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How to choose a design style for your home

How to choose a design style for your home

      Claudia Brdar from The Renovate Avenue explains how to choose a design style for your home or investment property.   Claudia takes us through:   The main types of home design styles, including contemporary, traditional and Hamptons The features of the different...
What is a Buyers Advocate (and do you need one)?

What is a Buyers Advocate (and do you need one)?

      Heard of Buyers Advocates but not sure what they do? Buyers Advocate, Sam Spernat from Rodney Samuels Consulting explains:    What a Buyers Advocate does What the process of working with a Buyers Advocate involves How a Buyers Advocate can help you make the best...
What is the HomeBuilder Grant and how does it work?

What is the HomeBuilder Grant and how does it work?

  The $25 HomeBuilder Grant is part of the Australian Commonwealth Government’s COVID-19 stimulus package. It provides eligible owner-occupiers (including first home buyers) with a grant of $25,000 to build a new home or substantially renovate their existing...
How to choose an investment property

How to choose an investment property

      Claudia Brdar from The Renovate Avenue shares practical advice on how to choose a property (for investment purposes)   We cover:   Choosing a suburb to invest in What to look for in the property Checking the quality and structure of the property Listen to the...
How to set a budget for your home renovation

How to set a budget for your home renovation

  Claudia from The Renovate Avenue shares practical advice on how to set a budget for your next home renovation project.   We cover:   Claudia’s budget renovation formula How to ensure there’s space in your budget for unexpected expenses Exactly how to go...
How to set goals for your renovation

How to set goals for your renovation

  Claudia from The Renovate Avenue takes us right back to the very start of the home renovation process, goal setting and figuring out the WHY for your renovation. We cover: Why is it important to establish your goals for your renovation before you get started?...
Moving to Australia from UK – what you need to consider

Moving to Australia from UK – what you need to consider

    Moving to Australia from the UK is MASSIVE – especially when your decision to move is documented on television by the BBC   In this episode, I chat with Jenny from Cluelessdownunder about what to consider before moving to Australia   Jenny and her family...
How to choose the right paint colour for your home

How to choose the right paint colour for your home

  Getting the colours right in your home is essential. In this episode Colour and Design Consultant Melinda Stead from Colour Designs explains:   Why is it important to get the right paint colour to suit your space? What elements can affect the way colour can look in...
Easy tips for an eco-friendly home

Easy tips for an eco-friendly home

    Want to learn how your family can create a more eco-friendly home? Small changes really can make a big difference.   In this episode, Andrea from Unwasteful blog and Roving Refills Frankston shares practical tips to make your home and family life greener....
Floor plan projection

Floor plan projection

  Understand the dimensions and details of your build with a ‘to-scale’ floor plan projection   Imagine you could walk through your new house before it’s even built. Well, friends, with One to One Displays you can do just that. In this episode,...
Budget DIY home renovation tips

Budget DIY home renovation tips

  How to do a champagne home renovation on a beer budget   Mum of two Tarsha O’Leary knows how to find a bargain. And this skill has come in very handy for her semi-DIY home renovation project.   Tarsha is producing a high-end industrial style full home...
Building your home on a sloped block

Building your home on a sloped block

    Have you ever dreamt of building your own home with a view? Kye and her young family have done exactly that while relocating and building up their plumbing business too. In this episode we discuss the realities and the practicalities of building your home on a...
How to get your home organised

How to get your home organised

      If your home’s cluttered and disorganised it can feel more like a nightmare than a dream. The good news is that getting your home organised doesn’t need to be overwhelming. With the right advice and a structured approach, your home can feel calm and...
Real life kitchen renovation story with Kate Toon

Real life kitchen renovation story with Kate Toon

We dive behind the scenes into the realities of a full kitchen renovation. Learn kitchen reno tips and mistakes to avoid. Our guest Kate Toon renovated her kitchen, and the results are stunningly gorgeous. In fact, it would be fair to say that Kate’s kitchen is...
PODCAST – Pro home renovation tips

PODCAST – Pro home renovation tips

Pro home renovation tips with Claudia of The Renovate Avenue We discuss how to get the MOST out of your property with renovation obsessed Claudia Brda of The Renovate Avenue. Claudia helps maximise property value for her clients’ specific reasons whether they want to...
Dream Home Movement Podcast

Dream Home Movement Podcast

Our Community Engagement Manager Jo hosts the Dream Home Movement a popular podcast and radio show on 98.7 RPPFM. The Dream Home Movement airs live every Thursday night on RPPFM. If you miss the live show you can listen to the replay on our top-rating podcast right...