About Bernadette Janson

Bernadette Janson loves renovating and shares generously the wealth of knowledge and “tricks of the trade” she has developed over 20 years. If you would like to stay “in the loop “ sign up for her free newsletter .
13 02, 2017

Six Reasons Why Renovating Is The Best Job, EVER!

By | February 13th, 2017|Renovating|0 Comments

1. You Live Longer Renovating means lots of walking. I have found that on a normal day on the job I will do between 10 and 20,000 steps. In the last week, that goes up to around 30,000. Research has shown that walking is incredibly good for your health. A study of over 2500 [...]

9 01, 2017

4 Tips For Every Investor To Increase Success and Happiness

By | January 9th, 2017|Blog, Creating Wealth, Inspiration, Tips|0 Comments

There’s nothing like a new year for motivation, a fresh start to finally make some progress. Achievement is empty and meaningless if it doesn’t make you feel fulfilled and it is important to make sure that while you’re working on your goals, you are doing it in a way that makes you happy. In between [...]

23 12, 2016

Season’s Greetings From The School Of Renovating!

By | December 23rd, 2016|Renovating|1 Comment

aHR0cHM6Ly95b3V0dS5iZS9GQ3JjNHF5ajdvaw== We're at the time of the year where we reflect on how our year has gone... what we've achieved, all the ups and downs. Now all there is to do is to relax, go into the festive season with gratitude and joy and peace in our hearts. And that's what I'm about to do. I [...]

20 12, 2016

Buying Your Renovation Project At The Right Price

By | December 20th, 2016|Renovating|0 Comments

http://streamingvideos-trc.s3.amazonaws.com/Vlogs/How%20To%20Buy%20Property%20Undervalue%20Renovate.mp4 Today, I'm going to be talking about buying your renovation project at the right price. It's absolutely essential to buy your property at below market value. You've got a lot of costs to cover before you get into profit -  the stamp duty, renovation cost, holding cost, selling cost. So you absolutely need a head [...]

6 12, 2016

Why December Is The Best Month To Buy Property

By | December 6th, 2016|Renovating|0 Comments

Today I want to talk to you about Why December Is The Best Time To Buy Property. December is the best month for buying your next renovation or investment project. And there are a few reasons for that... Firstly, vendors seem to draw a line in the sand... They get this mind set around getting [...]

1 09, 2016

Renovation: How To Turbo Charge Your Profit

By | September 1st, 2016|Renovating|0 Comments

In part one in this series, I talked about buying a cheap house. If you want renovation profit, it's not enough for the property to be cheap. It has to be the RIGHT property. There is no denying cosmetic improvements are powerful. If you can go that little bit further and do some minor surgery [...]

2 08, 2016

How To Find A Cheap Property To Renovate (Part One)

By | August 2nd, 2016|Renovating|0 Comments

About a week ago I found a fantastic deal when I wasn’t even looking! It is a massive one bed, one bath apartment and it's listed price is 60 -80k less than I would expect to pay for a similar property. This one’s a beauty and it's around the 500k mark. People tell me all the [...]

20 07, 2016

A Big Problem For Renovators: How To Buy The Right Property

By | July 20th, 2016|Blog, Buying Property|0 Comments

The Problem Most renovators find trying to buy the right property one of their biggest challenges. While there are always good deals to be found in any market, it takes time to find, negotiate and buy a right property at the right price. Time we don’t always have. For the less experienced it can be [...]

22 04, 2016

5 Tips For Making Good Property Decisions Fast

By | April 22nd, 2016|Blog, Tips|1 Comment

“Good decisions are the building blocks of progress” ~BJ   Being able to make good property decisions quickly is a critical skill for anyone wanting to make their fortune in property. If you can master making good decisions fast it means you can move quickly to secure the best property deals and your projects will progress faster. [...]

31 03, 2016

How To Survive A Renovation Budget Blowout

By | March 31st, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|5 Comments

I had a call from a very frustrated renovator. She was trying to figure out why her reno didn’t come close to her expected sale price. I have to admit, I was a bit baffled myself, her renovation budget had blown out but that shouldn’t have affected the sale price. The Spanish inquisition wasn’t turning [...]