get Top Dollar For Your Property

By Cherie BarberOn 14 Mar

Making money through renovating is a science, not a fluke. Our renovating expert Cherie Barber shares her formula for success.

Beware the Perils of Asbestos

By Cherie BarberOn 20 Feb

Cherie Barber is keen to spread the word about the risks for reno DIYers.

How To Find Good Tradies

By Cherie BarberOn 29 Nov

A reno is only as good as the team behind it. Our DIY expert Cherie Barber provides you with her top tips to find the best tradies for the job.