What will it cost me to renovate or build my home?
This is one of THE MOST common questions I get asked by homeowners.
Frustrated homeowners … who …
- don’t know how to find out this information
- can’t make the decision about renovating or building until they know what the cost is
- get sick of all the wide-ranging advice they receive as an answer to this question
- just wish someone would give them a simple response!
One of the best ways to save time, money and stress on a project is to set your budget first. So – how do you do this? And just how do you determine what the cost of your project will be … before you start? Here, in this short video, I take you through my tips.
(Don’t want the volume up? Hit the “CC” button on the video and you can read the subtitles.)
Some resources to help you
This is a great calculator to get you started on some estimates for your project >>> Home Design Directory
This one has been created by an architect in Sydney … give it a try >>> All Australian Architecture
AMP has a budget tool where you can plug in your estimates, and track your budget against them (it says it’s for renovating, but will work for building too) >>> AMP
Over to you …
Got any questions about working out the cost of your renovation or new home? Pop them in the comments below.
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