tmedia
Main content
Search

Cherie Barber

Renovations Expert

» Ask An Expert

A desperate hope to renovate an old house with very tight budget 

Hi there Cherie! My name is Mahina and I am a full time mother of 2 young girls and just recently taken my Mum to the Nursing Home as things gets harder for me to cope, looking after the family and my MUM AS well as she is a 83 year old with no mobility at all. Anyway we just managed to buy an old house at Warnbro, Rockingham WA and we have $30,000.00 budget to renovate this old house. Please let me know if you and your workers would be able to renovate my house at this budget.

Answered Monday 10 October 2011

Hi Mahina, Unfortunately everyone asks me to renovate their houses for them and I can't obviously due to my time constraints with my own reno's, public speaking and business commitments. I could see if one of my Perth graduates would be prepared to do this for you though. Please send an email to my office at admin@renovatingforprofit.com.au with full details of your property and photos and I'll get one of my team members to look at it for you. Good luck with managing everything too - you have a lot on your plate but will handle it I'm sure. Mums learn to do many things at once! Cherie x

Renovations Expert

Cherie Barber

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

» More Questions & Answers

Dated Windows 

Hi Leanne, It's certainly possible to paint those bronze aluminium frames - and I suspect that would work out much cheaper than replacing all your windows. My advice would be to get a coupl... Read more

Resurface  

Hi Elizabeth, Congratulations on your new home - and first exciting step on the property ladder. An all-white house is certainly easier to spruce up than one that's a blaze of colour. The k... Read more

Floor tiles 

Hi Jane, While I'm a great fan of White Knight tile paint for WALL tiles, I can't say I've come across any tile paint that is suitable for floors, given the wear and tear floor... Read more

Renovation Course 

Hi Troy, Thanks for your interest in my workshops and I'm so pleased you enjoy 5-day Flip. It's been an incredibly rewarding experience for me and I've certainly learned a lot in th... Read more

Paint 

Hi Helen, You and your family are right to feel concerned about renovating around lead-based paint - especially if you're considering removing the paint yourselves. The fine dust created is... Read more

Renovation help 

Hi Jaime, You'll find all the details you need on this page to put forward your home for a possible reno spot on The Living Room.  http://wtfn.com/casting/reno/  That sounds... Read more

Episode 7 on HGTV Luxury Finishes 

Hi Lana, I believe the ones you're referring to are the vanity doors in the Couridja bathroom reno I did on the Living Room. For those , I simply changed the profile to a “s... Read more

Bathroom renovation 

Hi Gillian, A lot of what I cover in my 3-day live renovating workshops is about "due diligence", whether it's looking for the right property to buy, a suburb to target, or a styl... Read more

Ghastly terracotta tiles 

Hi Helen, There's actually a vinyl stick-on flooring I use a lot that could well work for you. It's called Gerflor and available from Bunnings. You can look at it here. http://www.... Read more

Stenciled Concrete 

Hi Suzie, Have you considered paving paint? You can tint to virtually any colour. Cherie     ... Read more

 
 

Sign Out

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

0 comments