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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Past Questions & Answers

Dated Windows  

Hi Cherie Love your recommendation about rendering front facade and painting the rest.. brilliant. My house is 1979/80 built and the window frames are that brown/bronzy aluminium. What you recommend...


Hi Cherie I'm a huge fan of yours and truly excited to be getting advice from you. We are in the process of purchasing our first home now the house is exactly what we've been looking for but one is it...

Floor tiles  

Hi Cherie, love your work! I have been searching high and low for a good quality paint that can be used on floor tiles. My kitchen floor tiles are dated and old so rather than pull them up I'm looking...

Renovating 101: Overcoming The Challenges

Research and planning are key to a successful renovation, writes Cherie Barber.

How to Give Your Outdoor Area a Spring Renovation

It may still feel like winter in many parts of Australia, but spring is just around the corner, which means it's time to get the outdoors looking shipshape, says Cherie Barber.

Surfing the World Wide Property Market

The Internet is certainly not the Holy Grail of buying and renovating property, but it's a great starting point, says renovation expert Cherie Barber.

What Does a Bank Valuer Look for in a Property?

Cherie Barber taps into her wealth of renovating experience to reveal 10 of the key things a bank valuer will be scrutinising in a property.

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